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Russia Reports Destruction of All Remaining Chemical Weapons

Russia has completed the massive task of destroying its Cold War-era chemical weapons stockpiles, winning praise from an international chemical weapons watchdog. Russian officials reported the destruction of the country’s…

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U.N. Probe Says Syrian Gov’t Launched April Sarin Attack

U.N.-mandated investigators said Wednesday that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s air force conducted a sarin-gas attack in the spring that killed at least 83 civilians and sparked a retaliatory U.S. strike.…

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Israel Says Assad Has Tons of Chemical Weapons Left

Israeli defense officials say that Syrian President Bashar Assad still has up to three tons of chemical weapons. The officials delivered the assessment Wednesday, weeks after a chemical attack in…

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Outcry Over Syria Redux

As we go to press, the United Nations Security Council is deliberating a resolution proposed by the United States, Britain and France to condemn an alleged chemical weapons attack in…

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Death Toll From Syria Chemical Attack Rises to 75

The death toll from a suspected chemical attack on a northern Syrian town rose to 75 on Wednesday as activists and rescue workers found more terrified survivors hiding in shelters…

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