Syria

US fires missiles at Syrian base
The United States fired cruise missiles on Friday at a Syrian airbase from which President Donald Trump said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched, the first direct U.S. assault on the government of Bashar al-Assad in six years of civil war.
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Air strike

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria  on April 7, 2017. 
(Ford Williams/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS )

Satellite image of Shayrat Airfield in Homs, Syria.

(DigitalGlobe/Courtesy U.S. Department of Defense/Handout via REUTERS )

Chemical Weapons

A combination image released by the U.S. Department of Defense said to show the impact crater associated with the April 4 chemical weapons attack.
(Courtesy U.S. DoD/Handout via REUTERS )

Cruise missile

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea which U.S. Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria  on April 7, 2017. 
(Ford Williams/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS )

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea

(Robert S. Price/Courtesy U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS )

US fires missiles at Syrian base

The United States fired cruise missiles on Friday at a Syrian airbase from which President Donald Trump said a deadly chemical weapons attack had been launched, the first direct U.S. assault on the government of Bashar al-Assad in six years of civil war.

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