Chemical weapons manufacturing

FILE - In this July 21, 2006 file photo, Israeli soldiers cover their ears as an artillery unit fires shells towards southern Lebanon from a position near Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel, near the border with Lebanon. With President Bashar Assad seemingly poised to survive the Syrian civil war, Israeli leaders are growing nervous about the intentions of his Iranian patrons and their emerging corridor of influence across the region. (AP Photo/David Guttenfelder, File)
September 20, 2017 - 2:24 am
PILON MILITARY BASE, Israel (AP) — With President Bashar Assad seemingly poised to survive the Syrian civil war, Israeli leaders are growing nervous about the intentions of his Iranian patrons and their emerging corridor of influence across the region. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is agitating...
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Map locates Israeli air raid in Masyaf, Syria; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; with BC--Syria; JEM; ETA 7 a.m. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 07, 2017 - 9:49 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck a military position near the Mediterranean coast in western Syria Thursday, killing two soldiers, the Syrian army said, in a stronghold of President Bashar Assad that is also heavily protected by the Russians and Iranians. The airstrike targeted a facility...
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Map locates Israeli air raid in Masyaf, Syria; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; with BC--Syria; JEM; ETA 7 a.m. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 07, 2017 - 6:10 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck a military position near the Mediterranean coast in western Syria early Thursday, killing two soldiers and causing material damage, the Syrian army said. The airstrike targeted a facility near the town of Masyaf that some said was tied to Syria's chemical...
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Map locates Israeli air raid in Masyaf, Syria; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; with BC--Syria; JEM; ETA 7 a.m. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 07, 2017 - 4:44 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck a military position in western Syria early Thursday, killing two soldiers and causing material damage, the Syrian army said, in what appeared to be the furthest airstrike north by the Jewish state since Russia joined Syria's war two years ago. The army said...
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Map locates Israeli air raid in Masyaf, Syria; 1c x 2 1/2 inches; with BC--Syria; JEM; ETA 7 a.m. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 07, 2017 - 3:18 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck a military position in western Syria early Thursday, killing two soldiers and causing material damage, the Syrian army said. The army said the air raid targeted a facility near the western town of Masyaf, close to the Mediterranean coast, a stronghold of...
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United Nations special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, is seen on a video screen as he listens to a Security council meeting on Syria Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
June 27, 2017 - 12:40 pm
The Trump administration's latest threat to punish Syria if it uses chemical weapons follows various gas attacks and hundreds of deaths over the course of the Arab country's six-year civil war. Some events related to chemical weapons use in Syria over time: Aug. 20, 2012: President Barack Obama...
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FILE -In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 file photo released by the Syrian Presidency, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks to The Associated Press at the presidential palace in Damascus, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. (Syrian Presidency via AP, File)
June 27, 2017 - 12:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House threat that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack. The U.S. accusation and ominous warning marked a...
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FILE -In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 file photo released by the Syrian Presidency, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks to The Associated Press at the presidential palace in Damascus, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. (Syrian Presidency via AP, File)
June 27, 2017 - 10:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Tuesday said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack. A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt...
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FILE -In this Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 file photo released by the Syrian Presidency, Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks to The Associated Press at the presidential palace in Damascus, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. (Syrian Presidency via AP, File)
June 27, 2017 - 8:30 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack. Hours later activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during a the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 27, 2017 - 7:21 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government on Tuesday dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory...
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