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Russia Sends Trucks To Syria To Transport Chemical Arms

Reuters | Posted 02.21.2014 | World

(Adds quote, context) By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, Dec 23 (Reuters) - Russia has sent 25 armoured trucks and 50 other veh...

All Syrian Chemical Weapons Munitions Destroyed

AP | Posted 12.06.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog says it has verified the destruction of all of Syria's unfilled munitions ...

U.S. Offers To Help Destroy Syrian Chemical Weapons

AP | ALBERT AJI and TOBY STERLING | Posted 11.30.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The U.S. has offered to help destroy some of the most lethal parts of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile at an offshore facil...

Inspectors Can't Access 2 Syrian Chemical Arms Sites

AP | Posted 10.28.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog says its inspectors in Syria have not been able to reac...

Watchdog: Syria Has Filed Chemical Weapon Details

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 12.27.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Syria has filed details of its poison gas and nerve agent program and an initial plan to des...

Norway Mulls Taking Bulk Of Syria's Chemical Weapons

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

STAVANGER, Norway -- STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway says it is considering a request to take the bulk of Syria's chemical weapons stockpile for eve...

Syrian Warplanes Bomb Near Chemical Weapons Site

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Dominic Evans BEIRUT, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Syrian air force warplanes bombarded rebel-held targets close to a major chemical weapons...

U.S. Praises Assad For Complying With Chemical Weapons Destruction

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Lesley Wroughton NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Oct 7 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry lauded the start of dest...

U.N. Expert Start Destroying Syria's Chemical Weapons

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2013 | World

BEIRUT, Oct 6 (Reuters) - A team of international experts began the process of destroying Syria's chemical gas arsenal on Sunday, an official on the...

Syria Releases More Of Its Secrets

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Syria has given international experts additional details about its chemical we...

UN Weapons Experts Begin Syria Mission Amid Clashes

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 12.02.2013 | World

BEIRUT — BEIRUT (AP) — As deadly clashes raged on the edge of Damascus, international inspectors left their hotel on Wednesday to start work o...

UN Chemical Weapons Inspectors Returning To Syria

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | World

GENEVA — The United Nations says the team of chemical weapons inspectors led by Swedish expert Ake Sellstrom will return to Syria on Wednesday. ...

Assad: Syria Will Allow Access To Chemical Sites

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 11.23.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — President Bashar Assad pledged in an interview broadcast Monday to honor an agreement to surrender Syria's stockpile of chemic...

Rocket Trajectory Links Chemical Weapons To Syrian Troops

AP | ZEINA KARAM and EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.18.2013 | World

BEIRUT — The trajectory of the rockets that delivered the nerve agent sarin in last month's deadly attack is among the key evidence linking elit...

Syria Gives Russia Chemical Weapons Evidence

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 11.18.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- Syria has turned over materials to Russia which aim to show that a chemical weapons attack last month was carried out by the rebels, a top R...

Why Is France Pushing So Hard On Syria?

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

CREIL, France -- In a secretive compound north of Paris, colored blips and blotches on a computer-screen map of Damascus depict an armored vehicle at ...

UN Report Could Point To Perpetrator Of Chemical Weapons Attack

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 09.12.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS -- Diplomats said Thursday the report by U.N. chemical weapons inspectors expected next week could point to the perpetrators of an alle...

Envoy: Syria Now Full Member Of Chemical Weapons Pact

Reuters | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Syria became a full member of the global anti-chemical weapons treaty on Thursday, the country's U.N. envoy said...

Syria: Giving Up Chemical Weapons Is Not A Sign Of Weakness

AP | ALBERT AJI | Posted 11.11.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Syria's acceptance of a proposal to relinquish its chemical weapons stockpile should not be interpreted as a concession or sign of ...

FM: Syria Will Sign Chemical Weapons Convention

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | World

MOSCOW, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said on Tuesday that Damascus was committed to a Russian initiative under which...

Experts: Dismantling Syria's CW Arsenal Is 'Nice Idea But Tough To Achieve'

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2013 | World

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Any deal with Syria to hand over its chemical weapons in the middle of a chaotic civ...

Experts: Don't Bomb Chemical Weapons Sites

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.30.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- You simply can't safely bomb a chemical weapon storehouse into oblivion, experts say. That's why they say the United States is probably ...

'Mounting Reports' Of Chemical Weapons Use In Syria

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, May 22 (Reuters) - The United Nations is receiving increasing reports of the use of chemical weap...

Turkey Says Wounded Syrians Showed Signs Of Chemical Attack

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN, May 10 (Reuters) - Syrian casualties treated in Turkey show signs of being victims of chemical weapons, ...

Turkey Investigates Use Of Chemical Weapons In Syria

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2013 | World

By Ece Toksabay REYHANLI, Turkey, May 1 (Reuters) - Turkey is testing blood samples taken from Syrian casualties brought over the bor...