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Obama administration to train, arm rebels in Syria

Jul 18, 2014

Obama administration to train, arm rebels in Syria

Some questioned whether the administration could determine moderate forces in Syria as the 3-year-old civil war grinds on with 170,000 dead #Barack Obama #Syria #NewsTracker #US congress #USA #Bashar al-Assad #Free Syrian Army #Chemical weapons #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Sunni insurgents #ISIL #ISIS
Syria: Assad to be sworn in as President for the third term

Jul 16, 2014

Syria: Assad to be sworn in as President for the third term

Official returns showed Assad winning 88.7 percent of the vote. It was the first contested presidential election in Syria. #World #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Chemical weapons #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #ISIL #Syrian Elections
Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

Jul 10, 2014

Myanmar: Journalists sentenced to 10 years for reporting on chemical weapons

The article alleged that the country's military was operating a chemical weapons factory in the town of Pauk in Magway, under the instructions of former strongman junta chief Than Shwe. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #journalists #Human Rights Watch #Reporters Without Borders #Than Shwe #Chemical weapons #Press Freedom #Journalists jailed #Myanmar's Military Junta #Unity Weekly #Official Secrets
ISIL has seized former chemical weapons site: Iraq? tells UN

Jul 09, 2014

ISIL has seized former chemical weapons site: Iraq? tells UN

As a result, Baghdad was currently unable to "fulfill its obligations to destroy chemical weapons," Alhakim wrote, adding that "remnants of the (country's) former chemical weapons program" are kept at the site. #Terrorism #US #NewsTracker #Iran #Iraq #Chemical weapons #ISIL
Syria chemical weapons: Ship to destroy weapons arrives at Italy port

Jul 02, 2014

Syria chemical weapons: Ship to destroy weapons arrives at Italy port

The US ship MV Cape Ray sailed into the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro today to handle the unprecedented transfer and destruction of about 1,300 tons of Syrian chemical weapons. #United States #Syria #NewsTracker #Chemical weapons #Domenico Madafferi #San Ferdinando #Gioia Tauro

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Syria chemical weapons: Ship to destroy weapons arrives at Italy port

Jul 09, 2014

ISIS seizes chemical weapons depot near Baghdad, may have sarin gas rockets

A terrorist group bent on turning Iraq into an Islamic state has seized a chemical weapons depot near Baghdad stockpiled with sarin-filled rockets left over from the Saddam Hussein era... #Saddam Hussein #Iraq #Baghdad
Syria chemical weapons: Ship to destroy weapons arrives at Italy port

Jul 11, 2014

Burmese Journalists Sentenced to a Decade in Prison With Hard Labor

Five journalists were handed astonishingly harsh sentences for reporting about an alleged chemical-weapons plant in the central part of the countr... #Burma #Thein Sein
Syria chemical weapons: Ship to destroy weapons arrives at Italy port

Jul 02, 2014

Syrian chemical weapons moved onto US ship for destruction

Cargo containers carrying hundreds of tons of Syrian chemical weapons were loaded onto a U.S. cargo ship Wednesday for destruction at sea, one of the final phases of the international effort to rid Syria of its chemical weapon stockpile... #Burma #Thein Sein