'High confidence' Syrian regime carried out attack

The US intelligence report assessed the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

A US intelligence report said it assessed with "high confidence" that the Syrian Government carried out the chemical weapons attack in the suburbs of Damascus earlier this month.

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Syria: John Kerry claims 'lies'

Syria has denied charges by US Secretary of State John Kerry that it uses chemical weapons, adding that "what he said was lies" and baseless. A US intelligence report says at least 1429 people including 426 children were killed in the attack.