Divided Damascus in tense wait for US military action

The Syrian army and the people of Damascus are preparing themselves for US military action seen by many as inevitable.

The capital's residents show no obvious signs of panic, but they are worried, as ITV News International Editor Bill Neely reports:

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Syria ready for US 'aggression'

President Bashar al-Assad has said Syria is capable of confronting any "external aggression", Reuters reports, citing state television. The United States are seeking approval from Congress to take military action.