Recent News Headlines : Chemical Weapons Program

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 424

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 187

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 18

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

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 342

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 70

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 648

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 3794

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 1065

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 158

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 219

RUSSIA MAY HAVE TAMPERED WITH CHEMICAL ATTACK SITE, U.S. ENVOY SAYS


A diplomatic source said evidence may have been removed while inspectors negotiated access with Syrian authorities to the site of the chemical attack in Syria's Douma... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 319

US SAYS AIR STRIKES CRIPPLE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROGRAM


The United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles overnight in retaliation for a suspected poison gas attack in Syria... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 4

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 523

'MISSION ACCOMPLISHED' IN SYRIA, TRUMP DECLARES ON TWITTER


He authorized a barrage of Tomahawk cruise missiles to hit a single Syrian airfield in April 2017 in retaliation for Assad's use of sarin gas against civilians... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 1

CERTAIN OF GAS ATTACK, ALLIES STRUCK SYRIA BEFORE U.N. REPORT


Chlorine has legitimate industrial and other civilian uses, so it is not banned by the Chemical Weapons Convention... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 0

IN SYRIA STRIKES, U.S. BLURS RED LINE FOR INTERVENTION


A sarin attack triggered Trump's decision last year to strike a Syrian air base... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 0

A HISTORY OF THE SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS 'RED LINE'


Meanwhile Assad's Russian ally has continued to deny that the Syrian government still has an arsenal of chemical weapons... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 41

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 716

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

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

UK SAYS RUSSIA SPIED ON SKRIPALS FOR 'AT LEAST 5 YEARS'


Sedwill also alleges that in the 2000s, Russia developed a chemical warfare programme designed to deliver nerve agents, including by application to door handles ... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 73

TRUMP NOW SAYS SYRIA ATTACK COULD BE 'VERY SOON OR NOT SO SOON AT ALL'


Trump's initial tweet Thursday about timing included a complaint about the military burden shouldered by the United States... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 130

GERMANY: RUSSIA MUST ANSWER OPEN QUESTIONS ON NERVE AGENT ATTACK IN UK


It is now up to Russia to finally play a constructive role and answer the open questions. Reporting by Andrea Shalal Editing by Michael Nienaber... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 4

RUSSIA SAYS OPCW REPORT ON SKRIPALS MAY BE PART OF ACTION TO DISCREDIT MOSCOW


Russia says OPCW report on Skripals may be part of action to..... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 1

500 SYRIA PATIENTS HAD CHEMICAL ATTACK SYMPTOMS


US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles will be coming in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria, defying Russian warnings against a strike... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 0

Trending News Headlines : Chemical Weapons Program

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

ASSAD: SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK '100 PERCENT FABRICATION'


Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a fabrication to justify a US military strike, AFP news agency reported... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 13732

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

RUSSIA BLOCKS U.N. SECURITY COUNCIL CONDEMNATION OF SYRIA ATTACK


It was the eighth time during Syria's six-year-old civil war that Moscow has used its veto power on the Security Council to shield Assad's government... READ MORE

12th April, 2017 3580

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

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 2461

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

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

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

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

CHEMICAL WEAPONS EXPERTS IN TURKEY TO INVESTIGATE; UK CONFIRMS SARIN USE


Its findings, expected in 3-4 weeks, will be passed to a joint United Nations-OPCW investigation tasked with identifying individuals or institutions responsible for using chemical weapons... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 892

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

'LIBERALS CELEBRATE TRUMP'S LACK OF CONGRESSIONAL OVERSIGHT IN SYRIA ATTACK'


We also saw the Trump administration officially reverse the long-standing US line of regime change days before these attacks... READ MORE

8th April, 2017 860

U.S. CRUISE MISSILES STRIKE SYRIA AIRBASE AS TRUMP REVERSES POSITION


Syria, human rights group say 7 killed in attack, u.s. military says base personnel were forewarned... READ MORE

15th April, 2017 850

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

'HE DOESN'T SEE US AS HUMAN'


That's what it has come to, Abdulhamit Al Yousif said, that we welcome a foreign power attacking us... READ MORE

13th April, 2017 717


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