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Syria rejects report finding it used chemical weapons in 2018

Syria rejects report finding it used chemical weapons in 2018

Syria rejects global watchdog's report that found it used chemical weapons on a rebel-held town in 2018.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 05:29
Report: Assad regime dropped chlorine bomb on civilians in 2018

Report: Assad regime dropped chlorine bomb on civilians in 2018

Report concludes that units of the Syrian Arab Air Force used chemical weapons in rebel-held Saraqib on 4 February 2018.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/04/2021 17:37
Syrian regime blamed for chemical attacks

Syrian regime blamed for chemical attacks

For the first time, Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says Assad regime is behind toxic gas attacks.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/04/2020 00:22
Assad: Chemical watchdog falsified report at request of US

Assad: Chemical watchdog falsified report at request of US

Syrian President claims OPCW faked report on attack near Damascus “just because the Americans wanted them to do so.”Ben Ariel, 10/12/2019 06:14
Pompeo: Syria used a chemical weapon

Pompeo: Syria used a chemical weapon

Secretary of State says US concluded that the Assad regime used chlorine as a chemical weapon in an attack in May.Elad Benari, 27/09/2019 03:11
France: There are 'signs' that chemicals were used in Syria

France: There are 'signs' that chemicals were used in Syria

French Foreign Minister says there are signs that chemicals were used in attacks by Syrian government forces in Idlib.Elad Benari, 29/05/2019 02:03
US has numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure

US has numerous reports consistent with Syria chemical exposure

State Department: US has received numerous reports consistent with chemical exposure in Syria, but no definitive conclusion has been made.Ben Ariel, 24/05/2019 05:04
France: Look into reports that Syria used chemical weapons

France: Look into reports that Syria used chemical weapons

French Foreign Ministry says new allegations that the Syrian government is using chemical weapons must be looked into.Ben Ariel, 23/05/2019 06:41
US: Signs that Syrian gov't is using chemical weapons

US: Signs that Syrian gov't is using chemical weapons

State Department says there are signs that Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, warns of response.Elad Benari, 22/05/2019 01:04
Germany: Hold Assad accountable for chemical attacks

Germany: Hold Assad accountable for chemical attacks

German Foreign Minister says those responsible for use of chemical weapons in Syria must be held accountable.Elad Benari, 05/04/2019 05:37
Chemical watchdog: Chlorine used in 2018 Syria attack

Chemical watchdog: Chlorine used in 2018 Syria attack

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons determines chlorine was used in deadly attack on the town of Douma in April 2018.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/03/2019 22:43
Bolton warns Syria against using chemical weapons

Bolton warns Syria against using chemical weapons

US National Security Adviser arrives in Israel, warns Syria there's no change in US position against the use of chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 06/01/2019 02:30
US: Russia helped fabricate Syria chemical attack

US: Russia helped fabricate Syria chemical attack

United States accuses Russia of helping fabricate a story about chemical weapons used by Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/12/2018 22:09
Russia accuses Syrian rebels of planning chemical attack

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of planning chemical attack

Russia claims Syrian rebels are preparing a chemical attack in the Idlib province.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2018 04:44
Watchdog: No nerve gas found in Syria's Douma

Watchdog: No nerve gas found in Syria's Douma

OPCW finds no evidence of nerve gas after April 7 attack on Syrian town, but says chlorine may have been used.Ben Ariel, Canada, 06/07/2018 21:11
Sarin and chlorine used twice in Syria in 2017

Sarin and chlorine used twice in Syria in 2017

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says deadly sarin and chlorine were used in two separate attacks in Syria.Elad Benari, 14/06/2018 04:45
UN chief urges Syria to answer questions on chemical weapons

UN chief urges Syria to answer questions on chemical weapons

Antonio Guterres says Syria’s failure to answer questions about its chemical weapons program is concerning.Ben Ariel, Canada, 05/05/2018 01:39
How does US strike on Syria affect Israel?

How does US strike on Syria affect Israel?

How will Trump's strike impact Israel?The Land Of Israel Network, 17/04/2018 01:14
Inspectors launch probe into Syria chemical attack

Inspectors launch probe into Syria chemical attack

Experts from Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons launch probe into last week's attack in Douma.Ben Ariel, 16/04/2018 04:03
UN rejects Russian resolution on Syria

UN rejects Russian resolution on Syria

Security Council overwhelmingly rejects Russian resolution calling for condemnation of "aggression" by U.S., UK and France against Syria.Ben Ariel, 15/04/2018 06:35
Russia: Britain staged chemical attack in Syria

Russia: Britain staged chemical attack in Syria

Russian Defense Ministry claims Britain staged a fake chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma.Elad Benari, Canada, 13/04/2018 21:54
British cabinet agrees on need to take action in Syria

British cabinet agrees on need to take action in Syria

British cabinet ministers agreed Syria must be deterred from using chemical weapons following attack in Douma.Elad Benari, 13/04/2018 01:06
Report: Britain moving submarines within missile range of Syria

Report: Britain moving submarines within missile range of Syria

British PM orders British submarines to move within missile range of Syria, will convene Cabinet on Thursday to discuss Syria strike.Elad Benari, 12/04/2018 00:36
Chemical attack in Syria - Will the world remain silent?

Chemical attack in Syria - Will the world remain silent?

Syria chemical attacks and the world's next moves.NPR, 11/04/2018 04:12
Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria chemical attack

Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria chemical attack

Russia vetoes Security Council resolution that would have set up an investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria.Elad Benari, 11/04/2018 01:08
Trump: Decision on Syria could come tonight

Trump: Decision on Syria could come tonight

Trump vows forceful response to chemical attack in Syria, says decision on course of action could come as soon as Monday night.Elad Benari, 10/04/2018 02:35
Haley: We will respond to Syria attack

Haley: We will respond to Syria attack

Ambassador Haley says United States will respond to deadly chemical weapons attack in Syria even if Security Council doesn't act.Elad Benari, 10/04/2018 00:06
Israel condemns Syria chemical attack

Israel condemns Syria chemical attack

Foreign Ministry issues official condemnation of attack in Douma in which chemical weapons were used.Ben Ariel, 09/04/2018 23:36
U.S. believes chemical weapons used in Syria attack

U.S. believes chemical weapons used in Syria attack

Initial assessment by U.S. authorities is that chemical weapons were indeed used in attack on rebel-held town of Douma.Elad Benari, 09/04/2018 04:46
Security Council to meet following Syria chemical attack

Security Council to meet following Syria chemical attack

UN Security Council to meet after 150 killed in chemical attack in Douma, east of Damascus.Ben Ariel, 09/04/2018 03:45
UN condemns chemical weapons use in Syria

UN condemns chemical weapons use in Syria

UN Security Council condemns continued use of chemical weapons in Syria as OPCW investigates alleged chemical use in Eastern Ghouta.Elad Benari, 21/03/2018 04:08
Mattis: 'Unwise' for Assad to use chemical weapons

Mattis: 'Unwise' for Assad to use chemical weapons

U.S. Defense Secretary warns Syrian regime against using gas as a weapon.Elad Benari, 12/03/2018 04:05
U.S.: Russia violated its duties on Syrian chemical weapons

U.S.: Russia violated its duties on Syrian chemical weapons

U.S. says Russia violated its duty to guarantee the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 01/03/2018 04:45
Chemical weapons watchdog investigating attacks in Syria

Chemical weapons watchdog investigating attacks in Syria

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons investigating alleged chlorine gas attacks in the Syrian region of Eastern Ghouta.Elad Benari, 28/02/2018 05:12
Syrian government blamed for chlorine attack in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian government blamed for chlorine attack in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian opposition says the government launched a deadly chlorine gas attack on rebel-held enclave.Elad Benari, 26/02/2018 03:12
Macron threatens to attack Syria over chemical weapons

Macron threatens to attack Syria over chemical weapons

French President says his country will launch attacks if proof emerges that Syrian regime used banned chemical weapons against civilians.Elad Benari, 14/02/2018 03:08
State Department alarmed over Syrian chlorine gas attack

State Department alarmed over Syrian chlorine gas attack

State Department expresses concern over reports of chemical weapons attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 06/02/2018 05:45
Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

Syrian activists say at least 11 people suffered chlorine gas poisoning during attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 05/02/2018 01:06
U.S. officials: Assad producing new kinds of chemical weapons

U.S. officials: Assad producing new kinds of chemical weapons

Officials in Washington say Syrian government still using chemical weapons despite committing to abolish its arsenal.Ben Ariel, 02/02/2018 04:12
Russia open to new investigation of Syrian chemical weapons

Russia open to new investigation of Syrian chemical weapons

Russia's UN ambassador says the country is open to establishing a new panel to investigate the use of toxic gases in Syria.Ben Ariel, 23/11/2017 03:43
For the 10th time: Russia vetoes UN action on Syria

For the 10th time: Russia vetoes UN action on Syria

Russia blocks U.S.-drafted resolution to renew an international inquiry into who is to blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2017 01:04
UN to vote on extending Syria chemical weapons probe

UN to vote on extending Syria chemical weapons probe

Security Council to vote on American resolution extending international probe on Syrian chemical weapons. Russia could veto.Ben Ariel, 16/11/2017 05:35
Syria denies being responsible for sarin attack

Syria denies being responsible for sarin attack

Syria claims UN report accusing it of using sarin gas in Khan Sheikhun is a "falsification of the truth".Elad Benari, Canada, 27/10/2017 22:40
UN report: Assad responsible for April gas attack

UN report: Assad responsible for April gas attack

New UN report finds Assad's regime was responsible for sarin gas attack in Khan Sheikhun.Elad Benari, 27/10/2017 00:04
Russia vetoes resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia vetoes resolution on Syria chemical weapons

Russia vetoes UN resolution that would have extended mandate of a panel investigating who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria.Ben Ariel, 25/10/2017 03:12
Syria denies it was behind April gas attack

Syria denies it was behind April gas attack

Syrian government denies UN report saying it was behind attack in Khan Sheikhun, insists it does not use chemical weapons.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/09/2017 21:20
Trump: We'd be upset if Assad uses chemical weapons

Trump: We'd be upset if Assad uses chemical weapons

Trump says Washington “would be extremely upset” if Syrian President uses chemical weapons again.Ben Ariel, 08/09/2017 00:04
UN: Syrian gov't used chemical weapons dozens of times

UN: Syrian gov't used chemical weapons dozens of times

UN war crimes investigators say Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons more than two dozen times during the civil war.Ben Ariel, 07/09/2017 05:04
UN intercepts shipments from North Korea to Syria

UN intercepts shipments from North Korea to Syria

Two North Korean shipments to Syrian government agency responsible for chemical weapons intercepted by UN in six months.Elad Benari, 22/08/2017 05:38
OPCW confirms sarin was used in Syria gas attack

OPCW confirms sarin was used in Syria gas attack

Chemical weapons watchdog confirms sarin nerve gas was used in April 4 attack, stops short of naming the responsible party.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/07/2017 02:19
Russia promises 'proportionate' response to U.S. strike in Syria

Russia promises 'proportionate' response to U.S. strike in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister says his country will respond in proportion if the U.S. takes military action to prevent Syria chemical attack.Ben Ariel, 29/06/2017 05:38
Haley: Warning to Syria applies to Russia and Iran too

Haley: Warning to Syria applies to Russia and Iran too

U.S ambassador to the UN says White House warning on Syria chemical attack is also aimed at Russia and Iran.Ben Ariel, 28/06/2017 05:34
Trump, Macron agree on joint response to Syria chemical attack

Trump, Macron agree on joint response to Syria chemical attack

U.S. and French Presidents agree on a joint response in the event of another chemical attack in Syria.Ben Ariel, 28/06/2017 04:37
Putin 'convinced' Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Putin 'convinced' Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Russian President dismisses any suggestion that Syrian President was behind April chemical attack.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 31/05/2017 02:02
Macron: Use of chemical weapons in Syria a 'red line'

Macron: Use of chemical weapons in Syria a 'red line'

French President warns the use of chemical weapons in Syria would result in reprisals.Ben Ariel, 30/05/2017 03:36
Report: Syria continuing to make chemical weapons

Report: Syria continuing to make chemical weapons

Western intelligence agency finds Syria is continuing to make chemical weapons in violation of 2013 deal.Elad Benari, 05/05/2017 03:08
HRW: Pattern of chemical weapons use in Syria

HRW: Pattern of chemical weapons use in Syria

Human Rights Watch says Syrian government forces used deadly nerve gas in four recent attacks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2017 04:38