Recent News Headlines : Chemical Weapons

NORTH KOREA RUBBISHES SEOUL SUGGESTION IT BE SUSPENDED FROM UN


North Korea rubbishes Seoul suggestion it be suspended from UN... READ MORE

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REPORTERS A chemical weapons attack targeted the suburbs of Damascus in August 2013. The West threatened air strikes in response, and Syria agreed..... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 27

RUSSIA AND CHINA VETO U.N. RESOLUTION ON SYRIA SANCTIONS OVER CHEMICAL ATTACKS


Resolution Tuesday that would have imposed sanctions on 21 Syrian individuals, organizations and companies allegedly involved in chemical weapons attacks in the war-ravaged country... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 6

SYRIA WAR: RUSSIA AND CHINA VETO SANCTIONS


Russia and China have vetoed a UN resolution to impose sanctions on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 847

RUSSIA, CHINA VETO U.N. PLAN FOR SYRIAN SANCTIONS


Security Council resolution Tuesday that would have imposed sanctions on 21 Syrian people and organizations linked to chemical weapons attacks in the war-torn country... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 11678

RUSSIA, CHINA BLOCK U.N. SANCTIONS ON SYRIA OVER GAS ATTACKS


A resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by the United States, France, Russia, Britain or China to be adopted... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 1572

VOTE ON UN SYRIA SANCTIONS COULD COME SOON THOUGH RUSSIA MAKES VETO VOW


An investigation by the United Nations and an international chemical weapons watchdog determined the Syrian government was behind at least three attacks involving chlorine gas... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 3

U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL CREDIBILITY AT STAKE ON SYRIA SANCTIONS TALK


The draft resolution seeks to blacklist 11 Syrian military commanders and officials and 10 government and related entities involved in the development and production of chemical weapons... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 74

VX NERVE AGENT USED TO KILL KIM JONG NAM, POLICE SAY


Bakar, the Malaysian police inspector-general, accused North Korea of impeding the investigation... READ MORE

24th February, 2017 7921

CHEMICAL WEAPONS FOUND IN MOSUL IN ISIS LAB, SAY IRAQI FORCES


Iraqi forces have said they have discovered a mustard chemical warfare agent in eastern Mosul alongside a cache of Russian surface-to-surface missiles... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 998

IRAQI FORCES DISCOVER CHEMICAL WEAPON LAB, WEAPONS CACHE IN MOSUL


When Iraqi forces retook Mosul University earlier this month, they found chemistry labs they believed had been converted into makeshift chemical weapons labs by Daesh... READ MORE

29th January, 2017 12

CHINA SAYS 2,500 WARTIME JAPANESE CHEMICAL WEAPONS DESTROYED


China estimates that Japanese troops left behind more than 2 million chemical weapons, mostly in the northeastern region of Manchuria... READ MORE

17th January, 2017 0

SYRIAN REBEL GROUPS SAY THEY WILL ATTEND ASTANA PEACE TALKS


In 2013, the Syrian military used chemical weapons in an attack against rebel-controlled areas of Damascus, killing nearly 1,500 civilians, including more than 400 children... READ MORE

16th January, 2017 88

CHEMICAL TERRORIST ATTACK 'HUGE CONCERN' SAYS LONDON FIRE CHIEF


He said an attack need not use military grade chemical weapons, but could involve industrially available gases such as chlorine... READ MORE

6th January, 2017 808

ISIL WANTS TO CARRY OUT MASS CHEMICAL ATTACK ON BRITAIN, MINISTER WARNS


Mr Wallace said Experts have warned that their ambition is a mass casualty attack and they have no moral barrier to using whatever means possible... READ MORE

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UK MINISTER SEES THREAT OF ISLAMIC STATE CHEMICAL ATTACK IN BRITAIN


Wallace pointed to the dismantlement of an Islamic State cell in Morocco in February as evidence of the group's ambition to carry out chemical attacks elsewhere... READ MORE

1st January, 2017 906

Trending News Headlines : Chemical Weapons

ISIS USED CHEMICAL ARMS AT LEAST 52 TIMES IN SYRIA AND IRAQ REPORT SAYS


Mosul was at the center of the Islamic State's chemical weapons production, Mr. Strack said... READ MORE

22nd November, 2016 4276

IRAQ'S 'HIDDEN' CHEMICAL WEAPONS: US 'COVERED UP' DISCOVERY OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS AFTER 2003 INVASION A?? WITH MANY ARE NOW IN ISISA??S HANDS


Iraq's 'hidden' chemical weapons US 'covered up' discovery of chemical weapons after 2003 invasion a?? with many are now in Isisa??s hands... READ MORE

15th October, 2014 2066

EXCLUSIVE: U.N. INQUIRY BLAMES SYRIAN MILITARY FOR CHLORINE BOMB ATTACKS - SOURCE


Had not responded to Syrian requests to investigate alleged use of chemical weapons by insurgents... READ MORE

16th September, 2016 1623

IS 'USING CHLORINE GAS IN BOMBS'


Chemical weapons experts believe that the use of chlorine is intended to have a psychological impact on Iraqi soldiers and civilians... READ MORE

13th March, 2015 1211

UN TO EXAMINE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACKS


The UN has adopted a resolution aimed at identifying those behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria... READ MORE

7th August, 2015 962

REPORT REAFFIRMS SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE


President Bashar al-Assad's government and rebel forces blamed each other for the Ghouta strike and other chemical weapons attacks, though Western government's blame Assad... READ MORE

2nd August, 2016 885

EXCLUSIVE: SAMPLES CONFIRM ISLAMIC STATE USED MUSTARD GAS IN IRAQ - DIPLOMAT


If Islamic State used chemical weapons, experts are still uncertain of how the group might have obtained them, or whether it could have access to more... READ MORE

15th February, 2016 771

DOCTORS IN SYRIA TEND TO SCORES OF VICTIMS IN GAS ATTACK


Under threat of United States retaliation for the sarin attacks, the government agreed to eliminate its previously secret chemical weapons program... READ MORE

7th September, 2016 604

CHEMICAL WEAPONS USED BY REBELS IN SYRIA


Security Council resolutions and the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention... READ MORE

5th November, 2015 526

GAS ATTACK BY ASSAD FORCES KILLS 13-YEAR-OLD SYRIAN GIRL IN ALEPPO


A 13-year-old Syrian girl in Aleppo died from inhaling toxic gas on Wednesday after Bashar al-Assad's forces poisoned 120 people in another chemical attack... READ MORE

7th September, 2016 476

COULD ISIS STRIKE THE WEST WITH CHEMICAL WEAPONS?


The OPCW is continuing to investigate other suspected uses of chemical weapons by ISIS... READ MORE

8th January, 2016 389

WHITE HOUSE CONDEMNS USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS BY SYRIAN GOVERNMENT FORCES


In 2013, Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons under a deal brokered by Moscow and Washington... READ MORE

23rd October, 2016 317

EYEWITNESS ACCOUNT: ISIL STEPS UP CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACKS ON KURDS IN IRAQ


Kurdish Cmdr. Mahadi Younis said he believed the weapons were manufactured in nearby Mosul, the Islamic State's stronghold in Iraq... READ MORE

10th March, 2016 248

CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACKS IN SYRIA MAY NORMALISE WAR CRIMES, EXPERTS WARN


However, the UN's chemical weapons watchdog says it is confident that chlorine gas has been used as a weapon... READ MORE

12th August, 2016 232

CIA 'BOUGHT CHEMICAL WEAPONS FROM A SECRET SELLER IN IRAQ'


Cia bought chemical weapons from a secret seller in iraq... READ MORE

16th February, 2015 198

IRAQI OFFICIALS: ISIL CHEMICAL ATTACKS WOUND 600


Iraqi officials say the Islamic State group has launched two chemical attacks, killing a three-year-old girl and wounding some 600 people near the northern city of Kirkuk... READ MORE

12th March, 2016 165

RUSSIAN MILITARY CALLS ON UN CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG TO SEND EXPERTS TO ALEPPO


Both Russian and Syrian authorities repeatedly warned that militants from some hardline groups might use chemical weapons against civilians and government forces in Aleppo... READ MORE

11th November, 2016 164

IRAQI KURDS SAY ISLAMIC STATE USED CHLORINE GAS AGAINST THEM


No international organization has documented the use of chemical weapons on Iraqi territory in the war with Islamic State... READ MORE

15th March, 2015 152

AIR STRIKE KILLS ISIL 'CHEMICAL WEAPONS EXPERT'


We know ISIL is attempting to pursue a chemical weapons capability, but we have no definitive confirmation that ISIL currently possess chemical weapons, the official said... READ MORE

31st January, 2015 133

TEST OF ISLAMIC STATE MORTAR FRAGMENTS SHOWS CHEMICAL ARMS TRACES


Military field test for the chemical weapons agent sulfur mustard a U.S... READ MORE

21st August, 2015 113

IRAQI KURDS SAY ISLAMIC STATE ATTACKED THEM WITH CHEMICAL WEAPONS


Chlorine's use as a weapon is prohibited under the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention... READ MORE

14th August, 2015 109

SYRIAN GOVERNMENT FORCES BLAMED FOR 2015 CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK


In addition to the bombing in Idlib, an earlier report also accused Bashar al Assad's forces of two other chemical weapons attacks in 2015 and 2014... READ MORE

25th October, 2016 97

CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK ON EUROPE SEEMS HIGHLY UNLIKELY


Either way, Aum Shinrikyo's human and scientific resources were well beyond that of the current crop of former European Islamic militants... READ MORE

19th November, 2015 92

RUSSIA TALKING WITH U.S. ON ASSIGNING BLAME FOR SYRIA GAS ATTACKS


Chlorine is not prohibited, but its use as a weapon is prohibited under the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention, which Syria joined in 2013... READ MORE

18th June, 2015 89

RUSSIA BACKS UN RESOLUTION INVESTIGATING SYRIAN CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN RARE SHOW OF UNITY


Indeed, the Syrian army and Syrian civilians were themselves a target for chemical weapons and poisonous chemical materials, including Chlorine gas, by the armed terrorist organisations... READ MORE

8th August, 2015 88

SYRIA, OR A VIDEO GAME? INTERNET AMUSED BY RUSSIAN EMBASSY'S TWEET


In case you can't make the picture out clearly, those aren't actual trucks with actual chemical weapons in actual Aleppo... READ MORE

12th May, 2016 80

IRAQI KURDS SAY ISLAMIC STATE USED CHLORINE GAS AGAINST THEM


A photo released by Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government shows debris at the site of the alleged chemical weapons use... READ MORE

14th March, 2015 62

TOXIC GAS DROPPED ON SYRIAN TOWN WHERE RUSSIAN HELICOPTER SHOT DOWN, SAY RESCUERS


The Civil Defence spokesman said it was the second time Saraqeb had been hit by toxic gas... READ MORE

2nd August, 2016 49

SYRIA USED CHLORINE IN BOMBS AGAINST CIVILIANS REPORT SAYS


Mr. Assad and his subordinates have consistently denied government forces have used chemical weapons in the conflict... READ MORE

25th August, 2016 41

AIRLINES BODY CALLS FOR U.N. TO REGULATE ANTI-AIRCRAFT WEAPONRY


UN conventions prohibit the use of chemical weapons and anti-personnel landmines and regulate their destruction... READ MORE

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