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EU Parliament head bans top Syrian official after attack: Document

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

Russian military says Syrian air defences to be 'strengthened'

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

Four children among 9 civilians dead in US Syria strike: State media

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

Russia, Syria hit back as pressure builds over 'chemical attack'

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

Moscow says US has no objective data on monstrous crime in Syria

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

Syria chemical attack victims gassed as they slept

Survivors of a deadly chemical attack earlier in the week in Syria that killed over 70 people, say they were gassed as they slept, a media report said.

Apr 06, 2017, 09:27 AM IST

Russia denies Bashar al-Assad to blame for chemical attack, on course for collision with Donald Trump

Russia denied on Wednesday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was to blame for a poison gas attack and said it would continue to back him, setting the Kremlin on course for its biggest diplomatic collision yet with Donald Trump`s White House.

Apr 05, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

Russia says continuing Syria operation to support Assad's forces

Russia on Wednesday said it was pushing on with its support for President Bashar al-Assad`s forces in Syria.

Apr 05, 2017, 18:39 PM IST

Suspected chemical attack in Syria kills over 100, including children

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Apr 05, 2017, 11:47 AM IST

US President Donald Trump condemns chemical attack in Syria, blames Bashar al-Assad regime

US President Donald Trump condemned the "intolerable" alleged chemical attack on civilians in Syria and blamed the Bashar al-Assad regime, media reports said.

Apr 05, 2017, 08:56 AM IST

Suspected chemical attack in Iraq's Mosul: Red Cross

Twelve residents of the war-torn Iraqi city of Mosul were treated for injuries from a suspected chemical attack this week.

Mar 04, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

ISIS plotting chemical attack on UK: Minister

Islamic State terror group is plotting mass casualty chemical attacks against Britain, a senior UK minister has warned.

Jan 01, 2017, 20:41 PM IST

UN extends Syria gas attacks probe

The UN Security Council on Thursday unanimously decided to extend for another year the mandate of a panel tasked with investigating chemical attacks in Syria and identifying those responsible.

Nov 18, 2016, 08:36 AM IST

Syrian government accused of third chemical attack

A third toxic gas attack was carried out by the Syrian government forces in the north-western Idlib region in March last year, a UN report issued late Friday revealed.

Oct 22, 2016, 11:53 AM IST

France 'concerned' by Syria chemical attack reports

France on Thursday expressed alarm at reports of a deadly chemical attack in the Syrian battleground city of Aleppo.

Aug 11, 2016, 23:56 PM IST

France faces risk of chemical, biological attack, warns PM Valls

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Thursday issued a stark warning saying his country could face the risk of chemical or bacterial warfare as a result of its fight against the Islamic State.

Nov 19, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Washington says use of mustard gas by Islamic State `plausible`

 A US official deemed it "plausible" Thursday that the Islamic State group used mustard gas against Iraqi Kurd fighters this week.

Aug 14, 2015, 07:33 AM IST

Islamic State attacked Kurds in Iraq with chemical weapons?

In an alarming situation, it is now being suspected that the Islamic State used chemical weapons during an attack on Kurds near Irbil city in northern Iraq last month.

Aug 14, 2015, 06:03 AM IST

UK fears chlorine-based chemical terror attack

The UK counter-terrorism police are focusing their efforts on growing fears of a chemical attack in the country by British terrorists returning from Syria and Iraq linked to dreaded Islamic State (IS) militants.

May 25, 2015, 17:05 PM IST

UN envoys hear doctor`s account of Syria chemical attack

The UN Security Council went into a closed-door meeting on Thursday to hear first-hand accounts of chemical attacks unleashed in Syria as it weighed possible action against those responsible.

Apr 16, 2015, 23:23 PM IST