Western powers, led by the US, are considering military action against the Assad regime as evidence of a chemical weapons attack mounts.
US destroyers in the Mediterranean have launched dozens of cruise missile strikes on an airbase in Syria following a deadly chemical weapons attack.
Germany, France and the UK have endorsed the missile strike on a Syrian army base, which the US launched in retaliation to the suspected gas attack in Syria. DW brings you the latest reactions from around the world.
A monitor has reported that dozens of civilians were killed and hundreds injured by a "toxic gas" attack in northwestern Idlib province. The Syrian government had vowed to destroy its stock of chemical weapons in 2013.
A new UN report suggests that the Assad regime and the "Islamic State" have been resorting to chemical warfare. Now, the US, France and Germany want to the perpetrators to take responsibility for the attacks.
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