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Stories with subject: Chemical weapons
  • US envoy: Chemical attacks 'becoming routine' in Syria 
    Updated: Nov-23-15 1:42 pm

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The U.S. envoy to the international chemical weapons watchdog warned Monday that the use of such toxic arms is "becoming routine in the Syrian civil war."

  • Officials: IS determined to produce chemical weapons 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 11:54 am

    BAGHDAD - The Islamic State group is aggressively pursuing development of chemical weapons, setting up a branch dedicated to research and experiments with the help of scientists from Iraq, Syria and elsewhere in the region, according to Iraqi and U.S. intelligence officials.

  • Source: OPCW believes Syrian insurgents used mustard gas 
    Updated: Nov-05-15 6:17 pm

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - A source at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Thursday that inspectors from the international watchdog have found evidence that mustard gas was used during fighting between insurgent groups in the Syrian town of Marea in August.