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Dr. Aziz Asbar was one of the directors of the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Center, responsible for long-range rockets and chemical weapons programs
Several people were treated at local medical facilities for breathing difficulties after the attack on February 4.
The US State Department said that Russia and Syria are attempting to "sanitize" the site where the chemical weapons attack is said to have taken place.
The first two months of Trump's presidency passed with little said about Assad's government.
The seven Syrians admitted for treatment on Thursday were wounded by shrapnel from fighting in Syrian villages near the border with Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Five dozen Tomahawk missiles hit Assad regime air field in response to sarin gas attack • Moscow: Serious blow to relations with US coalition
By MICHAEL WILNER
People die in wars, but even in wars there are laws, rules of engagement, and things that are not done.
By TZIPI LIVNI
Chemical warfare repeatedly failed those in the past who unleashed it, and Syria will ultimately be no different.
By AMOTZ ASA-EL
The mullahs of Tehran are undoubtedly watching closely to see how the latest Syrian trampling of international conventions will play out.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
Trump: "These heinous acts by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated."
The United States has blamed the administration of Syrian President Bashar Assad for the attack.
Among the most horrifying aspects of the five-year-old Syrian civil war was Assad’s use of chemical weapons, including the massive August 2013 sarin gas attack that killed more than 1,400 civilians.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Under the last five years of Assad's presidency, since an uprising first took root in Daraa in March of 2011, between 250,000 and 370,000 have been killed.
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