The offices of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)  in The Hague, The Netherlands. The last batch of Syria’s chemical weapons was removed from the country today to be destroyed, the international chemical weapons watchdog said. Photograph: Evert Jan-Daniels/EPA.

The last batch of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad’s declared chemical weapons have been sent out of Syria for destruction. The news came as opponent(...)

A car carrying UN weapons inspectors who gathered evidence and samples relating to alleged chemical weapons use in Syria enters the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons building in The Hague. Photograph: Reuters/Phil Nijhuis

Analysis of evidence collected by UN chemical weapons inspectors following the attack in Syria on August 21st which the US alleges killed 1,429 peopl(...)