US President Barack Obama was reviewing Saturday a possible response to an alleged chemical "massacre" in Syria, as a top UN official was pressing Damascus for an investigation into the charges.
An image posted on YouTube shows a mass grave of people allegedly killed in a toxic gas attack near Damascus on August 21, 2013. US President Barack Obama is reviewing a possible response to an alleged chemical "massacre" in Syria, as a top UN official presses Damascus for an investigation into the charges.
Obama is under mounting pressure to act following reports of a massive chemical attack near Damascus on Wednesday that opposition groups say was carried out by President Bashar al-Assad's forces and had killed as many as 1,300 people.
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