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Exiled Thai critic attacked with chemicals in Japan

Thailand’s army chief denies the military being involved in the attack.

Civilian toll mounts as Syria regime pounds jihadist bastion

The United Nations warn that an all-out offensive on the region will lead to a humanitarian catastrophe for its nearly three million residents.

No definite conclusion on Syria chemical exposure

The State Department says there are signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons.

Turkey welcomes strikes on Syria as ‘appropriate’

The United States, Britain and France had carried out a wave of strikes against Assad's regime on Saturday a week after the suspected deadly gas attack on the rebel-held Damascus suburb of Douma.

UN Security Council to meet over Syria strikes

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will brief the council during the public meeting scheduled for 11 am.

Blasts shake Damascus as US and allies launch Syria strikes

Trump had suggested US military action could be on a large scale, but Saturday's attacks were narrowly targeted and the facilities hit had reportedly been evacuated in recent days.

France says ‘large part’ of Syria chemical arsenal destroyed

Le Drian had told BFM television that France had "solid intelligence" that the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was behind the gas attack.

Iran’s Khamenei slams ‘criminals’ Trump, Macron, May

Khamenei had said through Telegram: "The American president says he attacked Syria to fight against chemical weapons. He is lying."

US-led strikes steer clear of Russian military

The strikes hit a scientific research centre near Damascus, a weapons storage facility west of Homs and a third location that contained both a command post and an equipment storage facility in the same area.

Huge blasts heard in Syria’s capital

Syrian state television had also reported a US attack on Syria, in coordination with France and Britain.

US, France, Britain launch strikes on Syria

A joint US-British-French operation had been launched on Syria.

US has taken decision to strike Syria

The United States earlier on Friday had blamed the Syrian government for a deadly chemical weapons attack this month and slammed Russia for failing to stop its ally, President Bashar al-Assad.

UN chief warns of war as US readies to avenge Syria...

Any intervention increases the risk of a clash with Russian forces in Syria to defend Assad, and UN chief Antonio Guterres warned the Security Council to beware a "full-blown military escalation."

US readies response to Syria attacks after UN clash with Russia

The US leader has made it clear he plans to make Bashar al-Assad, and perhaps his Russian and Iranian backers, pay a price for the latest alleged toxic gas atrocity of Syria's civil war.

Divided UN falters in response to alleged Syria chemical attack

A rival measure put forward by Moscow has failed to garner enough votes for adoption, laying bare the divisions within the council over Syria as the threat of Western military action loomed large.

Russia rejects US proposal for UN Syria gas attacks probe

The United States had put forward a draft resolution to the Security Council following alleged toxic gas use in the rebel-held town of Douma that killed at least 40 people.

‘Big price to pay,’ after ‘mindless’ Syria attack, says Trump

Trump had also called Syrian President Bashar al-Assad an "animal."

New strikes pound Syria’s Ghouta after alleged gas attack

Sunday's strikes comes despite reports of a ceasefire and the potential resumption of talks between Syria's regime and Jaish al-Islam, the last rebel faction in Ghouta.