Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Syrian President Bashar Assad's government had used chlorine in the attack on opposition forces in Idlib province on May 19.
By Associated Press
The State Department said in a statement that Russia has failed to meet a 90-day deadline that fell on Tuesday to comply with a 1991 U.S. law on preventing the use of chemical weapons.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The Trump administration has little leverage to stop Russia, Iran and Syria pressing ahead with a massive military assault against Syria's northwest Idlib province.
By Matthew Lee, Susannah George, Associated Press
Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government's chemical facilities.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
In the news wrap Wednesday, a visit by international inspectors to the Syrian town of Douma, site of a suspected chemical attack, was called off Tuesday after a UN security team faced gunfire there. Also, Iran put its military might…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
In heated exchanges with his national security team in recent weeks, President Donald Trump repeatedly made clear he saw little incentive for the United States to be involved in Syria’s intractable civil war.
By PBS NewsHour
Russian President Putin on Saturday condemned a series of strikes on Syrian targets, calling the military action by the U.S. and its allies "an act of aggression against a sovereign state." Kimberly Marten, director of a program on U.S.-Russia relations…
By Robert Burns, Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's choice of words recalled a similar claim associated with President George W. Bush following the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.
By Robert Burns, Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
President Trump says a "combined operation" with France and the United Kingdom is underway.
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