"Syrian Government Accused Again Of Using Chemical Weapons"

"Anti-government activists in Syria are accusing President Bashar al-Assad's forces of deploying a chemical weapons attack on the suburbs of the capital, Damascus. The government denied the attack, but the allegations have prompted the United Nations to call an emergency meeting. Melissa Block talks to Washington Post reporter Loveday Morris for more."

NPR's All Things Considered had the story August 21, 2013.


Graphic Video: "Syria Conflict: 'chemical Attacks Kill Hundreds'" (BBC News)

"Syrian Activists: Videos Show Chemical Weapons Used" (CNN)

"UN Has 'Strong Concern' Over Reports of Hundreds Killed in Syria Chemicals Weapons Attacks" (NBC News)

"New Reports Of Chemical Weapons In Syria; Many May Be Dead" (NPR)

"Syrian Activists Accuse Government of Deadly Chemical Attack Near Damascus" (Washington Post)

Source: NPR, 08/22/2013