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Witnesses saw blasts surrounding much of the Syrian capital and a huge fire could be seen from a distance to the east.
The U.S., United Kingdom and France are all North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members.
Immediately after the attack, Syrian state TV, broadcasting live from the landmark Omayyad Square, showed crowds of civilians mixing with men in uniform, including vehicles with flags.
President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered "precision" airstrikes on the Syrian regime in response to a chemical weapon attack last weekend.
"Let's be clear: Assad's most recent use of poison gas against the people of Douma was not his first, second, third, or even 49th use of chemical weapons", Haley said.
"So there is no practicable alternative to the use of force to degrade and deter the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime", May said.
Syrian media reported that Syrian defenses hit 13 rockets south of Damascus.
The missiles struck Syria shortly after 4 a.m. local time today. An AP reporter in Damascus says the attacks turned the sky orange.
As the leaders spoke, explosions were heard in Damascus.
A auto with loudspeakers blaring the national song "Oh Syria, You Are My Love" could be heard driving through central Damascus amid the attack. The strikes targeted chemical weapons research and storage facilities in Damascus.
Advising Trump on Syria was John Bolton, the newly installed national security adviser with a militaristic and hawkish reputation, and Defense Secretary James Mattis, who sought to ensure that military action was linked to a broader strategy.
"We would have preferred an alternative path". It was also uncertain how much either Russian Federation or Iran would take the risk of both escalating and widening the crisis in Syria with a cybercounterattack on the West. "It is not about regime change". Russian Federation threatened to shoot down any US missiles launched at targets in Syria. "All responsibility for them rests with Washington, London and Paris", Antonov said.
Vice-President Mike Pence warned Syrian authorities that the new cases of use of chemical weapons will not remain without response from the United States. He said this was believed to be the main site of Syrian sarin and precursor chemical production equipment.
"The objective of our actions tonight is to establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons".
His comments, made on Twitter late Thursday, came only hours after he had unexpectedly indicated the United States might rejoin the landmark pact, and amid heightened volatility in financial markets as Washington locked horns with China in a bitter trade dispute. The mission's job was only to determine whether chemical weapons had been used, not who had used them.
In his nationwide address, Trump stressed that he has no interest in a longtime fight with Syria.
"We have sought to use every possible diplomatic channel to achieve this", May said in a statement. "As other nations step up their contributions, we look forward to the day when we can bring our warriors home". Since then, Trump and his military officials have maintained that "all options" were on the table, but that not only Syria, but allies Russian Federation and Iran may pay a "big price" after the toxic gas attack for which some Western governments and their allies have indicted the Syrian government.
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According to the reports, the girl had taken some cows out to graze and was searching for a missing cow when she was abducted. She said a sense of justice had been reinforced in the state and urged " New Delhi to wake up to the Kashmir cauldron".
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Asked whether Israel helped choose targets, the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said: "Not to my knowledge". Israel has mounted air strikes in Syria on a regular basis, targeting suspected weapons shipments to Lebanese Hezbollah.
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It was a one-sided men's final as New Zealand killed off the game with two early converted tries against a ragged Fijian defence. The ball landed in the arms of veteran Kurt Baker, who booted the ball out of play to wrap up New Zealand's gold medal.
Tristram Hunt, the former MP and current director of the V&A, described it as a 'remarkable extension of French cultural prowess'. Ali Mayhoub, who read the statement on Syrian TV, said "our air defenses effectively shot down most of them".
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All of the latest forecast models agree with the best chance of rain and thunderstorms arriving well after sunset Sunday evening. In the Tampa Bay area, the timing looks to be sometime from late morning to mid to late afternoon .
The U.S. -drafted resolution is expected to be considered this afternoon by Security Council members. There were signs of a global effort to head off a direct confrontation between Russia and the West.
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