Recent News Headlines : Chemical Weapons

ASSAD STILL POSSESSES CHEMICAL WEAPONS: JAMES MATTIS


Russia, Assad's principal ally, has asserted that a Syrian government air strike hit a rebel chemical weapons factory, causing the disaster... READ MORE

21st April, 2017 1818

FRANCE SAYS IT CAN PROVE ASSAD CARRIED OUT CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has repeatedly denied his government has any chemical weapons stocks after agreeing to give them up to international monitors in 2013... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 939

SARIN OR SIMILAR TOXIN USED IN DEADLY SYRIA ATTACK, WATCHDOG SAYS


We have elements that will allow us to show that the regime knowingly used chemical weapons, Ayrault told French television... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 252

RUSSIA, IRAN, SYRIA DENOUNCE US 'ACT OF AGGRESSION'


Syria's president says claim his forces used chemical weapons is 100 percent fabricated... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 19

U.S. MILITARY SAYS MISDIRECTED AIRSTRIKE IN SYRIA KILLED 18 ALLIED FIGHTERS


The government says Syrian warplanes struck an Al Qaeda arms depot that contained chemical weapons... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 12

SYRIA'S PRESIDENT SAYS CLAIM HIS FORCES USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS IS "100% FABRICATED"


Global chemical weapons experts have reportedly gone to Turkey to collect samples taken from Khan Sheikhoun... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 440

ASSAD DISMISSES SYRIAN GAS ATTACK AS '100 PER CENT FABRICATION'


Syria's Bashar al-Assad labels Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication' to justify US strike... READ MORE

14th April, 2017 1170

MISDIRECTED US STRIKE KILLED 18 ALLIED FIGHTERS IN SYRIA


The government says Syrian warplanes struck an al-Qaida arms depot that contained chemical weapons... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 75

UN RESOLUTION ON SYRIA FALLS SHORT


Liu said China supports the draft resolution's text condemning the use of chemical weapons and demanding an investigation... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 0

THE INTERPRETER WHY THE SYRIAN CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROBLEM IS SO HARD TO SOLVE


What follows are some of the forces prompting Mr. Assad to opt to use chemical weapons in Syria and why they are so resilient... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 1865

UN RESOLUTION ON SYRIA VETOED


Liu said China supports the draft resolution's text condemning the use of chemical weapons and demanding an investigation... READ MORE

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UN RESOLUTION ON SYRIA VETOED


Liu said China supports the draft resolution's text condemning the use of chemical weapons and demanding an investigation... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 0

ASSAD 'WOULD BE ILL-ADVISED EVER AGAIN TO USE CHEMICAL WEAPONS,' US DEFENCE SECRETARY SAYS


Bashar al-Assad's Syrian government would be ill-advised ever again to use chemical weapons, US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 660

US ACCUSES MOSCOW OF 'SOWING DOUBT' OVER NARRATIVE OF ASSAD'S CULPABILITY IN CHEMICAL ATTACK


US accuses Moscow of 'sowing doubt' over narrative of Assad's culpability in chemical attack -- RT News... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 994

'NODDING LIKE BOBBLEHEADS': PUTIN SLAMS NATO'S SUPPORT FOR US VIOLATION OF INTL LAW IN SYRIA


Out of 12 facilities used for storing and producing chemical weapons, ten were destroyed, as confirmed by the OPCW experts... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 3107

REX TILLERSON ARRIVES IN RUSSIA AMID GROWING TENSIONS OVER SUSPECTED CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK


These agreements stipulated Russia as the guarantor of a Syria free of chemical weapons, Mr Tillerson said... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 26

EVEN HITLER DIDN'T 'SINK' TO USING CHEMICAL WEAPONS LIKE ASSAD HAS, SEAN SPICER CLAIMS


We deplore Russia's continued defence of the Assad regime even after the chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 2288

LAKE WHITE HOUSE TO CALL OUT RUSSIAS FAKE SYRIA NEWS


The dossier refutes the Russian claim that the attack was on an opposition-held chemical weapons depot... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 390

SYRIAN GOVT HAS NO CHEMICAL WEAPONS, 'ABSOLUTELY NO NEED TO USE IT' - RUSSIAN MOD


The international experts also conducted additional checks at Syrian government facilities that were not related to the production or storage of chemical weapons... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 5180

AUTOPSIES SHOW SARIN GAS USED AGAINST SYRIAN TOWN, TURKEY SAYS


The April 4 chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town in Idlib province left nearly 90 people dead... READ MORE

11th April, 2017 0

NARROW SUPPORT FOR TRUMP'S STRIKE IN SYRIA


The Post-ABC poll finds 54 percent oppose additional military strikes against the Syrian government at this time... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 1113

ASSAD'S CHEMICAL STRIKE EXPOSES THE FOOLISHNESS OF OBAMA'S IRAN DEAL


Last week's horrific attack in Syria disproved the Obama administration's boast of stripping Bashar al-Assad of 100 percent of his chemical weapons... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 620

FACT CHECK: MCCONNELL REVISES HISTORY ON SYRIA


McConnell, the Senate majority leader, said Trumps strike was well-executed, went right to the heart of the matter, which is using chemical weapons... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 2099

DONALD TRUMP ORDERS MISSILE STRIKE AGAINST ASSAD AIRFIELD IN RETALIATION FOR CHEMICAL ATTACK


Syria Donald Trump orders missile strike against Assad airfield in retaliation for chemical attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 10952

RUSSIA MUST EXPLAIN POSSIBLE ROLE IN CHEMICAL ATTACK, TOP TRUMP ADVISER SAYS


Speaking two television programs Sunday, Tillerson said that he had not seen any conclusive evidence that Russians were involved in carrying out the chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 114

TRUMP TO CONGRESS ON SYRIA STRIKE


Washington hurried to accuse the Syrian government for the suspected chemical attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 7596

1/12 ALEPPO BEFORE THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR


Syria missile strike Donald Trump calls on 'all civilised nations to end the slaughter and bloodshed'... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 955

'THE DEAD WERE WHEREVER YOU LOOKED'


I wish the US government took this step earlier when chemical weapons were used in Syria, said Abdulqader... READ MORE

10th April, 2017 4

UN URGES RESTRAINT AS WASHINGTON AND MOSCOW CLASH OVER SYRIA


Russia warned that US cruise missile strikes on a Syrian government air base could have extremely serious consequences ... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 170

Q&A: WAS U.S. STRIKE ON SYRIA LEGAL?


But Syria did not use its chemical weapons against the United States or an ally like Iraq... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 25

Trending News Headlines : Chemical Weapons

'CLEARLY A WAR CRIME': INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY DENOUNCES CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA BUT FAILS TO ACT


Chemical weapons experts say Tuesday's attack appears to show that the Syrian regime did not hand over its entire stockpile to be destroyed... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 13122

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 12889

TRUMP LAUNCHES MISSILE ATTACK ON SYRIAN AIRBASE


Speaking Thursday night, Trump said Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians using a deadly nerve agent... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 12474

AUTOPSY RESULTS FROM SUSPECTED SYRIA GAS ATTACK TO BE EXAMINED IN THE HAGUE, TURKEY SAYS


The Syrian foreign minister is categorically denying his government used chemical weapons in the attack in Idlib province or in any other attack... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 11169

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 8345

ASSADA??S HISTORY OF CHEMICAL ATTACKS, AND OTHER ATROCITIES


According to the Violations Documentation Center, an antigovernment watchdog, more than 1,100 Syrians have been killed in chemical weapons and gas attacks... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 6292

US STRIKES ON SYRIA: XI JINPING TOLD DONALD TRUMP HE UNDERSTOOD THE US RESPONSE 'BECAUSE OF THE DEATH OF CHILDREN'


The officials say Russia has failed to control the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 5724

THE HOLES IN RUSSIAA??S ACCOUNT OF THE SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK


The Russian government has sharply contested accounts by witnesses and international leaders of a chemical attack that killed more than 100 people in northern Syria on Tuesday... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 5352

A CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK IN SYRIA EXPOSES TRUMP'S ASSAD PROBLEM


Supporters of the Syrian regime rejected any link to a chemical weapons strike... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 5136

DEADLY NERVE AGENT SARIN USED IN SYRIA ATTACK, TURKISH HEALTH MINISTRY SAYS


The global chemical weapons watchdog said Thursday that it has initiated contact with Syrian authorities as it investigates the attack... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 4612

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

WHICH COUNTRIES SUPPORT AND WHICH OPPOSE THE STRIKES


President Assads use of chemical weapons and the crimes the Syrian regime has committed against its own people cannot be ignored... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 3862

POSTMORTEMS CONFIRM SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK, TURKEY SAYS


The medical results from Turkey came as the Syrian foreign minister denied that his government used chemical weapons in the attack... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 3439

SUSPECTED GAS ATTACK KILLS AT LEAST 58 IN SYRIA


Syria's Foreign Ministry said Damascus was committed to its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention it joined in 2013... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 3422

IS WASHINGTON'S 'RED LINE' IN SYRIA THE PROSPECT OF VICTORY FOR BASHAR ASSAD?


The UN Security Council convened on Wednesday to discuss the reported use of chemical weapons in western Syrian town of Idlib on Tuesday... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 2838

11 CHILDREN AMONG AT LEAST 58 PEOPLE REPORTED KILLED IN ALLEGED REGIME STRIKE ON IDLIB


The attack was among the deadliest chemical incidents in Syria's six-year-war and sparked immediate international condemnation... READ MORE

4th April, 2017 2654

'AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT STRONGLY SUPPORTS' US SYRIA STRIKE


It is in this vital national security interest of the United States to prevent and deter the spread and use of deadly chemical weapons, he said... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 2372

TURKEY CALLS FOR NO-FLY ZONE OVER SYRIA - PRESIDENT'S SPOKESMAN


Previously, Washington had accused the Syrian government of using chemical weapons against civilians in Idlib province... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 2286

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

1st January, 2017 2250

RUSSIA SUSPENDS AGREEMENT THAT PREVENTS DIRECT CONFLICT WITH AMERICAN FORCES


Syrian troops have been killed in US missile strikes on a government air base thought to be the source of a devastating chemical attack... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 2182

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 2158

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

SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK: WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT DEADLY AIR RAID


Syria chemical weapons attack what we know about deadly air raid... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 2031

U.S. ALLIES SHOW SUPPORT FOR STRIKES ON SYRIA


U.S. allies expressed support on Friday for Washington's missile strikes on Syria, calling them a proportionate response to Syrian forces' suspected use of chemical weapons... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 2021

PUTIN REBUKES NETANYAHU OVER 'GROUNDLESS' ACCUSATIONS ON SUSPECTED CHEMICAL INCIDENT IN SYRIA


Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem has dismissed any accusations that the Syrian Army deployed chemical weapons in Idlib... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 1991

PUTIN CALLS U.S. STRIKES ON SYRIA VIOLATION OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, BLOW TO U.S.-RUSSIA TIES


He said Iran condemned the missile launch regardless of the perpetrators and the victims of Tuesday's chemical weapons attack in Syria... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 1959

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION SAYS SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK LIKELY INVOLVED A BANNED NERVE AGENT


The Syrian government has denied any involvement in Tuesday's attacks or using chemical weapons... READ MORE

5th April, 2017 1915

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

HAS ASSAD USED CHEMICAL WEAPONS BEFORE?


The government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denies its forces launched a chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 1382

AUTOPSY 'SHOWS CHEMICAL WEAPONS USED IN SYRIA ATTACK'


Autopsy results have revealed that chemical weapons were used in an attack which killed more than 80 people in Syria's Idlib province, according to Turkey's justice minister... READ MORE

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