President Barack Obama has stated that he will ask the US Congress to authorise military action against Syria in response to the chemical attack which the US has stated killed 1,429 people.
The comes after the British parliament voted against military intervention.
The UN inspectors have inspected the site but have said that no conclusions can be drawn until laboratory tests are completed.
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