World update: May 17 2019

Stories from Iran, the United Kingdom, and more

MIDDLE EAST

SYRIA

This is one of those developing stories for which the details aren’t clear yet, but Syrian TV is reporting multiple explosions around Damascus from what appears to be Israeli rocket or missile fire. Presumably they’re targeting facilities used by Iran and/or Hezbollah, but as I say there are no details yet.

There were apparently some fire…

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