More Chemical Weapons Articles

  • US starts destruction of Syria chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons on board the U.S. cargo vessel MV Cape Ray began Monday. Army Col. Steve Warren says it will take about 60 days, depending on the weather and sea conditions, to destroy the approximately 600 metric tons of material...

  • Syria hands over last of declared chemical weapons

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Syria finished handing over to Western powers Monday the 1,300 tons of chemical weapons it acknowledged possessing, completing a deal reached last fall under threat of U.S. airstrikes. The most dangerous material will be transferred to an American ship, which will move...

  • White House applauds removal of chemical weapons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the removal of chemical weapons from Syria will ensure they'll never be used against the Syrian people, Americans or U.S. partners around the world. White House press secretary Josh Earnest is applauding the international coalition that on Monday...



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