Organisation For The Prohibition Of Chemical Weapons News
Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus
Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week
Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site
Global chemical weapons watchdog says it has collected samples from Douma, Syria, two weeks after suspected chemical weapons attack.
The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack
The global chemical weapons watchdog says a team of inspectors has visited the Syrian town of Douma to collect samples for an investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack there two weeks ago
The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors
France is suggesting that Syria and Russia may be covering up evidence of a chemical weapons attack, and is demanding that international inspectors gain access to the Syrian town where it alleged happened
UK lawmakers form group to combat 'malign' Russian influence
British lawmakers have set up a special group to focus on Russian meddling, saying more must be done to understand the extent of Moscow's "malign influence."
UK envoy: Russia and Syria must let inspectors visit Douma
Britain's U.N. ambassador says the Russians and Syrians must uphold their promises to let chemical weapons inspectors visit the site of a suspected poison gas attack in the Damascus suburb of Douma _ and "it should happen expeditiously."
US has 'credible evidence' Russia, Syria sanitizing alleged chemical attack site: State Department
The U.S. said Thursday it has "credible information and intelligence" that shows Russian and Syrian regime officials are denying an investigative team access to the alleged chemical weapons attack sites in Douma, Syria , as they sanitize them and remove incriminating evidence. The accusation comes
Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government
Rebels evacuate Damascus-area town, give government another victory in the capital region
Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim
Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow
Chemical weapons inspectors' visit to Douma delayed after shots were fired at UN team
A United Nations security team came under fire on Tuesday during a visit to the site of a suspected chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma, the head of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said on Wednesday. The team was in Douma to survey conditions before chemical weapons