Syria chemical attack: the evidence
President Assad’s government has been accused of launching a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian town of Douma. But Russia claims the attack was faked by Britain and anti-Assad rebels. FactCheck examines the evidence.
Over 40 killed in suspected poison gas attack in Douma, Syria activists say
Syrian activists say at least 40 people have been killed in a poison gas attack on Douma – the last rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta, on the outskirts of Damascus… rescue teams described finding families suffocated in their homes. Relief workers in the town said hundreds more people had been brought into clinics, with symptoms…
Syrian MP for Aleppo: ‘we are not targeting civilians’
Prominent Syrian politician Fares Shehabi, MP for Aleppo, puts forward his view of Syria’s current bombing raids and the UN vote on a ceasefire.