Chemical weapons

Aum Shinrikyo: cult members executed for subway sarin attack
Tokyo subway attack
In Brief

Aum Shinrikyo: cult members executed for subway sarin attack

Cult leader and six followers hanged for role in 1995 terror attack that killed 13
6 Jul 2018
UK to build international coalition against Russia
Vladimir Putin
In Depth

UK to build international coalition against Russia

Former diplomat warns new, more combative strategy will be counter-productive
4 May 2018
Investigators to visit Syria chemical attack site
The city of Douma has suffered heavy fighting for the past two months
In Brief

Investigators to visit Syria chemical attack site

Announcement follows days of delay amid fears evidence may have been destroyed
17 Apr 2018
Syria chemical weapons attack: time for UK to take action?
Syrian civilians get medical aid following suspected chlorine gas attack in Ghouta
In Depth

Syria chemical weapons attack: time for UK to take action?

Theresa May under pressure to join retaliatory strike against Assad regime
10 Apr 2018
Where does Islamic State get its weapons?
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In Depth

Where does Islamic State get its weapons?

Belgian researchers say most of terror group’s arms come from China, Russia or Eastern Europe
15 Dec 2017
Syria's secret chemical weapon attacks
Pro-Sssad protesters demonstrate against Western military intervention in 2013
In Brief

Syria's secret chemical weapon attacks

Four year years after Assad promised to get rid of his chemical stockpile, gas attacks continue
18 Aug 2017
Syria 'planning a new chemical attack', US claims
Syria gas attack
In Brief

Syria 'planning a new chemical attack', US claims

White House warns President Bashar al-Assad he will 'pay a heavy price' if strike goes ahead
27 Jun 2017

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May 'plans vote on bombing Syria if she wins'
Syrian residents of Khan Sheikhun protest
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May 'plans vote on bombing Syria if she wins'

Prime Minister reportedly ready to ask MPs to reverse 2013 vote if she wins a sizeable majority
4 May 2017
Islamic State 'used mustard gas found in Assad stockpile'
Kurdish fighters look on as their fellow soldiers clash with IS near Hasekeh, Syria
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Islamic State 'used mustard gas found in Assad stockpile'

US government source claims fighters used chemical weapon on Iraqi Kurdish fighters earlier this week
14 Aug 2015
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