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UN confirms chemical used by Syria

The United Nations chemical investigators confirmed that the chemical used that killed almost 1,400 people in Syria last August 21 is a sarin nerve agent.

In connection to this, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon condemned the crime and insisted that those responsible for the attack will be held accountable.

The United States said that almost 1,400 people, including 400 children. (Kisses Jabson)

 

Suicide bomber attacks; 36 dead, 48 wounded

A man launched a fatal suicide bombing attack, killing at least 36 people while severely wounding 48 people at a wake of a member of the Iraqi Minority group.

The incident happened just outside the Baashiqah of the Northern City of Mosul.

The investigation shows that the suicide bomber is wearing explosive vests when he attended the ceremony before launching the attack. (Kisses Jabson)

 

Al-Assad appears after chemical attack

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad appeared after the chemical attacks that killed nearly 1,400 Syrians amid the talks of chemical weapons of the country.

Al-Assad confirmed that there are proposals from Russia for the international control of the country’s chemical weapons.

The Syrian president insisted that Russia is putting too much pressure on Syria that prompted the country to agree and not because of the military strike to be launched by the United States. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

   

Obama, US remember 9/11 attack

United States President Barack Obama led the 12th anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attack on the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City.

One by one, families of those who died during the attack read the names of their loved ones.

Shanksville and Pennysylvnia also did their own commemoration for the passengers and crew of the United Flight 93.

On September 11, 2001 two airplanes were hijacked by the Al-Qaeda and crashed the planes on the twin towers of the World Trade Center that killed at least 3,000 people. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

 

US Senate elections cancelled due to military strike against Syria

The United States Senate elections was cancelled to give way for the military strike to be launched against Syria.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid explained that they have to give way for the international discussion in connection with the chemical weapons use of Syria.

Meanwhile, Syria announced that the government is ready to put its chemical weapons under international control to prevent US’s military strike. (Luisito Antonio Santos)

   

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