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OPCW confirms chlorine use in February attack in Syria

World May 16, 2018

OPCW confirms chlorine use in February attack in Syria

A global arms watchdog Wednesday confirmed that chlorine was "likely used as a chemical weapon" in a February attack on the Syrian town of Saraqeb. A fact-finding mission by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons determined that "chlorine was released from cylinders by ...

Assad still has 'limited' chemical weapons capability: Pentagon

World Apr 20, 2018

Assad still has 'limited' chemical weapons capability: Pentagon

The Syrian regime remains able to conduct chemical attacks, though only at a limited level, the Pentagon said Thursday following last week's international cruise missile strikes on chemical targets. Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, director of the U.S. military's Joint Staff, said Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime ...