Iraq starts operation to clear planned oil route to Iran

Reuters KIRKUK, Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi forces launched on Wednesday an operation to consolidate control of an area near the Iran border to be used for the transit of Iraqi oil, the military s…

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France: ‘All indications’ point to Syria regime’s use of chlorine weapons

PARIS: France said Wednesday that “all indications” suggest the Syrian regime is using chlorine weapons in its nearly seven-year civil war against rebel forces. “All indications… tell us today that chlorine is being used by the regime at present in Syria,” Foreign Mnister Jean-Yves Le Drian told BFM television. Le Drian also called on all Iranian militia, including Hezbollah, to leave Syria, whose civil war has thrown the Middle East into turmoil.

Source: France: ‘All indications’ point to Syria regime’s use of chlorine weapons

Israel Air Strike on Syria Scientific Military Center for Second Time in 3 Months — Targetting Chemical Weapons?

Haaretz Syrian state media reports that air defenses responded to the incident ■ Jamraya Research and Information Center believed to be R&D site for missiles, rockets and non-conventional weapo…

Source: Israel Air Strike on Syria Scientific Military Center for Second Time in 3 Months — Targetting Chemical Weapons?