Weapons of mass destruction

This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018. Syrian government forces pressed their offensive against the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus on Saturday under the cover of airstrikes as shelling of civilian areas on both sides claimed more lives, state media and opposition activists said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 8:08 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies were on alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military bases and posts in government-held areas across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria, war monitors said...
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This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018. Syrian government forces pressed their offensive against the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus on Saturday under the cover of airstrikes as shelling of civilian areas on both sides claimed more lives, state media and opposition activists said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 8:02 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies were on alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military bases and posts in government-held areas across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria, war monitors said...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 7:25 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has responded unenthusiastically to a Russian proposal that experts from the international chemical weapons watchdog visit the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria. A senior...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 7:17 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2:15 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has responded unenthusiastically to a Russian proposal that experts from the international chemical weapons watchdog visit the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria. A senior...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 7:10 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2:10 p.m. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he is outraged by Syria's apparent chemical weapons use against civilians. Guterres says in a statement Tuesday that if confirmed, the use of such weapons would...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 6:56 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 1:55 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will hand over control of the strategic town of Afrin — which Turkish troops seized from Syrian Kurdish forces last month — to the people of Afrin "when the...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 6:20 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency puts the number of Iranians killed in a missile attack on a Syrian air base at seven. The Tuesday report said bodies of victims have been transferred to Tehran. It said...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 6:11 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Israel is strongly condemning the Syrian government's suspected chemical weapons attack on its own citizens. Israel's foreign ministry says Tuesday that Syria "continues to perpetrate crimes against humanity in using...
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This photo released by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian government airstrikes hit in the town of Douma, in eastern Ghouta region east of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, April. 7, 2018. Syrian government forces pressed their offensive against the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta near the capital Damascus on Saturday under the cover of airstrikes as shelling of civilian areas on both sides claimed more lives, state media and opposition activists said. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 6:08 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies are on alert and taking precautionary measures at military bases and posts across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of a chemical weapons attack, Syrian war monitors said Tuesday. The measures come as President Donald...
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The United Nations Security Council meet and hear remarks from U.N. Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura via video broadcast, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 10, 2018 - 4:42 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Syrian war monitors say government forces and their allies are on alert and taking precautionary measures at military bases and posts across the country amid fears of a military attack by the United States. The...
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