Assad regime taking U.S. retaliation threat seriously, Mattis says

Jun 29, 2017

Assad regime taking U.S. retaliation threat seriously, Mattis says

Syria's government is taking seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters traveling with him to Brussels, Mattis noted there has been no such attack since the White House issued a surprise statement Monday ...

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 Assad's ...

Russia vetoes U.N. resolution on Syria sarin attack probe

/ Apr 13, 2017

Russia vetoes U.N. resolution on Syria sarin attack probe

Russia on Wednesday vetoed a U.N. resolution demanding the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation of a suspected chemical attack, blocking Security Council action against its ally for an eighth time. Britain, France and the United States had put forward the measure in response to ...