British Prime Minister David Cameron says that a "robust response" to the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria is needed despite UK military action being ruled out.
Syria's government says a U.S.-led military coalition airstrike on a Syrian Army camp in the eastern Deir ez-Zor Governorate, killed three Syrian soldiers and wounded 13 others. A senior U.S. military official denied responsibility for the airstrike and said that the U.S. is certain it was a Russian airstrike.
The Lebanese army in Wadi Khaled is placed on alert after rockets from Syria kill two people in its territory. [http:--www.nowlebanon.com-NewsArticleDetails.aspx?ID=416837 (Now Lebanon)]date=August 2019 [http:--www.nna-leb.gov.lb-newsDetailE.aspx?id=421496 (Lebanese News Agency)]date=August 2019