Chemical terrorism

President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 11, 2018 - 9:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria,"...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 3:21 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Russia's envoy to the European Union says Moscow has warned the U.S. against striking Syria. Vladimir Chizhov told Euronews on Tuesday that "Russia has warned U.S. representatives, publicly as well as through proper...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 10, 2018 - 9:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After threatening a military strike against Syria, President Donald Trump on Tuesday cancelled plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the response to an apparent chemical weapons attack. White House spokeswoman Sarah...
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This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018. Syrian government forces pressed their offensive against the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus on Saturday under the cover of airstrikes as shelling of civilian areas on both sides claimed more lives, state media and opposition activists said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 8:02 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies were on alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military bases and posts in government-held areas across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria, war monitors said...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Sanders was asked about Syria, Russia and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 09, 2018 - 11:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. reaction to the apparent chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 6:50 p.m. President Donald Trump says he'll "forcefully" respond to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. Trump made the remark in the Cabinet Room of the White House during a meeting...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a bus carrying civilians who were released by the Army of Islam group that were held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of civilians who had been held for years by a rebel group near the capital Damascus have been freed. (SANA via AP)
April 09, 2018 - 6:52 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — International condemnation grew over a suspected poison gas attack in a rebel-held town near Damascus said to have been carried out by the Syrian government, while Syria and its main ally, Russia, blamed Israel for airstrikes on a Syrian air base Monday that reportedly killed 14...
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United Nations Ambassador from Russia Vasily Nebenzya confers before a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 09, 2018 - 5:28 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Russia's U.N. ambassador is accusing the United States of deliberately stoking international tensions and "unpardonably" threatening Russia. Vassily Nebenzia told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on a...
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This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows medical workers treating toddlers following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April. 8, 2018. The Civil Defense said patients were having difficulty breathing and burning in their eyes. Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital. The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 10:17 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 5:10 a.m. Syria's state-run news agency says the military's air defenses have confronted a missile attack on air base in central Syria and shot down eight missiles. The report on SANA says the attack on the T4 military airbase in...
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This image made from video released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows medical workers treating toddlers following an alleged poison gas attack in the opposition-held town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta, near Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April. 8, 2018. The Civil Defense said patients were having difficulty breathing and burning in their eyes. Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital. The Syrian government denied the allegations, which could not be independently verified. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 10:55 am
BEIRUT (AP) — An alleged gas attack killed at least 40 people in the eastern suburbs of Damascus, local responders said on Sunday. Syrian state media, meanwhile, reported that rebels there have agreed to give up their last foothold in the area. First responders and a relief organization said they...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia holds up a copy of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" as he speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation between Britain and Russia Thursday, April 5, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 06, 2018 - 4:39 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The international furor over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter intensified, with Russia warning Britain that it was "playing with fire." At a U.N. Security Council meeting on Thursday, Russia's U.N. Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia claimed that Russia was the...
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