French foreign minister Laurent Fabius claims that the nerve agent sarin has been used on several occasions.
At least 10 people were killed in Syrian government air strikes on Islamic State-held town of Al-Bab, including a woman and child. [http:--www.france24.com-en-20151108-10-dead-syria-regime-raids-held-town-monitor (France 24)]date=July 2019
Britain's Joint Intelligence Committee concludes it is "highly likely" that the regime of Bashar al-Assad was responsible for the chemical weapons attacks in Syria last week that have prompted moves towards launching military strikes.
British Prime Minister David Cameron says the UK's National Security Council has agreed that the "world should not stand by" after the "unacceptable use" of chemical weapons by the Syrian government. However, a full report from the UN investigation on the chemical attack is expected before taking any measure.
A UN official on a Swiss television station says the UN has "concrete" suspicions that the rebels have used Sarin gas. The UN later released a statement in response stressing that it has not reached any official conclusions, and has yet to have acquired proof that either side used chemical weapons.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius announces that France intends to vote in favor of upgrading Palestine's status at the United Nations from permanent observer as the Palestinian Liberation Organization to a non-member observer state. The vote is scheduled to be held later this week.