Shrine defenders is a phrase that Iran uses for its advisers sent to Syria to aid the Syrian army against terrorists.
"A lack of coherent strategy toward Syria is strengthening our adversaries and weakening our allies", Block warned and "the power vacuum would immeasurably strengthen Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and his evil regime propped up by his patrons Iran and Russian Federation".
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The bombardment had kept more than 100,000 people huddled in basements and shelters, said a medical student in Douma who has worked with the opposition and spoke on the condition of anonymity for safety reasons.
US President Donald Trump and French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have vowed a strong response to the suspected poison gas attack, which left dozens dead, and the UN Security Council was expected to discuss the crisis later today. The news agency also quoted Qasemi saying that the reports of the gas attack "do not match facts".
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"With Iran's long record of sponsoring terrorist groups that target Israel, coupled with regular calls for destruction of the state of Israel, this has been a long time coming", Schanzer, a former terrorism finance analyst for the U.S. government, wrote in Politico. It said Syria shot down five of them while the other three landed in the western part of the base.
"When the Syrian regime continues to use chemical weapons against civilians with impunity, protected by Russian Federation and Iran, that line has always been crossed".
In recent weeks, government forces have recaptured villages and towns in the eastern Ghouta suburbs of the capital.
Russian Federation delivered a distinctive envoy, " Aleksandr Lavrentiev, to Tehran on Tuesday to explore the strike and "threats of army hindrance from Syria by the USA", Iran's state information agency, IRNA, reported.
According to independent monitors, hundreds of thousands of civilians have been killed in the war, mostly by the regime and its powerful allies, and millions have been displaced both inside and outside of Syria. The alleged attack in the town of Douma occurred Saturday night amid a resumed offensive by Syrian government forces after the collapse of a truce.