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France Says Will Strike Syria If It Uses Chemical Weapons Again

BAS News - 2018-05-08 15:39
ERBIL - Paris may carry out new airstrikes against the Syrian regime if any reports reveal that the regime has used chemical weapons again, said French Defense Minister Florence Parley while speaking on air on the radio station RTL on Tuesday. In retalia ...

WATCH: Kurdish Film Wins Moscow Film Festival

BAS News - 2018-04-28 14:38
ERBIL — A Kurdish film about the tragic chemical attack on Halabja, has won the first place in Moscow International Film Festival. The film, titled “3/16”, is directed by Kurdish filmmaker Dani Darin. The festival was held between 23 and 27 April in Mosc ...

Witnesses claim Douma chemical attack was staged

Waar Media - 2018-04-27 14:19
WAAR-DUHOK: Russia has presented what it says are witnesses from Douma in Syria who support its claim that an alleged chemical attack on the town was staged. At the headquarters of the Organisation for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons, which is investi ...

Iraqi FM: Former Iraqi regime used chemical weapons against Kurds

Waar Media - 2018-04-25 19:23
WAAR-DUHOK: Iraq is totally against the using of chemical weapons as we understand how brutal it was when the former regime killed 5,000 Kurds in 1980s, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al- Jaafari said on Wednesday in a press conference in Brussels. “We d ...

Iraqi FM: Former Iraqi Regime Killed 5,000 Kurds with Chemical Weapons

BAS News - 2018-04-25 15:26
ERBIL - Iraq is totally against the using of chemical weapons as we understand how brutal it was when the former regime killed 5,000 Kurds in 1980s, Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al- Jaafari said on Wednesday in a press conference in Brussels. "We don't ...

German parliament slams US, UK, France strikes in Syria as “Illegal”

Waar Media - 2018-04-22 11:33
WAAR-DUHOK: Germany’s parliament slammed on Friday the US, France and Britain for carrying out military strikes against the Syrian regime for its use of chemical weapons, claiming the attacks violated international law.“The implementation of military vio ...

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Arrive in Syria's Douma: Report

BAS News - 2018-04-21 18:01
ERBIL - Chemical Weapons Inspectors have reportedly arrived in Syria's Douma where an alleged poison gas attack took place on April 7, said the Russian foreign ministry. It's been a week that a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical W ...

Jabhat al-Nusra, FSA pulles 12,000 militants to attack Assad regime

Waar Media - 2018-04-19 14:13
WAAR-DUHOK: Further provocations with improvised chemical weapons are not excluded in Syria to justify a possible Jabhat al-Nusra-led offensive on government troops in southern Syria, a military diplomatic source said on Thursday. According to the source ...

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Shot in Syria: Report

BAS News - 2018-04-18 14:45
ERBIL - The UN's security team was shot at on Wednesday after they tried to conduct an investigation on the suspected chemical attack in Douma, claimed the Organization for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Syrian government has been accused of gas ...

Mattis, Dunford Detail Attacks on Syrian Chemical Arsenal

CENTCOM - 2018-04-16 23:00
U.S., British and French forces launched attacks against the Syrian government’s chemical weapon arsenal in retaliation for the use of such weapons on civilians, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said. ...

EU Calls on Russia, Iran to Prevent Syria from Using Chemical Weapons

BAS News - 2018-04-16 14:00
ERBIL — The European Union (EU) has called on Russia and Iran to use their influence on the Syrian regime and prevent it from any possible use of chemical weapons in the future again. “The EU calls upon all countries, notably Russia and Iran, to use thei ...

Macron convinces Trump to keep troops in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-04-16 10:51
WAAR-DUHOK: French president Emmanuel Macron has claimed that he convinced Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria for the long term and limit Saturday’s joint strikes to chemical weapons facilities. Macron said in an interview on Sunday that restricting th ...

Hundreds of Iraqis Gather to Protest US Strikes on Syria

BAS News - 2018-04-16 00:56
ERBIL — Hundreds of Iraqis gathered on Sunday in central Baghdad to protest the US-led missile strike against alleged chemical facilities belonging to the Syrian Regime. The protesters, demonstrating in the Tahrir square were chanting against the US and ...

Haley: US Troops Remain in Syria Until Their Mission is Accomplished

BAS News - 2018-04-15 20:03
ERBIL - US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Sunday that her country would not withdraw its forces from Syria until its mission was accomplished, said a report. Haley listed three aims for the US: "Ensuring that the chemical weapons ar ...

Israel’s Netanyahu: “Total Support” for Strikes Against Damascus

BAS News - 2018-04-15 13:48
ERBIL — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his country totally supports the missile strikes US, UK and France carried out on Saturday against the chemical facilities of the Syrian regime. "A year ago I gave Israel's total support for [US ...

US, France, Britain launch new UN bid for Syria chemical weapons probe

Waar Media - 2018-04-15 13:10
WAAR-DUHOK: Hours after striking Syria, the United States, France and Britain on Saturday launched a new bid at the United Nations to investigate chemical weapons attacks in Syria. The three allies circulated a joint draft resolution at the Security Coun ...

U.S., France and U.K. Strike Syria Over Chemical Attack

Waar Media - 2018-04-14 11:49
WAAR-DUHOK: The United States, together with France and the U.K., carried out precision air strikes against targets in Syria following a suspected nerve gas attack on the Syrian town of Douma last Saturday. Explosions were heard in Damascus, Aleppo and H ...

US, UK, France Launch Airstrikes in Syria

BAS News - 2018-04-14 10:11
ERBIL - US, UK, and France pounded Syria early on Saturday in retaliation to a chemical gas attack which killed scores of people last weekend. The US President Donald Trump declared the military action from the White House, saying " we are prepared to su ...

Trump orders strikes against Syria over chemical weapons attack

Roji Kurd - 2018-04-14 05:16
President Trump on Friday night announced he has directed the U.S. military to conduct precision strikes in Syria, in response to the chemical weapons attack that left dozens dead on Sunday. Roji Kurd: “A short time ago, I ordered the U.S. Armed Forces to ...

Russia accuses Britain of staging alleged chemical attack in Syria

Waar Media - 2018-04-13 20:39
WAAR-DUHOK: The Russian Defense Ministry on Friday accused Britain of staging a fake chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last weekend, a bold charge that comes amid Moscow’s stern warnings to the West against striking Syria. A day before a team f ...

Joining Possible Military Action in Syria “Not on the Table”: Dutch PM

BAS News - 2018-04-13 15:57
ERBIL — The Dutch government has no plan to join a possible military attack against the Syrian regime in the aftermath of last week’s chemical attack, said Prime Minister Mark Rutte. “We have an understanding for a possible reaction, but at this time it ...

Macron: we have proof Syria used chemical weapons

Waar Media - 2018-04-12 20:38
WAAR-DUHOK: French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that he had evidence that chemical weapons were used in rebel-held enclave of Douma in Syria and that the regime of Bashar al-Assad was guilty, reiterating that attacking Damascus is necessary ...

Trigger List: Crisis Group raises Syria threat level to critical

International Crisis Group - 2018-04-12 18:29
With the U.S. threatening a retaliatory response to apparent chemical attacks in Syria and escalating tensions between Israel and Iran, Crisis Group has raised the threat of confrontation to the highest possible level in its early-warning platform the Ir ...

Macron: We Have Proof Asad Used Chemical Weapons

BAS News - 2018-04-12 16:02
ERBIL - French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that they have proof that Syrian regime has used chemical weapons or chlorine gas. Speaking to France's TF1 television, Macron said that he and the US President Donald Trump have been in a "daily ...

British PM calls emergency cabinet meeting over Syria

Waar Media - 2018-04-12 09:40
WAAR-DUHOK: Prime Minister Theresa May has called an emergency cabinet meeting for Thursday to discuss Britain’s reaction to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, her Downing Street office said Wednesday. May has decided to call her top team to London “to ...

Macron is considering military strike in Syria

Roji Kurd - 2018-04-12 00:04
French President Macron believes that an attack on chemical weapons in Syria is possible. A decision will be made shortly. The US has dispatched a destroyer to the region. Roji Kurd: In the case of a French military strike against Syria, according to the ...

Russia Urges US Avoid Military Actions Against Syria: Report

BAS News - 2018-04-11 11:09
ERBIL - Russia has called on the US to avoid conducting any military actions against Syrian government in retaliation to an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held town in the country, a report said. "I would once again beseech you to refrain from the pl ...

Germany Calls for Punishment of Syrian Regime Over Chemical Gas Attack

BAS News - 2018-04-10 14:24
ERBIL - The German Government has called on the International Community to punish the Syrian regime for "conducting a chemical gas attack" on a rebel-held town in the country. “The German government condemns in the strongest terms the use of poison gas a ...

Haley urges UN to ‘see justice done’ in Syria, vows US response

Waar Media - 2018-04-10 12:49
WAAR-DUHOK: US Ambassador Nikki Haley on Monday urged the United Nations Security Council to act following the latest alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, warning the United States was ready to respond. Russia said a US military strike against Syria ...

France Vows "Response" if Chemical Gas Used by Syrian Regime

BAS News - 2018-04-10 11:03
ERBIL - France has vowed to retaliate against the Syrian President Bashar al-Asad if evidences show that he has been behind the alleged chemical gas attack on a rebel-held town in the country, government spokesperson Benjamin Griveaux said on Tuesday. "I ...

The Guardian: Trump says he will respond to Syria gas attack within 48 hours

Justice for Kurds - 2018-04-10 05:10
Donald Trump has condemned the “heinous” deadly chemical weapon attack on a Damascus suburb and said he will decide within the next 24 to 48 hours whether to launch a military reprisal against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. Speaking to reporters as he ...
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