Tag Archives: Douma

OPCW completes ‘initial’ chemical probe in Syria’s Douma, sends samples for analysis

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has completed the “initial deployment” of its fact-finding mission at the site of the alleged chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma. “Samples were brought to the OPCW Laboratory where they will be split and then dispatched to the OPCW designated laboratories. The analysis of the samples may take at ...

Read More »

US ‘freezes funding’ for White Helmets as group’s Douma chem attack claim falls apart

As the reputation of the controversial militant-linked White Helmets continues to crumble, even the US State Department seems to be having second thoughts about supporting the group, reportedly placing a freeze on its funding. The State Department’s support for the White Helmets is “under active review,”according to a CBS News report. The group reportedly hasn’t received funding in weeks, but ...

Read More »

Scores of NATO-made mines found amid massive ammo cache in Syria’s Douma (VIDEO)

Hundreds of mines, some said to originate from NATO countries, as well as scores of mortar shells and frag grenades have been retrieved by Syrian sappers in the town of Douma. The mine-clearing effort was caught on camera. A stunning amount of projectiles, among them land mines, hand grenades and mortar shells, were recorded strewn on the ground in Douma, ...

Read More »

Ignore, deny, downplay: Accounts of Syrians from Douma have no place in Western narrative

Whatever the Douma residents, who had first-hand experience of the shooting of the ‘water dousing after chemical attack’ video, have to say, their words simply don’t fit into the narrative allowed in the West, analysts told RT. Footage of screaming bewildered civilians and children being doused with water, presumably to decontaminate them, was a key part in convincing Western audiences ...

Read More »

Twitterati challenge journalist who bemoaned Douma testimony as ‘bizarre & underwhelming’

Witnesses giving public testimony about the alleged chemical attack in Douma – what can be uncomfortable about that? A lot, according to one journalist, as the event was organized by Russia. Readers were not convinced. Read more The Intercept’s Robert Mackey took issue with Russia’s decision to allow an 11-year-old “victim” of the alleged attack to speak at The Hague ...

Read More »

Douma ‘attack’ witnesses speak at Russia-called OPCW briefing at The Hague (VIDEO)

Speaking at The Hague, 11-year-old Hassan Diab, featured in the clip of the alleged chemical attack in Douma, joined other witnesses to describe the events of April 7, which the US used a pretext for a strike on Syria. “We were at the basement and we heard people shouting that we needed to go to a hospital. We went through ...

Read More »

City beneath city: RT films massive network of militant-built tunnels under Syria’s Douma (VIDEO)

The Syrian military has been combing through a vast network of tunnels built by jihadists in Douma, not far from Damascus. RT Arabic filmed vehicles easily fitting in the passages and asked locals how the militants treated them. Located 15 meters deep under the surface, the massive tunnels are supported by metal pillars and are paneled with some sort of ...

Read More »

RT talks Douma ‘chemical attack’ & allegations it was a set-up or never happened at all (VIDEO)

RT’s Murad Gazdiev highlights a number of eyewitness accounts from Douma, Syria that people directly involved in the notorious “chemical attack” video actually had no idea about the alleged use of chemicals there. Amid growing suspicions that the “chemical attack” in Douma was actually staged, Gazdiev looked into some of the remarkable statements made by local residents and Western journalists ...

Read More »

‘Whole story was staged’: German reporter on live TV says Douma incident was false flag attack

The alleged chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma was staged by local militants, who tried to frame it as a Syrian Army strike, a German TV correspondent, who travelled to Damascus, has said publicly, citing local witnesses. “People told us in a very convincing manner that this whole story was staged,” Uli Gack, a reporter with the German ...

Read More »

RT visits hospital seen in Douma ‘chemical attack’ video, talks to boy from footage (VIDEO)

RT Arabic has traveled to the Douma hospital shown in footage of the aftermath of the alleged chemical weapons attack. The crew talked to a boy featured in the video, who recounted the events. Hassan Diab, 11, appears to be the trembling boy seen in the video of the aftermath of the alleged chemical attack in the Eastern Ghouta city. ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!