Israel Accused of Bombing Syrian Air Base After Attack in Douma

Russia blamed Israel on Monday for early morning airstrikes on a Syrian military base that a conflict monitoring group said killed 14 people, including fighters from Iran.

The strikes came a day after President Trump warned that President Bashar al-Assad of Syria and his Russian and Iranian backers would have a "big price to pay" after dozens of people were killed near Damascus in what rescue workers said was a chemical attack.

American and French officials denied that their countries had carried out the airstrikes, and a spokesman for the Israeli military declined to comment.

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