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Security Council must work towards ‘common approach’ as investigations continue into alleged Syria chemical attack

New York, Sept 7 (IBNS): Experts continue to gather information related to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, earlier this year, the UN’s nuclear disarmament chief told the Security Council on Thursday.

Chemical watchdog confirms UK findings on Salisbury nerve agent

New York, Apr A technical team sent by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the United Kingdom has identified toxic agents consistent with the UK’s initial investigation, the top United Nations disarmament official told the Security Council on Wednesday.

China criticises western airstrikes on Sryria

Beijing, Apr 14 (IBNS): China on Saturday slammed the joint attack conducted by the UK, USA and France on war-town Syria following the alleged chemical attack incident in the nation last week.

US, allies launch strikes on Syrian chemical weapon strikes

Washington, Apr 14 (IBNS): Collaborating with the UK and France, US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he has approved US military strikes against chemical weapon sites in Syria.

Russia accuses US of putting international peace at risk

Moscow/Washington: Russia has warned the US over launching air strikes in Syria, saying that it could trigger a war between the two countries.

British Cabinet agrees 'need for action' in Syria

London, Apr 13 (IBNS): The British Cabinet has decided that 'action' is needed to be taken in Syria to "deter the further use of chemical weapons", Downing Street said.

Syria chemical attack: Russia urges US to avoid military action

Moscow/Washington: Russia has warned the US against military action in Syria, in response to the alleged chemical attack which took place last week, reports said on Wednesday.

Security Council fails to adopt three resolutions on chemical weapons use in Syria

New York, Apr 11 (IBNS): Days after alleged chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma, the United Nations Security Council failed to adopt two competing resolutions that would have established a mechanism to investigate use of such weapons in Syria, as well as another concerning a fact-finding mission in the war-torn country.

US government to take major decision on Syria: Trump

Washington, Apr 10 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump has said his government is going to take a 'major decision' on the crisis in Syria after an alleged chemical attack in Douma region left 70 people killed.

Amid allegations of chemical weapons use in Douma, UN chief calls for civilian protection

New York, Apr 9 (IBNS): Following a period of relative calm in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Sunday expressed deep concern over renewed violence in Douma, particularly the alarming allegations that chemical weapons may have been used against civilians.

Several killed in suspected missile strike on Syrian air base

Damascus, Apr 9 (IBNS): Several people are feared to have been killed in a suspected missile attack on a military airport in Syria, media reports said on Monday.

As Security Council debates Salisbury chemical attack, Russia calls accusation absurd; UK stands by charge

New York, Apr 6 (JEN): During a heated debate in the United Nations Security Council on Thursday, Russia again rejected allegations levelled by the United Kingdom that Moscow was behind a deadly nerve-agent attack in the English city of Salisbury on 4 March.