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Jul 12, 2018
India asks chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to monitor threat of Islamic State acquiring deadly nerve agentsIndia is "deeply worried" about reports of the so-called 'Islamic State' or IS acquiring chemical weapons, and has asked the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to closely monitor this threat.
Apr 11, 2018
Syria denies using chemical weapons in Ghouta: Analysts say toxic attack might have been tactic to finally defeat rebel groupSyria's regime has denied dropping toxic weapons on Eastern Ghouta, but analysts say they could have been used as a tactic to finally reconquer the last rebel enclave outside Damascus.
Apr 14, 2017
Syria's Bashar al-Assad denies using chemical weapons, calls US allegations '100 percent fabrication'Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a "fabrication" to justify a US military strike, as Moscow digs in to defend its ally despite increasing strains with Washington
Apr 05, 2017
Syria's worst chemical attack in years kills 70, including 20 children: White House blames Assad, ObamaA suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwestern Syria killed dozens of civilians including children and left many more sick and gasping, causing international outrage Wednesday.
Apr 04, 2017
Syria: Suspected chemical attack in Idlib claims 58 lives, 11 children among deadIt was the third claim of a chemical attack in just over a week in Syria. The previous two were reported in Hama province, in an area not far from Khan Sheikhoun, the site of Tuesday's alleged attack.
Aug 28, 2013
UN chemical weapon experts visit Damascus suburbsFear of a dramatic escalation in the two-and-a-half-year conflict prompted some 6,000 Syrians to flee into Lebanon over a 24-hour period, or more than six times the average daily flow.
Aug 28, 2013
UN envoy to Syria says chemical weapons may have been usedBrahimi spoke to reporters in Geneva as a UN inspection team was investigating the alleged poison gas attack near Damascus on 21 August and momentum built for Western military action against Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime in the civil war that he called the most serious crisis facing the international community.
Mar 21, 2013
Report of chemical-weapons use in Syria being investigated, says ObamaObama said the U.S. policy not to intervene militarily thus far is based on his desire to solve the problem as a global community. "It's a world problem ... when tens of thousands of people are being slaughtered, including innocent women and children," Obama said.