Chlorine Gas-Like Chemicals Likely Used in Syrian Conflict

A Free Syrian Army medical group conducts a training in Aleppo

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Chemical weapons inspectors who came under attack while investigating claims of chlorine gas attacks in Syria last month found information suggesting that similar chemicals had indeed been used, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Tuesday.

No Signs Syria is Handing Over Remaining Chemical Weapons

Signs are seen on one of the containers carrying precursors to sarin gas on the deck of the Ark Futura

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Syria has made no progress in relinquishing a last batch of chemical weapons it says is inaccessible due to fighting, making it increasingly likely it will miss a final deadline to destroy its toxic stockpile, Britain said on Thursday.

Syria Misses Deadline to Hand Over All Critical Chemicals

A U.N. chemical weapons expert holds a plastic bag containing samples from one of the sites of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Ain Tarma

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Syria on Wednesday missed a deadline to hand over all the toxic materials it declared to the world’s chemical weapons watchdog, putting the program several weeks behind schedule and jeopardizing a final June 30 deadline.