use of chemical weapons in syria

UN chemical weapons experts inspect alleged chemical samples from an attack in Syria, 2013
German company involved in Syrian chemical attacks defies U.S. warnings

“The victims of the Assad regime are paying the price for this mistake,” says German politician Volker Beck.

Russian envoy to Lebanon: We'll return fire for any U.S. launch on Syria

Senior diplomat ups the stakes after Washington and Moscow clash at the UN.

By REUTERS
11/04/2018
Donald Trump
After Syria chemical strike, Trump to decide on response by end of day

UN war crimes investigators had previously documented 33 chemical attacks in Syria, attributing 27 to the Assad government, which has repeatedly denied using the weapons.

By REUTERS
09/04/2018
Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef
Chief Rabbi calls for action against Syrian ‘genocide’

His comments came after a chemical attack in the rebel-held city of Douma was apparently carried out by the Syrian regime, leaving dozens of people dead.

Amos Yadlin
Former IDF Intel Chief urges grounding of Assad's helicopter fleet

“Even without poison gas, these vehicles are used to launch inaccurate explosives that inflict terror and death on Syrian civilians,” said Amos Yadlin.

By Yonah Jeremy Bob , JPOST.COM STAFF
08/04/2018
syria gas attack
'Post' uncovers Israeli medical treatment of Syrian gas attack victims

Rebels and two sources confirm casualties of a chlorine attack near the Hermon in Syria sought treatment in Israel.

A United Nations (U.N.) chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing
UN: Syrian gov't forces used chemical weapons more than two dozen times

In their 14th report since 2011, UN investigators said they had in all documented 33 chemical weapons attacks to date.

By REUTERS
06/09/2017
Sarin
Assad behind April 4 chemical attack, French intelligence confirms

Among the elements found in the samples were hexamine, a hallmark of sarin produced by the Syrian government.

By REUTERS
26/04/2017
Tillerson Lavrov
Russia complains to US over exclusion from Syria chemical probe

Trump said last week that relations with Moscow "may be at an all-time low."

By REUTERS
22/04/2017
PEOPLE ATTEND a protest against American airstrikes in Syria, in front of a United Nations building
Trump changes the rules of the game: The impact of the strike in Syria

For the Trump administration, the strike in Syria – limited and demonstrative in nature, but strategically resounding and timely – served all purposes at once.

By ERAN LERMAN
18/04/2017
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