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Israel, which has often struck Syrian army locations during its neighbor's seven-year civil war, has neither confirmed nor denied mounting the raid.
Jerusalem remains concerned that the US and its partners are turning a blind eye to Iran's attempts to entrench itself in the country.
Not tolerating chemical weapons is an important statement, but from Israel’s position does not go far enough.
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
"Attempts to transfer chemical or advanced weapons to Hezbollah will not be tolerated," says Defense Minister.
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
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
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.
Despite Western airstrikes, the Syrian government continued its advance, with Russian and Iranian aid.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov denied that Moscow had interfered with any evidence.
An analysis on what the repercussions of the US strikes in Syria might mean for the use of chemical weapons in smaller states.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
Haley acknowledged regional concerns and said, “We all know our work in Syria is not done.”
By MICHAEL WILNER
Russia, which is helping Assad fight rebel forces opposed to his rule, immediately condemned the strikes.
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