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Nikki Haley Promises US Will Act Without UNSC in Syria

New York (GPA) – Following two Russian vetoes in one week at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), US ambassador Nikki Haley has promised the US would act alone to “fight for justice.” At the end of last week, the UNSC voted on two resolutions concerning the April chemical weapons incident in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria. The resolutions, which […]

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Russia: Terrorists Used Sarin in Khan Sheikhoun

Moscow (GPA) – Russia claims to have evidence that it was terrorists who used sarin gas in the Khan Sheikhoun incident this past April. The Director Russian Foreign Ministry’s Non-Proliferation and Weapons Control Department, Mikhail Ulyanov spoke to reporters at a press conference on Tuesday with new insights into the chemical incident this spring. Counter […]

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Russian FM: Rebels Planning to Use Chemical Weapons in Daraa

Damascus (GPA) – Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova claims Syrian intelligence shows rebels preparing to use chemical weapons in southern Syria. Maria Zakharova issued a statement today at a Moscow press conference, saying rebels are preparing a chemical attack in residential areas of Daraa. According to her, Russian intelligence has found that the group […]

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30 Dead After US-Coalition Allegedly Strikes Raqqa Hospital With Phosphorus Bombs

Raqqa (AHT) – The US-led coalition has allegedly struck a hospital in Syria’s Raqqa with phosphorus bombs, Sana news agency reported citing the deputy head of the local branch of the Red Crescent. Deputy Director of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent “SARC” Branch in Raqqa Dina al-Asa’ad said as cited by Sana that the shelling of the National Hospital in Raqqa by the coalition with phosphorus […]

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Iran Offers to Help in Investigation into Khan Sheikhoun Chemical Attack

Tehran (Tasnim) – Iran’s foreign minister expressed Tehran’s readiness to assist the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in investigations into use of chemical weapon agents in Syria’s Khan Sheikhoun. Iran, itself a victim of chemical attacks carried out by the regime of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein during the imposed war of 1980s, is fundamentally against […]

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CONFIRMED: lawyers for Serbian victims to sue NATO for use of depleted uranium in illegal 1999 war

Belgrade (Duran) – Victims of NATO’s war are suffering from cancers relating to the dropping of depleted uranium munitions during the illegal 1999 war on Yugoslavia. Lawyers preparing to sue NATO in an international court for war crimes which took place during the illegal bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999 have confirmed that one of the charges they will raise […]

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Russia Shreds ‘Primitive,’ ‘Inconsistent’ US Stance as Tillerson Leaves Moscow

Moscow (TeleSUR) – Russia’s Putin and Foreign Minister Lavrov expressed sarcasm and open hostility during Rex Tillerson’s visit to Russia, the first by a Trump official. Russia’s top officials didn’t pull any punches as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson completed his visit to Moscow Wednesday, the first by any member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s cabinet. The round […]