US president Donald Trump has threatened military action in Syria following an alleged chemical weapons attack. In a tweet, he warned Russia that missiles "will be coming" to Syria. A Kremlin spokesman dismissed Trump's "Twitter-diplomacy."
President Donald Trump has announced he will pull the United States out of a Cold War-era nuclear weapons deal with Russia. Germany has expressed concern over the consequences for security in Europe.
The Russian government is warning of a staged gas attack by Syrian rebels in Idlib. Experts doubt the validity of that information, however, and see the move as a telltale sign of desperation in Moscow.
The Kremlin has claimed that rebels are planning a chemical weapons attack with the intent of blaming it on Syria. Russia also says a British contractor is helping the militants.
President Donald Trump has harshly criticized Iran in a speech at the United Nations, saying Tehran must change its behavior or face further consequences. Trump administration officials have also upped their rhetoric.
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