poison gas


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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which reports on the Syria conflict using activists on the ground, said it confirmed Daesh used a poison gas attack near Tel Brak on June 28.
The monitor obtained doctors' testimonies and laboratory analysis that it says confirm that the extremist group used some sort of a poison gas in the attack.
The YPG militia said poison gas had been used in attacks on June 28 and June 29 against YPG-held areas in the northeastern province of Hasaka.
The sources stressed that the occupation forces and settlers had deployed heavily in the Quarantina and Takrouri areas as well as in the neighborhood of an Islamic cemetery, south of Hebron city, noting that Israeli forces had randomly fired poison gas canisters and sound bombs during military exercises in the morning, causing a state of panic and fear among the students.
after inhaling poison gas, which is internationally prohibited.
Obama had already said that any use of poison gas by the Syrian regime would cross a "red line" and trigger an American attack.
Barack Obama had already said that any use of poison gas by the Syrian regime would cross a "red line" and trigger an American attack.
The government and opposition forces in Syria accused each other of using poison gas Kafr Zita in Hama province, killing two people and injuring dozens of others.
AMMAN/TEHRAN: Opposition activists accused Syrian government forces of using poison gas in the central town of Nabk Thursday, and said victims had been discovered with swollen limbs and foaming at the mouth.
The announcement cames one day ahead of the November 1 deadline set by the Hague-based Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for Damascus to destroy or "render inoperable" all chemical weapon production facilities and machinery for mixing chemicals into poison gas and filling munitions.
There ought to be no more poison gas shells raining down on innocent civilians, as happened this summer in Damascus, where 1,400 people, mostly women and children, were massacred.
Syria's use of poison gas prompted a international response greater than a hundred thousand deaths and two million refugees: a threat of American missile attack on the Assad government and an agreement that the Syrian gas stockpile must be surrendered and disarmed.
It came after the two sides met in Geneva to discuss Moscow's plan for securing Syria's poison gas stocks in order to avert US air strikes.
The use of poison gas in a Middle Eastern civil war does not mean that North Korea or anybody else is going to use it on Americans.
We need a policy response that simultaneously deters another Syrian poison gas attack, doesn't embroil the United States in the Syrian civil war and also doesn't lead to the sudden collapse of the Syrian state with all its chemical weapons, or, worse, a strengthening of the Syrian regime and its allies Hezbollah and Iran.