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Elimination of Chemical Weapons in Syria
RIA Novosti

Elimination of Chemical Weapons in Syria

, the media reported the large-scale use of chemical weapons by Syrian government forces on the outskirts of Damascus. US intelligence estimated the death toll at 1,429, including 426 children. After the incident, the belligerents repeatedly ... RIA Novosti, 20 hours ago
XINHUA - Syria welcomes int'l anti-terror cooperation Namibia Press Agency, 2 days ago
5 Syrians killed in fresh mortar fire on central town Xinhua News Agency, 2 days ago

Justice elusive a year after gas attack

BEIRUT: One year after the deadly chemical attack on rebel-held areas outside Damascus, victims and their families have yet to see those behind the mass killings held responsible, a human rights group said Thursday. In the early hours of Aug. 21, ...
 Lebanon Daily Star8 hours ago One year on, justice still evades families of chemical attack victims in Syria  DNA India13 hours ago Mass killers still free one year after Syrian chemical attack  New York Post15 hours ago Did inaction over Syria foment regional chaos?  BBC20 hours ago

Syria opposition: Deadly chemical attack forgotten

The year since a chemical attack that killed hundreds near Damascus has been a strikingly good one for President Bashar Assad. His deadly stockpile has been destroyed, but he has stayed in power, bought time and gotten world powers to engage him. Along the ...
 Sify10 hours ago One Year Later, It's Clear Assad Gassed Hundreds Of His Own People Near Syria's Capital  Business Insider18 hours ago

Justice elusive for Syria chemical attack victims: HRW

Damascus: Human Rights Watch Thursday said that hundreds of victims of a chemical weapons attack in Syria remained without justice one year on, days after Damascus's stockpile was completely destroyed. Thursday marked the first anniversary of the ...
 ZeeNews.com15 hours ago Syria: A year after chemical attacks, justice remains elusive  First Post.com19 hours ago One year on and still no justice after Syria's deadliest event in 25 years  Middle East Monitor12 hours ago Syria: One Year On, No Justice for Chemical Attacks Victims  Human Rights Watch21 hours ago
Middle East Eye

A Year Later, Syria's Chemical Weapons Are Gone, But Siege Remains

Syrians killed in a chemical weapons attack were taken to a field hospital in Eastern Ghouta, in the suburbs of Damascus, one year ago on Aug. 21, 2013. More than 1,400 people were killed in the attack blamed on the Syrian government, which ...
 NPR10 hours ago ‚ÄčOn brink of Syria invasion: 1 year since Ghouta chemical attack  Russia Today15 hours ago French FM: Syria used chemical arms 14 times since October  Middle East Eye22 hours ago
Saudi Gazette

US aircraft bomb Iraqi targets Damascus, West share common enemy in Islamic State

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters WASHINGTON: American warplanes have bombed Islamist militants in northern Iraq near the Mosul dam, the US military's Central Command said yesterday. US military forces continued to attack ISIL (Islamic State) ...
 Kuwait Times9 hours ago IS halts Iraq offensive to retake Tikrit  Saudi Gazette2 days ago

Syria war toll over 180,000: NGO

Picture: AFP Damascus. More than 180,000 people have been killed in Syria since the conflict broke out in March 2011, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a new toll published Thursday, AFP reported. The Britain-based monitoring group, ...
 Focus Bulgaria16 hours ago Death toll tops 180,000: Observatory  Lebanon Daily Star8 hours ago

IS video claims to show beheading of US journalist

Damascus: The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed beheading a US journalist who had gone missing in Syria nearly two years ago, a media report said Wednesday. The Sunni militant group has released a video showing one of its fighters beheading James Foley, an ...
 Sify1 day ago IS claims beheading US journalist  Mangalorean1 day ago

XINHUA - Feature: Syrians suffer severe scarcity in basic needs

Feature: Syrians suffer severe scarcity in basic needs Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. DAMASCUS, Aug. 20 (Xinhua) -- It has never occurred to the 61- year-old Nadim that one day he would be busy checking his water tank atop his four-storey ...
 Namibia Press Agency1 day ago Feature: Syrians suffer severe scarcity in basic needs  Xinhua News Agency1 day ago

Damascus warns US against strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria

BEIRUT, August 20. /ITAR-TASS/. Official Damascus on Wednesday warned the United States against delivering strikes at the Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria. Any unilateral action beyond UNSecurity Council Resolution 2170 will be considered an ...
 Itar Tass1 day ago
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