Facebook site evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin

World Jul 2, 2019

Facebook site evacuated after mail tests positive for sarin

A Facebook mail processing warehouse was evacuated Monday as Silicon Valley officials work to determine what caused mail to test positive for the nerve agent sarin. Menlo Park Fire Marshal Jon Johnston said Monday that incoming mail undergoing routine processing by machine tested positive for ...

World / Crime & Legal Jun 13, 2019

Syria bars access to chemical weapons investigators, says watchdog

Syrian officials have refused access to a newly created chemical weapons investigation team formed to identify culprits behind attacks with banned munitions, the organization's top official said in remarks published on Wednesday. Member countries of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) voted ...

Assad regime taking U.S. retaliation threat seriously, Mattis says

World Jun 29, 2017

Assad regime taking U.S. retaliation threat seriously, Mattis says

Syria's government is taking seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters traveling with him to Brussels, Mattis noted there has been no such attack since the White House issued a surprise statement Monday ...

Assad's forces still have several tons of chemical weapons: Israel

World Apr 20, 2017

Assad's forces still have several tons of chemical weapons: Israel

Israel's military said on Wednesday it believes Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces still possess several tons of chemical weapons, issuing the assessment two weeks after a sarin attack that killed nearly 90 people in Syria. Israel, along with many countries, blames the strike on Assad's ...