What We Know and Don’t Know About the Syria Airstrikes

WASHINGTON – President Trump ordered a barrage of missiles to strike an airfield in Syria on Thursday evening in response to the use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria. Here are some things we know – and don’t know – about the president’s actions.

US bombs Syria: Transcript of Donald Trump’s statement in full

US President Donald Trump has made a statement after the US military launched a missile strike in Syria. Below is a full transcript of his speech: “My fellow Americans, on Tuesday Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians.

US missile strike against Syria

The US fired over 50 cruise missiles at an airfield of the Syrian army, claiming that it was used to conduct a chemical weapons attack at a rebel-held town in the province of Idlib on Tuesday.