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Syrian regime forces continue pushing through Yarmouk refugee camp, intensifying bombardment in a bid to recapture remaining parts not under Assad's control.

A Syrian activist group has released a list of all suspected chemical attacks since 2012.

Russian TV 'coerced' Syrian boy into denying <em>chemical</em> attack

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Russian TV 'coerced' Syrian boy into denying chemical attack

The presence of uniformed men in Russia 24's video report suggest interviewees could have been coerced into denying the Douma chemical attack took place.

Syrian regime offensive targets IS tunnels, trenches in Damascus

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Syrian regime offensive targets IS tunnels, trenches in Damascus

The Hajar al-Aswad neighbourhood and the nearby Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk are the last parts of Damascus not under regime control.

G7 united against Russia's 'maligned behaviour'

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G7 united against Russia's 'maligned behaviour'

The G7's foreign ministers conference in Canada on Sunday slammed Russia's maligned behaviour across the world, noting its aggression in Syria, ...

The New Arab & agencies

G7 present common front against Russia's 'malign activities'

Fears about President Donald Trump's plans for the Iran nuclear deal remained prominent as G7 foreign ministers attempted to show a united front against Russia in Toronto.

Muhammad Idrees Ahmad

Are there really 'no good guys' in Syria?

Comment: The 'no good guys' argument places the largely peaceful Syrian uprising on the same moral plane as the murderous regime that forced it ...

The New Arab & agencies

Russia, Syria trying to 'sanitise' Douma chemical attack site

Douma is under the protection of Russia's military police, and with 12 days having passed since the attack, concerns are growing that evidence ...

The New Arab & agencies

US, Syrian opposition claim Assad still has chemical capability

Both the Pentagon and Syrian opposition officials have voiced their concern that the Assad regime still has capacity to conduct ...

Trump's Syria 'action' is a triumph for Assad

Sam Hamad

Trump's Syria 'action' is a triumph for Assad

Comment: The coalition's attack on Assad's chemical weapons bases demonstrates they have no intention whatsoever of making a meaningful ...

The New Arab

US-led strikes 'failed to deter' Assad from chemical warfare

US-led missile strikes against the Syrian regime have failed to destroy its chemical stockpiles and have not deterred their use in ...

Russia says <em>chemical</em> attack investigation in Syria's Douma 'unnecessary'

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Russia says chemical attack investigation in Syria's Douma 'unnecessary'

A push by the United States, France and Britain at the United Nations to establish a new chemical weapons investigation in Syria is ...

<em>Chemical</em> inspectors allowed into Douma amid probe tampering warnings

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Chemical inspectors allowed into Douma amid probe tampering warnings

Chemical watchdog inspectors have finally been allowed entry into Douma, after western countries warned that evidence may have been ...

Assad's regime will return to 'business as usual' brutality

James Snell

Assad's regime will return to 'business as usual' brutality

Comment: Not only did Trump's much vaunted strikes fail to threaten Assad; they have actually bolstered him, writes James Snell.

Proof of 'staged' Syria <em>chemical</em> attack is from film

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Proof of 'staged' Syria chemical attack is from film

Circulated images attempting to prove that a Syrian chemical attack was 'staged' are in fact from a Syrian film set.

Paul Iddon

Bigger, not better: Assessing Trump's latest bombing of Syria

Analysis: If past strikes are anything to go by, this latest round of missiles is unlikely to deter Assad from gassing his people again in the future, writes Paul Iddon.

The New Arab & agencies

US lawmakers introduce open-ended war on terror authorisation

The bill is a long-awaited stab at making Congress authorise wars, but it also gives the executive branch more sweeping power.

The New Arab & agencies

Washington seeking Arab force to replace Syria presence: report

President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed interest in extricating the US from its foreign entanglements.

Theresa May defends Syria strikes in Commons showdown

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Theresa May defends Syria strikes in Commons showdown

The UK leader defended taking military action against Syria on the weekend without seeking parliamentary approval as British lawmakers vent ...

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Assad cannot be part of Syria solution: German minister

Germany's foreign minister also charged Russia for routinely blocking UN efforts to investigate chemical weapons attacks in ...

US to hit Russia with new sanctions

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US to hit Russia with new sanctions

The Trump administration has already sanctioned Russia twice in the past four weeks as relations between the two countries deteriorate.

Syrian war will go on despite strikes: Boris Johnson

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Syrian war will go on despite strikes: Boris Johnson

British foreign minister said US-led strikes would not put a halt to the Syria war.

US to maintain Syria presence until goals accomplished: Haley

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US to maintain Syria presence until goals accomplished: Haley

The remarks contradict Trump's earlier statement that the US would withdraw from Syria "very soon".

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