Belgian firms prosecuted over Syria chemical exports - 18 April 2018
"Summons says firms sent 168 tonnes of isopropanol, which can be used to make sarin, to Syria.
Three Belgian companies are being prosecuted for exporting chemicals to Syria, one of which could be used in the production of sarin gas."
100 years of chemical weapons - BBC News
"Hamish de Bretton-Gordon, the former commander of the UK Chemical, Biological and Nuclear Regiment, takes us through the history of chemical weapons
- starting with chlorine, a choking agent that was first used in battle a century ago."
US Strike on Syria Sends Mixed Messages to North Korea- Text + Audio + Pictures - 16 April 2018
"The recent United States missile strikes against Syria could increase pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.
Or the missile strikes could show North Korean officials the need for nuclear arms to keep the country safe from attack."
Syria: western allies launch diplomatic offensive in wake of strikes- 16 April 2018
"Pressure grows on Russia to stop protecting Assad as US, UK and France press for inquiry into chemical weapons stockpiles" + What you need to know about the Syria strikes – video report + Boris Johnson: Syria strikes 'right thing to do' to deter chemical weapons use – video
Missile attack on Syria – in pictures- 14 April 2018
"US, UK and French forces launch missile strikes aimed at reducing the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons facilities
after last weekend’s attack on the Damascus suburb of Douma"
Trump Threatens Missile Strike to Answer Attack in Syria- Text + Audio + Pictures- 10 April 2018
"The U.S. president said Russia should be ready for a missile strike in Syria. It strike will answer a suspected chemical weapons attack in the town of Douma.
Earlier, Russia warned it would shoot down U.S. missiles aimed at the area." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
Presidents of Russia, Turkey, Iran Meet on Syria- Text + Audio + Pictures- 4 April 2018
"Leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran met in Ankara and called for greater efforts to end fighting to Syria.
The meeting comes after US President Trump has suggested that he is thinking about withdrawing US troops from the country."
Syria: Seven years of war explained - BBC News- 9 March 2018
"The war in Syria has now lasted for seven years.
Although its roots lie in peaceful protests against the government, it has become something much more complex.
Joe Inwood explains who is fighting whom and why."
Erdogan: NATO Must Take Stance against US- Text + Audio + Pictures- 16 January 2018
"Turkey’s president has called on the country’s defense allies to take a stance against an American plan for a Kurdish-led border security force in Syria.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, should oppose such a force."
US coalition in first downing of Syrian army plane - 19 June 2017
"A US-led coalition fighter jet has shot down a Syrian military plane in Raqqa province, the US has confirmed." + Video: Tens of thousands have left Raqqa as fighting intensifies
+ Video: CCTV footage of the IS attack on Tehran's parliament building
US Allies Support Airstrikes on Syrian Military Targets- Text + Audio + Pictures - 8 April 2017
"American allies have praised the United States for launching airstrikes against Syria military targets.
The raids came days after a chemical weapons attack in a town controlled by Syrian rebels."
Trump Denounces Chemical Attack in Syria- Text + Audio + Pictures - 5 April 2017
"President Donald Trump is now facing multiple foreign policy challenges carried over from the Obama administration.
Several of these challenges became clear this week."