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Watchdog Confident Deadly Mustard Gas Used in Syria

The global chemical weapons watchdog says it has confirmed "with utmost confidence" that mustard gas was used during an attack on a town in northern Syria in August. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Friday the gas killed an infant and poisoned two others during the fighting in Marea, on the outskirts of Aleppo. The group did not say who used the outlawed chemical. But activists and other rebel groups blame Islamic State, which is also fighting to...

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