Recent News Headlines : Chemical Weapons

NORTH KOREA TWICE ATTEMPTED TO SHIP MATERIAL TO SYRIA'S CHEMICAL WEAPONS AGENCY,A UN EXPERTS SAY


But the shipments were destined for what are believed to be front companies for Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Centre SSRC... READ MORE

22nd August, 2017 203

NORTH KOREA SHIPMENTS TO SYRIA CHEMICAL ARMS AGENCY INTERCEPTED


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

22nd August, 2017 8

EU PUTS SANCTIONS ON SYRIAN SCIENTISTS, MILITARY OFFICIALS OVER GAS ATTACK


The measures, agreed upon by EU foreign ministers at a meeting in Brussels, target eight Syrian scientists and eight top military officials... READ MORE

17th July, 2017 67

CHEMICAL WEAPONS WATCHDOG CONFIRMS SARIN USED IN APRIL ATTACK ON SYRIAN TOWN


An investigation by the international chemical weapons watchdog confirmed Friday that sarin nerve agent was used in a deadly April attack on a Syrian town... READ MORE

9th July, 2017 16

REPORT CONFIRMS THAT CHEMICAL ARMS WERE USED ON SYRIAN VILLAGERS


The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons concluded that the nerve agent sarin or a similar poison had been used in the April 4 attack... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 357

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

SARIN GAS WAS USED IN APRIL ATTACK IN SYRIA REPORT SAYS


On Monday, the White House said that Syria would pay a heavy price if it carried out a new chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

30th June, 2017 392

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

SYRIA TOOK US CHEMICAL ATTACK WARNING SERIOUSLY


Syria's government appears to have taken a US warning not to launch a chemical weapons attack seriously, Defence Secretary James Mattis says... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 84

TRUMP CAMP SAYS THREAT TO ASSAD THWARTED CHEMICAL ATTACK


Syria has denied using chemical weapons and said it could have been the work of rebels fighting against the Assad government... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 43

U.S. HAS SEEN CHEMICAL WEAPONS ACTIVITY IN SYRIA, PENTAGON SAYS


President Barack Obama offered detailed explanations about his deliberations on how to respond when Mr. Assad used chemical weapons to kill 1,400 people in 2013... READ MORE

28th June, 2017 2684

PENTAGON ALLEGES EVIDENCE OF CHEMICAL WEAPONS IN SYRIA, WARNS AGAINST AN ATTACK


The White House warned late Monday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his military would pay a heavy price for another chemical weapons attack... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 227

SYRIA DENIES US ALLEGATIONS OF COMING CHEMICAL ATTACK


Russia's Defense Ministry said the toxic agents were released when a Syrian airstrike hit a rebel chemical weapons arsenal and munitions factory... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 2

U.S. SAYS SYRIA'S ASSAD MAY BE PREPARING FOR CHEMICAL ATTACK, WARNS OF 'HEAVY PRICE'


Washington launched a retaliatory cruise missile strike days later against a Syrian air base from where it said the chemical weapons attack was launched... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 0

WHITE HOUSE WARNS SYRIA'S ASSAD AGAINST CHEMICAL ATTACK


Russia's Defence Ministry said the toxic agents were released when a Syrian airstrike hit a rebel chemical weapons arsenal and munitions factory... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 626

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

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 10990

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

TRUMP TO CONGRESS ON SYRIA STRIKE


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

10th April, 2017 7715

ASSADS 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 5732

THE HOLES IN RUSSIAS 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

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

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

'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

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

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 2559

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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


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