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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

OPCW confirms sarin was used in Syria gas attack

Chemical weapons watchdog confirms sarin nerve gas was used in April 4 attack, stops short of naming the responsible party.

OPCW confirms sarin was used in Syria gas attack

Watchdog finds traces of sarin exposure in Syria

OPCW says it has found that some people in Syria may have been exposed to sarin or a sarin-like gas.

UN watchdog finds traces of sarin exposure in Syria

Diplomats: 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.

Diplomats: Traces of Undeclared Sarin and VX Found in Syria

German Intelligence: Assad Behind Chemical Attack

German intelligence has enough evidence to conclude that Assad ordered the chemical attack in Damascus, reports Der Spiegel.

German Intelligence Concludes Assad is Behind Chemical Attack

World Must Act Over Syria Use of Chemicals

French President Francois Hollande says that the world is obligated to act in response to evidence of sarin being used in Syria.

Hollande: World Must Act Over Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

France: Syria Used Sarin Gas

French Foreign Minister says that tests on chemical samples from Syria make it certain that Sarin was used in the country.

France: Syria Used Sarin Gas, So All Options Are on the Table

'Assad Has Chemicals that Can Eradicate Towns'

Assad has enough sarin to "eradicate the whole of Damascus," says a former scientist for the Syrian chemical weapons program.

'Assad Has Chemicals that Can Eradicate Entire Towns'

Israel 'Can Deal With Syrian Chemical Threat'

As Syria raises the stakes over its chemical weapons, an Israeli expert says measures are being taken to minimize the threat.

Kedar: Israel 'Knows How to Deal With Syrian Chemical Threat'