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Syria Gas Attack

UN Panel: Syrian Govt. 'Likely' Used Chemical Weapons On Civilians In April

AP | DIAA HADID and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while ne...

Video Allegedly Shows Aftermath Of New Gas Attack In Syria

AP | DIAA HADID and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and...

Opposition: New Poison Gas Attack In Syria

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2014 | World

AMMAN, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Opposition activists again accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of using poison gas in Syria's civil war on Thursday,...

Christina Wilkie

Syrian Opposition Faces Uphill Climb In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After months of quietly lobbying for U.S. military intervention in Syria, representatives from a leading Syrian opposition group seekin...

FM: Syria Accepts Russian Proposal To Surrender Chemical Weapons

Posted 11.10.2013 | World

The Associated Press reports Syria's Foreign Minister has said his country has accepted a Russian proposal to relinquish control of its chemical arms ...

Lack Of Public Evidence Leaves Doubts About Syria Chemical Attacks

AP | ZEINA KARAM and KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 11.08.2013 | World

BEIRUT — The U.S. government insists it has the intelligence to prove it, but the public has yet to see a single piece of concrete evidence prod...

Russia Calls Urgent UN Security Council Meeting On Syria

AP | PETER JAMES SPIELMANN | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS — A meeting of the U.N. Security Council's permanent members ended quickly Thursday with no sign of progress on an agreement over...

UK: 'Highly Likely' Assad Regime Responsible For Chemical Attack

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER and GREGORY KATZ | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

LONDON -- Britain's leader said Thursday it is legal and just to launch a military strike against Syria even without authorization from the United Nat...

Assad: 'Syria Will Defend Itself'

AP | ALBERT AJI and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — President Bashar Assad vowed Thursday that "Syria will defend itself" against Western military strikes over a suspected chemic...

UN Teams Tour Syria Attack Sites, Activists Say

AP | ALBERT AJI and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — President Bashar Assad vowed Thursday that "Syria will defend itself" against Western military strikes over a suspected chemic...

Syrian Rebels Smuggling Evidence From Alleged Chemical Weapons Strike To UN

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

By Erika Solomon BEIRUT, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Syrian activists say they are smuggling out body tissue samples from victims of an allege...

France: Force An Option In Syria If Assad Used Chemical Weapons

AP | ELAINE GANLEY | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

PARIS -- France's foreign minister on Thursday raised the possibility of the international community using force in Syria if it is proven that Bashir ...