The Nigerian government insists it is still in discussions to release the missing 112 schoolgirls.
Two prominent Iranian diaspora opposition groups welcomed Saturday’s U.S.-led air strikes on Syrian chemical weapons facilities, saying the operation will help save lives in Syria’s civil war. Organization of Iranian American Communities (OIAC) political director Majid Sadeghpour told VOA Persian via Skype that the U.S. and its allies should go further with their military action in Syria. “The next step should be cutting the hand of the Iranian regime and its Revolutionary Guards not… Read Full Article
President Donald Trump and U.S military officials hailed the U.S.-led airstrikes on Syrian chemical weapons facilities a complete success, asserting that every missile hit its target. The United States, France and Britain launched the strikes early Saturday morning, firing 105 missiles on three Syrian chemical weapons facilities in different parts of the country. One facility targeted is in the capital of Damascus, while two others are near Homs, close to the border with Lebanon. Reaction… Read Full Article
Pro-government Syrians in Damascus believe the chemical weapons attack in the town of Douma last week was staged by Western countries to justify Saturday's airstrikes. They say they welcome international investigators to inspect the site of the suspected attack in the Damascus suburb.