Sarin used in March Syria attack, finds chemical weapons watchdog: Sources

An inquiry by the global chemical weapons watchdog found sarin was used in a March attack in Syria on an opposition-held town, just days before the banned nerve agent killed dozens in a separate attack nearby, sources told Reuters on Wednesday.

Oct 05, 2017, 06:51 AM IST
Syria government behind sarin gas attack in April: UN probe

Syria government behind sarin gas attack in April: UN probe

"All evidence available leads the Commission to conclude that there are reasonable grounds to believe Syrian forces dropped an aerial bomb dispersing sarin in Khan Sheikhun," the report said.

Sep 06, 2017, 18:59 PM IST

Traces of chemical weapons agents found in Syria: Diplomats

Diplomats say experts have found traces of deadly nerve agents used to make chemical weapons at a site in Syria where they were not supposed to be.

May 14, 2015, 02:35 AM IST

Trial of final Tokyo gas attack fugitive begins

 The murder trial of the final suspect in the nerve gas attack on Tokyo`s subway got under way Friday, almost two decades after a cult killed 13 people and injured thousands more.

Jan 16, 2015, 11:49 AM IST

Destruction of most dangerous Syrian chemicals may be delayed

Removal of Syria`s chemical arsenal will likely be delayed but final deadline of end of June for eliminating all chemicals remains, head of the world`s chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday.

Jan 17, 2014, 07:48 AM IST

Russian argument on Syria not based on facts: US

The Obama Administration has said that Russian argument on Syria is not based on facts and against international opinion.

Sep 18, 2013, 10:07 AM IST

Chemical weapons used on wide scale in Syria, says UN report

Chemical weapons have been used in the ongoing conflict in Syria on a "relatively large scale", a UN report said, without blaming any side.

Sep 16, 2013, 14:37 PM IST

US strengthens case for Syria strike, says has Sarin evidence

US has for the first time categorically said that it has the evidence that Sarin gas was used in the chemical attack in Syrian suburb on August 21.

Sep 02, 2013, 09:50 AM IST

France gave Syrian opposition anti-sarin gas kits: FM

France has provided the Syrian opposition with treatment kits against the effects of the deadly sarin nerve gas, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.

Jun 22, 2013, 22:48 PM IST

Russia seeks more details from Turkey on sarin

Moscow has called on Turkey to provide more information about the reported seizure of the chemical agent sarin from militants detained on the border with Syria.

Jun 07, 2013, 08:21 AM IST

US seeks more evidence on use of chemical weapons in Syria

France`s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius had said that the deadly nerve agent sarin gas has been used several times during the conflict in Syria.

Jun 05, 2013, 09:18 AM IST

Syrian regime used chemical weapons on small scale: US

American intelligence community assessed with "varying degrees of confidence" that Syria used chemical weapons on small scale, specifically the chemical agent sarin, the White House said on Thursday.

Apr 25, 2013, 22:28 PM IST