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Syrian activists accuse Assad of new gas attacks

 Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition side. Syria flatly denied the allegations, and they have yet to

Syria’s using chemical weapons wild card: chlorine gas

 Chlorine gas attacks in Syria this month, if proven, expose a major loophole in an international deal to remove chemical weapons from the war-torn country and suggest chemical warfare could persist after the removal operation has finished. President Bashar al-Assad agreed with the United States and Russia to dispose of his chemical weapons – an

Syria submits more ‘detailed’ list of chemical weapons

 Syria has submitted a “more specific” list of its chemical weapons to the global regulator overseeing the destruction of its stockpile after discrepancies were reported by inspectors on the ground, officials said. Damascus agreed to give up its chemical arsenal after Washington threatened military action following the death of hundreds of Syrians in a sarin

Western Powers turn down Assad administration ‘shopping list’ for chemical convoys

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Western powers will turn down a Syrian request for military transport equipment to ship out chemical weapons material, saying the armored trucks and other gear could be used to fight the revolt, diplomats told Reuters. President Bashar al-Assad’s administration presented what envoys from two Western governments called a “long shopping list” to fit out and

Western Powers turn down Assad administration 'shopping list' for chemical convoys

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Western powers will turn down a Syrian request for military transport equipment to ship out chemical weapons material, saying the armored trucks and other gear could be used to fight the revolt, diplomats told Reuters. President Bashar al-Assad’s administration presented what envoys from two Western governments called a “long shopping list” to fit out and