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RUSSIA TAKES SYRIANS TO OPCW WESTERN ALLIES DENOUNCE STUNT


This masquerade only betrays the huge nervousness of those who organised it and who have the most to fear from the OPCW investigation, Lalliot said... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 745

RUSSIA HIT FOR 'OBSCENE MASQUERADE' FOR BRINGING DOUMA RESIDENTS TO OPCW TO CLAIM GAS ATTACK WAS STAGED


Experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OPCW are currently in Syria to probe the alleged chlorine or sarin gas attack on Douma... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 2

CHEMICAL EXPERTS FINALLY SEE SYRIA SITE


The Syrian government and Russia deny chemical weapons were used and say evidence was fabricated... READ MORE

22nd April, 2018 871

CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS IN SYRIA REACH DOUMA, GET SAMPLES


A child cries as his or her face is wiped following alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, on April 8... READ MORE

22nd April, 2018 290

RUSSIA CLAIMS SKRIPALS WERE INJECTED WITH TOXIN TO FOOL EXPERTS


Yakovenko said the poisoning of the Skripals was a huge provocation against Russia ... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 26

SYRIA AIRSTRIKES 'HAD LIMITED IMPACT' ON ASSAD'S ABILITY TO LAUNCH CHEMICAL ATTACKS, DESPITE TRUMP CLAIMS


US officials said the assessment showed the strikes, particularly on Barzah, did degrade Syria's chemical weapons capability... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 205

UN SECURITY TEAM SHOT AT IN DOUMA


Syria strikes - as it happened UN security team shot at in Douma, says chemical weapons watchdog... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 165

RUSSIA AND SYRIA MUST LET INSPECTORS VISIT DOUMA


UK envoy Russia and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 0

WHY INSPECTORS WON'T BLAME SYRIA EVEN IF THEY FIND TRACES OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN DOUMA


As with that investigation, the chemical weapons inspectors at Douma will carry out forensic work to find out what happened during the attack... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 353

OPCW PROBE ON HOLD AS U.N. RECON TEAM TAKES FIRE AMID ALLEGED SYRIA COVERUP EFFORT


Several experts have said it was likely Russian and Syrian forces that now control Douma have tried to remove or tampered with incriminating evidence... READ MORE

19th April, 2018 0

HOW DO YOU TEST FOR CHEMICAL WEAPONS?


Under the Chemical Weapons Convention, OPCW inspectors should have access to any piece of evidence they want, including corpses... READ MORE

19th April, 2018 102

FACT-FINDING TEAM STILL OUTSIDE SYRIA'S DOUMA


Syrian and Russian forces gained control over Douma on Saturday when rebels withdrew from the town, hours after the end of the Western countries' attacks... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 717

SYRIAN MEDICS 'SUBJECTED TO EXTREME INTIMIDATION' AFTER DOUMA ATTACK


Some doctors have appeared on Syrian television to deny that anything took place in Douma... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 4292

CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS REACH SYRIAN TOWN


Syria and its ally Russia deny any chemical attack took place, and Russian officials accused Britain of staging a fake gas attack in the town... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 1127

OPCW 'ENTERS SYRIA'S DOUMA' TO PROBE GAS ATTACK ALLEGATION


Chemical weapons inspectors have entered the Syrian town of Douma to probe an alleged poison gas attack, according to the state-run SANA news agency... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 232

ANALYSIS | INVESTIGATORS MAY FINALLY BE ALLOWED ACCESS TO THE SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK SITE. HERE'S WHAT THEY'LL TRY TO DO.


11 days after the attack, the OPCW will finally be allowed access to the suspected chemical weapons attack site near Damascus... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 283

MOSCOW HAS 'IRREFUTABLE' EVIDENCE CHEM ATTACK IN SYRIA'S DOUMA WAS STAGED - RUSSIA'S ENVOY TO OPCW


Washington and its allies launched a missile strike targeting Syrian military and civilian facilities on Saturday, in retaliation for the alleged chemical attack in Douma... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 26869

RUSSIA ACCUSED OF TAMPERING WITH THE SITE OF ALLEGED SYRIAN CHEMICAL ATTACK


Russia, a longtime ally of the Syrian government, intervened militarily in 2015 to help turn the tide of the civil war... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 221

RUSSIA MAY HAVE TAMPERED WITH CHEMICAL ATTACK SITE


Syria conflict Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site, US envoy says... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 13

SYRIA ATTACK TRIGGERED WESTERN ACTION, BUT ON THE GROUND ASSAD GAINED


These included its legalization as a political party, and a requirement that the Syrian army stay out of Douma... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 282

LITTLE-KNOWN EASTERN GHOUTA HAS BECOME THE FOCAL POINT OF ONGOING CONFLICT


Syrian gas attack Little-known Eastern Ghouta has become the focal point of ongoing conflict... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 220

RUSSIA MAY HAVE TAMPERED WITH CHEMICAL ATTACK SITE, U.S. ENVOY SAYS


A diplomatic source said evidence may have been removed while inspectors negotiated access with Syrian authorities to the site of the chemical attack in Syria's Douma... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 319

US FIRES 'ONE TIME SHOT' AT SYRIA AFTER CHLORINE ATTACK


United States, along with its allies, struck Syria more than 100 times after finding conclusive evidence President Bashar al-Assad used chlorine gas during a chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 3

US SAYS AIR STRIKES CRIPPLE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROGRAM


The United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles overnight in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack in Syria... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 4

US SAYS SYRIA USED BOTH CHLORINE AND SARIN IN DOUMA CHEMICAL ATTACK


Vice President Mike Pence said the strikes, degraded and crippled chemical weapons capabilities of Syria ... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 526

'MISSION ACCOMPLISHED' IN SYRIA, TRUMP DECLARES ON TWITTER


He authorized a barrage of Tomahawk cruise missiles to hit a single Syrian airfield in April 2017 in retaliation for Assad's use of sarin gas against civilians... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 1

CERTAIN OF GAS ATTACK, ALLIES STRUCK SYRIA BEFORE U.N. REPORT


Chlorine has legitimate industrial and other civilian uses, so it is not banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 0

IN SYRIA STRIKES, U.S. BLURS RED LINE FOR INTERVENTION


A sarin attack triggered Trump's decision last year to strike a Syrian air base... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 0

DONALD TRUMP DECLARES SYRIAN AIRSTRIKES 'MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!'


A global chemical warfare watchdog group, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said its fact-finding mission would go as planned in Douma... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 0

A HISTORY OF THE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS 'RED LINE'


Meanwhile Assad's Russian ally has continued to deny that the Syrian government still has an arsenal of chemical weapons... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 49

Trending News Headlines : Al Talil

SUSPECTED CHEMICAL ATTACK 'KILLS SCORES' IN SYRIA'S DOUMA


Al-Saleh said that chlorine gas, as well as an unidentified but stronger gas, were dropped on Douma... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 21891

U.S. SAYS AIR STRIKES CRIPPLE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROGRAM


Syria agreed in 2013 to give up its chemical weapons after a nerve gas attack killed hundreds of people in Douma... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 19002

MOSCOW CONFRONTS LONDON WITH 14 QUESTIONS ON 'FABRICATED' SKRIPAL CASE


Does the UK have control samples of the chemical warfare agent, which British representatives refer to as Novichok ?... READ MORE

2nd April, 2018 17898

ASSAD INVITES CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS TO INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED ATTACK IN SYRIA


Dozens of buses arrived in rebel-held Douma on Tuesday, carrying Syrian insurgents who agreed to surrender following the suspected chemical attack, a monitoring group said... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 16303

AS MIGRANT TRAGEDIES SHOCK EUROPE A BIGGER CRISIS LOOMS IN MIDEAST


The United Nations is urging countries worldwide to grant asylum to 130,000 Syrians in the coming year... READ MORE

29th August, 2015 10992

DOZENS KILLED IN SUSPECTED CHEMICAL ATTACK ON SYRIAN REBEL ENCLAVE


Dozens of people have been killed in what local medics said was a toxic gas attack on the besieged town of Douma near Damascus... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 8760

PROBE REVEALS CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE IN HAMA


Syria Probe reveals chemical weapons use in Hama... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 5083

AS SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS WORSENS THERE IS NO MORE COUNTRY


MALAKAL South Sudan In places where the fighting is fiercest no one is even attempting to count the dead... READ MORE

23rd June, 2015 4415

A QUARTER OF A MILLION PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN THE SYRIAN CONFLICT


Syrian conflict has killed quarter of a million people... READ MORE

8th August, 2015 4164

AT UN POPE ISSUES SWEEPING CALL FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE


Standing before the General Assembly in his first speech here Francis endorsed United Nations efforts to reach a global compact to fight poverty and climate change... READ MORE

25th September, 2015 3852

'BIG PRICE TO PAY' FOR SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK


Trump 'big price to pay' for syria chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 3621

MISSILES 'WILL BE COMING' TO SYRIA, TRUMP SAYS AFTER RUSSIA WARNS AGAINST U.S. STRIKE


The tweet came as Trump administration officials have consulted with global allies on a possible joint military response to Syria's alleged poison gas attack... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 3227

RUSSIAN TROOPS 'FIGHTING ALONGSIDE ASSAD'S ARMY AGAINST SYRIAN REBELS'


An unnamed activist with the Syrian rebel group the Free Syrian Army told The Times The Russians have been there a long time... READ MORE

2nd September, 2015 3169

EDITORIAL LOST VOICES OF THE WORLDS REFUGEES


In the many conferences and diplomatic discussions about refugees, their own voices are rarely heard... READ MORE

15th June, 2015 2502

FRENCH INTELLIGENCE SAYS ASSAD FORCES CARRIED OUT SARIN ATTACK


The chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun killed scores of people, according to a war monitor, Syrian opposition groups and Western countries... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 2318

ANALYSIS | TRUMP'S STRIKES ON SYRIA RISK RETALIATION, ESCALATION IN A WAR HE WANTS TO AVOID


Then, 10 days later, he opened a new front against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad that risks drawing the United States into a broader conflict there... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 1936

SYRIA 'CHEMICAL ATTACK': WHAT WE KNOW


Syria war What we know about Douma 'chemical attack'... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 1924

READ PUTIN'S U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPEECH


Russia believes in the huge potential of the United Nations, which should help us avoid a new global confrontation and engage in strategic cooperation... READ MORE

28th September, 2015 1698

US ACCUSES SYRIA OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE IN EAST GHOUTA


The United States has accused the Syrian government of using chemical weapons against its people... READ MORE

2nd February, 2018 1448

GLOBAL POVERTY DROPS SHARPLY WITH CHINA MAKING BIG STRIDES UN REPORT SAYS


In releasing the report, United Nations officials celebrated meeting some of the goals... READ MORE

6th July, 2015 1445

UN SECURITY COUNCIL IS FAILING SYRIA, BAN KI-MOON ADMITS


We need some solidarity unity of purpose particularly among the permanent members of the security council he said in an interview... READ MORE

7th September, 2015 1176

PARTNERSHIP AIMS TO BOLSTER LOCAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS


We need good information, Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization, said at an event to announce the new partnership... READ MORE

26th September, 2015 1139

U.N. SAYS SOME OF ITS PEACEKEEPERS WERE PAYING 13-YEAR-OLDS FOR SEX


As the United Nations maintains nine peacekeeping operations in Africa, employing over 100,000 people on the continent, the abuses threaten to erode the organization's legitimacy... READ MORE

12th January, 2016 1105

MOSCOW SLAMS FRENCH REPORT ON SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK AS INFERIOR SUBSTITUTE TO STALLED OPCW PROBE


Moscow slams French report on Syria chemical attack as inferior substitute to stalled OPCW probe -- RT News... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 1090

UK AND US GIVEN CASE FILE ON 'NERVE AGENT MADE IN RUSSIAN LAB'


Russia did not publicly declare its Foliant programme before signing the 1993 chemical weapons convention, limiting known data about the nerve agent's properties... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 1059

REFUGEE CRISIS IN EUROPE PROMPTS WESTERN ENGAGEMENT IN SYRIA


To aid refugees fleeing the Central African Republic, for instance, he has to dip into a pot of United Nations money not earmarked for specific crises... READ MORE

1st October, 2015 979

UN TO EXAMINE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACKS


The UN has adopted a resolution aimed at identifying those behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria... READ MORE

7th August, 2015 962

SYRIA FORCES BEHIND KHAN SHEIKHOUN GAS ATTACK


The report also found that the Syrian government was responsible for at least 23 other chemical attacks in the war-ravaged country since March 2013... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 950

SARIN USED IN APRIL SYRIA ATTACK, CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG CONFIRMS


The use of sarin has been highly contentious throughout the Syrian war... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 883

UN ADOPTS AMBITIOUS GLOBAL GOALS AFTER YEARS OF NEGOTIATIONS


The new goals follow and expand on an earlier list, the Millennium Development Goals, adopted by the United Nations in 2000... READ MORE

26th September, 2015 774


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