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UN chemical weapons experts inspect alleged chemical samples from an attack in Syria, 2013

Syrian victims of chemical attacks file case with German prosecutors

Germany, which is home to 600,000 Syrians, has "universal jurisdiction" laws that allow it to prosecute people for crimes against humanity committed anywhere in the world.

By REUTERS
06/10/2020

'Russia's use of poison is considered use of banned chemical weapons'

"Any poisoning of an individual through the use of a nerve agent is considered a use of chemical weapons."

By REUTERS
03/09/2020

Alleged Israeli airstrikes target research center in Aleppo

Further airstrikes by unidentified aircraft on Iranian militias were reported near the Syria-Iraq border shortly after.

05/05/2020
UN chemical weapons experts inspect alleged chemical samples from an attack in Syria, 2013

Pompeo: Syria used chlorine in Idlib chemical weapons attack

"Today I am announcing that the United States has concluded that the Assad regime used chlorine as a chemical weapon on May 19."

27/09/2019
UN chemical weapons experts inspect alleged chemical samples from an attack in Syria, 2013

Exiled Thai critic attacked with chemicals in Japan

Neither was seriously hurt, but Pavin said they have been told by police not to return home.

By REUTERS
03/08/2019
A late night view of the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel during an extended round of Iran nuclear talks

Establish a chemical and biological WMD free zone in the Middle East now

Today, with growing turmoil in the Middle East, setting up a collaboration leading to the eventual elimination of nuclear weapons in the region appears out of the question.

By YONAH ALEXANDER , MILTON HOENIG
13/07/2019
A United Nations (U.N.) chemical weapons expert, wearing a gas mask, holds a plastic bag containing

New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria investigations

Last June, the Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) was established by the OPCW's member states.

By REUTERS
10/07/2019
Syrian medical staff take part in training exercise to learn how to treat victims of chemical weapon

Why Syria feels it can use chemical weapons with impunity

That a mass murderer like Assad continues to go unpunished helps explain why his regime remains in power.

By CHARLES BYBELEZER/THE MEDIA LINE
22/05/2019
Syria chemical attack

U.S. suspects Syrian government may be using chemical weapons

"We are still gathering information on this incident."

By REUTERS
22/05/2019

Report: Palestinian arrested for attempted chemical attack in Italy

The suspect, who has a Palestinian passport and a Italian residency permit, was arrested Wednesday morning in the city of Macomer.

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