Syrian opposition: Peace talks off the table for now

A Syrian opposition figures has told Reuters that peace talks with President Bashar al-Assad's regime are off the table for now following allegations of a gas attack in Damascus.

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Syrian snipers shoot at convoy

The United Nations chemical weapons team in Damascus have been shot at by Syrian snipers, a UN spokesperson said. The experts have reportedly returned to their hotel after inspecting the site of an alleged 'gas attack'.