al-Qaida-linked fighters from Hayat Tahrir al-Sham walk inside the Syrian village of Abu Dali in Idlib province, after they captured it from Syrian troops, Sunday, Oct 8, 2017. (Ibaa News Agency, via AP)
Syria

State Dep. Admits Syrian Rebels Possess Chemical Weapons

The use of chemical weapons in Khan Sheikhoun, a town in Idlib province, was previously blamed on the Syrian government and used to justify the launch of 59 tomahawk missiles on a Syrian airbase by the United States.