Recent News Headlines : Chemical Warfare

SYRIA AND SALISBURY: THE BATTLE TO MAINTAIN TRUST IN EVIDENCE OF ILLEGAL CHEMICAL WEAPONS | VIEW


OPCW reports are circulated to all 192 CWC member nations, meaning Russia will be able to review the evidence... READ MORE

18th April, 2018 23

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 113

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 183

SYRIA: CHEMICAL WEAPONS INSPECTORS BARRED FROM DOUMA SITE


Russia is also challenging an OPCW finding that a nerve agent was found in an attack in Salisbury on the Russian double agent Sergei Skripal... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 3755

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 137

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 265

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

SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK SURVIVORS TELL THEIR STORIES FOR THE FIRST TIME


They are from Douma, on the outskirts of Damascus, where an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian regime took place last Saturday... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 7144

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 300

US FIRES 'ONE TIME SHOT' AT SYRIA AFTER CHLORINE ATTACK


United States, along with its allies, struck Syria more than 100 times after finding conclusive evidence President Bashar al-Assad used chlorine gas during a chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 3

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 IS 'LOCKED AND LOADED' IF SYRIA USES POISON GAS AGAIN, SAYS DONALD TRUMP


The United States is locked and loaded if Syria uses chemical weapons again, Donald Trump has threatened... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 59

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

DETAILS EMERGE ABOUT THE SYRIAN SITES THE US, UK AND FRANCE TARGETED


In early 2017, inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons visited the Barzah facility... READ MORE

16th April, 2018 0

'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

'ONE-TIME SHOT' OR 'SUSTAINED RESPONSE'? SEEKING A TRUMP SYRIA STRATEGY POST-MISSILE STRIKE


Trump says U.S., allies will launch precision strikes until the Syrian government stops the use of chemical weapons... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 372

ASSAD FORCES CONDUCTED CHEMICAL ATTACK ON CIVILIANS


A large body of information indicates that the Syrian regime used chemical weapons in Douma on April 7th... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 4522

DETAILS EMERGE ABOUT THE SYRIAN SITES THE US, UK AND FRANCE TARGETED


In early 2017, inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons visited the Barzah facility... READ MORE

15th April, 2018 197

DONALD TRUMP DECLARES SYRIAN AIRSTRIKES 'MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!'


A global chemical warfare watchdog group, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said its fact-finding mission would go as planned in Douma... 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 22

U.S. 'LOCKED AND LOADED' IF SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE CONCERNS ARISE AGAIN


Haley said the allies have a large body of evidence showing Syria used chemical weapons, including sarin, last Saturday... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 1006

DIRECT LINK BETWEEN TRUMP'S SYRIA AIR STRIKES AND OBAMA INACTION


A couple of short years after crafting a deal to have Assad surrender his chemical weapons, Putin was offering him protection as he deployed them again... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 124

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

'LIMITED AND TARGETED': WESTERN COALITION CONFIDENT OF 'SUCCESS' AFTER STRIKES ON SYRIA


Mr Mattis called the strikes a one time shot, although Mr Trump raised the prospect of further strikes if Mr Assad's government again used chemical weapons... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 0

U.S., UK, FRANCE STRIKE SYRIA TO PUNISH ASSAD FOR SUSPECTED POISON GAS USE


Evidence that the nerve agent sarin was also used was inconclusive, he said... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 13862

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

DONALD TRUMP'S SYRIA STRIKES ARE DESIGNED TO HIT ASSAD'S CHEMICAL WEAPONS WHILE LIMITING ESCALATION, BUT MAY NOT BE ENOUGH


But soon there were new reports of chemical weapons attacks, with strong evidence implicating Syrian Government forces... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 80

TRUMP WARNS OF MORE STRIKES IF SYRIA USES CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGAIN


In an address, Mr Trump said the attack had been undertaken to establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons ... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 329

Trending News Headlines : Chemical Warfare

SUSPECTED CHEMICAL ATTACK 'KILLS SCORES' IN SYRIA'S DOUMA


Al-Saleh said that chlorine gas, as well as an unidentified but stronger gas, were dropped on Douma... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 21891

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

DONALD TRUMP: U.S. STRIKES SYRIA OVER USE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS


The action comes almost a week after rebelsA claimed SyrianA forces killed more than 40 people in a chemical weapons attack in Douma... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 12656

DOZENS KILLED IN APPARENT CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK ON CIVILIANS IN SYRIA, RESCUE WORKERS SAY


Since Friday, the Syrian government has intensified its air and artillery strikes on Douma, killing civilians and destroying and damaging civilian infrastructure, the United Nations said... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 9826

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 9664

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

RUSSIA SAYS SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK WAS STAGED BY FOREIGN RIVAL


Lavrov urged more diplomatic contacts over the issue and said Russia was open to further telephone contact between Trump and President Vladimir Putin... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 7785

SYRIA COULD BE PREPARING CHEMICAL ATTACK


White House Syria could be preparing chemical attack... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 5772

SCORES FEARED DEAD IN SYRIA 'CHEMICAL ATTACK' AS US DEMANDS INTERNATIONAL RESPONSE AFTER 'HORRIFYING' REPORTS


Scores feared dead in Syria 'chemical attack' as US demands international response after 'horrifying' reports... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 5577

SCORES REPORTED DEAD IN 'CHEMICAL ATTACK' INA SYRIA AS US BLAMES RUSSIA


A suspected chemical attack has reportedly killed scores of civilians, including children, in Syria on Saturday... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 5574

PROBE REVEALS CHEMICAL WEAPONS USE IN HAMA


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

6th October, 2017 5083

U.S. SAYS SYRIANS BUILT CREMATORIUM AT PRISON TO DISPOSE OF BODIES


Amnesty International reported in February that an average of 20 to 50 people were hanged each week at the Sednaya military prison north of Damascus... READ MORE

16th May, 2017 3910

SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK WOULD BE EIGHTH SINCE TRUMP TOOK OFFICE


Syrian rescuers and medics said the attack on Douma killed at least 40 people... READ MORE

8th April, 2018 3798

'BIG PRICE TO PAY' FOR SYRIA CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACK


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

10th April, 2018 3087

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 2991

U.S., RUSSIA CLASH AT U.N. OVER CHEMICAL WEAPONS ATTACKS IN SYRIA


On the diplomatic front, the United Nations Security Council failed to approve three draft resolutions on chemical weapons attacks in Syria... READ MORE

10th April, 2018 2891

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

POISONING OF RUSSIAN EX-SPY PUTS SPOTLIGHT ON MOSCOW'S SECRET MILITARY LABS


Cold War pathogens When the Soviet Union was dismantled in 1991, the Russian Federation became instant heirs to history's most dangerous arsenal of chemical and biological weapons... READ MORE

18th March, 2018 2213

SYRIAN CIVIL WAR FAST FACTS


In response to continuing protests, the Syrian government announced several plans to appease citizens... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 2147

500 DOUMA PATIENTS HAD CHEMICAL ATTACK SYMPTOMS, REPORTS SAY


Syria 500 Douma patients had chemical attack symptoms, reports say... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 2130

ANALYSIS | TRUMP'S STRIKES ON SYRIA RISK RETALIATION, ESCALATION IN A WAR HE WANTS TO AVOID


Then, 10 days later, he opened a new front against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad that risks drawing the United States into a broader conflict there... READ MORE

14th April, 2018 1936

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

SYRIA REGIME RESPONSIBLE FOR GAS ATTACK ON REBEL-HELD TOWN, UN FINDS


De Mistura hopes to convene an eighth round of Syrian peace talks between Assad's regime and an opposition coalition in Geneva from 28 November... READ MORE

27th October, 2017 1134

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

BROAD ATTACK ON SYRIA WOULD FACE RISK FROM AIR DEFENSES, ESCALATION WITH RUSSIA


Some analysts say the chemical attacks will continue unless Russian and Iran suffer consequences for supporting Assad's tactics... READ MORE

12th April, 2018 956

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

TRUMP SAYS PRICE TO PAY IN SYRIA AFTER VOWING TO PULL OUT


The Trump administration's rhetoric about pulling out of Syria hasn't helped the U.S.'s bargaining position... READ MORE

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