"Chemical Weapons" News 

Last U.S. Chemical Weapons Stockpile Set To Be Destroyed

In a move that marks the end of an era, destruction of the country's last chemical weapons stockpile starts this summer in Kentucky. It comes after years of debate over how to do it safely.
NPR - Published

Syria rejects OPCW report on 'toxic chemical' used in attack - SANA

Syria's foreign ministry said on Thursday it "categorically rejects" the finding of the global chemical weapons agency that a "toxic chemical" was used in an attack last April on a Syrian rebel-held..
Reuters India - Published

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Meghan McCain Accuses Presidential Hopeful Tulsi Gabbard An 'Assad Apologist' [Video]Meghan McCain Accuses Presidential Hopeful Tulsi Gabbard An 'Assad Apologist'

According to a report by Business Insider, Democrat Tulsi Gabbard has been hammered over her controversial interactions with and statements on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since declaring that..

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Study: 336 Chemical Attacks Launched During Syrian Civil War [Video]Study: 336 Chemical Attacks Launched During Syrian Civil War

The Global Public Policy Institute says President Bashar al-Assad's regime carried out the majority of the attacks.

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Chlorine was used in attack on Syrian rebel town last April, confirms global chemical weapons agency

Inspectors have concluded that a "toxic chemical" containing chlorine was used in an attack last April in the Syrian town of Douma, at the time held by rebels but besieged by pro-government forces, the..
Zee News - Published

Chemical weapons agency: 'toxic chemical' used in attack on Syrian rebel town last April

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Inspectors have concluded that a "toxic chemical" containing chlorine was used in an attack last April in the Syrian town of Douma, at the time held by rebels but..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

As Assad holds on in Syria, EU's 'strategic patience' tested

After eight years of civil war from which Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is emerging victorious, the European Union is divided over how to deal with a man accused of using chemical weapons on his own..
Reuters India - Published

Iraqi scientist helped IS make chemical weapons

Weapons created by the IS were used in scores of attacks on soldiers and civilians in Iraq and Syria, collectively inflicting hundreds of casualties.
Zee News - Published

EU envoys agree sanctions on Russians accused of poisoning ex-spy - diplomats

European Union ambassadors agreed on Wednesday to impose sanctions on nine individuals and one entity accused of chemical weapons attacks, including two Russian men blamed for poisoning a former..
Reuters India - Published

Chemical weapons agency agrees to ban Novichok nerve agents

The OPCW global chemical weapons watchdog will add Novichok, the Soviet-era nerve agent used in an attack last year in Salisbury, England, to its list of banned toxins after its members adopted a..
Reuters India - Published

US warns Syria against usage of chemical weapons

[Israel], Jan 6 (ANI): The United States has strongly warned Syria's Bashar al-Assad regime against the use of chemical weapons in the region.
Sify - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

Chemical weapons agency to investigate alleged Aleppo attack

The global chemical weapons agency will investigate an alleged gas attack in Syria's Aleppo on Saturday that reportedly wounded up to 100 people, the head of the agency said on Monday.
Reuters India - Published

Aleppo attack: Russia claims Syrian rebels used chlorine-infused chemical weapons; 100 hospitalised with breathing trouble

Syrian state media and a monitor reported that around 100 Syrians were hospitalised with breathing difficulties in Aleppo after an attack allegedly using "toxic gas."
Firstpost - Published

Scores poisoned in Aleppo gas attack, Syria and Russia blame rebels

By Ellen Francis BEIRUT (Reuters) - More than 100 people were wounded in Syria's Aleppo late on Saturday in a suspected toxic gas attack which the government and its ally, Russia, blamed on insurgents...
Firstpost - Published

Iran says U.S. claims on Tehran chemical weapons 'groundless' - TV

Iran denied on Friday it had violated an international convention by not fully declaring its chemical weapons capabilities to the U.N., describing a U.S. allegation to that effect as groundless, state..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. ambassador: Iran failed to declare all chemical weapons to global agency

Iran has not declared all its chemical weapons capabilities to the global chemical weapons agency in The Hague, in violation of an international non-proliferation convention, the U.S. ambassador to the..
Reuters India - Published

Russia fails to curb new powers of chemical weapons watchdog

A push led by Russia to undercut new powers by the global chemical weapons agency to assign blame for attacks with banned poisons in Syria failed to win enough votes on Tuesday.
Reuters India - Published

Russia says possible US new sanctions on Moscow over chemical weapons 'illegal' - Published

New U.S. sanctions over chemical weapons would be 'illegal': Kremlin

Russia would consider any new chemical weapons-related sanctions imposed by the United States to be illegal, a Kremlin spokesman said on Wednesday.
Reuters India - Published

U.S. intends more sanctions on Russia over chemical weapons - spokeswoman

The U.S. State Department intends to impose more sanctions on Russia for failing to meet conditions under an international chemical weapons law after a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in..
Reuters India - Published

U.S. says to issue chemical weapons-related sanctions against Russia

The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it would impose additional sanctions on Russia after Moscow failed to give reasonable assurances it would not use chemical weapons after a nerve agent attack..
Reuters India - Published

India expresses concern over use of chemical weapons

[Netherlands], Oct 10 (ANI): India has expressed its concerns over allegations of use of chemical weapons in different parts of the world.
Sify - Published

India rejects Pakistan's allegations of chemical weapon use in Jammu and Kashmir; accuses Islamabad of spreading lies

India on Friday rejected as "totally unfounded" Pakistan's allegations of chemical weapons' use by Indian security forces in Jammu and Kashmir.
Firstpost - Published

Pak`s allegation of use of chemical weapons in Kashmir false, malicious: India

Pakistan's Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal had Thursday alleged that Indian forces reportedly used chemical weapons against Kashmiris. 
Zee News - Published Also reported by •DNAIndiaTimes

Pak's chemical weapons allegation false: India

India on Friday rejected as false Pakistan's allegations of reported use of chemical weapons by Indian security forces in Kashmir, saying "malicious attempts" to deflect international opinion away from..
IndiaTimes - Published

From economy to counter-terrorism, Indo-Russia joint statement bats for closer ties

Prime Minister of the Republic of India H.E. Mr. Narendra Modi and President of the Russian Federation H.E. Mr. Vladimir V. Putin met for the 19th edition of the Annual Bilateral Summit in New Delhi on..
DNA - Published

Russia targeted chemical weapons watchdog, MH17 probe: Dutch authorities - Published

U.S. indicts Russians in hacking of nuclear company Westinghouse

By Sarah N. Lynch, Lisa Lambert and Christopher Bing WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conspiring to hack computers and steal data..
Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Reuters India

West accuses 'pariah state' Russia of global hacking campaign

Western countries issued coordinated denunciations of Russia on Thursday for running what they described as computer hacking programmes to undermine democracies, targeting institutions from sports..
Reuters India - Published

US indicts 7 Russian military intel agents

The US indictments were announced as Dutch security services said they had thwarted a Russian attack on the global chemical weapons watchdog. The indictments include charges of money laundering, using..
IndiaTimes - Published

Russia must be held accountable for cyber attacks: Mattis

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday Russia must be held accountable for its attempts to hack the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).
Reuters India - Published

UK, Netherlands accuse Russia of hacking, including chemical weapons watchdog

Britain and the Netherlands accused Russia of running a global campaign of cyber attacks to undermine Western democracies, including what the Dutch government described as an attempt to hack into the..
Reuters India - Published

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