Assad's forces still have several tons of chemical weapons: Israel

Apr 20, 2017

Assad's forces still have several tons of chemical weapons: Israel

Israel’s military said on Wednesday it believes Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces still possess several tons of chemical weapons, issuing the assessment two weeks after a sarin attack that killed nearly 90 people in Syria. Israel, along with many countries, blames the strike on ...

Lawmakers call for Assad's wife to be stripped of British citizenship

Apr 17, 2017

Lawmakers call for Assad's wife to be stripped of British citizenship

U.K. lawmakers are calling on the government to strip Syrian President Bashar Assad’s wife of her British citizenship for supporting her husband’s regime during the country’s ongoing war. Tom Brake, the Liberal Democrats’ foreign affairs spokesman, on Sunday accused Assad of using her international ...

U.S. admits misdirected airstrike killed 18 allied fighters near Raqqa

Apr 14, 2017

U.S. admits misdirected airstrike killed 18 allied fighters near Raqqa

A misdirected airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition earlier this week killed 18 allied fighters battling the Islamic State group in northern Syria, the U.S. military said Thursday. U.S. Central Command said coalition aircraft were given the wrong coordinates by their partner forces, the predominantly-Kurdish ...