Gas attack

Canada backs Western strikes on Syria: PM Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin has expressed his support for punitive strikes carried out by the US, Britain and France against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

published on : 14th April 2018

Syria airstrikes UPDATES | Trump calls it 'perfectly executed strike'; UN Security Council rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression

As Trump announced actions against the Syrian government, explosions were heard in the Syrian capital Damascus, signalling a new chapter in a brutal seven-year-old civil war.

published on : 14th April 2018

Donald Trump tells Russia: Missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

After Russia warned the United States against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said missiles "will be coming."

published on : 11th April 2018

United Nations to vote on extending Syria gas attacks probe

The measure is facing a possible veto from Russia, Syria's ally, which wants to first see a report due on Thursday on a sarin gas attack in Khan Sheikhun before deciding on the fate of the inquiry.

published on : 24th October 2017

Syria President Bashar al-Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

The West, mainly the United States, fabricated the whole story about the chemical attack in order to have a pretext for the missile strike, Bashar al-Assad said in an interview.

published on : 13th April 2017

White House accuses Russia of cover-up in Syria gas attack

The White House said that the US intelligence and numerous contemporaneous reports confirmed that the Syrians used sarin gas on their own people

published on : 12th April 2017

US strikes in Syria aggression against sovereign state: Kremlin

Putin considers American strikes on Syria aggression against a sovereign state in violation of international norms, a spokesman said.

published on : 7th April 2017

With Syria strike, Donald Trump crosses Obama's 'red line'

Obama's White House would never directly intervene militarily against the Assad regime

published on : 7th April 2017

Syrian state TV calls US strikes an act of aggression

Syrian state TV said Friday that a US military strike against a regime air base was an act of aggression.

published on : 7th April 2017

US strikes Syrian air base with 60 cruise missiles in retaliation for chemical attack

The strikes hit a government-controlled air base where, US officials say, the Syrian military planes that dropped the chemicals had taken off

published on : 7th April 2017

Syria strike hit rebel toxic weapons depot, says Moscow

Syrian aviation struck a large terrorist warehouse near Khan Sheikhun, the Russia defence ministry said, adding that the warehouse contained "toxic substances".

published on : 5th April 2017

Death toll from Syria chemical attack rises to 75

The death toll could rise further because there are people missing, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

published on : 5th April 2017

Britain, France, US present UN draft resolution on Syria chemical attack

The draft resolution "condemns in the strongest terms the use of chemical weapons" in Syria.

published on : 5th April 2017

Gas attack: Syria Opposition demands UN investigation

Syria's opposition National Coalition accused President Bashar al-Assad's government of a suspected toxic gas attack.

published on : 4th April 2017

Death toll in Syria gas attack rises to 58: Monitor

A human rights group said those killed in the Idlib province died from suffocation and the effects of the gas.

published on : 4th April 2017