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Pompeo: Syria used a chemical weapon

Secretary of State says US concluded that the Assad regime used chlorine as a chemical weapon in an attack in May.

Pompeo: Syria used a chemical weapon

Sarin and chlorine used twice in Syria in 2017

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says deadly sarin and chlorine were used in two separate attacks in Syria.

Sarin and chlorine used twice in Syria in 2017

Chemical weapons watchdog investigating attacks in Syria

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons investigating alleged chlorine gas attacks in the Syrian region of Eastern Ghouta.

Chemical weapons watchdog investigating attacks in Syria

Syrian government blamed for chlorine attack in Eastern Ghouta

Syrian opposition says the government launched a deadly chlorine gas attack on rebel-held enclave.

Syrian government blamed for chlorine attack in Eastern Ghouta

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

Syrian rebels use toxic gas in Aleppo

Syrian state media claims rebels fired shells containing toxic gas into government-held parts of Aleppo.

Syrian rebels use toxic gas in Aleppo

UN inquiry blames Syrian army for chlorine attacks

UN inquiry identifies two Syrian Air Force helicopter squadrons and two other units in chlorine gas attacks, says Western diplomat.

UN inquiry blames Syrian military for chlorine attacks

Syrian regime denies using chlorine

Syrian government denies it used chlorine gas in an attack in Aleppo, following which dozens were treated for breathing problems.

Syrian regime denies using chlorine, blames 'terrorists'

Chemical watchdog concerned over chlorine attack

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it is "disturbed" by the alleged use of toxic chemicals in Aleppo.

Chemical watchdog concerned over chlorine attack in Aleppo

Syrian regime reportedly uses chlorine in Aleppo

Dozens of people treated for breathing problems in Aleppo after regime helicopters drop barrel bombs which may have contained chlorine gas.

Syrian regime reportedly uses chlorine gas in Aleppo

OPCW concerned over chlorine attack near Aleppo

Chemical weapons watchdog voices concern over reports of a chlorine gas attack in which 24 people were injured.

OPCW concerned over chlorine attack near Aleppo

CIA chief: ISIS can make chemical weapons

CIA director John Brennan warns that ISIS has the capability to make small quantities of chlorine and mustard gas.

CIA chief: ISIS has used and can make chemical weapons

OPCW 'confident' mustard gas was used in Syria

UN chemical weapons watchdog confirms mustard gas was used in Syria in August, and also reports yet another chlorine attack.

OPCW 'confident' that mustard gas was used in Syria

United States Investigation of Chlorine Attacks

United States asks Security Council to set up an investigative panel to identify those behind deadly chlorine gas attacks in Syria.

United States Wants UN to Investigate Syria Chlorine Attacks

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.

Russia Wants Answers on Syria Chlorine Gas Attacks

Obama: Chlorine Not 'Historically' a Chem. Weapon

POTUS insists that US is investigating reports of attacks, but implies that chlorine may not justify action against Syria.

Obama: Chlorine Gas Not 'Historically' a Chemical Weaponplayer

Hezbollah 'Apparently Already Has Chlorine Gas'

Defense Minister says IDF will not allow transfer of chlorine bombs from Syria, but it may be too late. Assad using chlorine on civilians.

Report: Hezbollah Apparently Already Has Chlorine Gasplayer

US to UN: Investigate Syrian Chemical Weapons Use

Diplomats say there is 'mounting evidence' of more chlorine gas attacks despite lengthy chemical removal process.

US to UN: Investigate Syrian Chemical Weapons Use

HRW: 'Strong Evidence' Assad Used Chlorine Gas

Pair of attacks in Idlib province likely from regime helicopters, rights group insists.

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

Kerry: We're Investigating Syria Chlorine Attack

Secretary of State warns Syria of consequences if it is discovered the regime used chlorine gas this week.

Kerry: We're Investigating Alleged Chlorine Attack in Syria

Syria: Children Among Dead in Regime Gas Attack

Barrel bomb attack by government forces in Idlib province allegedly contained chlorine gas. Three young children among the dead.

Syria: Children Among the Dead in Regime Gas Attack

United States Concerned About ISIS Use of Chlorine

American military "concerned" about reports that ISIS jihadists used chlorine gas, but cannot confirm the account.

United States 'Concerned' About ISIS Use of Chlorine Gas

Security Council Condemns Use of Chlorine in Syria

UN Security Council condemns the use of chlorine in Syria, threatens measures if chemicals are used in future attacks.

Security Council Condemns Use of Chlorine in Syria

UN Investigators Confident Chlorine Used in Syria

Chemical weapons investigators conclude "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas was used in Syria last year.

UN Investigators Highly Confident Chlorine Was Used in Syria

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.

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

Report: ISIS Used Chemical Weapons Against Iraq

Rumored chlorine gas attack in Iraq raises questions - was the group's stronghold in Syria responsible for other attacks?

Report: ISIS Used Chemical Weapons Against Iraqi Forces

Kerry: Assad Will be Held to Account Over Chlorine

Secretary of State John warns Assad's regime it would be held to account for using chlorine gas against civilians.

Kerry: Assad Will be Held to Account for Using Chlorine

Kerry: Assad Violated Chemical Weapons Treaty

Secretary of State says there is evidence that Syrian President is using chlorine gas “in violation” of a global chemical weapons treaty.

Kerry: Assad Violated Chemical Weapons Treaty

OPCW Confirms Chlorine Gas was Used in Syria

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it found "compelling confirmation" of the use of chlorine gas in Syria.

OPCW Confirms Chlorine Gas was Used in Syria

Inspectors: Chlorine Gas Likely Used in Syria

Chemical weapons inspectors say they found information suggesting that chlorine gas had been used in Syria.

Inspectors Say Chlorine Gas Was Likely Used in Syria

Chlorine Gas in Syria? Results 'Inconclusive'

Paris backpedals on statements accusing Syrian regime of using chlorine gas after lab tests prove nothing.

Chlorine Gas Attacks in Syria? Investigations 'Inconclusive'