Activists and aid workers say bombs were dropped on the busy al-Sukkari neighbourhood
The atrocity killed hundreds of civilians in Ghouta, sparking a vote on military intervention
The attack came as fighting continues between rebels and the regime in the divided city
Swedish chemists say findings can open up 'new opportunities' for curing victims of the gas
The thwarted attack 'reveals a radical change in Daesh tactics', Moroccan official says
'We are afraid the radioactive element will fall into the hands of Daesh'
It would be the first time chemical weapons were used in Iraq since the ousting of Saddam Hussein
The US Director of National Intelligence said Isis allegedly used 'sulphur mustard' in an attack in Syria
Kurdish authorities saay Isis fired mortar rounds containing mustard agent at Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq
The Dutch diplomat overseeing the removal of Syria’s deadly chemical weapons tells Fernande van Tets in Beirut that the mission might be behind schedule, but she is determined it will be completed by the June deadline
Britain is to destroy 150 tonnes of industrial-grade chemicals as part of the international effort to dismantle President Bashar al-Assad's illegal weapons stockpile.
Chemical weapons were used in Syria, UN weapons inspectors have said, and probably in several locations.
Syrian dictator tells pro-regime Lebanese newspaper that he should have taken the award which went to the global chemical weapons watchdog charged with disarming his country
Teenager met the president in the Oval Office as he signed a proclamation marking Friday as 'International Day of the Girl'
US president Barack Obama has met the teenage advocate for girls' education and the target of a Taliban assassination attempt who was the youngest nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Little-known watchdog gets Nobel recognition for work trying to rid world of chemical weapons – but critics point to recent genocide in Syria and claim award is ‘premature’