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16 April 2018, 02:09 | Myrtle Vega
Citing US estimates that Assad has used chemical weapons "at least 50 times" in the seven-year war, Haley said: "All nations and all people will be harmed if we allow Assad to normalize the use of chemical weapons". She told her senior ministers on Thursday the Douma events showed a "deeply concerning" erosion of worldwide legal norms barring the use of chemical weapons.
Secretary of Defense James Mattis echoed the President when he told lawmakers Thursday, "We have not yet made any decision to launch military attacks into Syria".
A French frigate, UK Royal Navy submarines laden with cruise missiles and the USS Donald Cook, an American destroyer equipped with Tomahawk land attack missiles have all moved into range of Syria's sun-bleached coast.
Sanders adds that USA officials are "continuing to assess intelligence" and are "engaged in conversations with our partners and allies".
"With every victory achieved on the field, the voices of some Western states are raised and actions are intensified in an attempt by them to change the course of events. these voices and any possible action will contribute nothing but an increase in instability in the region, threatening global peace and security", Mr al Assad said according to Syrian state television.
He said: "Parliament must be consulted on this".
Britain's government weighed the possibility of military action against Syria on Thursday, agreeing the "need to take action" despite polls showing the public remains wary of military intervention.
Trump is considering his military options in Syria after Saturday's alleged chemical attack against the rebel-held town of Douma.
Ukraine expresses solidarity with U.S. actions in Syria
Syrian news outlet Al-Masdar News reported cruise missiles struck rural Damascus and caused explosions at Dumayr Airbase. The attack destroyed a building that includes a learning centre and laboratories, Syrian TV said.
The President will meet with his national security team at the White House on Thursday for further discussions on the USA response.
Addressing the Security Council, Haley laid out Washington's case for resorting to force, challenging Russia's claim that military action would be in violation of worldwide law.
President Donald Trump on Thursday softened his rhetoric about potential airstrikes on Syria, a day after warning Russian Federation that missiles "will be coming, nice and new and 'smart'".
The United States, Britain and France made the case at the United Nations on Friday for military action against Syria, saying President Bashar al-Assad's repeated use of chemical weapons posed a threat to the world.
"The Syrian government denies responsibility".
"You are a minority Government, and you need to seek the consent of Parliament before you commit the United Kingdom to any action".
In the call, the two leaders had agreed that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "had established a pattern of risky behaviour in relation to the use of chemical weapons", Downing Street said.
France already has some 1,100 troops involved in its Operation Chammal, created in 2014 to fight Islamic State extremists in Iraq and extended in 2015 to Syria, as part of the US -led coalition.
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Palestinians say mysterious blast in Gaza kills 4
It has pledged to stop attacks, damage to the fence and infiltration bids, and says there have been attempts at all three. GAZA- An explosion in the southern Gaza Strip killed four Palestinians on Saturday, the local health ministry said .
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Sunday morning another round of ice pellets will move into the region quickly changing over to freezing rain later in the morning. He also said the weather service has warned "winds will be strongest in our region, so tree damage is likely".
Three gold medals for our region at Commonwealth Games
Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy are in the final of the men's doubles badminton at the Commonwealth Games . Amit, who was chasing his third successive worldwide gold , was beaten by England's European silver-medallist Galal Yafai.
Cameroonian athletes desert Commonwealth Games
Weightlifters Olivier Heracles Matam Matam, Petit David Minkoumba and Arcangeline Sonkbou Fouodji are also among the missing. Another boxer Juma Miiro is already assured of a medal after qualifying for the semifinals in the 46-49kg weight category.