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Joint Statement on Recent Events in Syria

September 24, 2016

Washington, DC – The foreign ministers of France, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, the United States and the High Representative of the European Union have released the following joint statement: 405 more words

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ISIL militants in Iraq have rigged a chemical plant and sulphur mine with explosives in effort to defend Mosul

ISIL militants have rigged one of Iraq’s largest chemical complexes with explosives as they prepare to defend their stronghold of Mosul from advancing forces.

American troops and the Iraqi army expect Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) to put up a fierce fight for the city of 1.2 million people — the largest under its control. 403 more words


Did ISIS Attack US Troops with Chemical Weapons?

In August 2012, US President Barack Obama stated that Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons would cross a “red line,” and that it would “change the calculus” for the president, as he considered rogue actions by evil regimes. 291 more words

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Syria continues to produce chemical weapons, says the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

Recently, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) determined that Damascus has continued to produce chemical weapons despite the agreement the Syrian government signed two years ago, which dealt with dismantling its chemical weapons arsenal. 188 more words


Islamic State Has Reportedly Used Chemical Weapons Against Iraqi and US Forces

Matt Vespa Matt Vespa |Posted: Sep 21, 2016 4:38 PM

ISIS Has Reportedly Used Chemical Weapons Against Iraqi, US Forces

CNN is reporting that ISIS forces have launched a chemical weapons attack against U.S. 549 more words

US destroys 'Islamic State' chemical weapons plant in Iraq

US warplanes have destroyed an “Islamic State” chemical weapons production facility near the Iraqi city of Mosul. IS has been accused of using chlorine and mustard gas. 274 more words

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