The Trump administration delivered a new stark warning about the use of chemical weapons to the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad, saying the U.S. had detected "potential preparations” to use the banned weapons again; an April chemical attack that…
By PBS NewsHour
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the U.S. missile strikes against a Syrian air base carry a message for any nation operating outside of international norms.
By Associated Press
A humanitarian group said a suspected chemical attack in rebel-held Idlib province in northern Syria on Tuesday killed at least 58 people, including 11 children.
By Larisa Epatko
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
Aleppo, once Syria’s most populated city, now holds 300,000 people, including approximately 100,000 children. Director Saad Houry asked parties involved in the Syrian war to protect civilians and children, reiterating previous requests that have been ignored.
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
The Islamic State appears to have manufactured rudimentary chemical weapons and used them to attack Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq.
By PBS NewsHour
During the Iraq war, American soldiers were unknowingly exposed to old chemical weapons long abandoned by Saddam Hussein’s regime. The story of the troops who were injured trying dismantle the contaminated weapons has been kept secret until now. Judy Woodruff…
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon says the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons on board the U.S. cargo vessel MV Cape Ray began Monday.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
The justices threw out the conviction of Carol Anne Bond of Lansdale, Pa., who was prosecuted under a 1999 law based on the chemical weapons treaty. Bond served a six-year prison term after being convicted of using toxic chemicals that…
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