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Ukraine war: OPCW monitoring situation in Mariupol

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons expresses concern following reports of use of chemical weapons in Mariupol.

OPCW monitoring situation in Mariupol

Zelenskyy warns: Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine

Ukrainian President calls on West to impose strong sanctions on Russia to deter it from using chemical weapons.

'Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine'

US providing Ukraine with supplies in case Russia uses chemical weapons

The US other countries have warned that Russia could deploy chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine.

US equipping Ukraine in case Russia uses chemical weapons

Biden: Putin considering using biological and chemical weapons against Ukraine

US President: Russia's accusations that Kyiv has biological and chemical weapons illustrate that Putin is considering using such weapons.

'Putin considering using chemical weapons against Ukraine'

Zelenskyy: 'No chemical weapons were developed in our land'

Ukraine Pres. denies allegations of chemical weapons manufacture, warns Russia will suffer 'most severe sanctions' if it uses such weapons.

Zelenskyy: 'No chemical weapons were developed in our land'player

UN Security Council to discuss alleged US biological activities in Ukraine

Russia requests Security Council meeting a day after claiming US conducts “military biological activities" in Ukraine.

UNSC to discuss alleged US biological activities in Ukraine

White House warns: Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine

Warning comes after Moscow claims US houses biological weapons in Ukrainian territory.

'Russia could use chemical weapons in Ukraine'

Syria rejects report finding it used chemical weapons in 2018

Syria rejects global watchdog's report that found it used chemical weapons on a rebel-held town in 2018.

Syria rejects report finding it used chemical weapons in 2018

Report: Assad regime dropped chlorine bomb on civilians in 2018

Report concludes that units of the Syrian Arab Air Force used chemical weapons in rebel-held Saraqib on 4 February 2018.

Report: Assad regime dropped chlorine bomb on civilians in 2018

US imposes sanctions on Iranian firm for chemical weapons research

Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says US will counter any efforts by Iran to develop WMDs.

US acts against Iranian firm for chemical weapons research

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.

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

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.

Report: Assad regime carried out over 300 chemical attacks

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.

Bolton warns Syria against using chemical weapons

Russia attacks Syrian rebels after suspected chemical attack

Russian warplanes attack rebel-held areas in northern Syria following suspected poison gas attack in Aleppo.

Russia attacks Syrian rebels after suspected chemical attack

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.

Report: 41 injured in poison gas attack in Syria

Germany: Plot to attack Israel with chemical weapons uncovered

Syrian arrested in Germany in alleged plot to attack Israeli targets with chemical weapons.

Germany: Plot to attack Israel with chemical weapons uncovered

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.

US: 'Lots of evidence' Assad planning chemical attack

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".

White House warns Assad against use of chemical weapons

Chemical weapons watch-dog group recognizes 'Palestine'

The Hague-based global convention against chemical weapons recognizes Palestinian statehood, accepts PA as member state.

Chemical weapons watch-dog group recognizes 'Palestine'

Watch: Launching of Tomahawk missile at sea

US Defense Department publishes documentation of launching of missiles at Syrian chemical weapons sites from navy ship.

Watch: Launching of Tomahawk missile at seaplayer

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.

Haley: US not pulling out of Syria until goals achieved

Trump: Syria strike was 'perfectly executed'

Trump says Syria strike was 'perfectly executed,' 'mission accomplished.' Pence: Strikes were 'morally right act to take.'

Trump: Syria strike was 'perfectly executed'player

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.

Macron: France has proof Assad regime used chemical weapons

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.

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

'Assad the Animal will pay for chemical weapons attack'

President Trump vows Syrian regime will pay a 'big price'.

'Assad the Animal will pay for chemical weapons attack'

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.'

Amb Haley briefs Security Council on chemical weapons in Syria player

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.

Haley: Russia must account for its use of chemical weapons

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.'

Former Syrian general: Iran testing chemical weapons in Syria

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.

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

At least 20 dead in suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

20 people killed in apparent chemical weapons attack in Idlib province in Syria.

At least 20 dead in suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria

Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

Syrian activists say at least 11 people suffered chlorine gas poisoning during attack in Idlib province.

Report: Syrian civilians injured in chlorine gas attack

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.

Haley: Russia is telling the world chemical weapons are fine

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.

UN intercepts shipments from North Korea to Syria

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.'

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

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 attack

Activity at Syrian base where chemical attack originatedplayer

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'.

Trump admin: Assad planning mass chemical weapons attack

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.

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

US gave Israel two hours warning before Syria strike

Israeli military officials say Assad still possesses 3 tons of chemical weapons.

US gave Israel two hours warning before Syria strike

WH spokesman: I let Trump down

Sean Spicer apologizes again for saying Hitler did not use chemical weapons, says he "let the President down."

WH spokesman: I let Trump downplayer

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 weapoons

Yad Vashem asks WH press secretary to visit websiteplayer