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.
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.
A senior Israeli Defense Forces official said Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons more than 30 times since August when Syria joined the Chemical Weapons Convention, Times of Israel reports.
Dozens of people in a rural village in Syria were victims of a poison gas attack, Israel Hayom reports.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used chemical weapons in Damascus two weeks ago, according to Israeli defense minister Moshe Ya’alon.
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.