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1. 04-21 Experts finally visit Douma site Douma, Damascus
2. 04-16 Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site Douma, Damascus
D. 04-16 Israel destroys Hamas' 'longest and deepest' border tunnel yet Gaza
4. 04-13 US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites Damascus
F. 04-13 Fierce clashes continue at Gaza-Israel border fence Gaza
04-07 At least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack in Douma Douma, Syria
H. 03-10 Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three
I. 03-03 36 pro-Syrian government soldiers 'killed in Turkish air strike' Kafr Jina, Afrin, Northern Syria

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Experts finally visit Douma site Map of Douma Syria


April 2018 ... more > Top ^
Today   Damascus
  The Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus
Mon.   Damascus Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site   Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday  Gaza  Israel destroys Hamas' 'longest and deepest' border tunnel yet Apr. 13   Damascus   US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites
  The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites
 Explosions hit the capital, Damascus, as well as two locations near the city of Homs. The strikes are in response to a suspected chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma
Apr. 7   Syria   At least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack in Douma
Map of Douma Syria
  At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta


March 2018 ... more > Top ^
Mar.16  Western Iraq  7 dead in US military helicopter crash near Iraq border Mar.10   Damascus Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three
Mar.3  Northern Syria  36 pro-Syrian government soldiers 'killed in Turkish air strike'

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Feb.24  Damascus  Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta 'kill 500' Feb.19   Damascus Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes
Map of Eastern Ghouta Damascus Syria
  Bombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, activists say
Feb.9   Northern Israel   Israeli jet downed by Syrian fire - army  Israeli fighter jet shot down after operation against Iranian targets in Syria, pilots safe, Israeli military says Feb.3  Northern Syria  Russian fighter jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province

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December 2017 ... more > Top ^
Dec.11  Northern Syria  Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops in visit to Syrian base

October 2017 ... more > Top ^
Oct.16   Northern Syria Syria war: US-backed forces control Raqqa
 Northern Iraq  Iraqi soldiers moved into Kirkuk

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Jul.9   Mosul   Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS in the city
  Haider al-Abadi has visited Mosul to congratulate Iraqi forces for their victory over IS in the city. He was there to announce the city's full liberation


April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.6  Syria  US launches missile strikes in response to chemical 'attack' Apr.5   Northern Syria   20 children and 52 adults killed in chemical attack
Map of Khan Sheikhoun Idlib Syria  Aome of the victims had symptoms consistent with exposure to nerve agents. Clinics treating the injured were then targeted by air strikes

January 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jan.8   Jerusalem Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed   Four people have been killed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian man who drove a lorry into a group of soldiers, in what police called a terror at...

year 2016 Top ^

Dec.22   Aleppo Aleppo 'back under government control'
Dec.14  Aleppo  Aleppo battle: Evacuation agreement 'back on' Nov.1  Mosul  Mosul battle: Iraqi special forces 'break front line' Oct.17   Mosul Liberation of Mosul Begins Sep.17  Northern Syria  US air strikes 'kill dozens of Syria government troops' Aug.23  Northern Syria  Turkey begins anti-IS campaign in Syria Jul.17  Turkey  Turkey coup arrests hit 6,000 as Erdogan roots out 'virus' Jul.15   Turkey   Turkish coup attempt Map of Ankara Turkey  An unsuccessful coup d'état was staged against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government by a faction within the Armed Forces May.22  Sunni Triangle  Falluja assault: PM announces beginning of military operation May.12  Damascus  Top Hezbollah commander Badreddine killed Apr.2  Azerbaijan  Clashes broke out in disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh Mar.14  Syria  Syria conflict: Russia's Putin orders 'main part' of forces out Feb.26   Syria Syria conflict: Temporary truce comes into effect Feb.17  Turkey  At least 28 dead in Turkish capital explosion

year 2015 Top ^

Dec.28   Western Iraq Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from ISIS
Nov.24   Northern Syria   Russia warplane shot down in Syria Map of Latakia Syria  Russian President Vladimir Putin has bitterly condemned the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border Sep.30   Northern Syria Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria Jul.24  Northern Syria  Turkish warplanes bomb ISIS positions in Syria Jul.1   Sinai 64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints May.20   Syria Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra May.15   Western Iraq Militants seize Ramadi stronghold Apr.24   Armenia Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks Apr.5  Yemen  Houthi rebels make gains in Aden Jan.22  Yemen  Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold

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Oct.29  Northern Syria  Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing Sep.20  Northern Syria  45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey Aug.26  Gaza  Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached Jul.25  Gaza  Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect Jul.17   Gaza   Israel starts Gaza ground offensive
  The Israeli military has begun a ground offensive against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, extending its 10-day-old Operation Protective Edge Jul.6  Gaza  Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants Jun.29  Iraq  ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate Jun.10   Mosul     ISIS seizes city of Mosul
  Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul

year 2013 Top ^

Aug.21   Damascus     Syrian rebels allege chemical attack
  Opposition groups claimed that hundreds were killed when the government used chemical agents in rebel strongholds in the Damascus countryside Jan.30  Syria  Israeli jets strike convoy along Syrian border

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.21   Gaza Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire
Nov.19  Gaza  Gaza death toll 'rises over 100' Nov.14   Gaza   Hamas military leader killed by Israeli strike   Ahmed Jabr, the head of Hamas' military wing, was killed Wednesday in Gaza by an Israeli "surgical" strike, the Israeli military announced Oct.3  Turkey  Turkey retaliates for shelling deaths Aug.5  Sinai  Police die in Egypt border attack Jul.28   Aleppo Syrian forces hammer Aleppo Jul.18  Syria  Top Syrian officials killed Jun.22  Northern Syria  Syria: We shot down Turkish fighter May.26   Syria U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massacre May.21   Yemen Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troops Apr.11  Syria  Syria ceasefire comes into effect Feb.22  Syria  Two Western journalists killed in Syria Feb.8  Syria  Homs suffers 'heaviest' shelling Jan.2  Southern Iran  Iran fires missiles in Strait of Hormuz

year 2011 Top ^

Dec.17   Iraq Last US troops withdraw from Iraq   The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq has entered Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein Dec.4  Iran  Iran shoots down American drone Oct.18   Israel Shalit back in Israel after swap
Sep.30  Yemen  U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed Aug.18  Southern Israel  7 Israelis dead in string of attacks Jul.31  Syria  Army, protesters clash, killing 71 Jun.3  Yemen  Yemen's presidential compound attacked Feb.21  Egypt  Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'

year 2010 Top ^

Aug.31   Iraq U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends
May.30   Gaza   Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship   More than 10 people onboard a flotilla carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza were killed when security forces boarded the boats

year 2009 Top ^

Jun.29  Baghdad  US soldiers leaving Iraq's cities Jan.21  Gaza  Israeli troops complete Gaza withdrawal Jan.17   Jerusalem Israel declares unilateral cease-fire
Jan.9  Gaza  Israel, Hamas brush off UN, keep fighting Jan.3   Gaza Israeli ground troops enter Gaza

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.27   Gaza     Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza   At least 225 killed in Israeli attacks. An Israeli army spokeswoman said her country is ready to continue the attacks 'as long as it takes' Jul.16  Israel  Israel swaps prisoners for bodies Jun.18   Gaza Israel, Hamas begin truce in Gaza
Mar.25  Basra  Iraq forces battle Basra militias Feb.28  Gaza  Israeli forces pound Gaza Strip Feb.22  Northern Iraq  Turkish troops enter Iraq Jan.22   Gaza Palestinians blow up border wall Jan.7  Iran  Iran boats threatened US ships

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.1   Northern Iraq Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq
Sep.6  Syria  Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor Jun.14   Gaza     Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza   The militants have hailed a series of military victories over rivals Fatah as a new 'liberation' of the territory May.20  Northern Lebanon  Islamic militants, security forces battle Apr.27  Turkey  Army 'concerned' by vote Mar.23   Iran Iran seizes 15 British sailors Jan.27   Gaza Battle rages on after 25 dead

year 2006 Top ^

Nov.25  Gaza  Palestinians, Israel agree to cease-fire Nov.3  Gaza  Gunmen flee in human shield Sep.30  Southern Lebanon  Last Israeli soldier withdraws Aug.14   Southern Lebanon Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect
Jul.30  Southern Lebanon  Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians Jul.25  Southern Lebanon  Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post Jul.22  Southern Lebanon  Thousands flee southern Lebanon Jul.18  Southern Lebanon  Israeli troops enter southern Lebanon Jul.12   Southern Lebanon   Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war   Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon Jun.8   Iraq U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi

year 2005 Top ^

Apr.26  Lebanon  Last Syrian soldiers left Lebanon Jan.30  Iraq  Iraqis vote amid violence

year 2004 Top ^

Nov.9  Sunni Triangle  U.S., Iraqis enter Falluja's center

year 2003 Top ^

Dec.14  Sunni Triangle  Saddam captured Jul.22  Mosul  Saddam's sons killed in raid Apr.9  Baghdad  Baghdad falls to US forces Mar.19   Iraq     U.S. Launches War Against Iraq   After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard

year 2002 Top ^

Apr.3  West Bank  Bethlehem church under siege

year 2000 Top ^

Sep.30   Jerusalem     Intifada started by Sharon visit   Palestinians and Israelis clash, spurred by visit of right-wing Israeli leader to a joint Jewish/Muslim holy site May.24  Southern Lebanon  Israel retreat complete Jul. 11, 1882   Egypt     Alexandria bombarded by the British   In July 1882, the city came under bombardment from British naval forces and was occupied Aug. 1, 1798  Egypt  Nelson wins Battle of the Nile Jul. 21, 1798   Egypt Battle of the Pyramids



Jerusalem truck attack: Four Israelis soldiers killed   Four people have been killed in Jerusalem by a Palestinian man who drove a lorry into a group of soldiers, in what police called a terror at... 64 soldiers killed in ISIS attack on Egyptian Army's checkpoints Palestinians blow up border wall   Hezbollah kidnapping prompts war   Guerrillas killed 3 Israeli soldiers and captured 2 more, prompting airstrikes and military raids inside southern Lebanon Armenia marks centenary of mass killings by Ottoman Turks U.N. observers see bodies of 92 dead in massacre Israeli ground troops enter Gaza Iran seizes 15 British sailors   Alexandria bombarded by the British   In July 1882, the city came under bombardment from British naval forces and was occupied Turkish coup attempt Map of Ankara Turkey  An unsuccessful coup d'état was staged against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government by a faction within the Armed Forces   Hamas military leader killed by Israeli strike   Ahmed Jabr, the head of Hamas' military wing, was killed Wednesday in Gaza by an Israeli "surgical" strike, the Israeli military announced   US and allies launch strikes on Syria chemical weapons sites




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2017
Jan.8   Jerusalem
2016
Feb.17  Turkey  At least 28 dead in Turkish capital explosion
2015
Jul.1   Sinai
2011
Aug.18  Southern Israel  7 Israelis dead in string of attacks
2008
Jul.16  Israel  Israel swaps prisoners for bodies




Middle East, War & Army Border Conflict Timeline ... See World Border Conflict timeline Top ^
2016
Apr.2  Azerbaijan  Clashes broke out in disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh
2012
Oct.3  Turkey  Turkey retaliates for shelling deaths
Aug.5  Sinai  Police die in Egypt border attack
2008
Jan.22   Gaza
2006
Jul.12   Southern Lebanon
2000
May.24  Southern Lebanon  Israel retreat complete




Middle East, War & Army War Crime Timeline ... See World War Crime timeline Top ^
2015
Apr.24   Armenia
2012
May.26   Syria
2006
Nov.3  Gaza  Gunmen flee in human shield
2003
Dec.14  Sunni Triangle  Saddam captured




Middle East, War & Army Ground Forces Timeline ... See World Ground Forces timeline Top ^
2009
Jan.3   Gaza
2008
Feb.22  Northern Iraq  Turkish troops enter Iraq
2006
Jul.18  Southern Lebanon  Israeli troops enter southern Lebanon
2005
Apr.26  Lebanon  Last Syrian soldiers left Lebanon
2004
Nov.9  Sunni Triangle  U.S., Iraqis enter Falluja's center
2003
Apr.9  Baghdad  Baghdad falls to US forces




Middle East, War & Army Navy Timeline ... See World Navy timeline Top ^
2011
Feb.21  Egypt  Two Iranian warships 'enter Suez Canal'
2008
Jan.7  Iran  Iran boats threatened US ships
2007
Mar.23   Iran
1882
Jul. 11, 1882   Egypt
1890
Aug. 1, 1798  Egypt  Nelson wins Battle of the Nile




Middle East, War & Army Coup Timeline ... See World Coup timeline Top ^
2016
Jul.17  Turkey  Turkey coup arrests hit 6,000 as Erdogan roots out 'virus'
Jul.15   Turkey




Middle East, War & Army Military Leaders Timeline ... See World Military Leaders timeline Top ^
2016
May.12  Damascus  Top Hezbollah commander Badreddine killed
2012
Nov.14   Gaza




Middle East, War & Army Missiles Timeline ... See World Missiles timeline Top ^
2018
Apr. 13   Damascus
  The US, UK and France have bombed multiple government targets in Syria in an early morning operation targeting alleged chemical weapons sites
 Explosions hit the capital, Damascus, as well as two locations near the city of Homs. The strikes are in response to a suspected chemical attack on the Syrian town of Douma
2017 Apr.6  Syria  US launches missile strikes in response to chemical 'attack' 2012 Jan.2  Southern Iran  Iran fires missiles in Strait of Hormuz



Middle East, War & Army Civil War Timeline ... See World Civil War timeline Top ^
2007 Jun.14   Gaza   Hamas hails 'liberation' of Gaza   The militants have hailed a series of military victories over rivals Fatah as a new 'liberation' of the territory Jan.27   Gaza Battle rages on after 25 dead




Middle East, War & Army Weapon Inspection Timeline ... See World Weapon Inspection timeline Top ^
2018 Today   Damascus Experts finally visit Douma site
Map of Douma Syria
  The Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus




Middle East, War & Army Drone Timeline ... See World Drone timeline Top ^
2011 Dec.4  Iran  Iran shoots down American drone Sep.30  Yemen  U.S.-born Muslim cleric killed



Middle East, War & Army Air Force Timeline ... See World Air Force timeline Top ^
2018 Mar.16  Western Iraq  7 dead in US military helicopter crash near Iraq border Mar.3  Northern Syria  36 pro-Syrian government soldiers 'killed in Turkish air strike' Feb.24  Damascus  Air strikes in Eastern Ghouta 'kill 500' Feb.9   Northern Israel Israeli jet downed by Syrian fire - army  Israeli fighter jet shot down after operation against Iranian targets in Syria, pilots safe, Israeli military says Feb.3  Northern Syria  Russian fighter jet shot down in Syria's Idlib province 2016 Sep.17  Northern Syria  US air strikes 'kill dozens of Syria government troops' 2015 Nov.24   Northern Syria   Russia warplane shot down in Syria
Map of Latakia Syria  Russian President Vladimir Putin has bitterly condemned the downing of a Russian jet on the Turkey-Syria border Sep.30   Northern Syria Russia launches first airstrikes in Syria Jul.24  Northern Syria  Turkish warplanes bomb ISIS positions in Syria 2014 Jul.6  Gaza  Israeli strikes kill Gaza militants 2013 Jan.30  Syria  Israeli jets strike convoy along Syrian border 2012 Jun.22  Northern Syria  Syria: We shot down Turkish fighter 2008 Dec.27   Gaza   Airstrikes pounded targets in Gaza   At least 225 killed in Israeli attacks. An Israeli army spokeswoman said her country is ready to continue the attacks 'as long as it takes' 2007 Sep.6  Syria  Israeli airstrike targeted nuclear reactor 2006 Jul.30  Southern Lebanon  Israeli air attack kills 28 civilians Jul.25  Southern Lebanon  Israeli airstrike hits U.N. observer post Jun.8   Iraq U.S. airstrike kills al-Zarqawi



Middle East, War & Army War Management Timeline ... See World War Management timeline Top ^
2010 Aug.31   Iraq U.S. combat mission in Iraq ends
2007 Apr.27  Turkey  Army 'concerned' by vote 2003 Mar.19   Iraq   U.S. Launches War Against Iraq   After air raid sirens went off across Baghdad, anti-aircraft fire and explosions were heard



Middle East, War & Army Rebellion Timeline ... See World Rebellion timeline Top ^
2018 Mon.  Gaza  Israel destroys Hamas' 'longest and deepest' border tunnel yet Mar.10   Damascus Eastern Ghouta: Syrian army splits enclave in three
Feb.19   Damascus Dozens of civilians killed in Eastern Ghouta strikes Map of Eastern Ghouta Damascus Syria
  Bombardments by Syrian government forces have killed dozens of civilians in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area outside Damascus, activists say
2017 Oct.16   Northern Syria Syria war: US-backed forces control Raqqa Jul.9   Mosul Mosul: Iraq PM celebrates victory over IS in the city
  Haider al-Abadi has visited Mosul to congratulate Iraqi forces for their victory over IS in the city. He was there to announce the city's full liberation
2016 Dec.22   Aleppo Aleppo 'back under government control'
Nov.1  Mosul  Mosul battle: Iraqi special forces 'break front line' Oct.17   Mosul Liberation of Mosul Begins May.22  Sunni Triangle  Falluja assault: PM announces beginning of military operation 2015 Dec.28   Western Iraq Iraq declares Ramadi liberated from ISIS May.20   Syria Islamic State 'in control' of Syria's Palmyra May.15   Western Iraq Militants seize Ramadi stronghold Apr.5  Yemen  Houthi rebels make gains in Aden Jan.22  Yemen  Yemen: President resigns as rebels tighten hold 2014 Oct.29  Northern Syria  Syrian rebels enter Kobani from Turkey border crossing Jun.29  Iraq  ISIS declares new Islamic caliphate Jun.10   Mosul   ISIS seizes city of Mosul
  Iraq's prime minister has asked parliament to declare a state of emergency after Islamist militants effectively took control of Mosul 2012 Jul.28   Aleppo Syrian forces hammer Aleppo Jul.18  Syria  Top Syrian officials killed May.21   Yemen Suicide blast kills more than 100 Yemeni troops 2011 Jun.3  Yemen  Yemen's presidential compound attacked 2008 Mar.25  Basra  Iraq forces battle Basra militias 2007 Dec.1   Northern Iraq Turkey attacks Kurd rebels in Iraq May.20  Northern Lebanon  Islamic militants, security forces battle 2005 Jan.30  Iraq  Iraqis vote amid violence 2002 Apr.3  West Bank  Bethlehem church under siege 2000 Sep.30   Jerusalem   Intifada started by Sharon visit   Palestinians and Israelis clash, spurred by visit of right-wing Israeli leader to a joint Jewish/Muslim holy site



Middle East, War & Army Peace Efforts Timeline ... See World Peace Efforts timeline Top ^
2017 Dec.11  Northern Syria  Putin orders withdrawal of Russian troops in visit to Syrian base 2016 Mar.14  Syria  Syria conflict: Russia's Putin orders 'main part' of forces out Feb.26   Syria Syria conflict: Temporary truce comes into effect
2014 Aug.26  Gaza  Israel, Hamas officials say extended cease-fire reached Jul.25  Gaza  Humanitarian ceasefire between Israel, Hamas takes effect 2012 Nov.21   Gaza Israel, Hamas agree to cease-fire Apr.11  Syria  Syria ceasefire comes into effect 2011 Dec.17   Iraq Last US troops withdraw from Iraq   The last convoy of US troops to leave Iraq has entered Kuwait, nearly nine years after the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein Oct.18   Israel Shalit back in Israel after swap 2009 Jun.29  Baghdad  US soldiers leaving Iraq's cities Jan.21  Gaza  Israeli troops complete Gaza withdrawal Jan.17   Jerusalem Israel declares unilateral cease-fire 2008 Jun.18   Gaza Israel, Hamas begin truce in Gaza 2006 Sep.30  Southern Lebanon  Last Israeli soldier withdraws Aug.14   Southern Lebanon Israel-Hezbollah cease-fire in effect



Middle East, War & Army Collateral Damage Timeline ... See World Collateral Damage timeline Top ^
2016 Dec.14  Aleppo  Aleppo battle: Evacuation agreement 'back on' 2014 Sep.20  Northern Syria  45,000 'flee Islamic State' into Turkey 2012 Feb.22  Syria  Two Western journalists killed in Syria 2010 May.30   Gaza   Deaths as Israeli forces storm aid ship   More than 10 people onboard a flotilla carrying aid for the Palestinian territory of Gaza were killed when security forces boarded the boats



Middle East, War & Army Weapons of Mass Destruction Timeline ... See World Weapons of Mass Destruction timeline Top ^
2018 Mon.   Damascus Syria chemical attack: Investigators allowed to visit site   Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday Apr. 7   Syria   At least 70 killed in suspected chemical attack in Douma
Map of Douma Syria
  At least 70 people have died in a suspected chemical attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
2017 Apr.5   Northern Syria 20 children and 52 adults killed in chemical attack Map of Khan Sheikhoun Idlib Syria  Aome of the victims had symptoms consistent with exposure to nerve agents. Clinics treating the injured were then targeted by air strikes 2013 Aug.21   Damascus   Syrian rebels allege chemical attack   Opposition groups claimed that hundreds were killed when the government used chemical agents in rebel strongholds in the Damascus countryside