Two years after the first anti-government protests, the conflict in Syria rages on. Learn about the major events in the country's tumultuous uprising.
Aug. 30, 2013: Secretary of State John Kerry says that U.S. intelligence information found that 1,429 people were killed in the Aug. 21, 2013, chemical weapons attack in Syria, including at least 426 children. A preliminary U.S. government assessment asserted "with high confidence that the Syrian government carried out the chemical weapons attack against opposition elements in the Damascus suburbs," he says.
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