Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Douma

All time
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.
Russian military says Syrian government now in full control of town where alleged chemical attack took place
Western countries are mulling retaliation over the weekend’s gas attack in eastern Ghouta.
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.
France raises prospects of military intervention in Syria
Comments from French foreign minister Alain Juppe reflecting mounting international frustration with the fragile ceasefire
Two dead and several injured after Syria sends tanks and troops to quell protests
Human rights groups now say that more than 1,000 people have been killed in the two-month long crackdown on protests by Bashar Assad’s government troops.
Witnesses say 30 people killed as Syrians protest in 'day of defiance'
The UN is sending a team into Syria to investigate the circumstances surrounding the apparent crushing of the uprising and the European Union is expected to place sanctions on Syrian officials next week.
Syrian forces fire on mourners during funeral processions for anti-government protesters
News of new deaths emerge a day after a violent crackdown by security forces loyal to president Bashar Assad killed as many as 100 people during demonstrations on Friday.