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New book by Woodward says Trump wanted Syrian leader killed
10:51pm, 4th September, 2018

New book by Woodward says Trump wanted Syrian leader killed

U.S. President Donald Trump wanted to have Syrian President Bashar al-Assad assassinated last year but his defense secretary ignored the request, according to a new book that depicts top Trump aides sometimes disregarding presidential orders to limit...
Trump to chair U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran
4:40pm, 4th September, 2018

Trump to chair U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump will chair a U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran this month to spotlight its "violations of international law" during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Tuesday.
Syrian and Russian warplanes pound Idlib before talks
11:30am, 4th September, 2018

Syrian and Russian warplanes pound Idlib before talks

Russian and Syrian jets hammered the last major rebel stronghold on Tuesday, days before leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey meet to discuss an expected Syrian government offensive that could spark a humanitarian disaster.