Recent News Headlines: Chemical Weapons Program

CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG FINDS 'CHLORINATED CHEMICALS' IN DOUMA, SITE OF ATTACK BY SYRIAN REGIME


A preliminary report by the world's chemical weapons watchdog says various chlorinated chemicals were found at the site of an April attack in Douma, Syri... READ MORE

7th July, 2018 0

SILICON VALLEY MAY BE POWERED USING GIANT LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES UNDER NEW PROJECTS TO SWITCH AWAY FROM FOSSIL FUELS


Has proposed using giant lithium-ion batteries, including packs supplied by Tesla Inc., to supply power to Silicon Valley instead of burning natural gas... READ MORE

5th July, 2018 1

RUSSIA SAYS EVIDENCE OF SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACKS WAS FAKED


Russia said Friday that the U.S. and its allies have relied on fabricated evidence to accuse the Syrian government of launching chemical attacks against civilians... READ MORE

22nd June, 2018 573

EARTH'S INTACT FORESTS VANISHING AT ACCELERATING PACE


Beyond climate, the last forest frontiers play a critical role in maintaining biodiversity, weather stability, clean air, and water quality... READ MORE

21st June, 2018 8

CHINA ANNOUNCES ANTI-DUMPING MEASURES ON SOME CHEMICAL PRODUCT IMPORTS


China will apply temporary anti-dumping measures to hydroiodic acid products originating from Japan and the United States, its commerce ministry said on Saturday... READ MORE

16th June, 2018 8

"JOURNEE DE JERUSALEM": LES IRANIENS MANIFESTENT EN SOUTIEN AUX PALESTINIENS


A Teheran, des manifestants ont aussi brule une effigie du president americain Donald Trump couverte du drapeau israelien... READ MORE

8th June, 2018 0

HOW TO WATCH THE ROYAL WEDDING -- IF YOU HAVEN'T GOT A TICKET


CBS CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King and Entertainment Tonight co-host Kevin Frazier will anchor coverage from Windsor Castle, starting at 1 a.m... READ MORE

19th May, 2018 16

CHLORINE POSSIBLY USED IN ATTACK IN SYRIA'S SARAQEB


Such acts contradict the unequivocal prohibition against chemical weapons enshrined in the Chemical Weapons Convention... READ MORE

16th May, 2018 604

CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG: CHLORINE USED IN SYRIAN TOWN OF SARAQEB


The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons released details of a report into the chlorine use on Wednesday... READ MORE

16th May, 2018 25

EUROPA'S PLUMES MAKE JUPITER MOON A PRIME CANDIDATE FOR LIFE


The findings support other evidence of plumes from Europa, whose ocean may contain twice the volume of all Earth's oceans... READ MORE

15th May, 2018 0

TRUMP ISOL PENDANT QUE LES EUROPENS TENTENT DE SAUVER LACCORD NUCLAIRE IRANIEN


Trump isole pendant que les Europeens tentent de sauver l'accord nucleaire iranien... READ MORE

9th May, 2018 0

RUSSIA TAKES SYRIANS TO OPCW WESTERN ALLIES DENOUNCE STUNT


This masquerade only betrays the huge nervousness of those who organised it and who have the most to fear from the OPCW investigation, Lalliot said... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 745

RUSSIA HIT FOR 'OBSCENE MASQUERADE' FOR BRINGING DOUMA RESIDENTS TO OPCW TO CLAIM GAS ATTACK WAS STAGED


Experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OPCW are currently in Syria to probe the alleged chlorine or sarin gas attack on Douma... READ MORE

27th April, 2018 2

CHEMICAL EXPERTS FINALLY SEE SYRIA SITE


The Syrian government and Russia deny chemical weapons were used and say evidence was fabricated... READ MORE

22nd April, 2018 871

SYRIA: CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS VISIT DOUMA


Chemical weapons inspectors visited the site of the alleged chemical attack in Syria's Douma, the Russian Foreign ministry said Saturday. The team of inspectors is... READ MORE

22nd April, 2018 75

CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS IN SYRIA REACH DOUMA, GET SAMPLES


A child cries as his or her face is wiped following alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, on April 8... READ MORE

22nd April, 2018 290

RUSSIA CLAIMS SKRIPALS WERE INJECTED WITH TOXIN TO FOOL EXPERTS


Yakovenko said the poisoning of the Skripals was a huge provocation against Russia ... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 26

UN SECURITY TEAM SHOT AT IN DOUMA


Syria strikes - as it happened UN security team shot at in Douma, says chemical weapons watchdog... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 165

RUSSIA AND SYRIA MUST LET INSPECTORS VISIT DOUMA


UK envoy Russia and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 0

WHY INSPECTORS WON'T BLAME SYRIA EVEN IF THEY FIND TRACES OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN DOUMA


As with that investigation, the chemical weapons inspectors at Douma will carry out forensic work to find out what happened during the attack... READ MORE

20th April, 2018 353

OPCW PROBE ON HOLD AS U.N. RECON TEAM TAKES FIRE AMID ALLEGED SYRIA COVERUP EFFORT


Several experts have said it was likely Russian and Syrian forces that now control Douma have tried to remove or tampered with incriminating evidence... READ MORE

19th April, 2018 0

HOW DO YOU TEST FOR CHEMICAL WEAPONS?


Under the Chemical Weapons Convention, OPCW inspectors should have access to any piece of evidence they want, including corpses... READ MORE

19th April, 2018 102

FACT-FINDING TEAM STILL OUTSIDE SYRIA'S DOUMA


Syrian and Russian forces gained control over Douma on Saturday when rebels withdrew from the town, hours after the end of the Western countries' attacks... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 717

SYRIAN MEDICS 'SUBJECTED TO EXTREME INTIMIDATION' AFTER DOUMA ATTACK


Some doctors have appeared on Syrian television to deny that anything took place in Douma... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 4292

CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS REACH SYRIAN TOWN


Syria and its ally Russia deny any chemical attack took place, and Russian officials accused Britain of staging a fake gas attack in the town... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 1127

OPCW 'ENTERS SYRIA'S DOUMA' TO PROBE GAS ATTACK ALLEGATION


Chemical weapons inspectors have entered the Syrian town of Douma to probe an alleged poison gas attack, according to the state-run SANA news agency... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 232

ANALYSIS | INVESTIGATORS MAY FINALLY BE ALLOWED ACCESS TO THE SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK SITE. HERE'S WHAT THEY'LL TRY TO DO.


11 days after the attack, the OPCW will finally be allowed access to the suspected chemical weapons attack site near Damascus... READ MORE

17th April, 2018 283

RUSSIA ACCUSED OF TAMPERING WITH THE SITE OF ALLEGED SYRIAN CHEMICAL ATTACK


Russia, a longtime ally of the Syrian government, intervened militarily in 2015 to help turn the tide of the civil war... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 221

SYRIA ATTACK TRIGGERED WESTERN ACTION, BUT ON THE GROUND ASSAD GAINED


These included its legalization as a political party, and a requirement that the Syrian army stay out of Douma... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 282

LITTLE-KNOWN EASTERN GHOUTA HAS BECOME THE FOCAL POINT OF ONGOING CONFLICT


Syrian gas attack Little-known Eastern Ghouta has become the focal point of ongoing conflict... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 220

Trending News Headlines: Chemical Weapons Program

U.S. SAYS AIR STRIKES CRIPPLE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROGRAM


Syria agreed in 2013 to give up its chemical weapons after a nerve gas attack killed hundreds of people in Douma... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 19002

MOSCOW CONFRONTS LONDON WITH 14 QUESTIONS ON 'FABRICATED' SKRIPAL CASE


Does the UK have control samples of the chemical warfare agent, which British representatives refer to as Novichok ?... READ MORE

2nd April, 2018 17898

ASSAD INVITES CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS TO INVESTIGATE SUSPECTED ATTACK IN SYRIA


Dozens of buses arrived in rebel-held Douma on Tuesday, carrying Syrian insurgents who agreed to surrender following the suspected chemical attack, a monitoring group said... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 16303

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A POOR AMERICAN UNDER TRUMP'S PROPOSED BUDGET


There used to be a latchkey program that your younger son went to, but budget cuts... READ MORE

16th March, 2017 16089

DOZENS KILLED IN SUSPECTED CHEMICAL ATTACK ON SYRIAN REBEL ENCLAVE


Dozens of people have been killed in what local medics said was a toxic gas attack on the besieged town of Douma near Damascus... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 8760

U.N. LINKS NORTH KOREA TO SYRIAS CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROGRAM


An unreleased report says North Korea has evaded United Nations sanctions, providing Syria with materials for chemical weapons... READ MORE

28th February, 2018 8753

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

PROBE REVEALS CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE IN HAMA


Syria Probe reveals chemical weapons use in Hama... READ MORE

6th October, 2017 5083

'BIG PRICE TO PAY' FOR SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK


Trump 'big price to pay' for syria chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 3621

MISSILES 'WILL BE COMING' TO SYRIA, TRUMP SAYS AFTER RUSSIA WARNS AGAINST U.S. STRIKE


The tweet came as Trump administration officials have consulted with global allies on a possible joint military response to Syria's alleged poison gas attack... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 3227

AFTER SIX TESTS, THE MOUNTAIN HOSTING NORTH KOREA'S NUCLEAR BLASTS MAY BE EXHAUSTED


TOKYO -- Have North Korea's nuclear tests become so big that they've altered the geological structure of the land?... READ MORE

20th October, 2017 2974

FRENCH INTELLIGENCE SAYS ASSAD FORCES CARRIED OUT SARIN ATTACK


The chemical weapons attack on the town of Khan Sheikhoun killed scores of people, according to a war monitor, Syrian opposition groups and Western countries... READ MORE

26th April, 2017 2318

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 2179

SYRIA 'CHEMICAL ATTACK': WHAT WE KNOW


Syria war What we know about Douma 'chemical attack'... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 1924

5) THE SYMPTOMS ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE OF OTHER NERVE AGENTS


5 The symptoms are similar to those of other nerve agents It is thought Novichok agents have similar effects to other nerve agents... READ MORE

12th March, 2018 1832

MOSCOW SLAMS FRENCH REPORT ON SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK AS INFERIOR SUBSTITUTE TO STALLED OPCW PROBE


Moscow slams French report on Syria chemical attack as inferior substitute to stalled OPCW probe -- RT News... READ MORE

28th April, 2017 1090

GLOBAL WATCHDOG CONFIRMS NERVE AGENT USED IN APRIL ATTACK ON SYRIAN CIVILIANS


Report comes as Washington warns Syria once again not to use chemical weapons... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 1063

UK AND US GIVEN CASE FILE ON 'NERVE AGENT MADE IN RUSSIAN LAB'


Russia did not publicly declare its Foliant programme before signing the 1993 chemical weapons convention, limiting known data about the nerve agent's properties... READ MORE

6th April, 2018 1059

SYRIA FORCES BEHIND KHAN SHEIKHOUN GAS ATTACK


The report also found that the Syrian government was responsible for at least 23 other chemical attacks in the war-ravaged country since March 2013... READ MORE

7th September, 2017 950

SYRIA DENIES & CONDEMNS USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS - FOREIGN MINISTER


Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem denied claims that the military used chemical weapons in the western city of Idlib... READ MORE

6th April, 2017 939

SARIN USED IN APRIL SYRIA ATTACK, CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG CONFIRMS


The use of sarin has been highly contentious throughout the Syrian war... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 883

US-LED STRIKES ON SYRIA: WHAT WAS HIT?


The US says missiles hit targets associated with the Syrian regime's chemical weapons programme ... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 747

ANALYSIS | TRUMP MAY BE KICKING OFF A NEW AGE OF NUCLEAR WEAPONS


Trump may be kicking off a new age of nuclear weapons... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 743

KIDS PLAY WITH 1980S MOBILE PHONES AND HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THEY ARE


The Marshall Islands' suit asks that the nuclear powers begin negotiations on a disarmament treaty one year after the court's ruling... READ MORE

28th December, 2014 684

CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG INVESTIGATES GHOUTA ATTACKS


Exclusive Chemical weapons watchdog investigates Ghouta attacks - sources... READ MORE

27th February, 2018 654

SYRIAN GOVERNMENT TO BLAME FOR APRIL SARIN ATTACK


Syria agreed to destroy its chemical weapons in 2013 under a deal brokered by Russia and the United States... READ MORE

26th October, 2017 592

UK ACCUSES RUSSIA OF SPYING ON SERGEI SKRIPAL FOR FIVE YEARS


The OPCW confirmed on Thursday that the lethal poison used in the attack on the Skripals was a military-grade nerve agent of high purity ... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 539

US SAYS SYRIA USED BOTH CHLORINE AND SARIN IN DOUMA CHEMICAL ATTACK


Vice President Mike Pence said the strikes, degraded and crippled chemical weapons capabilities of Syria ... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 526

SANDY VICTIMS TO HURRICANE SURVIVORS: NOW IT GETS TOUGH


Lawmakers must also pass meaningful reforms to the national flood insurance programs so victims can get the money owed to them... READ MORE

14th September, 2017 483

HALEY CALLS RUSSIA 'SHAMEFUL' AFTER IT VETOES UN INQUIRY


It was the 11th time that Russia has used its veto power to stop council action targeting the Syrian regime... READ MORE

19th November, 2017 480


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