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# chemical attack

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Russia launches airstrikes on Syrian rebels after suspected chlorine attack
A rebel alliance denied they were behind the attack.
Defence Forces conduct exercise to help prepare for 'dirty bomb' attacks
This EU-funded project uses robots and unmanned aerial vehicles to help minimise the risk to operators while collecting physical evidence.
Chemical inspectors await all-clear to begin work in Douma
The suspected gas attack reportedly left more than 40 people dead.
Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria'
Yury Filatov said it was “absolutely ridiculous” to suggest Russia was covering up any chemical attack.
Russia says it has proof Britain was behind alleged Syria chemical attack
The Russian Military says it has proof that the attack was staged on orders from London.
Macron 'has proof' Syria was behind gas attack, mulls over military action
The French president said any French action would target Syria’s chemical weapons abilities.
Russia and Syria blame Israel for airstrike on Syrian military airport
Washington has denied responsibility for the strike on Syria’s central Tayfur air base.
Alleged Syria chemical attack unites nations in condemnation as Trump calls al-Assad an 'animal'
Widespread claims today suggest that an attack on the town of Douma, which killed 70 people, saw the Syrian regime use deadly chlorine gas on the town’s residents.
Syria says an Israeli air raid on a military position killed two soldiers
The UN found Syria guilty yesterday of a chemical attack in April that killed more than 80 people
Police in Scotland investigate after two 12-year-olds left with 'significant injuries' in chemical attack
Police said that the two boys had a substance on them which caused “burn type injuries”.
Sisters (aged 5 days and 3 years) treated for chemical attack symptoms
Their parents were also affected by the attack, which has been blamed on Islamic State.
Syria’s Assad tells US television that he was not behind chemical attack
The interview is the first given by Assad in two years.
EU ministers believe Assad was responsible for Syria chemical attack
The group of EU foreign ministers have pointed the finger of blame for the alleged murders on the Assad regime.
Poll: Should international military forces intervene in Syria?
The British House of Commons has rejected a call for military strikes but do you think international forces should intervene in Syria?
UN chemical inspectors shot at in Syria
A UN spokesperson confirmed the attack.
Russia hands evidence of Syria nerve gas attack to UN
The Syrian government has refused to let a UN inspection team into the country, but this week invited UN officials for talks on the investigation.