# chemical-weapons - Wednesday 26 April, 2017
It says the chemical fingerprint was developed in Syrian laboratories.
# chemical-weapons - Thursday 13 April, 2017
‘We don’t know whether those dead children were killed there … Were they dead at all?’
# chemical-weapons - Wednesday 12 April, 2017
“I mistakenly used an inappropriate and insensitive comment about the Holocaust and there is no comparison.”
# chemical-weapons - Tuesday 11 April, 2017
The White House Press Secretary is under fire once again for his comments.
# chemical-weapons - Wednesday 5 April, 2017
The air strike in Idlib province drew widespread condemnation.
# chemical-weapons - Tuesday 4 April, 2017
At least 58 people died in the attack.
# chemical-weapons - Saturday 4 March, 2017
“There is never justification — none whatsoever — for the use of chemical weapons.”
# chemical-weapons - Sunday 23 October, 2016
Investigators say the substance may have been chlorine gas, based on the symptoms the victims displayed.
# chemical-weapons - Saturday 3 September, 2016
A US army plant is about to start destroying the nation’s largest remaining stockpile of mustard agent.
# chemical-weapons - Wednesday 6 July, 2016
1996 Michael Bay thriller The Rock showed chemical weapons being stored in glass containers.
# chemical-weapons - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
Human Rights Watch say that barrel bombs embedded with cylinders of chlorine gas were dropped on three towns.
# chemical-weapons - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Up to 60 people were killed in attacks on Damascus and Homs yesterday.
# chemical-weapons - Thursday 27 March, 2014
As a 13-year old schoolgirl, Setsuko Thurlow became a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Her harrowing testimony is a continuing reminder of the importance of nuclear disarmament, writes Jamie Walsh.
# chemical-weapons - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Syria agreed last year to a US-Russian deal to hand over its chemical weapons.
# chemical-weapons - Monday 16 December, 2013
The “unprecedented” bombardment came as the UN estimated that the number of Syrian refugees would touch 4.1 million by the end of 2014.
# chemical-weapons - Friday 13 December, 2013
The United Nations report concluded that there have been at least five deadly attacks.
# chemical-weapons - Friday 1 November, 2013
The attack targeted the delivery of Russian missiles with Israel worried repeatedly declaring it would intervene to stop Hezbollah receiving “game-changing” weapons.
# chemical-weapons - Thursday 31 October, 2013
Syria had been given a deadline of tomorrow to get rid of all of its production and assembly facilities for chemical weapons.
# chemical-weapons - Monday 28 October, 2013
A new batch of chemical weapons inspectors are learning how to tell if an attack has taken place or not.
# chemical-weapons - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Damascus was required to submit the destruction plan under a US-Russian deal agreed last month.
# chemical-weapons - Monday 7 October, 2013
Syria’s quick compliance with the destroying of chemical weapons stockpile has earned praise from US Secretary of State John Kerry.
# chemical-weapons - Sunday 6 October, 2013
The team charged with the destruction of the weapons began the process this morning, a source in the international mission has said.
# chemical-weapons - Monday 30 September, 2013
115 Irish Defence Forces personnel have now arrived at their new base. Why were they sent there? How long is the mission? How will they spend their downtime? Your questions, answered.
UN chemical weapons experts leave country as separate disarmament group moves in to take next step against banned arsenal.
# chemical-weapons - Saturday 28 September, 2013
The Tánaiste will also address the United Nations General Assembly later today.
# chemical-weapons - Friday 27 September, 2013
Happy Friday all. Here’s nine things to know this morning…
# chemical-weapons - Wednesday 25 September, 2013
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore said it reflects Ireland’s “long-standing opposition to the use of weapons of mass destruction”.
# chemical-weapons - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Inspectors are reviewing the latest chemical weapons disclosure by Syrian officials.
# chemical-weapons - Friday 20 September, 2013
Syria has handed over details of its chemical weapons arsenal.
# chemical-weapons - Thursday 19 September, 2013
The Syrian President made his remarks in an interview with Fox News, telling the network that Syria is not gripped by a civil war.
# chemical-weapons - Thursday 12 September, 2013
Syria is planning on joining the UN’s chemical weapons convention ahead of a planned disarmament of its chemical weapons.
# chemical-weapons - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
Russia has asked for the meeting on the back of multiple developments in the past 24 hours.
Barack Obama is due to address the nation today, while he awaits the outcome of a Congress vote on Syria strikes.
# chemical-weapons - Monday 9 September, 2013
The Russian plan for the Assad regime to surrender its weapons has been given a cautious reception in the White House.
The photo of the party’s newest member was taken when the former Fianna Fáil TD visited Syria in 2009 and has re-emerged online in recent days.
# chemical-weapons - Sunday 8 September, 2013
The videos were released overnight as the Obama administration embarks on a media blitz to press the case for intervention in the coming days.
# chemical-weapons - Friday 6 September, 2013
Putin has emerged as one of the most implacable critics of military intervention against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
# chemical-weapons - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
The US president said that he believed he would get Congressional backing for strikes on Syria.
# chemical-weapons - Sunday 1 September, 2013
Obama says America is ready for strike action following the chemical weapons attack that killed more than 1,400 people.