Posts Tagged ‘Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’

US official: ‘IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria’

(Media Release) There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC. The US has identified at least four occasions on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border where IS has used mustard […]

Syria ‘submits chemical weapons data’ to Hague watchdog

The chemical weapons watchdog, the OPCW, says Syria has begun sending details of its arsenal as part of a US-Russia brokered deal to make it safe. The Hague-based organisation added that it expected more details from Syria in the coming days and had postponed a meeting planned for Sunday. Syria was given a deadline of […]

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