Syrian government forces behind third deadly gas attack

Syrian government forces behind third deadly gas attack

An international inquiry found Friday that Syrian government forces were responsible for a third toxic gas attack, setting the stage for a showdown between Russia and western council members over how to respond. The fourth report from the 13-month-long inquiry by the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the […]

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 […]