Weapons of mass destruction

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, soldiers and residents gathering near a bus carrying civilians who were released by the Army of Islam group that had been holding 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 09, 2018 - 8:58 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — A suspected poison gas attack in a Syrian rebel-held town and airstrikes on a Syrian air base that Damascus and Moscow blamed on U.S. ally Israel escalated tensions in the already volatile Mideast on Monday and raised the threat of possibly imminent American retaliation. The timing of...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 09, 2018 - 8:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday threatened an imminent military strike against Syria, vowing to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility will "pay a price." As he...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, at the start of a meeting with military leaders. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 09, 2018 - 7:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened an imminent military strike against Syria Monday night, vowing to respond "forcefully" to Saturday's apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other nation found to share responsibility will "pay a price." As he...
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United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting at U.N. headquarters, Monday, April 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 09, 2018 - 6:44 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 1:40 a.m. President Donald Trump says he'll "forcefully" respond to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. Trump made the remark in the Cabinet Room of the White House during a meeting Monday evening with his top military...
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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a bus carrying civilians who were released by the Army of Islam group that were 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 09, 2018 - 5:37 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — International condemnation grew over a suspected poison gas attack in a rebel-held town near Damascus said to have been carried out by the Syrian government, while Syria and its main ally, Russia, blamed Israel for airstrikes on a Syrian air base Monday that reportedly killed 14...
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United Nations Ambassador from Russia Vasily Nebenzya confers before a meeting of the U.N. Security Council, Monday April 9, 2018 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 09, 2018 - 5:28 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 12:25 a.m. Russia's U.N. ambassador is accusing the United States of deliberately stoking international tensions and "unpardonably" threatening Russia. Vassily Nebenzia told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on a...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Sanders was asked about Syria, Russia and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 09, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. reaction to the apparent chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 3 p.m. The White House says President Donald Trump is focused on responding to the apparent use of chemical weapons in Syria. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Saturday's...
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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 09, 2018 - 12:37 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it has opened an investigation over the weekend's suspected poison gas attack in Syria. The organization's director general, Ahmet Uzumcu, has expressed "grave...
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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 09, 2018 - 12:04 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 7 p.m. A Syrian opposition activist based in the town of Douma says most of those killed in the poison gas attack over the weekend have been buried. Haitham Bakkar said Monday that the attack was focused on three neighborhoods in...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 09, 2018 - 11:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S. reaction to the apparent chemical attack in Syria (all times local): 12:45 p.m. President Donald Trump has condemned the "heinous" suspected poison gas attack in Syria and said he'll make a decision on the U.S. response within 24 to 48 hours. Speaking in the...
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