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Syria's President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with AFP news agency in Damascus

Pentagon: US-led Syria strikes struck at ‘heart’ of chemical weapons program, but ‘residual’ capacity remains

The US was also worried the strikes would prompt a confrontation with Syria's biggest ally: Russia.

How the suspected Syria gas attack turned into one of the biggest crises of Trump’s presidency

Trump started April by saying he wanted to pull out of Syria. Days later, he looks ready to intensify US military involvement there.

Here’s what you can do to help besieged, war-torn Syria

Whether it's by donating your time, money, or voice, you can help the people stuck in Syria's civil war.
U.S. President Donald Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 9, 2018.

Trump condemns ‘atrocious’ attack in Syria, says major decision coming within 48 hours

"This is about humanity, and it can't be allowed to happen," President Donald Trump said.
A child allegedly affected by a suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, on April 7, 2018.

A gas attack reportedly killed men, women, and children in Syria – here’s why the deadly chemical feels like ‘a knife made of fire&#...

A suspected sarin gas attack reportedly killed about 100 people in Douma, Syria on Saturday. Here's how the nerve agent works and why it's so deadly.

White House accuses Syria of preparing another chemical attack, issues ominous warning to Assad

'If, however, Mr. Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price,' a White House statement said.

Obama says initially avoiding military action over Syria’s chemical weapons ‘required the most political courage’

Former President Obama said deciding whether to put American troops in danger was always the hardest decision for him to make.

Trump told China’s president he would strike Syria while eating ‘the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake’

President Donald Trump said that he told Chinese President Xi Jinping about the US strike on Syria over chocolate cake at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.

ISIS fighters got inside the wire during a hellish firefight with US Special Ops in Syria

US special-operations forces on the ground in southern Syria helped repel a determined attack by ISIS fighters.