Iraqi forces retook the University of Mosul, where the Islamic State group reportedly produced chemical weapons.
The UN Security Council remained deadlocked last month over sanctioning the Syrian regime due to objections from Russia.
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.
The policymaking body of the international organization that oversaw the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons expressed concern last month...
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.
An investigative team from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has determined with “the utmost confidence” that sulfur mustard was used in northern Syria.