Former Libyan official: ISIS got Qaddafi's chemical weapons

Libyan former intelligence official claims terrorist groups got hold of Qaddafi's chemical weapons arsenal and then smuggled it to Syria.Ben Ariel, 1/28/2016, 6:14 AM

Syria denies using chemical weapons in civil war

Syria tells global watchdog it is fully cooperating with the destruction of its toxic stockpile, as agreed upon in 2013.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/1/2015, 12:14 AM

Tests Show ISIS Used Mustard Gas on Kurds

Blood samples show ISIS used chemical weapons in assault against Kurdish forces in Iraq.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2015, 4:31 PM

US: 'We Know ISIS is Using Mustard Gas'

The US intelligence community is convinced ISIS has manufactured, or found, mustard gas - and moved on to chemical warfare.Tova Dvorin, 9/11/2015, 11:33 AM

Doctors Without Borders: Syrians Likely Exposed to Chemicals

Doctors Without Borders reports treating four patients in Syria who showed symptoms of exposure to chemical agents.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2015, 4:12 AM

Early Tests Find Traces of Mustard Gas in ISIS Mortars

Senior American military official confirms preliminary tests show traces of sulfur mustard on mortars fired by ISIS.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/21/2015, 11:02 PM

Chemical Watchdog 'Concerned' by ISIS Use of Mustard Gas

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons voices serious concern over reports that ISIS used chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2015, 4:16 AM

Testing Confirms ISIS Used Mustard Gas in Syria

Officials say test results from ISIS attack in Syria confirm mustard agent was used. Similar attack in Iraq still under investigation.Elad Benari, 8/16/2015, 6:40 AM

Report: ISIS Used Mustard Gas Against Kurds in Iraq

Senior American officials say it is believed ISIS jihadists used mustard agent in an attack on Kurdish forces in Iraq.Elad Benari, 8/14/2015, 3:16 AM

Officials: Despite Inspections, Syria Kept its Chemical Arsenal

Inspectors reveal regime lied to them and hid chemical arsenal, but Western governments refused to press Assad.Ari Yashar, 7/24/2015, 11:00 AM

Syrian Kurds Say ISIS Used Chemicals Against Them

Kurds, monitoring group say ISIS fighters fired missiles containing toxic gas at Kurdish forces in Syria last month.Ben Ariel, 7/19/2015, 6:34 AM

Entire Syrian Chemical Weapon Stock Destroyed

OPCW hails completion of 2-year mission to destroy Syria's sarin and mustard gas stores.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2015, 7:03 PM

Report: Israel Helped Obama Prevent Syria Strikes

New book alleges top Israeli officials pitched intervention plan on Syria chemical weapons fiasco - and set poor precedent for Iran.Tova Dvorin, 6/15/2015, 6:25 PM

Russia Wants Answers on Syria Chlorine Gas Attacks

Even Syria's longtime ally says an investigation is warranted into reports of up to 45 attacks in recent months on innocent Syrians.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2015, 9:50 PM

Ya'alon: Chemical Threat from Syria Has Dropped

Defense Minister says the chemical threat from Syria has dropped due to international pressure.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2015, 3:15 AM

Diplomats: Traces of Undeclared Sarin and VX Found in Syria

International inspectors have found traces of sarin and VX nerve agent in Syria that had not been declared to the OPCW.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/9/2015, 1:04 AM

Assad: There Are No Iranian Troops in Syria

Syria's President admits he invited Hezbollah to fight alongside his regime but denies Iran has sent troops to participate in the civil war.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2015, 3:46 AM

Assad Has 'Paid no Price for Chemical War Crimes'

UN Security Council hears evidence from doctors of chemical attacks; 'attacks come from helicopters - which only Assad has.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2015, 10:29 PM

HRW: 'Strong Evidence' Syrian Regime Used Chlorine Gas Again

Pair of attacks in Idlib province likely from regime helicopters, rights group insists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2015, 2:01 PM

ISIS Chemical Weapon Attack - in Indonesia?

Indonesian police say gas attack in Jakarta last month was the work of jihadists returning home from Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2015, 11:37 AM

UN Head of Disarmament Steps Down

Representative in charge of disarming Syria's chemical weapons steps down, will be replaced by adviser to Ban Ki-Moon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2015, 8:14 AM

Syria Starts Razing Chemical Weapons Sites

OPCW: Syrian regime destroying terror tunnels, chemical smuggling routes in long-awaited move as part of international deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 8:49 PM

UN Investigators Highly Confident Chlorine Was Used in Syria

Chemical weapons investigators conclude "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas was used in Syria last year.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2015, 5:44 AM

Israel to Halt Majority of Gas Mask Production

Gas mask production for civilians and IDF soldiers will cease due to reduced chemical weapons threat from Syria.Cynthia Blank, 12/25/2014, 11:23 AM

UN Official: Israel Should be Investigated for Chemical Weapons

Israel has a large store of chemical weapons, a top UN official charged Wednesday, calling for an investigation into Israel's cache.Yaakov Levi, 12/11/2014, 7:56 AM

Syria: We Didn't Use Chlorine - 'Terrorists' Did

Syria’s deputy foreign minister denies his government used chemical weapons or chlorine, places the blame on the rebels.Ben Ariel, 12/2/2014, 5:46 AM

Report: ISIS Used Chemical Weapons Against Iraqi Forces

Rumored chlorine gas attack in Iraq raises questions - was the group's stronghold in Syria responsible for other attacks?Tova Dvorin, 10/24/2014, 2:31 PM

ISIS Captures Saddam's Chemical Weapons Complex

After capturing Iraq's largest oil refinery and becoming 'world's richest terror group,' ISIS captures Saddam-era chemical facility.Ari Yashar, 6/20/2014, 8:25 AM

Syria Denies Using Chlorine Gas Against Civilians

"Chlorine gas has never been used by the government," claims Syria’s Deputy Foreign Minister in an interview.Elad Benari, 5/15/2014, 3:14 AM

Scientific Analysis Confirms Use of Chlorine in Syria

Scientific analysis conducted for the Telegraph finds traces of chlorine and ammonia present at the site of three attacks in Syria.Elad Benari, 4/30/2014, 6:16 AM

UN Calls for Investigation Into Syrian Chlorine Attack

United Nations Security Council calls for an investigation into reports of alleged chlorine gas use in some Syrian towns.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/24/2014, 5:15 AM

'Video Evidence' of Fresh Syrian Chemical Attack

Activists claim Assad regime killed over 100 in chemical attack in Idlib province; videos show victims and alleged chemical bombs.Ari Yashar, 4/22/2014, 4:16 PM

New Chemical Weapons Attack Reported in Syria

Regime, rebels blame each other after both sides slam chemical weapons attack in Hama province.Ari Soffer, 4/12/2014, 9:24 PM

Syrian Opposition Accuses Assad of Chemical Attack

Syrian opposition activists claim Assad’s forces used chemical weapons in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus on Thursday.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/4/2014, 9:00 PM

Libya: Mustard Gas Nearly Reached Syrian Rebels

Libyan Islamists caught as they tried to send deadly chemical weapons to Syrian terrorists.Maayana Miskin, 3/2/2014, 12:16 PM

US Denies Reports of Another Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria

Alleged survivors of January attack turn to US for support; White House dismisses claims, says survivors 'can't get their story straight.'Tova Dvorin, 2/21/2014, 12:55 PM

Libya Completes Destruction of Qaddafi's Chemical Arsenal

Libya has completely destroyed the chemical arsenal it inherited from ousted leader of Muammar Qaddafi.Elad Benari, 2/5/2014, 6:12 AM

OPCW: Second Shipment of Chemical Weapons Removed from Syria

Watchdog organization overseeing destruction of Syria's chemical weapons announces that operation continues despite airstrike.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 2:42 AM

Syria Misses Deadline on Most Dangerous Chemicals

First milestone in plan to destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid 2014 missed, as most lethal weapons not shipped Dec. 31.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2014, 1:13 AM

Syria Says Rebels Attacked Chemical Weapons Sites

Syria accuses "terrorists" of recently attacking two sites where chemical arms were stored.Elad Benari, 12/25/2013, 4:43 AM

OPCW Head: Israel Should Renounce Chemical Weapons

Head of Nobel winner OPCW says Israel should join the Chemical Weapons Convention, just like Syria did.Elad Benari, 12/11/2013, 6:13 AM

Assad Forces Capture Key Town, Open WMD Routes

Syrian army seizes town on Damascus-Homs highway, allows shipment of supplies and chemical weapons for disposal.Ari Yashar, 12/10/2013, 7:21 PM

US 'Knew About Rebel Chemical Weapons, Acted Selectively'

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist reveals proof that US administration knew both sides had weapons; officials deny claims.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2013, 2:15 PM

Official: Home Front Command to Stop Producing Gas Masks

Senior official says budget for masks, which were distributed in a nationwide program earlier this year, will be evaluated in 6 months.Tova Dvorin, 12/9/2013, 4:02 PM

OPCW: Delays in Syrian Chemical Weapons Removal

Watchdog organization disposing of Syrian chemical arsenal says technical difficulties will delay Dec 31 'priority' weapon deadline.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2013, 2:18 PM

OPCW Destroys Syria's Unfilled Munitions

Plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons stockpile moving along, says the international chemical weapons watchdog.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/6/2013, 8:59 PM

Syrian Opposition Claims Assad Used Chemical Weapons Again

Syrian opposition says Assad's forces used poison gas near Damascus, Syrian government denies it did.Elad Benari, 12/6/2013, 5:15 AM

Pentagon Preparing to Destroy Syrian Chemical Weapons

Pentagon to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile using a system that has not yet been tested at sea, say officials.Elad Benari, 12/6/2013, 3:43 AM

Syria Asks for International Aid to Destroy Chemical Weapons

Syrian deputy FM states that without international aid, operation to destroy arsenal faces security risk.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2013, 8:28 PM

Syrian Chem Weapons May be Destroyed at Sea

No country has volunteered to have the chemical weapons destroyed on its soil.Gil Ronen, 11/23/2013, 8:05 PM

War Prevents Inspection of Two Syrian Chemical Sites

Two of Syria's chemical weapons sites have not been inspected by international experts due to security concerns.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2013, 10:03 PM

Defense Min. Vows to Prevent Hezbollah from Obtaining Heavy Arms

Comments come after Israeli jets reportedly strike another Syrian weapons convoy headed to Lebanese terror group.Ari Soffer, 10/23/2013, 3:40 PM

Kerry: Chemical Arsenal Should be Shipped Out of Syria

U.S. Secretary of State suggests that Syria's chemical weapons should be placed on a ship and removed from the region.Elad Benari, 10/18/2013, 3:45 AM

Syria Chemical Weapons Team Requests Truce

Nobel prize-winning team dismantling Assad's chemical weapons arsenal says it can't do its job while fighting continues.Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 2:44 PM

Nobel Peace Prize for Chemical Weapons Dismantlers

Chemical watchdog OPCW won for their "extensive work to eliminate chemical weapons."Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/11/2013, 3:10 PM

Syria: 'Excellent Start On Chemical Disarmament'

"It was an excellent first day, with stress on the word 'first'," said a Damascus official of Syria's chemical disarmament.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/7/2013, 6:19 PM

US & Russia Call For November Syria Peace Conference

Both countries urge a UN conference to seek the formation of a transitional government in the war-torn country.Adam Ross, 10/7/2013, 2:56 PM