Inquiry finds Syrian government, IS group responsible for chemical weapons attacks

Inquiry finds Syrian government, IS group responsible for chemical weapons attacks

Syrian government troops were responsible for two toxic gas attacks and Islamic State militants used sulfur mustard gas, an inquiry by the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog found Wednesday, according to a report seen by Reuters. The year-long U.N. and Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) inquiry – unanimously authorized […]

Syrian rescuers say toxic gas dropped on town in Idlib province

Syrian rescuers say toxic gas dropped on town in Idlib province

A Syrian rescue service in rebel-held territory said Tuesday that toxic gas was used overnight on a town in Idlib province. The US State Department said it was looking into the reports, adding that such a development would be “extremely serious”. The opposition Syrian National Coalition (SNC) accused President Bashar al-Assad of being behind the […]