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Syria Says Chemical Weapons Watchdog Group Has Entered Douma The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons would not confirm whether its inspectors have entered Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack earlier this month.
NPR.org | Apr 17, 2018 10:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Challenges Of Weapons Inspections In Syria Inspectors haven't yet been to Douma, where the Syrian regime allegedly carried out a chemical attack. Noel King talks with former weapons inspector Jerry Smith, who worked in Syria in 2013.
NPR.org | Apr 17, 2018 09:16 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A 10-Minute Trial, a Death Sentence: Iraqi Justice for ISIS Suspects Iraq is ramping up prosecutions of thousands of people accused of supporting the Islamic State, handing death sentences to workers, wives and fighters.
New York Times | Apr 17, 2018 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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For Survivors of Aleppo Siege, the News From Syria Is Especially Painful The government's chokehold on the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta brought back traumatic memories for exiles who were the last to evacuate as Aleppo fell.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2018 11:48 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chemical Weapons Inspectors Still Awaiting Access To Site Of Alleged Chemical Attack NPR'S Ari Shapiro speaks with British Ambassador Peter Wilson about the investigation by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons into the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2018 8:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why No World Power Really Wants To Topple Syria's Assad The Syrian leader has few friends. Yet after seven years of devastating war in his country, he's in a position of relative strength and there's no realistic alternative to his continued rule.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2018 7:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chemical Weapons Inspectors Haven't Reached Douma. Finger-Pointing Has Begun The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said a team of nine inspectors arrived in Damascus on Saturday but hasn't been allowed to go to the site of the alleged chemical attack.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2018 5:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chemical Weapons Experts Blocked From Site of Syria Attack, Officials Say Western officials said Russia and Syria had prevented inspectors from reaching Douma, where about 70 people died on April 7. Moscow blamed the U.N. for the delay.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2018 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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In Memorial to War Dead, Israel Avoids Addressing Its Conflicts The new National Memorial Hall for fallen soldiers seeks consensus in a divided society by paring down commemoration to its bare essentials.
New York Times | Apr 16, 2018 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. Pastor Goes On Trial In Turkey, Further Straining Relations Andrew Brunson faces up to 35 years in prison on charges of aiding groups that Turkey blames for a failed coup in 2016. He is among thousands accused of having links to cleric Fethullah Gulen.
NPR.org | Apr 16, 2018 3:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend