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By News Desk and Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Ukraine is investigating a claim that a poisonous substance was dropped on besieged Mariupol, as Western officials warned that any use of chemical weapons by Russia would be a serious escalation of the already devastating war.
By Yuras Karmanau, Adam Schreck, Associated Press
President Biden is in Brussels preparing for a trio of summits Thursday with NATO, the European Union and the G-7. More sanctions against Russian politicians and oligarchs are on the way, as the allies continue coordinating support for Ukraine. This…
By Jane Ferguson, Volodymyr Solohub
There are fears that Russia could use chemical or nuclear weapons as its invasion stalls amid logistical problems and fierce Ukrainian resistance.
By Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, Sec. of State Mike Pompeo said that among the “innumerable atrocities” committed by the Assad regime, the U.S. has concluded that Syrian government forces used chlorine as a chemical weapon during a battle with insurgents…
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Syrian President Bashar Assad's government had used chlorine in the attack on opposition forces in Idlib province on May 19.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
The State Department said in a statement that Russia has failed to meet a 90-day deadline that fell on Tuesday to comply with a 1991 U.S. law on preventing the use of chemical weapons.
By Matthew Lee, Susannah George, Associated Press
The Trump administration has little leverage to stop Russia, Iran and Syria pressing ahead with a massive military assault against Syria's northwest Idlib province.
By Philip Issa, Associated Press
Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government's chemical facilities.
By PBS NewsHour
In the news wrap Wednesday, a visit by international inspectors to the Syrian town of Douma, site of a suspected chemical attack, was called off Tuesday after a UN security team faced gunfire there. Also, Iran put its military might…
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