Chemical Weapons

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.

Syria to Chair U.N. Disarmament Forum That Produced Chemical Weapons Ban

Syrian chairmanship to proceed despite latest accusations of Assad regime's chemical weapons use

Next month, Syria will chair the United Nations disarmament forum that produced an international ban on chemical weapons use, despite accusations that the Syrian government carried out another deadly chemical attack over the weekend.