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From TheJournal.ie Chemical inspectors await all-clear to begin work in Douma Syria

Chemical inspectors await all-clear to begin work in Douma

The suspected gas attack reportedly left more than 40 people dead.

From TheJournal.ie Russian ambassador to Ireland: 'As far as we can see, there was no attack in Syria' Chemical Attack

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.

From TheJournal.ie Russian military says Syrian government now in full control of town where alleged chemical attack took place Douma

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.

From TheJournal.ie Alleged Syria chemical attack unites nations in condemnation as Trump calls al-Assad an 'animal' Douma

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.

From TheJournal.ie France raises prospects of military intervention in Syria Syria

France raises prospects of military intervention in Syria

Comments from French foreign minister Alain Juppe reflecting mounting international frustration with the fragile ceasefire

From TheJournal.ie Two dead and several injured after Syria sends tanks and troops to quell protests Syria

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.

From TheJournal.ie Witnesses say 30 people killed as Syrians protest in 'day of defiance' Syria

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.

From TheJournal.ie Syrian forces fire on mourners during funeral processions for anti-government protesters Syria

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.