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OPCW mission confirms sarin used in Idlib attack

The Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said the banned nerve agent sarin was used in an attack in northern Syria in April that killed dozens of people, a report from a fact-finding team showed. After interviewing witnesses and …

US sanctions Syrian scientists after chemical attack

The US Treasury has announced sanctions against 271 employees of the Syrian government agency that the United States believes is responsible for developing chemical weapons like those used in an attack on dozens of civilians in the country …

Russia destroys almost all its chemical weapons

Russia has already destroyed 96.2 percent of its chemical weapons, the Department of Public Relations of the Federal Agency for Safe Storage and Destruction of Chemical Weapons said today. In late October, the head of the …


In a statement on Sunday, the Turkish General Staff said Syrian opposition fighters had been exposed to chemical gas during a Daesh missile attack, Anadolu agency reported. The General Staff said 22 fighters -- who combat Daesh in …

Militants use chemical weapons in Syria's Aleppo

Terrorists have fired shells filled with a toxic gas in the Syrian city of Aleppo, killing five civilians, local popular defense forces told RIA Novosti. "Terrorists have used a weapon causing asphyxia and damaging the nervous …