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Militants must be 'cleaned out' of Syria's Idlib, Iran says

Sep 4, 2018

Militants must be 'cleaned out' of Syria's Idlib, Iran says

Iran called on Monday for militants to be "cleaned out" of Syria's Idlib province, as it prepared for talks with Syria and Russia about confronting the last major enclave held by rebels opposed to President Bashar Assad. Syrian government forces are planning a phased offensive ...

Russia again claims Syrian rebels are preparing chemical weapons attack

Aug 29, 2018

Russia again claims Syrian rebels are preparing chemical weapons attack

Russia on Tuesday again accused Syrian rebels of preparing a chemical attack that Moscow says will be used to justify a Western strike against Syrian troops. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Tuesday that the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee is preparing the attack in the ...

Jul 26, 2018

U.S. sanctions people linked to Syrian chemical weapons

The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Wednesday against five groups and eight individuals linked to Syria's chemical weapons program, the department said in a statement. The targeted groups and people were key to a network that procured electronics for the Syrian agency that develops ...