Shayrat air base was targeted by USA forces in 2017 after a suspected chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun that Washington blamed on the Syrian government.
Syrian state television reported early on Tuesday that missile strikes have targeted two new airfields in Syria, one near Homs and the other near the capital Damascus, while the US-led coalition denied carrying out those activities.
Syrian state television says the country's air defenses shot down missiles targeting its Shayrat airfield late on April 16.
The United States past year targeted the Shayrat airbase with cruise missiles in response to a sarin gas attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun.
Most of the missiles were downed, a Syrian military official said.
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The US has said it is " locked and loaded " for further strikes if the Syrian regime uses poisonous gas again. No military measures were immediately announced, but in a clear warning to the US and its allies, Col.
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OPCW inspectors arrived in Damascus on Saturday and had planned to head to Douma, on the outskirts of the capital, on Monday. She said, "These strikes are about deterring the barbaric use of chemical weapons in Syria and beyond".
Hezbollah's AlManar TV reported that six missiles targeted Shayrat and three were aimed at Dumair military airport outside Homs on Monday.
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The attack comes after reports of covert airstrikes carried out by Israeli forces at Iranian bases in the Jabal Azzan region south of Aleppo.
A local reporter for The Arab News said Israeli warplanes were spotted in Syrian airspace just before the missiles were reported.
The Pentagon has declared there is "no United States military activity near Homs at this time".