“The attack shows clearly that Syria continues to possess lethal chemical weapons capabilities and even to manufacture new ones."
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called the strike on the base a “very dangerous development.”
So now the Russians are at least on the record that something bad enough had taken place in Douma to justify their humanitarian intervention.
Arab sources say Israel hit a secret Iranian command and control center in Syria.
The latest absurdity coming out of the UN.
Russia's UN envoy Vassily Nebenzia told the Security Council on Monday that "there was no chemical weapons attack," threatening that a US retaliatory action would have "grave repercussions."
"Hezbollah, Iranian forces and regime forces are located in the T4 Airport which is considered a military base, and the targeting also caused damage to vehicles in the area."
Russia claims Israel hit the Syrian T4 air force base.
Speculation is that it was a US attack in response to Syria's chemical weapon attack against civilians. But Israel could also be involved.
Dozens of Syrian civilians -- most of them women and children, many of whom were in underground shelters -- were killed in what appeared to have been a horrific sarin gas attack in the Eastern Ghouta town of Douma.
"As Jews who have experienced genocide, as Jews whose Torah is a light to the nations, it is our moral obligation to try and stop this murder."
Meanwhile, the Russian Foreign Ministry has rejected Saturday’s reports on the chemical attack carried out by the Syrian government forces in the town of Douma outside Damascus.
Russia appears to be preparing for a propaganda pushback, blaming the attack on Syrian rebel groups.
"We were very successful against ISIS. But sometimes it’s time to come back home, and we’re thinking about that very seriously, okay?”
Russia's President Putin hosted the first trilateral meeting on Syria in November 2017 at the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
Three of the buses in one of the convoys carrying the evacuees to their new home never made it to Idlib: six fighters died in the four-vehicle collision.
How is it that the UN, EU, United Kingdom and Turkey can allow such a tragedy to pass without comment?
Hezbollah denied that Israel had carried out any raids on Syria’s borders. Other than to say it was “aware” of the reports, the IDF declined to comment.
The defense minister should probably devote more time to figuring out safe and expedient escape routes for the residents of northern Israel than to issue needlessly alarming messages.
“After Russian warplanes destroyed my city, we had nothing left here, our house was destroyed, and my father was killed by the bombing of warplanes Now we will lose my country."
The Institute concluded that there is an underground site at Qusayr, where construction began in 2009.
"Israel can deal with Syria independently and doesn't need any help," but at "farther ranges and to a bigger and stronger country," coordination with the US is important.
Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo recommends curbing the enthusiasm and praise over the disclosure of details about the operation that destroyed the nuclear reactor in Syria – and criticizes Military Intelligence.
IDF operational details from Operation Out of the Box which destroyed a Syrian nuclear reactor in 2007.
Former Defense Minister MK Amir Peretz tells his part in the story leading up to the attack...