Russia has proposed a new probe body under the auspices of the Security Council to determine the perpetrators of the April 2017 chemical attack in Syria that killed over 80 persons.Jan 24, 2018, 09:36 AM IST
Eshad Shaikh had made the call to the NIA claiming that there will be a chemical attack during Gujarat elections.Dec 13, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
"All evidence available leads the Commission to conclude that there are reasonable grounds to believe Syrian forces dropped an aerial bomb dispersing sarin in Khan Sheikhun," the report said.Sep 06, 2017, 18:59 PM IST
Obama should have crossed the red line he had drawn in regard to Assad`s actions, Trump said, adding that "some horrible acts against humanity took place, including gas and the killing through gases".
Jul 26, 2017, 12:15 PM IST
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday that the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad appeared so far to have heeded a warning this week from Washington not to carry out a chemical weapons attack.Jun 28, 2017, 23:45 PM IST
Washington accused Syrian forces of using the Shayrat airfield for a chemical weapons attack in April. Syria denies this.
US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed during a telephone call on Tuesday on the need for a "joint response" in the event of another chemical attack in Syria, the French presidency said.Jun 28, 2017, 00:47 AM IST
Syria on Thursday accused France of concealing the real identity of those behind a deadly suspected chemical attack, a day after Paris said it had proof the Damascus regime was responsible.Apr 27, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
France has said it has evidence that the Syrian air force dropped bombs containing nerve agent sarin on a rebel-held town earlier this month that killed 89 people.Apr 26, 2017, 21:26 PM IST
A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow believes that an international probe into last week's chemical attack in Syria should include experts from Brazil, India, Iran and other nations.
Apr 14, 2017, 21:12 PM IST
Russia on Friday criticised the global chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, but instead analysing samples "from a distance".Apr 14, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad`s comments that last week`s chemical weapons attack was a fabrication to justify a US military strike are "100 percent lies", French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Friday.Apr 14, 2017, 14:07 PM IST
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a US strike on his forces.Apr 13, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally.Apr 09, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
Hillary Clinton has chided President Donald Trump for ordering massive airstrikes on Syria and said the US cannot in one breath speak of protecting Syrian babies and in the next close America's doors to them.Apr 08, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
European Parliament head Antonio Tajani has banned a top Syrian official from a conference on the conflict after the suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town earlier this week.Apr 07, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
Russia's military on Friday said a US strike on a regime air base in Syria was ineffective but announced Syrian air defences would be strengthened to shield the country`s key infrastructure.Apr 07, 2017, 17:20 PM IST
A US missile strike targeting an airbase in central Syria killed nine civilians, including four children, on Friday, state news agency SANA reported.Apr 07, 2017, 16:18 PM IST
Syria's regime and Russia hit back on Thursday at accusations that Damascus was behind a deadly chemical weapons attack, as pressure built for international action over what Washington called an "affront to humanity".Apr 06, 2017, 21:53 PM IST
The Kremlin on Thursday said US allegations that Syrian forces carried out a deadly chemical attack are not based on "objective" information.Apr 06, 2017, 17:59 PM IST