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Assad had no reason to launch chem attack, unlike those who want US involvement – Ron Paul

Washington and the US media seem to have no doubts about the Syrian government’s complicity in the Douma incident despite the fact that those who want America to stay in Syria have far more solid motives, Ron Paul told RT. The assertion by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders that Washington is “confident” that Syrian President Bashar Assad is ...

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UNSC meets to discuss threats to security in wake of Syria ‘chem attack’ reports (WATCH LIVE)

The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting on security in the Middle East, in the wake of reports of an alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma. The UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, opened the meeting by describing the reports about the alleged chemical attack in Douma and the subsequent airstrike against the ...

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No trace of chemical weapons at alleged attack site in Douma – Russian military

The Russian military has found no trace of chemical weapons use after searching parts of Syria’s Douma allegedly targeted by an “attack.” Photos of victims posted by the White Helmets are fake, Russia’s Defense Ministry said. Experts in radiological, chemical and biological warfare, as well as medics, on Monday inspected the parts of the Eastern Ghouta city of Douma, where ...

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Douma ‘chemical attack’: ‘It would be stupid for Assad to commit war crime amid landslide victories’

It would be illogical for the Syrian government, which previously seems to have acted strategically, to suddenly launch a chemical attack on Douma amid its successful recapturing of territory, experts told RT. Two F-15 fighters targeted Syria’s T-4 airbase in Homs province on Sunday night, shortly after Western powers accused the Syrian government of orchestrating an alleged chlorine attack in ...

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'No comment’: Israeli military silent on Syrian airbase attack

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) repeatedly refused to comment on a Russian Defense Ministry statement that accused Israel of targeting a Syrian airbase in Homs province on Sunday night. Asked about a report by the Russian Defense Ministry, in which it said Israel had carried out a missile attack on Syria’s T-4 airfield in Homs province, Jonathan Conricus, an IDF ...

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Syrian Air Defenses respond to ‘missile attack’ on airbase in Homs – state media

Published time: 9 Apr, 2018 01:32 Edited time: 9 Apr, 2018 01:58 The Syrian Air Defense Force has responded to a “missile attack” on a military airport in the area of Homs, state media SANA is reporting. At least eight missiles were launched at Syria’s T-4 air base in the east of Homs province, SANA reports, citing a military source. ...

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Forget about Gaza, bomb Assad! Israeli hawks urge US to strike Syria over Douma ‘chem attack’

Israeli officials have called on the US to attack the Syrian Army, following what they called a “shocking attack” in Douma. Israel’s own crackdown on Gaza protesters was “self-defense” and not worthy of attention, they said. Washington must launch a strike against Damascus in response to the alleged chemical attack in the city of Douma, the Israeli Strategic Affairs and ...

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UNSC to meet on ‘threats to peace & security’ in wake of Syria chem attack reports – Russian mission

Russia has called a UN Security Council meeting for Monday, about threats to international peace and security, in the wake of reports of a chemical attack in Syria’s Douma. It will be followed by a meeting on the alleged incident. “A UN Security Council meeting is to be convened, at the initiative of Russia, at 3 p.m. (19:00 GMT) and ...

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‘Syria gasses own people just as Trump mulls withdrawal?’ Journalists question Douma ‘chem attack’

Not everybody is buying into reports of a chemical attack by Syria’s government in Douma, with online critics saying the claims conveniently coincide with Donald Trump’s plans to leave Syria and the withdrawal of Ghouta militants. Anti-government activists, including the notorious White Helmets civil defense group, on Saturday blamed the Syrian authorities of using chemical weapons in the militant-held town ...

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Knife attack at Berlin half-marathon foiled by police, 4 detained – reports (VIDEO)

Police foiled an attempted knife attack during the Berlin half-marathon on Sunday. Four men, one of whom is suspected of planning the assault, were detained. German newspaper Die Welt reports that the four suspects have ties to Berlin truck attacker Anis Amri, the Tunisian man who killed 12 people when he drove a truck into a crowded Christmas market on ...

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