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Sources: Islamic State May Have Used Mustard Gas

Chemical weapons now appear to be a part of the Islamic State group's arsenal. Sources close to the world's chemical watchdog told the AFP and Reuters news agencies that mustard gas was used last August in two attacks in Iraq near the Kurdish capital of Irbil. The news came Monday, days after U.S. officials said IS jihadist fighters had the capability to make small quantities of chlorine and mustard gas and had used it in Syria and Iraq. The Organization for the Prohibition...

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