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Scientists ‘Astounded’ by Mysterious Rise in Banned Chemical

May 17, 2018 |

More than 30 years ago, world governments dealt with an alarming hole in the ozone layer with the Montreal Protocol, which banned damaging chemicals including the chlorofluorocarbon CFC-11. But it looks like somebody failed to get the memo. Scientists say they have detected a mysterious rise in emissions of the…
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Inspectors Enter Syrian Site of Suspected Chemical Attack

April 22, 2018 |

An international team was allowed into the Syrian town to investigate. Dozens of people were killed two weeks ago in the area.
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Survivors of a chemical attack tell their stories

April 16, 2018 |

The air in the camp is thick, fraught with the muted mourning of people who have been through more than they can comprehend, people whose losses penetrate their souls and whose fears are so great that they can barely express them.
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Chemical weapons experts blocked from Syrian attack site, UK says

April 16, 2018 |

The UK has accused Syria and Russia of preventing independent chemical weapons experts from entering the city of Douma, hit by a suspected gas attack that Western leaders have blamed on the Syrian government.
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Syria Airstrikes Target Chemical Sites

April 16, 2018 |

U.S., British and French forces targeted sites associated with Syria’s chemical-weapons capabilities, a reprisal for an attack last week that killed at least 43 civilians and injured hundreds more.
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Trump: US, Allies Striking Syria Over Chemical Weapons

April 14, 2018 |

The US, France, and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for a suspected chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again, President Trump announced Friday. The AP reports that explosions lit up the skies over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as…
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Syrian regime ‘highly likely’ to blame for chemical attack, UK says

April 13, 2018 |

The British government has signaled it is ready to back US military action against Syria, saying it is “highly likely” the Assad regime used chemical weapons on its own people and that such action could not go unchallenged.
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Suspected Syria chemical attack may have affected 500 people, WHO says

April 12, 2018 |

About 500 people may have been affected by a suspected chemical attack last week on Syria’s rebel-held town of Douma, according to the World Health Organization.
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Trump Warns of ‘Big Price’ After Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

April 9, 2018 |

The president warned that Syria’s president could pay a “big price” over the suspected chemical attack. In a series of tweets, Mr. Trump also issued rare criticism of Vladimir Putin and denounced Bashar al-Assad as an “animal.”
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Trump: ‘Big Price’ Will Be Paid for ‘Mindless CHEMICAL Attack’

April 8, 2018 |

President Trump responded to news of a Syrian chemical-weapons attack near Damascus with his own weapon of choice: the tweet. “Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria,” he tweeted Sunday, per CNN . “Area of atrocity is in lockdown and encircled by Syrian Army, making it…
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