Iraq uncovers al-Qaeda 'chemical weapons plot'
2 June 2013 Last updated at 01:18 BST
The authorities in Iraq say they have uncovered an al-Qaeda plot to use chemical weapons inside the country and to smuggle them to Europe and North America.
A spokesman for the defence ministry said military intelligence had discovered three workshops for manufacturing the chemicals, which included nerve gas.
Five men have been arrested.
Tim Allman reports.