Tag: Chemical Weapons

Netanyahu Tells Lawmakers He Stands by July Target Date to Launch West Bank Annexation

Israel will not miss a “historic opportunity” to extend its sovereignty to parts of the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday, calling the move one of his new government’s top tasks. Palestinians consider such a step as illegal annexation of occupied land they seek for a future state. Last week, they declared […]

US official: ‘IS making and using chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria’

There is a growing belief within the US government that the Islamic State militant group is making and using crude chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria, a US official has told the BBC.   The US has identified at least four occasions on both sides of the Iraq-Syria border where IS has used mustard agents, […]