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|Suspected Aleppo chlorine attack chokes dozens, rescue workers, monitors say |
A suspected chlorine gas attack on an opposition-held neighborhood in the Syrian city of Aleppo caused dozens of cases of suffocation on Tuesday, rescue workers and a monitoring group said.
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|Libertarian Gary Johnson boots question on Syria: 'What is Aleppo?'|
Eric DuVallWASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson stumbled when asked a question about the Syrian civil war, admitting he had never heard of Aleppo.
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|THIS is Aleppo|
It wasn't the best look for a presidential candidate. Libertarian Gary Johnson was on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Thursday when he was asked a simple question with an ever-so-complicated answer.
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|Syria activists: Warplanes dropped chlorine bombs in Aleppo|
Syrian activists and rescue workers in the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo said that government warplanes dropped suspected chlorine bombs Tuesday on a crowded neighborhood, injuring dozens. The report could not be independently verified and it was not clear how it was determined...
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|Airstrike kills 10 in area of suspected gas attack in Syria|
An airstrike in the rebel-held part of Syria’s contested city of Aleppo killed 10 civilians on Wednesday, activists said, an attack that hit in the same neighborhood where a suspected chlorine gas attack happened the day before.Meanwhile, the U.N. aid agency said the fighting in Syria’s central Hama...
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|Syria's war: Use of chemical gas to be investigated|
Probe announcement by chemical-weapons watchdog comes as bombing kills at least 29 people in Tadif and al-Sukkari.
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|Analysis: Why use chlorine bombs in Syria?|
The Assad regime is frequently accused by medical groups and activists of using chlorine gas in barrel bombs in northern Syria. What would be the reason?
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|Syrian forces deny accusation for 'chlorine gas attack'|
Response follows outcry over alleged government use of chlorine gas, causing one death and injuries to more than 100.
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|Syrian government drops chlorine bomb on Aleppo neighborhood |
In a new video, children appear wheezing and coughing from the effects of the bomb.
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|How chlorine gas became a weapon in Syria's civil war|
Syria's chlorine problem: the human toll of chlorine attacks in six years of civil war.
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|Iran's Zarif says use of chemical weapons in Syria cannot be condoned|
MUNICH (Reuters) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, pointing to Sunni Islamist militants in Syria fighting against its allies in Damascus, told the Munich Security Conference that the use of chemical weapons can never be condoned.
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|Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in Aleppo: rights group|
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in opposition-controlled parts of Aleppo during battles to retake the city late last year, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday.
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|ISIS likely produced mustard gas used in Syria, Iraq attacks – OPCW chief|
The sulfur mustard gas that was used in terrorist attacks in Syria and Iraq might have been manufactured by Islamic State on its own, said Ahmet Uzumcu, head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Read Full Article at RT.com
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|U.N. set to extend inquiry into Syria toxic gas attacks: diplomats|
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council was set to approve on Thursday a one-year extension of an international inquiry charged with laying blame for chemical weapons attacks in Syria, diplomats said, paving the way for a showdown over how to punish those responsible.
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|Doctors in Syria Tend to Scores of Gas Attack Victims|
More than 120 people were sickened in Aleppo. Separately, rebels in London described their vision for a political transition.
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|More than 80 people ill after chemical attack|
More than 80 people were suffering severe breathing difficulties in Syria's embattled city of Aleppo after another chemical attack Tuesday on a rebel-held neighborhood, said the Syrian Civil Defense, a volunteer rescue group.
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|Dozens hospitalized after suspected chlorine bomb attack in Syria|
BEIRUT — Syrian activists and rescue workers in the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo said that government warplanes dropped suspected chlorine bombs Tuesday on a crowded neighborhood, injuring dozens. The report could not be independently verified and it was not clear how it was determined that chlorine gas was released. Accusations involving...
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|Syria war: 'Chlorine gas dropped on rebel-held Aleppo'|
Activists say Syrian government forces dropped two barrel bombs loaded with chlorine gas in rebel-held area of Aleppo.
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|Dozens injured in alleged chlorine attack|
More than 100 people -- including dozens of children -- were admitted to hospital following a devastating bombing in rebel-held eastern Aleppo in which barrels of chlorine were allegedly dropped, medical groups say and activists say.
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|Living like ghosts in the ruins of Syria's besieged Aleppo|
BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Even if it were somehow possible to escape eastern Aleppo, Abdullah Shiyani, a 10-year-old boy who dreams of being a doctor, says he wouldn't leave. It would mean leaving behind too many people who need help.
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