EghtesadOnline: International investigators will head on Wednesday to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria that provoked a U.S.-led missile strike.
EghtesadOnline: President Donald Trump’s outrage over another apparent chemical weapons attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was clear. And for the second time in his presidency, the U.S. commander-in-chief demanded retaliation.
EghtesadOnline: Iran's defense minister says despite Western countries’ propaganda, Syrian forces have never used chemical weapons against terrorists, who are using weapons of mass destruction in their war against Damascus.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s foreign minister stressed unlike the hypocritical and double-standard policies of the US and other so-called advocates of human rights, the Islamic Republic of Iran vehemently condemns any use or threat to use weapons of mass destruction including chemical weapons.
EghtesadOnline: Russia called for international inspectors to visit Idlib, where the U.S. accused Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad of carrying out a deadly chemical weapons attack against his own citizens.
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday said that providers of chemical weapons to the Iraqi deposed dictator Saddam Hussein during the imposed war against Iran are now accusing Syria of suing the weapons.
EghtesadOnline: Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that the three countries of Russia, Iran, and Syria are keen on launching a deep probe into chemical incident in Khan Shaykhun but it is not clear why the US and the West are opposing the idea.
EghtesadOnline: White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologized after a storm of criticism followed remarks in which he attempted to compare Syria’s Bashar al-Assad to Adolf Hitler by saying that even the Nazi leader didn’t “sink to using chemical weapons.”
EghtesadOnline: Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for an “impartial inquiry to shed light on the horrific events of April 4” in Khan Sheikhoun in western Syria.
EghtesadOnline: U.S. military strikes against Syria over its alleged use of chemical weapons are a warning to other nations, including North Korea, that "a response is likely" if they pose a danger, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday.