Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government's chemical facilities.
When the US launched air strikes on Syria last year it failed to notify foreign allies of the plan, according to a new book which details how Rex Tillerson refused to take phone calls from his Nato counterparts as they scrambled to find out what was going
Israel has warned that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard may be planning an air attack in retaliation for a suspected Israeli strike which killed seven Iranians at an airbase in Syria earlier this month.
Chemical weapons experts are due to arrive in Douma on Wednesday to probe the alleged poison gas attack, Russian officials said, as the US voiced fears Moscow may already have "tampered with" evidence at the site.
Colleagues of a journalist who reported on Russia's “shadow army” in Syria have raised suspicions about his death falling from a balcony as local authorities insisted there were no indications of foul play.
Diane Abbott, the shadow home secretary and one of Jeremy Corbyn's most senior allies, has illustrated a tweet about Syria with a computer generated fake image of an Israeli jet bombing the capital of Iran.
The Syria strikes have given Emmanuel Macron, the French president, a chance to promote France as the leading American ally in Europe days before he becomes the first foreign leader to be hosted by Donald Trump on a state visit.
Syrian regime warplanes have carried out barely any raids since Donald Trump threatened strikes, as Bashar al-Assad’s forces scramble to move weapons and equipment away from sites they fear will be hit by US missiles.