UK, US 'in no doubt' Syria regime behind chemical attacks
Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama. The prime minister's office said the evidence clearly indicated Assad's forces had carried out a chemical weapons attack in the Damascus suburbs last week thought to have killed hundreds of people. The statement came as Cameron prepared to chair a meeting of Britain's National Security Council later on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, an al-Qaeda affiliate threatened a "Volcano of Revenge" invasion against Syrian government security and military targets in retaliation for a suspected poison attack near Damascus, the SITE Monitoring Group reported late on Tuesday. A branch of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant said in a statement it would punish Syria for a series of massacres, including last week's alleged chemical weapons attack, after meeting eight Syrian factions.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Mail & GuardianSimilar Stories