Sep 29, 2016

Pentagon: Tests confirm no mustard agent in Iraq attack

The Pentagon says that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. troops in northern Iraq did not contain any sulfur chemical agent, as initially feared. U.S. officials had said that an oily substance found on a fragment ...

Syrian government and rebels trade gas attack accusations

Aug 3, 2016

Syrian government and rebels trade gas attack accusations

eirut Syrian rebels accused government forces of launching toxic gas attacks on civilians in a town southwest of Aleppo on Tuesday. The government rejected the claim and accused the rebels of using chemical weapons themselves. Rebel sources provided video of people receiving treatment who ...

Mar 11, 2016

IS chemical sites attacked following info extracted from top operative Dawud

The U.S.-led coalition has carried out the first airstrikes on Islamic State chemical weapons sites, the Pentagon said Thursday, acting on information from a senior operative described as the extremists’ top chemical expert. The successful “multiple” bombings came as a result of detailed intelligence ...