Washington does not seek conflict with Tehran, President Biden says, but warns the country and its proxies should be prepared for US "to act forcefully to protect our people."
At least 10 rockets targeted the Green Village in northeast Syria, but no injuries or damage at the facility were recorded, the Central Command said in a statement.
Syrian regime's news agency says various missiles from the direction of the Mediterranean Sea were fired towards the airport causing 'material damage'.
The trip – Bashar al Assad's second to the oil-rich United Arab Emirates in as many years – comes after a visit to Oman last month.
A report published by Syrian Network for Human Rights on the 12th anniversary of the outbreak of pro-democracy protests in Syria documents the fatalities caused by the ensuing war since 2011.
Since Syria's civil war erupted in 2011, Israel has carried out hundreds of strikes against its northern neighbour, targeting regime troops as well as allied Iran-backed forces and Hezbollah fighters.
"Nothing can justify the absence of a Tunisian ambassador in Damascus and an ambassador from Syria in Tunis," Saied says following a diplomatic rift that began in 2012, long before his term.
UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen says attention on Syria renewed regionally and internationally following the earthquakes.
Syrian air defences intercepted missiles launched from the Mediterranean Sea, west of the coastal city of Latakia.
Current value of damaged and destroyed capital stock is estimated at about 10% of GDP, says the development lender.
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urges international community to help earthquake-hit northwest Syria, on his first ever visit to opposition-run areas of the war-ravaged country.
UN humanitarian affairs chief Martin Griffiths says "risk of disease is growing amid preexisting cholera outbreaks" in the war-torn country's northwest region.
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