Khan Sheikhoun

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Syrian war: At least 70 killed in suspected gas attack

08 Apr 2018

Syrian war: At least 70 killed in suspected gas attack

According to preliminary reports, at least 70 people have been killed in a gas attack in the city of Douma, the last rebel-held city in Syria.

Syria chemical attacks inquiry: UNSC to vote

17 Nov 2017

Syria chemical attacks inquiry: UNSC to vote

The UN Security Council is scheduled to vote today on a US-sponsored resolution extending the inquiry into chemical attacks carried out during the Syrian War.

UN blames Assad regime over chemical attack that killed 80

27 Oct 2017

UN blames Assad regime over chemical attack that killed 80

A UN report has blamed the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad for a chemical attack on a rebel-held town on April 4 that killed 80 people.

Reports: Israel bombs military facility in Syria

08 Sep 2017

Reports: Israel bombs military facility in Syria

The Syrian Army has claimed that Israeli warplanes have attacked a military base in Masyaf in the country's western region.

US warns Syria over 'potential preparations' for another chemical attack

27 Jun 2017

US warns Syria over 'potential preparations' for another chemical attack

The US has warned Syria over "potential preparations" for another chemical attack in the war-hit country, saying there will be "a heavy price" to pay.

Syria chemical attack: US imposes "sweeping sanctions"

25 Apr 2017

Syria chemical attack: US imposes "sweeping sanctions"

The US has imposed "sweeping" sanctions on 271 employees of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre (SSRC).

Haley: Regime change in Syria is inevitable, a priority

10 Apr 2017

Haley: Regime change in Syria is inevitable, a priority

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN said Syrian president Bashar al-Assad's removal from power is a priority and inevitable.

Japanese PM praises Trump for air-strike call on Syria

09 Apr 2017

Japanese PM praises Trump for air-strike call on Syria

Commenting on US's air strikes against Syria after the chemical attack, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe hailed Trump for his "strong commitment" to international and allied security.

US "disappointed but not surprised" at Russia's response to strikes

08 Apr 2017

US "disappointed but not surprised" at Russia's response to strikes

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said America is "disappointed but not surprised" at Russia's response to its missile strike in Syria.

USA launches missile strikes in Syrian air base

07 Apr 2017

USA launches missile strikes in Syrian air base

Responding to the usage of chemical weapons on a rebel-held town, the United States of America on Thursday night executed a missile strike at a Syrian air base.

Syria chemical attack: Trump calls it "affront to humanity"

06 Apr 2017

Syria chemical attack: Trump calls it "affront to humanity"

Condemning the apparent chemical attack in Syria, US President Donald Trump said, "When you kill innocent children, innocent babies, little babies... that crosses... many lines."

Suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria kills 70

05 Apr 2017

Suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria kills 70

At least 70 people were killed, including 10 children, in a suspected chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's Idlib province.