US President Donald Trump is threatening to tear up the 2015 agreement aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear efforts. France's Emmanuel Macron will visit the US to persuade Trump from doing so.
Syrian regime's warplanes are bombing a district where the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp is situated in, putting the lives of 12,000 displaced people in danger. The United Nations calls for a safe passage for the sick and the wounded.
The Organisation of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Saturday the mission visited "one of the sites" in Douma, where at least 40 killed in a suspected gas attack on April 7, and would draft a report based on the findings.
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the overnight raids targeted Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp and a small enclave south of the capital Damascus under the control of militants.
The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria's Douma, blamed by the US and its allies on Bashar al Assad's regime in Syria.
The Trump regime is dangerously erratic in the Syria theatre, often oscillating from no interventions to a long term presence in Syria. Certainty is required to assure that the region does not suffer the fallout of a failed US policy.
But Syria's UN ambassador refuted regime media reports that chemical inspectors had entered Douma, saying that UN security experts were preparing the way for the OPCW inspectors to look into alleged attack.
Syrian regime media first reported that missiles were fired at the Shayrat air base near Homs and an air base in the capital Damascus. However state TV later said a false alarm had triggered air defence systems, and there was no attack.
As the US announced the new measures investigators were set to begin their work in investigating the chemical attack in Douma that prompted US-led airstrikes over the weekend.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday that he persuaded Trump to leave US troops in Syria, but the White House says otherwise.
Regional powers Saudi Arabia and Iran have for decades been locked in a struggle for supremacy that is now being played out in proxy wars in several countries, including Yemen and Syria.
Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said there were currently no plans for further attacks in Syria after Britain and its allies France and the US launched air strikes on the regime's chemical weapons facilities.
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