Poison Gas

UK envoy: Russia and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma

A child receives oxygen through a respirator following an alleged poison gas attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, near Damascus, Syria. …

Middle East

Proof of poison gas: Circumstantial evidence is key

Is it possible to prove the use of poison gas, even if traces in the environment have disappeared? Yes. The poison leaves behind clear evidence …

World

UN security team SHOT AT while visiting site of suspected poison gas attack in Syria

The head of a chemical weapons watchdog has said a UN security team has been shot at in Douma.<p>We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, pictures …

Poison Gas

Stormy Daniels' big reveal: sketch of man who threatened her

AP National News VideoMore>><p>A prominent biomedical ethics expert predicts that in 20 to 40 years, many parents will choose babies from dozens of …

Middle East

Iran's Rouhani, Turkey's Erdogan discuss Syria on phone

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>LONDON - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan in a phone call on …

South Asia

Russia says Syria destroyed 71 of 103 cruise missiles during Western strike

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>MOSCOW - Russia's Defense Ministry said on Monday that Syria's military had destroyed 71 out of 103 cruise …

Middle East

France says proof of poison gas attack likely disappearing in Douma

PARIS (Reuters) - France said on Tuesday it was very likely that evidence was disappearing from the location of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria and it called for international inspectors be given full and quick access to the site.<p>U.S., British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes …

World

Syrian and Russian troops bar access to chemical weapons site

Syrian and Russian officials have denied investigators from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons access to the Syrian town of …

Middle East

Chemical watchdog team 'not yet deployed to Douma'

Chemical weapons experts have not yet been able to visit the Syrian town of Douma to probe an alleged poison gas attack, the head of the global …

Middle East

OPCW starts emergency talks on Douma attacks: diplomatic sources

THE HAGUE (AFP) -<p>The global chemical arms watchdog on Monday opened emergency talks on the suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma, diplomatic sources told AFP.<p>The meeting has "just started," said one source as the closed-door talks went into session.<p>Earlier the British, Russian and …

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If only MPs were as angry about Syrian poison gas as they are about Theresa May's airstrikes

<i>The Prime Minister has the right to bomb Syria, but that won't stop Parliament from grandstanding</i><p>How quickly events move on. Over the weekend you could hardly hear yourself think for all the agitation on Twitter about Syria and whether or not Theresa May should have consulted Parliament before …

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France launches process to revoke Assad's Legion of Honour

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>PARIS - France has begun the process of stripping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of his Legion of Honour …

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Report: OPCW experts to visit Syria's Douma on Wednesday

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>Experts from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) will travel to the Syrian city …

Middle East

Russia says will make every effort to improve ties with West

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>MOSCOW) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said on Sunday Moscow would make every effort to …

Russia

German president warns against demonising Russia

BERLIN (Reuters) - German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned against demonising Russia and said Germany had a particular role to play in maintaining dialogue with Moscow, given its history.<p>In an interview published on Sunday, Steinmeier, a Social Democrat, voiced concerns that Saturday's …

Russia

US warns Syria of new strikes

US Ambassaor Nikki Haley told the United Nations Security Council on Saturday that if Syria should use poison gas again “the United States us locked …

Middle East

WH: Trump Wants US Forces Out of Syria As Soon As Possible

The White House says President Donald Trump remains determined to pull out U.S. troops deployed in Syria, a message that comes after French President …

Middle East

US remains ‘locked and loaded’ after coordinated airstrikes in Syria

The dust is settling in Syria after the coordinated airstrikes in response to their alleged used of chemical weapons, but the United States remains “locked and loaded” if the Syrian regime used poison gas again. NBC’s chief global correspondent Bill Neely reports for Sunday TODAY from Beirut, …

Middle East

Assad in ‘good mood’ after Western strikes, Russian delegation says

MOSCOW - Reuters<p>Russian lawmakers who met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said the Syrian President was in “good mood” after the United States, …

Middle East

Putin: Further Western strikes on Syria will lead to chaos

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday that …

Middle East

US, Britain and France launch strikes at Syria

Western allies launch more than 100 missiles at chemical weapons facilities in Syria in response to the suspected poison gas attack in Douma<p>April 16, …

Middle East

Germany says it has to assume Russia behind recent cyber attack

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>BERLIN - The German government has to assume that a cyber attack on its Foreign Ministry stemmed from …

Cyber-attacks

Assad's children visited Crimean holiday camp, Russian lawmaker says

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>MOSCOW - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's children last year visited a holiday camp in Russian-annexed …

Russia

Haley: US ‘locked and loaded’ if Assad uses poison gas again

The United States and its allies “crippled” Syria’s chemical weapons program – and Washington is “locked and loaded” to strike despot Bashar al-Assad …

Middle East

Syria air strikes: US is 'locked and loaded' is poison gas is used again, Donald Trump says

The United States is “locked and loaded” if Syria uses chemical weapons again, Donald Trump has threatened<p>While Syria and Russia have insisted they …

Middle East

Watch: US military releases video of Tomahawk missiles being fired towards Syria

The US Department of Defense released video footage on Saturday of the guided-missile destroyer USS Monterey firing Tomahawk missiles into Syria.<p>US, British and French forces launched 100 airstrikes on Syria overnight on Friday in response to a suspected poison gas attack in the town of Douma that …

Military

Watch: US Defence Dept. releases video of Syria strike launch

The US Department of Defence (DOD) has released video showing a tomahawk missile launching from a submarine, the USS John Warner. The launch was …

Middle East

Wall Street futures rise, shrug off allied missile attack on Syria

© Reuters. A specialist trader works at his post on the floor of the NYSE in New York<p>NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. equity index futures rose on Sunday as …

Stock Markets

Algeria says regrets air strikes on Syria

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>ALGIERS - Algeria has criticized air strikes carried out by the United States, France and Britain against …

Middle East

U.S., Britain, France launch air strikes in Syria | Reuters.com

U.S., British and French forces pound Syria with air strikes in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week.<p>▲ Hide Transcript<p>▶ View Transcript<p>U.S., British and French forces pound Syria with air strikes in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last …

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