Social media users across the Arab world praised Donald Trump for his missile strike on Syrian government forces on Friday, even giving him an affectionate new nickname.
Users have started referring to President Trump as Abu Ivanka - meaning father of Ivanka, as a sign of respect and endearment.
Others used the name Abu Ivanka al-Amriki - Father of Ivanka the American as they heralded him a champion of the rebellion in Syria.
One even photoshopped a fez on the president's head with the words: "We love you" in Arabic.
One falafel shopkeeper in northern Syria town even named his restaurant after Mr Trump, while one Syrian opposition activist said they wanted to name their first son after him.
Many civilians who survived regime bombings over the last six years praised the US leader on Friday.
"Maybe you in the West hate Trump, but he has already done far more for us than Obama," said Najim Hassan, who lives in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib. "We love him because he does more than he says, he's a man of action and at least he gives us something to hope for."
Bana al-Abed, the seven-year-old from Aleppo who gained a global following on Twitter for posting about life behind the government siege barriers,” wrote: “I am a Syrian child who suffered under Bashar al Asad [sic] & [Russian President Vladimir] Putin. I welcome Donald Trump action against the killers of my people.
Putin and Bashar al Asad bombed my school, killed my friends & robbed my childhood. It's time to punish the killers of children in Syria.
— Bana Alabed (@AlabedBana) April 7, 2017
“Putin and Bashar al Asad bombed my school, killed my friends & robbed my childhood. It's time to punish the killers of children in Syria,” she wrote on her Twitter account.
The attack ordered by Mr Trump was the first direct US military action against Syria's government since the conflict began six years ago.
It came after a devastating suspected chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun on Tuesday that killed at least 86 people, among them 30 children, and left hundreds suffering symptoms including convulsions, vomiting or foaming at the mouth.
For many this had been a long-time coming. Opposition supporters watched as President Assad’s regime gassed and killed more than 1,300 people in a Damascus suburb in 2013, an attack which crossed Barack Obama’s “red line”. But to their surprise, nothing happened.
However, opposition groups called for international air strikes against all Syria’s air bases, not just the one.
"We call for there to be joint (international) strikes ... in all the airports" from Syrians were being targeted,” he said.