US, Britain and France launch joint strikes on Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal

US President Donald Trump addresses the nation on the situation in Syria April 13, 2018 at the White House in Washington, DC (AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN)

US President Donald Trump addresses the nation on the situation in Syria April 13, 2018 at the White House in Washington, DC (AFP PHOTO / Mandel NGAN)

Huge blasts rock Damascus as research, storage facilities hit; Trump announces action as response to ‘crimes of monster’ Assad, warns Iran and Russia over ties to regime

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Liberman: We cannot allow an Iranian ‘chokehold’ in Syria

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman arrives the weekly government conference at the Prime Minister's Office in Jerusalem on March 11, 2018. (Marc Israel Sellem/Pool)

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman arrives the weekly government conference at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on March 11, 2018. (Marc Israel Sellem/Pool)

Defense minister remains coy on airstrike attributed to Israel’s military, but reiterates the country’s ‘red line’ against Iranian entrenchment in the region

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Satellite image said to show new Iranian military base in Syria

A picture of the alleged Iranian base in Syria. The white hangars can be seen at the bottom center. (Google Maps)

A picture of the alleged Iranian base in Syria. The white hangars can be seen at the bottom center. (Google Maps)

Hangars seen in picture, reportedly housing missiles, similar to building at site identified as Revolutionary Guards base and allegedly struck by Israel last year

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US Embassy in Jerusalem to open in May — in time for Israel’s 70th anniversary

The US Consulate in Jerusalem's Talpiot neighborhood, adjoining a possible site for the US Embassy (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

The US Consulate in Jerusalem’s Talpiot neighborhood, adjoining a possible site for the US Embassy (Raphael Ahren/Times of Israel)

Trump administration officials say Congress being briefed on plans; ribbon cutting could take place on May 14 — day of independence declaration

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Nearly 200 civilians dead in Syria rebel enclave as tragedy unfolds

UN warns situation in Eastern Ghouta ‘spiraling out of control,’ as 57 children are killed in bloodiest bombardments in four years

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