Weapon of Mass Destruction

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A man-made or -modified artifice designed to kill or maim large numbers of humans and/or cause major damage to man-made or natural structures, or to the planet itself
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"Israel has developed capabilities for identifying and intercepting unconventional weapons," a top IDF officer said Sunday.
Since then, the Security Council has passed 65 resolutions designed to contain Saddam Hussein's aggression, to prevent his development and deployment of unconventional weapons and to feed his people.
''As long as a dictator in the North continues to field far more conventional forces than any conceivable sense of self-defense would warrant, and develops missiles and unconventional weapons, we and our allies in the region will remain vigilant,'' he said.
He noted that the scars on the dead bodies of the YPG forces who have been killed in the warfronts with the ISIL militants indicate that the terrorists have used unconventional weapons to break the resistance of Kobani defenders.
Samaria is the correct response to the unconventional weapons threat and to threats from Iran."
He repeats Israel's pledge to stay out of a war unless it is attacked by unconventional weapons. He says the "battle would be massive, intensive and short and would last only a few weeks".
"It will be wrong to assume that the only application of Iran's defensive missiles that have not and will not be the subject of any negotiations is carrying unconventional weapons," Zarif said in a joint press conference with his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz in Tehran earlier this year and in response to a question by an Austrian reporter who asked if Iran did not have a nuclear weapons program then why it produced ballistic missiles which have Europe within their range.
The information Sharon revealed indicates that Baghdad has invoked that treaty by sending units across into Syria to hide some of its unconventional weapons.
Referring to Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's potential to strike back in response at Israel, possibly with chemical or biological weapons, Halutz warned of the dangers of "an unconventional ruler with unconventional weapons.
Also, member of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Ahmad Shohani condemned the Zionist regime's war crimes against the Gaza people, and said Israel is committing genocide in Gaza and has violated the international conventions by using unconventional weapons. Israeli warplanes have been pounding numerous sites in the Gaza Strip since July 8, demolishing houses and burying families under the rubble.
Also, member of the parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Ahmad Shohani condemned the Zionist regime's war crimes against the Gaza people, and said Israel is committing genocide in Gaza and has violated the international conventions by using unconventional weapons. In relevant remarks in July, Iranian Ambassador to Baku Mohsen Pakayeen asked international courts to put the Zionist regime's leaders on trial as "war criminals" for their savage acts against the defenseless Palestinians.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian condemned Israel for continuing its savage attacks against the defenseless Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, and said that Tel Aviv has used unconventional weapons against the Gaza people.