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US: Signs that Syrian gov't is using chemical weapons

US: Signs that Syrian gov't is using chemical weapons

State Department says there are signs that Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, warns of response.Elad Benari, 22/05/2019 01:04
Report: Assad regime carried out over 300 chemical attacks

Report: Assad regime carried out over 300 chemical attacks

New report Syria has carried out hundreds of chemical attacks on civilians since deal to destroy chemical weapons.Gary Willig, 17/02/2019 17:35
Bolton warns Syria against using chemical weapons

Bolton warns Syria against using chemical weapons

US National Security Adviser arrives in Israel, warns Syria there's no change in US position against the use of chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 06/01/2019 02:30
Russia attacks Syrian rebels after suspected chemical attack

Russia attacks Syrian rebels after suspected chemical attack

Russian warplanes attack rebel-held areas in northern Syria following suspected poison gas attack in Aleppo.Elad Benari, 26/11/2018 05:05
Report: 41 injured in poison gas attack in Syria

Report: 41 injured in poison gas attack in Syria

Syrian media claims rebels used poison gas in attack on the al-Khalidiya neighborhood of Aleppo.Elad Benari, 25/11/2018 01:08
Germany: Plot to attack Israel with chemical weapons uncovered

Germany: Plot to attack Israel with chemical weapons uncovered

Syrian arrested in Germany in alleged plot to attack Israeli targets with chemical weapons.David Rosenberg, 28/09/2018 11:31
US: 'Lots of evidence' Assad planning chemical attack

US: 'Lots of evidence' Assad planning chemical attack

US representative for Syria says there is "lots of evidence" that chemical weapons are being prepared by Syrian government forces in Idlib.Ben Ariel, 07/09/2018 02:45
White House warns Assad against use of chemical weapons

White House warns Assad against use of chemical weapons

White House warns Syrian President against using chemical weapons in Idlib, says the US and its allies will respond "appropriately".Ben Ariel, 05/09/2018 02:14
Chemical weapons watch-dog group recognizes 'Palestine'

Chemical weapons watch-dog group recognizes 'Palestine'

The Hague-based global convention against chemical weapons recognizes Palestinian statehood, accepts PA as member state.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/05/2018 14:59
Watch: Launching of Tomahawk missile at sea

Watch: Launching of Tomahawk missile at sea

US Defense Department publishes documentation of launching of missiles at Syrian chemical weapons sites from navy ship.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/04/2018 22:40
Haley: US not pulling out of Syria until goals achieved

Haley: US not pulling out of Syria until goals achieved

US Ambassador to UN says US ties with Russia are 'very strained' following Syria missile strikes, says US not withdrawing from Syria yet.David Rosenberg, 15/04/2018 17:01
Trump: Syria strike was 'perfectly executed'

Trump: Syria strike was 'perfectly executed'

Trump says Syria strike was 'perfectly executed,' 'mission accomplished.' Pence: Strikes were 'morally right act to take.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/04/2018 21:35
Macron: France has proof Assad regime used chemical weapons

Macron: France has proof Assad regime used chemical weapons

French president says government has not decided yet whether to participate in military response to chemical weapons attack on civilians.Gary Willig, 12/04/2018 17:46
Trump to decide on possible military strike in next 24-48 hours

Trump to decide on possible military strike in next 24-48 hours

President Trump decries 'heinous' Syrian chemical weapon attack, will determine response over next day or two.David Rosenberg, 09/04/2018 22:26
'Assad the Animal will pay for chemical weapons attack'

'Assad the Animal will pay for chemical weapons attack'

President Trump vows Syrian regime will pay a 'big price'.David Rosenberg, 08/04/2018 17:32
Amb Haley briefs Security Council on chemical weapons in Syria

Amb Haley briefs Security Council on chemical weapons in Syria

'Just a few years ago, a single chemical weapons attack would have united us in shock and anger, enough for us to take immediate action.'Mordechai Sones, 05/04/2018 13:22
Haley: Russia must account for its use of chemical weapons

Haley: Russia must account for its use of chemical weapons

Nikki Haley warns UN Security Council that chemical weapons may be used elsewhere if action is not taken against Russia's attack in UK.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/03/2018 12:05
Former Syrian general: Iran testing chemical weapons in Syria

Former Syrian general: Iran testing chemical weapons in Syria

Top Syrian defector says Iran developing missiles with chemical warheads 'to be used in Syria - but also for operations across the border.'Tal Polon, 08/03/2018 11:02
U.S.: Russia violated its duties on Syrian chemical weapons

U.S.: Russia violated its duties on Syrian chemical weapons

U.S. says Russia violated its duty to guarantee the destruction of Syria’s chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 01/03/2018 04:45
At least 20 dead in suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

At least 20 dead in suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

20 people killed in apparent chemical weapons attack in Idlib province in Syria.David Rosenberg, 05/02/2018 08:33
Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

Syrian activists say at least 11 people suffered chlorine gas poisoning during attack in Idlib province.Elad Benari, 05/02/2018 01:06
Haley: Russia is telling the world chemical weapons are fine

Haley: Russia is telling the world chemical weapons are fine

US Amb. Nikki Haley speaks about chemical weapons use in Syria at a UN Security Council meeting.Chana Roberts, 24/01/2018 08:09
UN intercepts shipments from North Korea to Syria

UN intercepts shipments from North Korea to Syria

Two North Korean shipments to Syrian government agency responsible for chemical weapons intercepted by UN in six months.Elad Benari, 22/08/2017 05:38
Syria: OPCW report is 'false,' relies on 'terrorist' testimony

Syria: OPCW report is 'false,' relies on 'terrorist' testimony

Syrian Foreign Ministry tells Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons that their report is 'the creation of a sick mind.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/07/2017 20:46
Activity at Syrian base where chemical attack originated

Activity at Syrian base where chemical attack originated

Activity associated with chemical weapons spotted by US intelligence as President warns Assad preparing new chemical weapons attackGary Willig, 27/06/2017 17:46
Trump admin: Assad planning mass chemical weapons attack

Trump admin: Assad planning mass chemical weapons attack

White House says Syria preparing for massacre of civilians using chemical weapons, warns Assad he will 'pay a heavy price'.David Rosenberg, 27/06/2017 08:11
US Defense Chief: 'No doubt' Syria still has chemical weapons

US Defense Chief: 'No doubt' Syria still has chemical weapons

General Mattis visits Israel, says Assad definately still possesses chemical weapons after recent chemical attack on civilians.AFP, 21/04/2017 11:47
US gave Israel two hours warning before Syria strike

US gave Israel two hours warning before Syria strike

Israeli military officials say Assad still possesses 3 tons of chemical weapons.JTA, 20/04/2017 20:49
WH spokesman: I let Trump down

WH spokesman: I let Trump down

Sean Spicer apologizes again for saying Hitler did not use chemical weapons, says he "let the President down."Gary Willig, 12/04/2017 18:52
Yad Vashem asks WH press secretary to visit website

Yad Vashem asks WH press secretary to visit website

Israeli Holocaust Museum asks Sean Spicer to visit website to learn about Holocaust following gaffe that Hitler never used chemical weapoonsAFP, 12/04/2017 16:38
Syrian refugee attacks leftists during CNN interview

Syrian refugee attacks leftists during CNN interview

CNN interviewee calls out leftist 'hypocrisy,' says if US really wants to help, they should make Syria a safe place for its citizens.Chana Roberts, 12/04/2017 11:13
Rex Tillerson: Assad era is coming to an end

Rex Tillerson: Assad era is coming to an end

US Secretary of State says Russia has aligned itself with Iranians, Hezbollah, needs to choose whether to be part of a better future or not.Chana Roberts, 11/04/2017 22:56
Spicer: Even Hitler didn't use chemical weapons

Spicer: Even Hitler didn't use chemical weapons

White House Press Secretary says 'even Hitler' didn't use chemical weapons the way Assad did.Chana Roberts, 11/04/2017 21:45
Chemical attack in Syria

Chemical attack in Syria

At least 100 killed in chemical weapons attack in northern Syrian city of Idlib.David Rosenberg, 04/04/2017 11:49
Russia and China veto resolution on Syria sanctions

Russia and China veto resolution on Syria sanctions

Russia and China veto UN resolution that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 01/03/2017 05:44
Security Council to vote on Syria sanctions

Security Council to vote on Syria sanctions

Security Council likely to vote on resolution sanctioning Syrian officials over chemical weapons attacks as early as next week.Elad Benari, 24/02/2017 03:13
Syria denies using chemical weapons

Syria denies using chemical weapons

Syria's government says Human Rights Watch's claims it used chemical weapons in Aleppo are "fabricated".Ben Ariel, 16/02/2017 05:05
Iraqi soldiers discover ISIS chemical weapons stash in Mosul

Iraqi soldiers discover ISIS chemical weapons stash in Mosul

Iraqi forces discover mustard chemical agents, Russian-made rockets at abandoned ISIS warehouse.Chana Roberts, 29/01/2017 07:12
ISIS could use chemical weapons, warns British minister

ISIS could use chemical weapons, warns British minister

British Security Minister warns that ISIS wants to carry out a massive attack in Britain and wouldn't hesitate to use chemical weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/01/2017 05:58
Liberman: Israel stopped Hezbollah from getting chemical weapons

Liberman: Israel stopped Hezbollah from getting chemical weapons

Defense Minister says Israel has acted to prevent the smuggling of Syrian chemical weapons to Hezbollah.Gary Willig, 08/12/2016 23:02
Syria: Claims we used chemical weapons are lies

Syria: Claims we used chemical weapons are lies

Syria launches blistering attack on "Western" countries that have accused it of using chemical weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2016 04:38
22 rebels hit by ISIS chemical attack

22 rebels hit by ISIS chemical attack

ISIS attacks Syrian rebels with chemical weapons.AFP, 27/11/2016 09:55
OPCW probing over 20 reports of Syria chemical attacks

OPCW probing over 20 reports of Syria chemical attacks

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons believes ISIS may have manufactured mustard gas used in Syria and Iraq.Ben Ariel, Canada, 18/11/2016 21:30
UN extends Syria chemical attacks probe

UN extends Syria chemical attacks probe

Security Council extends mandate of a panel investigating chemical attacks in Syria until November 18.Ben Ariel, 01/11/2016 04:16
Syrian rebels use toxic gas in Aleppo

Syrian rebels use toxic gas in Aleppo

Syrian state media claims rebels fired shells containing toxic gas into government-held parts of Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/10/2016 04:39
Russia: Report on Syria chemicals unconvincing

Russia: Report on Syria chemicals unconvincing

Russia dismisses UN-led investigation showing that Syrian forces carried out three chemical attacks, opposes sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/10/2016 05:15
Syrian government uses chemical weapons - again

Syrian government uses chemical weapons - again

Syrian gov't uses chemical weapons a third time, Security Council 'to discuss report' only on Thursday.Chana Roberts, 22/10/2016 22:10
Officials: ISIS could use chemical weapons

Officials: ISIS could use chemical weapons

The United States expects ISIS to use crude chemical weapons against those trying to conquer the city of Mosul.Ben Ariel, 19/10/2016 05:00
'Sudan used chemical weapons on own people'

'Sudan used chemical weapons on own people'

Sudanese government carried out multiple attacks using chemical weapons on own civilians, according to report by Amnesty InternationalGary Willig, 29/09/2016 14:12
Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

Pentagon: ISIS is preparing a chemical attack

Pentagon spokesman warns the Islamic State is determined to use chemical arms and likely to try them again in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 27/09/2016 05:14
ISIS uses mustard agent in Iraq

ISIS uses mustard agent in Iraq

American officials say ISIS fired a shell containing mustard agent that landed at a based used by Amercan and Iraqi troops.Elad Benari, 22/09/2016 03:13
Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory

Coalition planes destroy ISIS chemical factory

Pentagon says US-led warplanes destroyed ISIS factory used to produce chemical weapons, confirming longstanding suspicions.AFP, 13/09/2016 22:20
 Will gas attacks probe condemn the Assad regime?

Will gas attacks probe condemn the Assad regime?

A yearlong investigation to determine who is behind deadly chemical attacks in Syria takes center stage at the United Nations this week.AFP, 23/08/2016 09:26
Russia accuses Syrian rebels of using poison gas

Russia accuses Syrian rebels of using poison gas

Russian defense ministry says seven people died in an attack by Syrian rebels using weapons loaded with a "poisonous agent".Ben Ariel, 04/08/2016 03:07
IDF Prepares for Possible Chemical Warfare Threat

IDF Prepares for Possible Chemical Warfare Threat

ISIS is reportedly already moving chemical weapons into Syria and Iraq, causing concerns for Israel.ILTV, 08/07/2016 08:42
Israel believes Syria used sarin gas on ISIS

Israel believes Syria used sarin gas on ISIS

Did Assad save his deadliest weapon despite an international effort to destroy his arsenal?Tova Dvorin, 18/05/2016 16:07
Report: Hezbollah using chemical weapons

Report: Hezbollah using chemical weapons

Lebanese terrorist group accused of using chemical weapons against rebel areas, particularly in Aleppo and Ghouta.Tal Polon, 08/05/2016 11:15