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Syria Chemical Weapons Attack

Security A Concern For Weapons Inspectors In Syria

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 10.17.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Car bombs and mortar shells have exploded close to the hotel where chemical weapons inspecto...

Syria's Chemical Weapons Recovery Unprecedented In Scale

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International inspection teams overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons w...

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...

Inspectors Release Report On Chemical Weapons Attack In Syria

AP | EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.16.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS — Careful not to blame either side for a deadly chemical weapon attack, U.N. inspectors reported Monday that rockets loaded with ...

UN Panel Investigating 14 Possible Chemical Weapons Attacks

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Careful not to blame either side for a deadly chemical weapon attack, U.N. inspectors reported Monday that rockets loaded with ...

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...

France: Syrian Attack Involved 'Massive Use Of Chemical Agents'

AP | SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 11.02.2013 | World

PARIS — A French intelligence report on Monday alleged that the Syrian regime launched an attack on Aug. 21 that involved a "massive use of chem...

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...

Everything You Need To Know About Syria's Chemical Weapons Program

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2013 | World

By Anthony Deutsch and Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMSTERDAM/AMMAN, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Syria, defeated by Israel in three wars and afraid its ...

U.S. And Allied Intel: Syrian Government Forces Used Chemical Weapons

Reuters | Posted 10.23.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) - U.S. and allied intelligence agencies have made a preliminary assessment that chemical weapons were used by Syrian forc...

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...

Russia Backs UN Probe Of Alleged Gas Attack In Syria

AP | Posted 08.23.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- The Russian Foreign Ministry is calling for an independent probe by United Nations experts into what Syrian rebels alleged was a chemical we...

Syrian Forces Bomb Area Of Alleged Chemical Attack

AP | LEE KEATH and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — Syria's deputy prime minister told The Associated Press that foreign fighters and their international backers are to blame for...

With Hundreds Reported Dead, UN Still Looking For 'Clarity' In Syria

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council said it was necessary to clarify an alleged chemical weapons attack in Damascus suburbs...

'They Looked Like They Were Asleep, But They Were Dead'

Reuters | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

By Erika Solomon and Stephen Kalin BEIRUT, Aug 21 (Reuters) - The men, women and children lying undisturbed in their beds had looked s...

Syrian Opposition: Government 'Poison Gas' Attack Kills At Least 100

AP | RYAN LUCAS | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

BEIRUT — The images showed lifeless children – wrapped in simple white cloths, their pale faces unmarked by any wound – lined up sho...