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U.S. and allies launch air strikes in Syria

A Syrian firefighter is seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian firefighter is seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian firefighter is seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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A missile is seen crossing over Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A missile is seen crossing over Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. SANA/Handout via REUTERS

A missile is seen crossing over Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. SANA/Handout via REUTERS
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The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS

The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS

The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS
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A Syrian military officer records a video inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian military officer records a video inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian military officer records a video inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS

The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS

The U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires a Tomahawk land attack missile April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy/Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS
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The destroyed Scientific Research Centre is seen in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

The destroyed Scientific Research Centre is seen in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

The destroyed Scientific Research Centre is seen in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Syrians wave Iranian, Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against U.S.-led air strikes in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Syrians wave Iranian, Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against U.S.-led air strikes in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Syrians wave Iranian, Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against U.S.-led air strikes in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Anti-aircraft fire is seen over Damascus, Syria early April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Feras Makdesi

Anti-aircraft fire is seen over Damascus, Syria early April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Feras Makdesi

Anti-aircraft fire is seen over Damascus, Syria early April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Feras Makdesi
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Syrian firefighters are seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Syrian firefighters are seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

Syrian firefighters are seen inside the destroyed Scientific Research Centre in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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Smoke trails a missile as the U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires Tomahawk land attack missiles in this still image from Pentagon's video released on April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS

Smoke trails a missile as the U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires Tomahawk land attack missiles in this still image from Pentagon's video released on April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS

Smoke trails a missile as the U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey fires Tomahawk land attack missiles in this still image from Pentagon's video released on April 14, 2018. U.S. Navy Lt. j.g Matthew Daniels/Handout via REUTERS
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U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement about Syria at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement about Syria at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement about Syria at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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A Tornado pilot checks the weapons on his plane, in Akrotiri, Cyprus April 13, 2018. UK MOD Crown 2018/Handout via REUTERS

A Tornado pilot checks the weapons on his plane, in Akrotiri, Cyprus April 13, 2018. UK MOD Crown 2018/Handout via REUTERS

A Tornado pilot checks the weapons on his plane, in Akrotiri, Cyprus April 13, 2018. UK MOD Crown 2018/Handout via REUTERS
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Bashar Jaafari, permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, shakes hands with Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya at the end of the emergency United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria at the U.N. headquarters in New York, April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Bashar Jaafari, permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, shakes hands with Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya at the end of the emergency United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria at the...more

Bashar Jaafari, permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, shakes hands with Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya at the end of the emergency United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria at the U.N. headquarters in New York, April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
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An RAF Tornado taxis to the threshold before taking off, in Akrotiri, Cyprus April 14, 2018. UK MOD Crown 2018/Handout via REUTERS

An RAF Tornado taxis to the threshold before taking off, in Akrotiri, Cyprus April 14, 2018. UK MOD Crown 2018/Handout via REUTERS

An RAF Tornado taxis to the threshold before taking off, in Akrotiri, Cyprus April 14, 2018. UK MOD Crown 2018/Handout via REUTERS
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Syria air defences strike back after air strikes by U.S., British and French forces in Damascus, Syria in this still image obtained from video dated early April 14, 2018. SYRIA TV via Reuters TV

Syria air defences strike back after air strikes by U.S., British and French forces in Damascus, Syria in this still image obtained from video dated early April 14, 2018. SYRIA TV via Reuters TV

Syria air defences strike back after air strikes by U.S., British and French forces in Damascus, Syria in this still image obtained from video dated early April 14, 2018. SYRIA TV via Reuters TV
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French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting as part of the joint airstrike operation by the British, French and U.S. militaries in this picture obtained on April 14, 2018 via social media. Emmanuel Macron/Twitter/via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting as part of the joint airstrike operation by the British, French and U.S. militaries in this picture obtained on April 14, 2018 via social media. Emmanuel Macron/Twitter/via REUTERS

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a meeting as part of the joint airstrike operation by the British, French and U.S. militaries in this picture obtained on April 14, 2018 via social media. Emmanuel Macron/Twitter/via REUTERS
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French Rafale fighter jets prepare to take off late April 13, 2018 from the Saint-Dizier military base in eastern France. ECPAD/French Military/HANDOUT via Reuters

French Rafale fighter jets prepare to take off late April 13, 2018 from the Saint-Dizier military base in eastern France. ECPAD/French Military/HANDOUT via Reuters

French Rafale fighter jets prepare to take off late April 13, 2018 from the Saint-Dizier military base in eastern France. ECPAD/French Military/HANDOUT via Reuters
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New National Security Adviser John Bolton and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listen to U.S. President Donald Trump's statement on Syria at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

New National Security Adviser John Bolton and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listen to U.S. President Donald Trump's statement on Syria at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

New National Security Adviser John Bolton and White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders listen to U.S. President Donald Trump's statement on Syria at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement about Syria at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement about Syria at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement about Syria at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
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An RAF Tornado lands at Akrotiri in Cyprus, April 14, 2018. Cpl L Matthews, 83EAG, Royal Air Force Photographer/Ministry of Defence Handout via Reuters

An RAF Tornado lands at Akrotiri in Cyprus, April 14, 2018. Cpl L Matthews, 83EAG, Royal Air Force Photographer/Ministry of Defence Handout via Reuters

An RAF Tornado lands at Akrotiri in Cyprus, April 14, 2018. Cpl L Matthews, 83EAG, Royal Air Force Photographer/Ministry of Defence Handout via Reuters
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/Pool

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Simon Dawson/Pool
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A Syrian soldier waves Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against air strikes in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian soldier waves Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against air strikes in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

A Syrian soldier waves Russian and Syrian flags during a protest against air strikes in Damascus, Syria April 14, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
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