Chemical Weapons

Iran to Be Declared in Breach of Chemical Weapons Bans

Sources: Trump admin will announce Iran in breach for first time

Iranian President Hassan RouhaniThe Trump administration is set to announce that Iran is not in compliance with the Chemical Weapons Conventions, marking a significant departure from that of the Obama administration, which refrained from making such a declaration amid efforts to solidify the landmark nuclear agreement.

U.S., Britain, France Launch Air Strikes in Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S., British and French forces hammered Syria with air strikes early Saturday Syria time in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers in Syria’s civil war.