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Islamic State Chemical Weapons Capability Degraded, Analysts Say

BEIRUT — The siege of Mosul and targeted killings of chemical weapons experts in US-led coalition airstrikes have significantly degraded the Islamic State’s production capability, although the group likely retains expertise to produce small batches of sulfur mustard and chlorine agents, a London-based analysis group said Tuesday.

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Islamic State Claims Deadly Attack at Jordan Tourist Spot

The Islamic State jihadist group on Tuesday claimed responsibility for Sunday’s attack at a popular tourist destination in Jordan that killed 10 people, including seven policemen, two civilians and a Canadian tourist.