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The news follows the US, UK and French missile strikes that were carried out on a number of targets in Syria on Saturday in response to the alleged chemical attack in Duma on April 7. The attack was launched just ahead of the OPCW's inspection of the site. Western states have blamed the Syrian ...
On April 14, the United States, France and the United Kingdom launched more than 100 missiles on a number of targets in Syria in response to the alleged chemical attack in Duma, located in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta. A total of 71 out of 103 missiles were successfully intercepted by Syrian ...

"Russia and Syria must cooperate." The team aims to collect samples, interview witnesses and document evidence to determine whether banned toxic munitions were used, although it is not permitted to assign blame for the attack. The inspectors met Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad in the ...
For the same 58-year old senior Syrian doctor then adds something profoundly uncomfortable: the patients, he says, were overcome not by gas but by .... Syria doesn't cut it as Jeffersonian democracy – as I cynically like to tell my Arab colleagues – and it is indeed a ruthless dictatorship, but that couldn't ...
A report by the Independent's veteran Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk quotes doctors in Duma saying victims suffered from dust inhalation and that ... The journalists who have been advancing the establishment narrative on Syria aren't about to start reporting that they've gotten the entire Syria story ...
Reporters from the One America News Network have visited the Syrian town of Duma, located in Damascus' suburbs, where, according to the U.S. and its allies, a chemical attack took place on April 7, and found no evidence that could prove these claims. The situation around Syria escalated in recent ...

The Russian military contingent in Syria is slightly smaller — estimated at fewer than 2,000 troops and fewer than 100 warplanes. So the U.S. and its allies could carry out targeted reprisals on Syrian military targets with limited risk of causing Russian casualties, especially if the U.S. warns Moscow ahead of ...
A new, confirmed chemical attack in Syria would pose a dilemma for President Trump, who ordered military strikes on a Syrian air base after a chemical attack last year to punish Mr. Assad but has more recently said he wanted to get the United States out of Syria. In posts on Twitter on Sunday, Mr. Trump ...
Russia must influence Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria to end violence and to protect civilians, British and US leaders agreed on Sunday. ... The sources from the Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, said 31 civilians were killed in the Duma district in airstrikes and missile attacks.
The U.N. Security Council demanded a cease-fire across Syria more than a week ago, but the bloodshed in eastern Ghouta continued. ... "Three of the 46 trucks being sent to Duma today are close to empty," Marwa Awad, a spokeswoman for the U.N.'s World Food Program in Damascus, told The ...

Desperate for food and medicine, Syrian civilians in the war-ravaged eastern suburbs of Damascus hoped for relief Monday as a 46-truck aid convoy began entering the rebel stronghold, the first such shipment in months. The U.N.'s humanitarian office said the convoy with health and nutrition supplies, ...
Syrian child Khaled al Ghorani lies at a clinic after he had his hand amputated in Kafar Batna in the Syrian opposition enclave of eastern Ghouta on March 1, 2018 following reported air strikes by Syrian regime forces. (AFP). The five-hour daily pauses in fighting in Syria's embattled eastern suburbs of the ...
The highest death toll was reported in Duma where regime forces pounded the area on Friday, according to an Anadolu Agency correspondent in the area. ... Syria has been locked in a devastating conflict since early 2011 when the regime cracked down on demonstrators with unexpected ferocity.
At least 75 civilians have been killed in the Bashar al-Assad regime's airstrikes in Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Thursday, according to sources from Syrian Civil Defense. The airstrikes on civilian residential areas killed 27 in Arbin, 17 in Jisrin, 2 in Zamalka, 3 in Sabka, 3 in Misraba, 7 in Hamuriya, 1 in Bayt ...
Air strikes in Syria's Eastern Ghouta have killed 23 individuals, five of which are children, reported the Syrian Observatory on Wednesday afternoon. On Wednesday morning, the ... Earlier, the artillery shelling and raids centered on the cities of Arbeen, Duma, Marj and Hzarma. Civil Defense teams continue ...
Syrians inspect the debris of buildings destroyed by Syrian forces' missile strikes in Al Ghouta East, in Duma, Syria on February 22, 2018. More than 300 shells hit several areas in Syria's ... Millions of people have fled the country to further uncertainty. Those who have managed to find asylum often face ...
In northern Syria, an opposition push against jihadis who have controlled much of Idlib province for the past four years swept the extremists from as many as ... of planning and was poised to change the face of the area, which had been used by Syrian and Russian officials to “tar the whole revolution cause”.


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