Syrian war: The boy at the centre of conflicting tales about alleged Douma chemical attack

Syrian war: The boy at the centre of conflicting tales about alleged Douma chemical attack

Posted April 28, 2018 05:54:54 Depending on who you believe, 11-year-old Hassan Diab is the victim of a chemical gas attack ordered by Bashar al-Assad’s brutal regime, or: he’s an unwitting pawn in a fabrication by rebel forces who deliberately staged the attack as a “provocation”. Either way, the Syrian …

Inspectors head to site of alleged chemical attack in Douma: Russia

Inspectors head to site of alleged chemical attack in Douma: Russia

A special commission from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) left on Saturday morning for the site of the alleged gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma, Russia’s Foreign Ministry says. Source link

UN team shot at in Syria while visiting suspected Douma chemical weapons attack sites

UN team shot at in Syria while visiting suspected Douma chemical weapons attack sites

Updated April 19, 2018 05:18:18 Photo: Inspectors have still not made it to the sites of a suspected chemical weapons attack. (Reuters: Omar Sanadiki) A UN security team has come under fire in Syria while doing reconnaissance for inspectors to visit sites of a suspected chemical weapons attack, with officials …

Why inspectors won’t blame Syria even if they find traces of chemical weapons in Douma

Why inspectors won’t blame Syria even if they find traces of chemical weapons in Douma

Posted April 18, 2018 17:49:09 Photo: The US says it has intelligence to prove Syrian forces were behind the attack at Douma. (Reuters: Omar Sanadiki) Chemical weapons inspectors are in Syria to begin their fact-finding mission at the site of the alleged chemical attack at Douma 10 days ago. But …

Chemical weapons inspectors reach Syrian town of Douma

Chemical weapons inspectors reach Syrian town of Douma

Posted April 18, 2018 04:54:02 Photo: Chemical weapons inspectors in Damascus before heading to Douma. (Reuters: Omar Sanadiki) International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reports, after they had waited for days in the capital for …