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The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for the first time explicitly blamed the Syrian regime for chemical attacks using sarin and chlorine in 2017.
Syria says it has a total of sixteen publicly cases and two deaths and UN officials have warned the country was ill prepared for an outbreak and that the confirmed cases could just be the "tip of the iceberg."
The relentless attacks and revolving door of mercenaries widen Libyans' exposure to the pandemic.
Turkey's Operation Spring Shield shows that a just war can be waged with minimum civilian casualties.
Napoleon Bonaparte's ambition to establish an empire in the East was crushed in 1799 at the Siege of Acre by Ahmed Jazzar Pasha.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said the recent fighting around the Syrian rebel stronghold of Idlib "represents a serious threat to international peace and security."
Opposition forces retake strategic Saraqeb town and cut off key highway linking capital Damascus with northern city of Aleppo, days after regime reopened it for first time since 2012.
Syrian regime forces were sent fleeing from Idlib's Saraqib after being driven out by moderate forces.
Ankara and Damascus appear to be heading towards a military confrontation as Russia, the main backer of the Assad regime, fails to stick to its word on Idlib.
The US sees the Idlib tensions as an opportunity to better relations with Turkey, but it won't move past rhetoric.
Turkish and Russian delegation will meet in Moscow to discuss Idlib violence, Turkey's FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says, amid mounting fears of humanitarian disaster in Syrian province.
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