ISIS launches chemical warfare in Iraq, Kurds are target: Report

ISIS launches chemical warfare in Iraq, Kurds are target: Report

Chlorine, a choking agent, was first used as a chemical weapon during the First World War. 

UK university to deny admission to over 700 int`l students in science courses

Britain has denied admission to over 700 international students from taking courses in nuclear, biological and chemical warfare subjects amid fears they might use the knowledge to build weapons of mass destruction, media reports said.

India, Hungary sign MoUs on defence cooperation, joint research

An agreement for the transfer of knowhow in the field of biological and chemical warfare signed between Hungary and India.

Syria fires Scud missiles at rebels: Report

The Syrian government forces have fired Scud missiles at insurgents in recent days, escalating the two-year-old conflict against rebels.

Syrian Prez losing control, opposition may win: Russia

Syria`s state news agency said that a bomb blast near a school in a Damascus suburb killed 16 people, at least half of them women and children.

Syrian chemical weapons threat ‘not escalating’: Panetta

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has said intelligence reports suggests that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is not taking aggressive steps to use chemical weapons.

NATO warns Syria against chemical warfare

NATO is set to approve Turkey’s request of deploying Patriot missiles along Syria border.

`Chemical weapons are indestructible`

The Chemical Weapons Convention, which is in force since April 29, 1997, has been joined by 188 of 193 UN member states.

`Syria awaits next step`s details from UN`

Syria has for long accused regional and international players of inflaming the situation in the Middle East country.

West ‘openly instigating’ Syria opposition: Russia

Russia has earlier warned the West that it will not tolerate unilateral intervention in Syria.

Don’t use chemical weapons: Russia to Syria

Syria has threatened to unleash its chemical and biological weapons if it faces a foreign attack.

Syria`s Assad appoints new security officials

Rebel groups are battling the government across Syria as the country`s 16-month crisis grows increasingly violent and chaotic.

`Syrian regime moves chemical weapons to airports`

Syria has confessed that it has chemical and biological arms and could use them if foreign powers intervened.

Syria: Army troops, rebels clash in Damascus, Aleppo

In a bid to reclaim areas that had fallen under the control of rebels, Syrian forces clashed with rebels in Damascus and Aleppo on Tuesday.

Will Damascus Volcano burn Assad’s regime?

Is the collapse of the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad imminent?

Will Damascus Volcano burn Assad’s regime?

Is the collapse of the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad imminent?

Syria to use chemical arms against foreign attack

Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said that Syria will never use chemical weapons against civilians.

Syria: `Terrorists may get stockpile of nerve gas`

Middle Eastern and other intelligence sources say Syria has the biggest stockpiles of the nerve gasses in the Middle East.

Japan: Last suspect in Tokyo gas attack caught

With Katsuya Takahashi’s arrest, the police have further closed a chapter on the worst terrorist attack in Japan’s history.

Iraq to help Libya in chemical weapons` disposal

During the 1990s, Saddam Hussien`s regime was forced under the UN sanctions to destroy its large arsenal of chemical weapons.