Immediately after the attack, hundreds of residents gathered in Damascus' landmark Omayyad square, celebrating what they said was the army's success in shooting down or derailing some of the missiles.
By Bassem Mroue, Bassam Hatoum, Albert Aji, Associated Press
While the effectiveness of the strike is still being analyzed, "initial indications are that the precision of the Storm Shadow weapons and meticulous target planning have resulted in a successful attack," the ministry said in a statement.
By Associated Press
Some questions and answers about how and why presidents can conduct military action without permission from the 535 representatives of the American people.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Syrian government airstrikes hit five medical clinics in the country’s Aleppo Governorate in raids that began Saturday night.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
By Joshua Barajas
After debating the issue for more than 10 hours Wednesday, British lawmakers voted to authorize airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria.
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is grappling with significant intelligence gaps as it bombs Iraq and Syria, and it is operating under less restrictive targeting rules than those President Barack Obama imposed on the CIA drone campaign in Pakistan and Yemen,…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
For President Barack Obama, the participation of five Arab nations in airstrikes against militants in Syria marked an unexpected foreign policy victory as he plunges the U.S. deeper into a military conflict in the Middle East that he has reluctantly…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, National Security Advisor Susan Rice announced that the U.S. is ready to start airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State, but did not indicate when they would begin. France conducted its first strike against the…
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