chemical weapons

Syrian Government Dismisses Report on Sarin Attack

BEIRUT, July 1 – The Syrian government on Saturday dismissed a report by the international chemical weapons watchdog that said the banned nerve agent sarin was used in an April attack in northern Syria, saying it lacked “any credibility”. Western governments including the United States have said the Syrian government carried out the attack in

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Daesh Executes Scores, Stockpiles Chemicals in Mosul: U.N.

By Tom Miles and Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Nov 11 – Daesh fighters have executed scores more people around the northern Iraqi city of Mosul this week and are reported to be stockpiling dangerous chemicals in civilian areas, the U.N. human rights office said on Friday. A mass grave with over 100 bodies found in the town

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U.S. Tests for Mustard Agent after Rocket Attack near Iraq Base

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 22 – The U.S. military is testing to see if a chemical agent may have been used in a rocket attack in Iraq by Daesh that came within hundreds of yards (meters) of U.S. forces but injured no one, a U.S. military official said on Wednesday. The rocket fell on

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