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Syrian refugee attacks leftists during CNN interview

CNN interviewee calls out leftist 'hypocrisy,' says if US really wants to help, they should make Syria a safe place for its citizens.

Syrian refugee attacks leftists during CNN interviewplayer

Rex Tillerson: Assad era is coming to an end

US Secretary of State says Russia has aligned itself with Iranians, Hezbollah, needs to choose whether to be part of a better future or not.

Rex Tillerson: Assad era is coming to an endplayer

Spicer: Even Hitler didn't use chemical weapons

White House Press Secretary says 'even Hitler' didn't use chemical weapons the way Assad did.

Spicer: Even Hitler didn't use chemical weaponsplayer

Chemical attack in Syria

At least 100 killed in chemical weapons attack in northern Syrian city of Idlib.

Chemical attack in Syriaplayer

Russia and China veto resolution on Syria sanctions

Russia and China veto UN resolution that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons.

Russia and China veto resolution on Syria sanctions

Security Council to vote on Syria sanctions

Security Council likely to vote on resolution sanctioning Syrian officials over chemical weapons attacks as early as next week.

Security Council to vote on Syria sanctions

Syria denies using chemical weapons

Syria's government says Human Rights Watch's claims it used chemical weapons in Aleppo are "fabricated".

Syria denies using chemical weapons

Iraqi soldiers discover ISIS chemical weapons stash in Mosul

Iraqi forces discover mustard chemical agents, Russian-made rockets at abandoned ISIS warehouse.

Iraqi soldiers discover ISIS chemical weapons stash in Mosul

ISIS could use chemical weapons, warns British minister

British Security Minister warns that ISIS wants to carry out a massive attack in Britain and wouldn't hesitate to use chemical weapons.

ISIS could use chemical weapons, warns British minister

Liberman: Israel stopped Hezbollah from getting chemical weapons

Defense Minister says Israel has acted to prevent the smuggling of Syrian chemical weapons to Hezbollah.

Liberman: Israel stopped Hezbollah from getting chemical weapons

Syria: Claims we used chemical weapons are lies

Syria launches blistering attack on "Western" countries that have accused it of using chemical weapons.

Syria: Claims we used chemical weapons are lies

22 rebels hit by ISIS chemical attack

ISIS attacks Syrian rebels with chemical weapons.

22 rebels hit by ISIS chemical attack

OPCW probing over 20 reports of Syria chemical attacks

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons believes ISIS may have manufactured mustard gas used in Syria and Iraq.

OPCW probing over 20 reports of Syria chemical attacks

UN extends Syria chemical attacks probe

Security Council extends mandate of a panel investigating chemical attacks in Syria until November 18.

UN extends Syria chemical attacks probe

Syrian rebels use toxic gas in Aleppo

Syrian state media claims rebels fired shells containing toxic gas into government-held parts of Aleppo.

Syrian rebels use toxic gas in Aleppo

Russia: Report on Syria chemicals unconvincing

Russia dismisses UN-led investigation showing that Syrian forces carried out three chemical attacks, opposes sanctions.

Russia: Report on Syria chemical weapons unconvincing

Syrian government uses chemical weapons - again

Syrian gov't uses chemical weapons a third time, Security Council 'to discuss report' only on Thursday.

Syrian government uses chemical weapons - again

Officials: ISIS could use chemical weapons

The United States expects ISIS to use crude chemical weapons against those trying to conquer the city of Mosul.

ISIS could use chemical weapons, warn American officials

'Sudan used chemical weapons on own people'

Sudanese government carried out multiple attacks using chemical weapons on own civilians, according to report by Amnesty International

Amnesty International: Sudan used chemical weapons on own people

Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

Pentagon spokesman warns the Islamic State is determined to use chemical arms and likely to try them again in Iraq.

Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

ISIS uses mustard agent in Iraq

American officials say ISIS fired a shell containing mustard agent that landed at a based used by Amercan and Iraqi troops.

ISIS uses mustard agent in Iraq

Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory

Pentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.

Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory near Mosul

Will gas attacks probe condemn the Assad regime?

A yearlong investigation to determine who is behind deadly chemical attacks in Syria takes center stage at the United Nations this week.

 Will Syria gas attacks probe condemn the Assad regime?

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of using poison gas

Russian defense ministry says seven people died in an attack by Syrian rebels using weapons loaded with a "poisonous agent".

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of using poison gas

IDF Prepares for Possible Chemical Warfare Threat

ISIS is reportedly already moving chemical weapons into Syria and Iraq, causing concerns for Israel.

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Israel believes Syria used sarin gas on ISIS

Did Assad save his deadliest weapon despite an international effort to destroy his arsenal?

Israel believes Syria used sarin gas on ISIS

Report: Hezbollah using chemical weapons

Lebanese terrorist group accused of using chemical weapons against rebel areas, particularly in Aleppo and Ghouta.

Syrian opposition: Hezbollah using chemical weapons

ISIS may be manufacturing its own chemical weapons

Head of Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons warns of evidence jihadists now capable of producing WMDs.

Watchdog: ISIS may be manufacturing its own chemical weapons

Israel hunting chemical-armed ISIS cell in Golan

Israeli intelligence agencies in a race against time against ISIS cell located on Syrian side of the border, according to report.

Report: Israel hunting chemical-armed ISIS terrorists in Golan

'Clear threat' of chemical attacks in Europe

Russia calls for tougher measures against rebel groups in Syria, warning future terror attacks in Europe could involve chemical weapons.

'Clear and present threat' of chemical attacks in Europe

161 chemical weapons used during Syrian conflict

The Syrian American Medical Society reports 1,491 deaths caused by chemical attacks, with 14,581 people injured.

161 chemical weapons reportedly used during Syrian conflict

Iraqi PM to retaliate after ISIS chemical attack

One killed, hundreds injured in ISIS mustard gas attack. Iraq vows to retaliate.

Iraqi PM promises retaliation after ISIS chemical weapons attack

Iraqi girl dies after ISIS chemical attack

Three-year-old Iraqi girl dies after being wounded in an ISIS chemical attack near Kirkuk.

Iraqi girl dies after ISIS chemical attack

US coalition strikes ISIS chemical weapon sites

Captured ISIS operative proves to be a treasure trove of intel, helping US launch first air strikes on the jihadists' chemical weapons.

US coalition strikes ISIS chemical weapon sites

Lights out for Syria, electricity mysteriously cut

In the midst of a partial ceasefire, Syria's electric grid suddenly shut down, cutting off power nationwide. Internet services also cut.

Lights out for Syria as electricity mysteriously cut nationwide

State Dept. 'aware' of reported chemical attacks

State Department spokesman: Washington is aware of reports that chemical weapons were used in Syria, but can't confirm them.

State Department 'aware' of reports of Syria chemical attacksplayer

Yaalon: Assad used chemical weapons during truce

Israeli Defense Minister claims regime forces have carried out several chemical attacks involving chlorine gas since onset of ceasfire.

Yaalon: Syrian regime used chemical weapons during ceasefire

Watch: Iran gears up for chemical war

In unveiling new weapons including chemical suits, medicine for chemical agents, Defense Minister vows to continue 'foiling' US sanctions.

Watch: Iran gears up for chemical warplayer

Sanders adviser suggests Israel gassed Syrians

Foreign policy adviser to Bernie Sanders bashes 'Jewish lobby' controlling America, suggests Israel may have gassed Syrians in 2013.

Sanders adviser suggests Israel gassed Syrians

UN team probing chemical attacks to visit Syria

UN team tasked with identifying those responsible for chemical attacks in Syria will begin investigations in early March.

UN team probing chemical attacks to visit Syria in March