No nerve agents but possibly chlorine used in Douma: watchdog

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The world's chemical arms watchdog said Friday it had found no evidence nerve gas was used in an alleged attack on the Syrian town of Douma.

Russia, Syria clash with West on boosting chemical watchdog

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Britain and the United States led a passionate call to halt the use of chemical weapons by empowering the world's watchdog to finger those behind attacks.

France calls for emergency session of chemical weapons watchdog

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 06:01 GMT

33 countries called on Friday for an emergency plenary session of the world's chemical watchdog

France says Russia obstructing OPCW experts' access to site of Douma attack

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 - 05:23 GMT

Russia is obstructing the access of international chemical weapons inspectors to the site of a suspected poison gas attack in the Syrian town of Douma.

Russia, Syria trying to 'sanitize' chemical attack site -U.S. State Dept

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

The United States has credible information that Russia and Syria are trying to "sanitize" the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.

Britain accuses 'reckless Russia' of breaking chemical arms ban

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 11:08 GMT

Britain accused Russia of breaking the two-decade international ban on chemical weapons.

Chemical inspectors enter Syria's Douma amid concerns for probe

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

International investigators on Tuesday entered a Syrian town hit by an alleged chemical attack.

UN chief warns of war as US readies to avenge Syria gas attack

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Western powers an alleged Syrian chemical massacre must not go unanswered even as the UN secretary-general warned against a "full-blown military escalation."

Watchdog confirms UK findings on nerve agent in Russia spy case

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 12:10 GMT

The world's chemical arms watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's findings on the identity of a nerve agent used on a former Russian spy.

Chemical weapons body conducted inspection in Russia last week

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 11:45 GMT

Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) conducted an inspection at an undisclosed location in Russia in the past week

Japan asks UN council to extend Syria gas attacks probe for 30 days

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 01:41 GMT

The UN Security Council was expected to vote on a 30-day extension of a UN-led investigation of chemical weapons attacks in Syria to allow for negotiations.

Britain, Russia clash over Syria at chemical weapons body

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 01:27 GMT

Britain accused Russia on Thursday of carrying out a "thinly veiled political attack" against the head of the world's chemical weapons watchdog.

Egypt Today’s morning international news

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 08:59 GMT

Egypt Today briefs top stories for political issues.

OPCW confirms use of Sarin in Syria's Khan Shaykhun attack

Fri, 30 Jun 2017 - 01:19 GMT

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said in a statement on Friday.

Watchdog to vote on Moscow bid for new Syria attack probe

Thu, 20 Apr 2017 - 09:01 GMT

The governing body of the global chemical arms watchdog will Thursday vote on a controversial Russian-Iranian move to set up a new team to probe a suspected chemical attack in Syria.

OPCW : Syria chemical attack allegation "credible"

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 - 06:46 GMT

Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says that allegations a chemical attack took place in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun, were "credible."