Swedish chemists say findings can open up 'new opportunities' for curing victims of the gas
Since 2005, an annual Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare has been held on April 29
Officials previously confirmed the group was manufacturing and using chemical weapons in Syria and Iraq
Investigators are now determining what type of chemicals were used
The US Director of National Intelligence said Isis allegedly used 'sulphur mustard' in an attack in Syria
The UN says blood sample tests show the use of 'sarin or a sarin-like substance' in Syria attacks reported to it by the regime
Rebels say symptoms of those who died were those of sarin gas, a nerve agent whose use would breach United Nations resolutions
The French prime minister previously warned Isis could arm itself with biological and chemical weapons
Chemical weapons were used in Syria, UN weapons inspectors have said, and probably in several locations.
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Albania has refused a US request to be the location that hosts the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons, dealing a blow to a US-Russian accord to eliminate arms from the country's protracted civil war.
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The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog has said it is sending a second team of inspectors to Syria to expand its high-stakes, high-risk mission to rid the country of its poison gas stockpile.
UN-sanctioned inspectors have already begun to destroy Syria’s arsenal. But with as much as 1,000 tonnes of sarin, mustard gas and other neurotoxic agents spread across dozens of different locations, the task remaining is huge