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OPCW 'whistleblower' may have suppressed Syria chemical attack evidence

28 October, 2020

A recently uncovered letter from the OPCW to former employee Brendan Whelan has cast serious doubts on his claims that a 2018 chemical weapons attack in Douma was staged.

Why US elections present Syrians with a complex dilemma

28 October, 2020

Syrian Americans have been affected by Trump's discriminatory policies and his 'Muslim ban' but many of them fear that a Biden presidency will embolden Iran in its support for Assad.

Syria condemned at chemical weapons watchdog over sarin attacks

09 July, 2020

Only Russia, China and Iran voted against the decision to take action on an OPCW investigation that found the Syrian air force attacked civilians with sarin gas and chlorine

Western powers seek condemnation of Syria over sarin attacks

07 July, 2020

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) executive council is pushing to take action against Damascus for breaching the Chemical Weapons Convention.

Coronavirus contemplations: Part II

18 May, 2020

Comment: In this three-part series, Dr Azmi Bishara takes a deep dive look at how citizens and states have responded to an unprecedented coronavirus pandemic that is reshaping our world.

Libya government accuses Russia's Wagner mercenaries of 'chemical attack'

23 April, 2020

Russian private firm Wagner helped mobilise an alleged nerve gas attack by Haftar's forces in the Libyan capital, the GNA said.

Watchdog 'explicitly blames' Syria regime for chemical weapons attacks

08 April, 2020

For the first time since the Syria conflict erupted in 2011, the global chemical weapons watchdog explicitly blamed President Bashar al-Assad's air force for chemical attacks.

Report on Assad chemical attacks, too little, too late

07 April, 2020

Comment: For the victims of Assad's chemical warfare, the damage inflicted by these attacks, and by the Russian propaganda surrounding them, has already been done, writes Sam Hamad.

Pilot who launched Syrian chemical attack promoted to commander

07 February, 2020

The military pilot who launched a deadly sarin gas attack on Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib has been promoted by the Syrian regime.

Chemical weapons organisation to publish report on Syria attacks

06 November, 2019

The OPCW will prepare a report on chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

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