Tags: iran | syria

Iran-Syria Chemical Weapons Meltdown

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2007 10:06 PM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

Dozens of Iranian engineers and 15 Syrian officers were killed in a July 23 accident relating to WMDs, according to Jane's Defence Weekly.

Jane's reported that a joint Syrian-Iranian team based in Syria was trying to mount a chemical warhead on a Scud missile when the explosion occurred, spreading lethal chemical agents, including sarin nerve gas.

According to the Jerusalem Post, Syria began developing chemical weapons in 1973, just before the Yom Kipper War. Globalsecurity.org cites the country as having one of the most advanced chemical weapons programs in the Middle East.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Priebus: Obama's Vacation Raises Questions About 'His Priorities'

Saturday, 23 Aug 2014 10:36 AM

President Barack Obama should be questioning his priorities, as he's been playing golf and remaining on vacation during  . . .

Obama Pressured to Take ISIS Fight Into Syria

Friday, 22 Aug 2014 17:20 PM

Pressure is mounting on President Barack Obama to take the fight against the Islamic State into Syria, with top Republic . . .

Hackers Hit 25,000 Homeland Security Workers

Saturday, 23 Aug 2014 08:44 AM

The internal records of as many as 25,000 Homeland Security Department employees were exposed during a recent computer b . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved