Iraqi forces retook the University of Mosul, where the Islamic State group reportedly produced chemical weapons.
The legacy of the Obama years may not be clear for some time.
Amnesty International has accused Sudanese government forces of using chemical weapons in 30 attacks since January in Jebel Marra, a province in southwestern Sudan, killing up to 250 civilians, including many children.
The latest report by a UN Security Council panel found that the Syrian regime is responsible for a third attack involving chlorine gas, a finding largely overshadowed by the humanitarian crisis in Aleppo.
Assad’s industrial chlorine barrel bomb attacks require a strong and unified international response from the UN Security Council and the OPCW.
A panel set up by the UN Security Council concluded that the Syrian government was responsible for two attacks using chemical weapons and the Islamic State group for a third.
The states-parties to the Chemical Weapons Convention need to resolve certain controversial issues that they have previously avoided, notably the development...
Participants in a meeting on chemical weapons late last year expressed ongoing and in some cases increasing concern about the information that Syria has provided on the remnants of its chemical weapons program.
The UN Security Council and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in the past two months have put in place a “joint investigative mechanism”...