Weapons of mass destruction

A plane takes off from the British Royal Air Force base in Akrotiri, near the coastal city of Limassol in the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus, Thursday, April 12, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned her Cabinet back from vacation to discuss possible military action against Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
April 12, 2018 - 9:58 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 5 p.m. NATO is calling on Russia and Iran to make sure that international observers and medical staff are being allowed in and around the area of the suspected chemical attack in Syria. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told...
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This is an image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. Britain's Foreign Office says it has asked the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to publish a summary of its findings at midday on Thursday April 12, 2018, on the nerve agent used to poison a former spy and his daughter in southwestern England.(Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 7:39 am
LONDON (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's finding that a former spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, as Russia continues to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack. The report by investigators at the Organization for the...
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This is an image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. Britain's Foreign Office says it has asked the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to publish a summary of its findings at midday on Thursday April 12, 2018, on the nerve agent used to poison a former spy and his daughter in southwestern England.(Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 6:00 am
LONDON (AP) — The international chemical watchdog is preparing to release its report on the nerve agent used to poison a former spy and his daughter in southwestern England as Russia continues to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack. Britain's Foreign Office said it has asked the...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of civilians who had been held for years by a rebel group near the capital Damascus have been freed. (SANA via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 5:12 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 12:15 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has summoned her Cabinet back from vacation to discuss military action against Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack. May has indicated she wants Britain to join in any U.S.-led...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents salute civilians after they were released by the Army of Islam group that had held them since 2013, in Damascus, Syria, early Monday, April 9, 2018. Syrian state media is reporting that dozens of civilians who had been held for years by a rebel group near the capital Damascus have been freed. (SANA via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 4:56 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 11:50 a.m. France says it will decide in the coming days whether to launch a military strike over a suspected chemical attack in Syria. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Thursday that President Emmanuel Macron would decide...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya talks with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 11, 2018 - 7:47 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2:45 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is stressing the need to prevent the situation in Syria from "spiraling out of control." The U.N. chief expressed regret Wednesday that the U.N. Security Council has been unable to...
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President Donald Trump waits at the main entrance to the West Wing for the arrival of the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 11, 2018 - 4:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's response to Syria's suspected chemical attack on civilians (all times local): 4:35 p.m. President Donald Trump's national security team has met to discuss the U.S. response to the Syrian government's apparent use of chemical weapons on its...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during the Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony at the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, Wednesday, April 11, 2018. Israel is commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
April 11, 2018 - 3:57 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday warned archenemy Iran not to test Israel amid escalating regional tensions as the country marked its Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya talks with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 11, 2018 - 2:16 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Bolivia has asked for emergency consultations of the U.N. Security Council on "the threats of unilateral military action" against Syria. Bolivia's U.N. Ambassador Sacha Llorentty Soliz, who has supported Russia on Syria in...
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Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya talks with Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja'afari, during a Security Council meeting, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 11, 2018 - 2:06 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Russian President Vladimir Putin has told Israel's leader that Syria's sovereignty must be respected — remarks that come in the wake of an airstrike this week on Syria that Russia and others have blamed on Israel. The...
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