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Russia Suspends Cooperation With U.S. in Syria After Missile Strikes

MOSCOW — Russia on Friday froze a critical agreement on military cooperation with the United States in Syria after an American military strike, warning that the operation would further corrode already dismal relations between Moscow and Washington.<p>Syria, Russia’s ally, condemned the American …

Middle East

U.S. Launches Missiles at Syrian Base Over Chemical Weapons Attack

U.S. news<p>The United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria overnight in response to what it believes was a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 100 people.<p>At least six people were killed, Syria claimed, but the Pentagon said civilians were not targeted and the strike was aimed …

Russia and Syria counter claims of responsibility for "gas attack"

Moscow and Damascus blamed rebel stockpiles of chemical weapons for the tragedy that has cost scores of civilians lives. Turkey said autopsies …

Syrian government sets terms for any inquiry into gas attack

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government set conditions on Thursday for any international inquiry into a suspected chemical attack that killed scores of people, saying it must not be “politicized” and should set out from Damascus and not Turkey.<p>Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said Syria’s past …

Why the Syria Chemical Attack Requires Immediate Action

Amnesty International USA executive director Margaret Huang explains why we can’t turn our back on those who need our help.<p><i>In this op-ed, Amnesty International USA executive director Margaret Huang explains why now more than ever — especially in the wake of a horrific chemical attack in Idlib,</i> …