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UN Syria chemical weapons probe extended for one month

The UN-led joint investigative mechanism (JIM) last month reported that Syrian government forces had carried out at least two chemical attacks in 2014 and 2015 and that Islamic State jihadists had used mustard gas as a weapon.

After PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech, Pakistan used chemical weapons in Balochistan - Watch​

After PM Narendra Modi's August 15 speech, Pakistan used chemical weapons in Balochistan - Watch​

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his address from the ramparts of the Red Fort, almost reproached Pakistan for human rights violations in Balochistan.

Islamic State militants may attack Euro 2016 fans with chemical weapons

Islamic State militants may attack Euro 2016 fans with chemical weapons

The terror attacks rocked the French capital on November 13, 2015, killing 130 people and injuring hundreds of others. 

US-led coalition bombs IS chemical weapons sites: Pentagon

US-led coalition bombs IS chemical weapons sites: Pentagon

The US-led coalition carried out the first air strikes on Islamic State chemical weapons sites, the Pentagon has said, acting on crucial information from a captured senior insurgent.

CIA director says Islamic State group has used, can make chemical weapons

CIA director says Islamic State group has used, can make chemical weapons

President Bashar al-Assad`s regime and rebel forces have accused each other of using chemical agents in the nearly five-year war that has killed more than 250,000 people.

Hillary Clinton embraces Obama policies, avoids mentioning Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton embraces Obama policies, avoids mentioning Donald Trump

Democratic presidential front runner Hillary Clinton embraced the policies of the Obama administration from healthcare to economy and foreign policy in particular Iran during her party's first presidential debate this year.

UN watchdog finds traces of Syria sarin gas exposure

A fact-finding mission by the UN chemical weapons watchdog has found that some people in Syria.

How Tony Blair prevented Muammar Gaddafi's chemical weapons from falling into Islamic State's hands

How Tony Blair prevented Muammar Gaddafi's chemical weapons from falling into Islamic State's hands

Blair, as ex-PM, had spoken to Gaddafi on phone before he was killed.

Syria denies ever using chemical weapons in civil war

Syria on Monday denied ever using chemical weapons in its four-year civil war, telling a global watchdog it is cooperating fully with the destruction of its toxic stockpile.

Shocking! Islamic State seeking to produce chemical weapons, say US Intel officials

Shocking! Islamic State seeking to produce chemical weapons, say US Intel officials

A move that may pose biggest threat to the entire world, Islamic State group has branch seeking to produce chemical weapons.

UN watchdog confirms Syria mustard gas use, chlorine attack

Three reports have been sent by the head of the OPCW to the body's 192 members after separate missions to investigate incidents in Syria.

'Islamic State is making and using chemical weapons in Iraq, Syria'

'Islamic State is making and using chemical weapons in Iraq, Syria'

The Islamic State is believed to have begun making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria.

UN chief sets out framework for Syria poison gas investigation

Success of a new international inquiry aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapons attacks during Syria`s four-year-old civil war will require full cooperation of all warring parties, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday.

Germany says Iraqi Kurdish forces report chemical attack

Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State (IS) jihadists in northern Iraq have reported being attacked with chemical weapons in recent days, the German defence ministry has said.

'Kurdish forces attacked with chemical weapons in Iraq'

Kurdish forces in northern Iraq who are fighting Islamic State militants were attacked with chemical weapons a few days ago, the German defence ministry said on Thursday.

 All Syria chemical weapons effluent destroyed: Watchdog

All Syria chemical weapons effluent destroyed: Watchdog

 The world`s chemical weapons watchdog on Wednesday said all effluents from Syria`s neutralised chemical weapons arsenal have been destroyed.

Islamic State working to develop chemical weapons: Australia

The Islamic State group has shown it is prepared to use chemical weapons and is likely to have among its recruits the technical expertise to develop them, Australia`s Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said.

Watchdog says 90 percent of world chemical weapons destroyed

The world's chemical watchdog said on Thursday that 90 per cent of the global chemical weapons stockpile has been destroyed, calling it a "major milestone".

FBI investigates chemical weapon threats to 10 international flights

The FBI is probing threats to at least 10 international flights after a man claimed chemical weapons were aboard the jets, media reports said today.

US helping investigate reports of chlorine in bombs in Syria: Obama

President Barack Obama said on Thursday if reports of chlorine gas attacks in Syria were confirmed, the United States would work with the international community to put a stop to them.