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Russian Federation tries to undermine Syria sarin gas claims

Russian Federation tries to undermine Syria sarin gas claims

But OPCW director general Ahmet Uzumcu said a team was ready to head to the town "should the security situation so permit". Senior military officials at the Pentagon say the Syrian airbase was targeted because of its involvement in the chemical attack involving sarin gas, which killed over 70 civilians including women and children in northern Syria on April 4.


Border wall, health care jeopardize spending bill days from shutdown

Border wall, health care jeopardize spending bill days from shutdown

Opponents say the practice puts oceans and wildlife at risk. On Friday White House press secretary Sean Spicer reiterated the administration was continuing to push for these items that Democrats oppose. "Eight years from now [assuming Trump is re-elected in 2020], the next president will have that wall in place to make sure that [illegal immigration] doesn't continue".


China won't let its construction crews work in West Bank

China won't let its construction crews work in West Bank

Israel has stepped up its lobbying as the International Federation of Association Football (Fifa) last month established a committee to deal with the issue of settlement clubs. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded that he would look into the matter. The Palestinian Authority demands that FIFA's bylaws, which bar any country from setting up teams in another country's territory or letting such teams play in its own leagues without the other country " s consent, be applied to Israel.



Francois Hollande urges French voters to block Marine Le Pen

Investors were concerned that a victory for Ms Le Pen's Front National party could put France on the path taken by Britain to leave the European... "This evening I'm no longer the president of the National Front, I am a candidate for the presidency of France", Le Pen told French television channel France 2.



Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons

The United States launched 59 cruise missiles in a strike meant to damage the infrastructure of the airstrip from which the US believes the chemical weapons attack was launched. A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, an worldwide watchdog, is investigating the incident and is expected to issue a report within two weeks.