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World Jul 26, 2018

U.S. sanctions people linked to Syrian chemical weapons

The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Wednesday against five groups and eight individuals linked to Syria's chemical weapons program, the department said in a statement. The targeted groups and people were key to a network that procured electronics for the Syrian agency that develops ...

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 ...