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Posts Tagged: Syria Chemical Weapons

April 18, 2018 9:24 am

Syria Chemical Weapons Visit Postponed After Gunfire

The arrival of international chemical weapons inspectors at the location of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma has been delayed...

April 17, 2018 8:34 am

US Suggests Russia, Syria Might Tamper With Douma Chemical Weapons Evidence

The United States accused Russia on Monday of blocking international inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria and said Russians or Syrians...

April 16, 2018 9:57 am

EU Threatens New Syrian Sanctions, but No Clear Russian Target

European Union foreign ministers threatened on Monday new sanctions on Syria over what the West says were chemical attacks on its own people, but held...

April 16, 2018 9:34 am

Arab Leaders Call for Probe Into Syria Chemical Attacks, Condemn Iran

An Arab League summit called on Sunday for an international probe into the "criminal" use of chemical weapons in Syria and condemned what it saw...

April 15, 2018 10:31 am

In Ironic Twist, Syria to Head UN Panel on Chemical Disarmament

JNS.org - Despite allegations that it carried out yet another deadly chemical weapons attack last Saturday, Syria will next month chair the United Nations disarmament forum that produced...

April 15, 2018 9:17 am

Allies Keep Syria Options Open as Britain Says No Strikes Planned

Western powers have no plans for further missile strikes on Syria but will assess their options if Damascus uses chemical weapons again, Britain's foreign minister said on...

April 14, 2018 2:07 pm

Israel’s Netanyahu Voices ‘Full Support’ for US Strikes on Syria Weapons Facilities

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday declared Israel’s “full support” for Friday’s US-led air strikes in Syria. The US, allied with France and Britain, struck...

April 13, 2018 11:38 am

Syria Shows the Dangers of ‘America First’ Policy

JNS.org - The government of Syrian President Bashir Assad launched a chemical attack on Saturday on the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria -- killing at least 42 people...

April 13, 2018 11:18 am

Threat of US-Russia Clash Hangs Over Syria

The prospect of Western military action in Syria that could lead to confrontation with Russia hung over the Middle East on Friday but there was...

April 13, 2018 9:24 am

British Ministers Back Action to Deter Syrian Chemical Weapon Use

British Prime Minister Theresa May won backing from her senior ministers to take unspecified action with the United States and France to deter further use...

April 12, 2018 8:27 am

Trump Says Syria Attack ‘Could Be Very Soon or Not So Soon’

Fears of a military confrontation between Russia and the West ran high on Thursday but US President Donald Trump cast doubt over the timing of...

April 11, 2018 10:32 am

US, Russia Clash at UN Over Chemical Weapons Attacks in Syria

Russia and the United States tangled on Tuesday at the United Nations over the use of chemical weapons in Syria as Washington and its allies...

April 10, 2018 11:21 am

Seeking to Avert US Response, Russia Proposes Inspection of Syria Attack Site

Russia said on Tuesday it will propose to the United Nations that international inspectors visit the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in the...

April 9, 2018 12:56 pm

Trump Says to Make Fast Decision After Suspected Syrian Chemical Attack

US President Donald Trump on Monday condemned a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town in Syria that killed dozens of people and said...


American Model Kate Upton Shares Photos From Her Trip to Israel

American model Kate Upton shared with her Twitter followers on Thursday photos from her recent trip to Israel. The 25-year-old uploaded three...


Brooklyn Man Hopes to Open a New Chapter of Jewish Dating

At many recent Passover seders, sometime after the four questions were asked, a fifth one was posed by a parent...

The Israeli Air Force Legend Who Influenced Generations

JNS.org - On Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers, the family of Lt.-Col. Ohad Shadmi -- a legendary and highly influential...

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...


UN, EU Call for Return to Syria Peace Talks

The European Union and the United Nations on Tuesday called for swift political talks to end the long war in Syria, saying the latest territorial gains by Damascus and its...


Female Border Police Officer Shot by Palestinians During Demolition of Terr...

JNS.org - Palestinians opened fire on Israeli security forces on Tuesday when law enforcement entered Jenin to demolish the home...

Middle East

Local Tensions Flare Up Before Lebanese Election

Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a shadow over Lebanon's first general election in nine years. The...