WORLD NEWS | Tue Nov 22, 2016, | 4:25pm GMT / Containers of a chemical suspected to be chlorine were dropped by helicopters on rebel-held east Aleppo on Tuesday, causing breathing difficulties in some people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the local health authority said.   The…

International team accuses Assad government of using chlorine gas in two incidents, and Isis fighters of using mustard gas An international team has concluded that the Assad regime and Islamic State militants carried out chemical attacks in Syria during 2014 and 2015. The team from the…

International team accuses Assad government of using chlorine gas in two incidents, and Isis fighters of using mustard gas An international team has concluded that the Assad regime and Islamic Statemilitants carried out chemical attacks in Syria during 2014 and 2015. The team from the UN…

December 2014 ,By Paul F. Walker Just one year after Syria’s formal accession to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the international body responsible for implementing the treaty, announced this October that almost all of Syria’s declared…