UN says it is unable to ‘independently verify allegations’ of alleged chem attack in Douma

While the West, and the US in particular, rush to accuse the Syrian government of an alleged chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Douma, the UN has admitted that it is unable to “independently verify the allegations.” “We’re not in a position at this point to independently verify the allegations [about the alleged chemical […]

Red Crescent found no trace of previous 'Ghouta chem attack' used by US to blame Damascus & Moscow

A former US secretary of state famously blamed Moscow for being ‘ultimately responsible’ for every chemical incident in Syria, after reports of a chorine attack in Ghouta in January. The incident, it now turns out, never happened. The reports about an alleged chlorine gas attack that, supposedly, affected more than 20 civilians on January 22, […]

‘Syria gases own people just as Trump mulls withdrawal?’ Journalists question Douma ‘chem attack’

Not everybody is buying into reports of a chemical attack by Syria’s government in Douma, with online critics saying the claims conveniently coincide with Donald Trump’s plans to leave Syria and the withdrawal of Ghouta militants. Anti-government activists, including the notorious White Helmets civil defense group, on Saturday blamed the Syrian authorities of using chemical […]

UNSC to meet on ‘threats to peace & security’ in wake of Syria chem attack reports – Russian mission

Published time: 8 Apr, 2018 18:25 Edited time: 8 Apr, 2018 18:41 Russia has called a UN Security Council meeting for Monday, about threats to international peace and security, in the wake of reports of a chemical attack in Syria’s Douma. It will be followed by a meeting on the alleged incident. DETAILS TO FOLLOW […]

Pentagon admits zero evidence of E. Ghouta chem attack – but blames Russia all the same

The Pentagon admits it used NGO reports on alleged recent chemical attacks in Syria and cannot confirm if they even took place. The lack of evidence, however, did not get in the way of the latest Russia blame game galore. Russia was predictably the target of a barrage of accusations from the West after reports […]

Dow Chem pushes regulators to scuttle findings of pesticide study – report

Dow Chemical is pressuring Trump Administration regulators to withdraw biological findings that show three insecticides used on America’s fruit and vegetables are toxic for nearly all threatened and endangered animals and plants, according to documents. The revelation comes from letters obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity, which show Dow’s lawyers asking the Trump administration […]

Rebel warehouse with chem weapons hit by Syrian airstrike in Idlib – Russian MOD

Published time: 4 Apr, 2017 23:19Edited time: 4 Apr, 2017 23:38 The Syrian Air Force has destroyed a warehouse in Idlib province, where ammunition dump containing chemical weapons was being produced by militants before being delivered to Iraq, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman has said. The strike, which was launched midday on Tuesday, targeted a […]