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UN-OPCW probe of Syria sarin gas attack comes under heavy pressure - Channel NewsAsia

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 18:06

Channel NewsAsia

UN-OPCW probe of Syria sarin gas attack comes under heavy pressure
Channel NewsAsia
Mulet said the JIM will present its findings to the council in mid-October focussing on the Khan Sheikhun attack and another incident involving mustard gas in September last year in Um Hosh, in Aleppo province. The United States launched a retaliatory ...
Global Inquiry Aims to Report on Syria Sarin Attack by OctoberU.S. News & World Report
At UN, panel probing chemical weapons use in Syria urges independenceUN News Centre

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Sarin gas confirmed in Syria chemical attack - The National

Sun, 07/02/2017 - 11:42

The National

Sarin gas confirmed in Syria chemical attack
The National
The Syrian government joined the OPCW in 2013 after it was blamed for a deadly poison gas attack in a Damascus suburb. On joining, Mr Assad's government declared some 1,300 tons of chemical weapons and precursor chemicals that were subsequently ...
Syria says chemical attack probe work of 'sick mind'ABC News
Syrian government dismisses report on sarin attackReuters
Rebels accuse Syrian army of chlorine attack, army calls it fabricationBusiness Insider
TRT World -Rudaw -Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons -Die Welt
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Syrian Government Dismisses Report on Sarin Attack - U.S. News & World Report

Sat, 07/01/2017 - 17:35

The National

Syrian Government Dismisses Report on Sarin Attack
U.S. News & World Report
A joint United Nations and OPCW investigation has found Syrian government forces were responsible for three chlorine gas attacks in 2014 and 2015 and that Islamic State militants used mustard gas. Syria joined the chemicals weapons convention in 2013 ...
Sarin gas confirmed in Syria chemical attackThe National
Banned Nerve Agent Sarin Used in April Attack in Syria, Claims Chemical Weapons WatchdogThe Wire
Syria: Trump's Red Line - WELTDie Welt
Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
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Senate panel approves bill to help WWII servicemen exposed to mustard gas - KY3

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 18:06

KY3

Senate panel approves bill to help WWII servicemen exposed to mustard gas
KY3
... acknowledge its role in the mustard agent testing program until the last of the experiments was declassified in 1975. The military did not lift the oath of secrecy for the servicemen until the early 1990s. The VA has denied more than 90 percent of ...

Senate panel approves bill to help WWII servicemen exposed to ... - KSPR

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 18:05

KSPR

Senate panel approves bill to help WWII servicemen exposed to ...
KSPR
A key Senate panel approved legislation to help servicemen who were intentionally exposed to chemical weapons during World War II.

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Sarin nerve gas used in deadly April 5 attack in Syria - First Coast News

Fri, 06/30/2017 - 11:26

First Coast News

Sarin nerve gas used in deadly April 5 attack in Syria
First Coast News
The Syrian government joined the OPCW in 2013 after it was blamed for a deadly poison gas attack in a Damascus suburb. As it joined, Assad's government declared some 1,300 tons of chemical weapons and precursor chemicals which were subsequently ...
Syria Will 'Pay a Heavy Price' for Another Chemical Attack, White House SaysNew York Times
White House Says Syria May Be Preparing Another Chemical Attack, Warns Assad Will "Pay A Heavy Price" - BuzzFeedBuzzFeed News

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The seismic project: A closer look - Rapid City Journal

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:04

Rapid City Journal

The seismic project: A closer look
Rapid City Journal
In May, the county learned from Mike McNeil, of the U. S. Forest Service's (USFS) Hot Springs office, that up to 23,000 acres of private land and an equal amount of National Grasslands acreage nearby would be tested using seismic means in a search for ...

History of chemical weapons' use in Syria's civil war - WTOP

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:52

WTOP

History of chemical weapons' use in Syria's civil war
WTOP
The panel also finds that the Islamic State group used mustard gas. Feb. 28, 2017: Russia, a staunch ally of the Syrian government, and China veto a U.N. Security Council resolution authorizing sanctions against the Syrian government for chemical ...

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Report: Veterans exposed to toxic 'mustard gas' denied benefits - WSAV-TV

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:31

WSAV-TV

Report: Veterans exposed to toxic 'mustard gas' denied benefits
WSAV-TV
(CNN) The U.S. military has a shameful part of its past: During World War II, it tested highly toxic and sometimes lethal “mustard gas” on thousands of American troops. What's more shameful – most of the Veterans who were used in the secret experiments ...

New book says amount of mustard gas exposure in World War II may be higher than acknowledged by government - STLtoday.com

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:00

STLtoday.com

New book says amount of mustard gas exposure in World War II may be higher than acknowledged by government
STLtoday.com
WASHINGTON • One hundred years ago next month, on July 12, 1917, the Germans dispensed mustard gas for the first time on Belgian battlefields during World War I. Mustard was not used on the battlefields of World War II, but Allied armies, gearing for ...

The Rise of the Hirak Protest Movement in Morocco - Global Voices Online

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:04

Global Voices Online

The Rise of the Hirak Protest Movement in Morocco
Global Voices Online
For example, one of the main demands of the Hirak is to have a hospital specialized in cancer treatments as cancer rates in the Rif are the highest in the country, dating back to Spain's use of mustard gas in the region. Although the new king took a ...

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Vets groups support McCaskill World War II mustard gas bill ... - STLtoday.com

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:38

Vets groups support McCaskill World War II mustard gas bill ...
STLtoday.com
WASHINGTON • Four veterans groups have thrown their support behind Sen. Claire McCaskill's efforts to make it easier for World War II veterans who say they ...

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Vets group support McCaskill World War II mustard gas bill; Duckworth, Durbin join lawsuit against Trump - STLtoday.com

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 15:00

Vets group support McCaskill World War II mustard gas bill; Duckworth, Durbin join lawsuit against Trump
STLtoday.com
Claire McCaskill's efforts to make it easier for World War II veterans who say they were exposed to mustard gas experiments to prove that exposure has led to health problems. The Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, Vietnam Veterans of America ...

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Mersey Gateway teams were warned of mustard gas and uranium risk during bridge construction - Liverpool Echo

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:20

Liverpool Echo

Mersey Gateway teams were warned of mustard gas and uranium risk during bridge construction
Liverpool Echo
Mersey Gateway documents have revealed bridge planners had to contend with toxic threats in the pollution-scarred landscape ranging from mustard gas and uranium to asbestos and cyanide. A management plan published as part of updated works ...

McCaskill hopeful bill to aid WWII veterans exposed to mustard gas ... - Kansas City Star

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 20:53

Kansas City Star

McCaskill hopeful bill to aid WWII veterans exposed to mustard gas ...
Kansas City Star
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri is optimistic her bill to help World War II veterans exposed to mustard gas can gain passage now that it has the support of ...
SENATOR MCCASKILL HELPING VETERANS | MyMOinfo.comMy Moinfo

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'ISIL has two options – to surrender or to die' - The National

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:31

The National

'ISIL has two options – to surrender or to die'
The National
Commanders on the ground say that progress has been slowed by improvised explosive devices planted by the extremists, who have also deployed poison gas to stem the Iraqi advance. On Sunday, two ISOF soldiers suffering from the effects of a gas attack ...
Three officers injured as Islamic State launch 10th chemical attack in Mosul: AgencyIraqi News

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Iraqi forces close in on Mosul's historic mosque - The National

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:39

The National

Iraqi forces close in on Mosul's historic mosque
The National
Commanders on the ground say that progress has been slowed by improvised explosive devices planted by the extremists, who have also deployed poison gas to stem the Iraqi advance. On Sunday, two ISOF soldiers suffering from the effects of a gas attack ...
Three officers injured as Islamic State launch 10th chemical attack in Mosul: AgencyIraqi News

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VA Secretary Believes WWII Vets' Claims of Mustard Gas Exposure - Military.com

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:27

Military.com

VA Secretary Believes WWII Vets' Claims of Mustard Gas Exposure
Military.com
WASHINGTON -- Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Tuesday that he believes veterans who say they were harmed by mustard gas exposure during World War II but have had claims denied by the VA, and that he will work with Sen.

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Farming family goes from wheat to dairy after 142 years on a Southland farm - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 01:53

Stuff.co.nz

Farming family goes from wheat to dairy after 142 years on a Southland farm
Stuff.co.nz
Richard says the family was lucky one son returned from the war, but his grandfather Bill suffered ailments from a mustard gas attack throughout the rest of his life. Bill and Mary had two daughters, Myra, who married Douglas Wards, and Enid, who ...

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