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Left shows the modified chlorine cylinder used in yesterday's Douma attack, the right hand image is from an August 2017 chlorine attack in Khan Al-Assal. Clear similarities, seems they've strengthened the suspension lugs. pic.twitter.com/c1QaNjLzRV - Eliot Higgins (@EliotHiggins) April 8, ... Syria
France has evidence that Syria used chemical weapons against its own citizens, French President Emmanuel Macron President said this afternoon, five days after a suspected chemical attack there. "We have the proof that last week ... chemical weapons -- at least chlorine gas -- were used by ...

August 2, 2013 - The UN calls for an investigation into an incident in July in Khan al-Assal in northern Syria. Videos on the Internet purport to show Syrian rebels executing as many as 30 people, most of them government soldiers. August 18, 2013 - A team of UN weapons inspectors arrives in Syria ...
The external modifications on the above cylinder are particularly interesting as they are consistent with modifications seen on other gas cylinders used in other reported aerial chlorine attacks. Very similar modifications can been seen in the following video from August 2017 in Khan ... Chemical
... and the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), it is tasked with looking into possible use of Chemical weapons following reports of an attack in the northern town of Khan al-Assal. It confirms use of sarin in the August 21 attack in the Damascus suburb Ghouta that killed hundreds. Syria

March 19, 2013: The Syrian government and opposition both say the other is responsible for a gas attack in the northern town of Khan al-Assal that kills 26 people. U.N. investigators later say sarin gas was used, though they don't say which side. Aug. 21, 2013: In the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, more ...
But there were reports of additional use of chemical weapons, including the Khan al-Assal attack in March 2013 when Syrian soldiers and civilians were killed by a missile carrying sarin, which was almost certainly fired by the regime, and missed its intended target. The fact that it was not until August ... War Crime
eastern Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus. Whether chlorine or sarin gas was used is still under debate. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has almost won back control of the entire eastern Ghouta enclave, in a Russian and Iranian-backed military campaign that began in February. Troops loyal to ...
If anything, as of only 3 days ago, the Syrian government's chemical weapons stockpile has been yet once more directly linked to the chemicals used in Khan Sheikhoun, Khan al-Assal, and Ghouta by laboratory tests performed by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons which identified ...
It has succeeded in linking that attack, as well as the March 2013 chemical assault on Khan al-Assal in Aleppo Province, and the April 2017 attack on Khan Shaykhun in Idlib Province, to Syria's chemical stockpile. Based in the Netherlands, the OPCW is an inter-governmental organization, with a membership that includes ...
This also raises questions about the Khan al-Assal attack on March 19th 2013. Sergey Lavrov claimed that based on their study of the Sarin used in the Khan al-Assal attack that the Sarin used on August 21st 2013 was the same type, used in a higher concentration. While Russia and Syria alleged rebel ...
In Khan al-Assal over 150 people were brutally murdered by al-Qaeda affiliates and remnants of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in 2013. Yet, the significance of Khan al-Assal applies to the chemical issue, whereby the Syrian government is adamant that terrorists were responsible for a past attack – just like ...
A Syrian minister said it was a "dangerous escalation" and the "first act" of a new rebel authority. However, both a chemical weapons monitoring body and the US said there was no evidence they had been used. Both sides say the attack happened in the Khan al-Assal region north of the second city, Aleppo ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – A massive explosion rocked the headquarters of Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham inside the west Aleppo town of Khan Al-'Assal tonight. According to reports from pro-opposition activists, an IED was detonated inside the HTS base, killing and wounding at least ten members of the ...
In September 2013 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, referencing the earlier Sarin attack in Khan al-Assal in March 2013, claimed:.

Deadly chemical attacks during the Syrian Civil War include the Ghouta attack in Damascus in August 2013 and the Khan al-Assal attack in ...
Deadly attacks during the war included the Ghouta attack in the suburbs of Damascus in August 2013 and the Khan al-Assal attack in the ...
August 2, 2013 - The UN calls for an investigation into an incident in July in Khan al-Assal in northern Syria. Videos on the Internet purport to ...
Estimates of people killed were approximately 1,338 and forensic reports significantly revealed that the chemical agent in the Khan al Assal ...
Illustrative photo: A Syrian victim who suffered an alleged chemical attack at Khan al-Assal village — according to SANA — receives treatment by doctors at a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, March 19. AP. Apr 20, 2017-"Incontrovertible" test results show sarin gas or a similar substance was used in the chemical weapons attack in ...
In Khan al-Assal over 150 people were brutally murdered by al-Qaeda affiliates and remnants of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in 2013. Yet, the ...
Sarin gas was used in a chemical weapons attack in northern Syrian on Tuesday, Turkey's health ministry confirmed in a statement today after ...
... that killed dozens of people, including government soldiers, in Khan al-Assal, a district of Aleppo city in northern Syria. An investigation by the ...
More than two dozen people, including several Syrian soldiers, die in a sarin gas attack in Khan al-Assal town in northern Syria.
"Terrorists launched a missile containing chemical products into the region of Khan al-Assal in the province of Aleppo, killing 15 people, mainly ...
The first major chemical weapon attack committed by Damascus was in March 2013 on the Syrian town of Khan Al Assal, in the province of ...
March 19, 2013: A gas attack kills 26 people, at least half of them government soldiers, in the northern town of Khan al-Assal.
Initial reports from state media claimed the attack launched from rebel held Kafr Dael, 5km north of Khan al Assal, killed “25 people and ...
... suburb of al-Ghouta on August 21, in Khan al-Assal near Aleppo in March 2013 and in Saraqeb near the northern town of Idlib last April".
... that it was the Muslim rebels (FSA) and not the Assad regime that carried out a chemical attack on the town of Khan al-Assal, west of Aleppo.
The push on Khan al-Assal, a village on the southwestern outskirts of the embattled city of Aleppo, comes more than a week after it was ...
Illustrative photo: A Syrian victim who suffered an alleged chemical attack at Khan al-Assal village — according to SANA — receives treatment ...
In Khan al-Assal over 150 people were brutally murdered by al-Qaeda affiliates and remnants of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) in 2013. Yet, the ...
Sarin gas was used in a chemical weapons attack in northern Syrian on Tuesday, Turkey's health ministry confirmed in a statement today after ...
More than two dozen people, including several Syrian soldiers, die in a sarin gas attack in Khan al-Assal town in northern Syria.
... that killed dozens of people, including government soldiers, in Khan al-Assal, a district of Aleppo city in northern Syria. An investigation by the ...
Five buses carrying evacuees arrived in rebel-held Khan al-Assal, the AFP news agency said, quoting Ahmad al-Dbis, who heads a team of ...
"Terrorists launched a missile containing chemical products into the region of Khan al-Assal in the province of Aleppo, killing 15 people, mainly ...
August 2, 2013 - The UN calls for an investigation into an incident in July in Khan al-Assal in northern Syria. Videos on the Internet purport to show Syrian rebels executing as many as 30 people, most of them government soldiers.
Air raids targeted the rebel strongholds of Atarib and Khan al-Assal in Aleppo province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that unidentified warplanes attacked rebel-held areas in the west, south and north of the province, such as al-Mallah, Mansoura, Atarib, Khan al-Assal and al-Rashidin. The bombings were accompanied by ...
Air raids targeted the opposition strongholds of Atarib and Khan Al-Assal in Aleppo, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Air raids targeted the rebel strongholds of Atarib and Khan al-Assal in Aleppo province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Syrian Civil Defence members hand aid to people who were evacuated from the last rebel-held pockets of Syria's northern city of Aleppo, as they arrive on December 19, 2016 in the opposition-controlled Khan al-Assal region, west of the embattled city.
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:30 A.M.) - The Russian Air Force resumed their aerial campaign over the southwestern suburbs of Aleppo on Tuesday night after taking a short hiatus to deal with the humanitarian situation going on in the eastern pocket of the ...
The first widely-known chemical attack also occurs in Khan al-Assal near Aleppo on March 19, resulting in the deaths of dozens of both civilians and Syrian government soldiers.
Syrians, who were evacuated from the last rebel-held pockets of Syria's northen city of Aleppo, arrive on Tuesday 2016 in the opposition-controlled Khan al-Assal region, west of the embattled city. At least 25,000 people have left the bombed-out ...
... an Iranian deputy foreign minister. Ahmad Al Dbis, who heads a team of doctors and volunteers coordinating evacuations, said some 400 vehicles had arrived overnight on Thursday in Khan Al Assal, the staging ground where evacuees from Aleppo arrive.


 

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