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49 percent of chemicals removed from Syria, watchdog tells UN

Mar 27, 2014

49 percent of chemicals removed from Syria, watchdog tells UN

The world's chemical weapons watchdog says more than 49 per cent of the raw materials for Syria's poison gas and nerve agent program scheduled for destruction have been shipped overseas, with the rest expected to leave by the end of April. #United Nations #Syria #NewsTracker #chemical weapons in Syria #chemical weapons attack
Syria makes 'excellent' start on chemical weapon disarmament: Officials

Oct 07, 2013

Syria makes 'excellent' start on chemical weapon disarmament: Officials

Syria won foreign praise on Monday for starting to destroy its chemical arsenal, although an opposition activist said the world was merely giving President Bashar al-Assad time to kill more people with conventional weapons #Syria #Damascus #USA #Bashar al-Assad #Chemical weapons #John Kerry #chemical weapons in Syria #US-Syria ties
Aid workers need access to Syria in case of ceasefire: UN official

Sep 24, 2013

Aid workers need access to Syria in case of ceasefire: UN official

Aid workers must be given access if parts of Syria come under a cease-fire to allow chemical weapons experts to try to bring the country's stockpile under international control, the head of the U.N.'s World Food Program said #United Nations #Ceasefire #Aid workers #Chemical weapons #Syrian War #chemical weapons in Syria #Un World Health Program #Ertharin Cousin
Kerry briefs Congress on plans to monitor Syria's chemical disarmament

Sep 18, 2013

Kerry briefs Congress on plans to monitor Syria's chemical disarmament

Secretary of State John Kerry told Congress on Tuesday that the United States will closely monitor every step of the plan for eliminating Syria's chemical weapons while maintaining a credible military threat against Bashar Assad's government #Barack Obama #United Nations #Syria #Russia #US congress #Geneva #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #John Kerry #chemical weapons in Syria #US intervention in Syria
Assad denies chemical weapons attack, dares US to produce evidence

Sep 09, 2013

Assad denies chemical weapons attack, dares US to produce evidence

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denied that he was behind a chemical weapons attack on the Syrian people, as the White House on Sunday pressed ahead with the uphill effort of persuading Congress to approve a military strike to punish Assad. #Syria #Bashar al-Assad #Chemical warfare #Chemical weapons #Syrian War #chemical weapons in Syria #US intervention in Syria #US-Syria ties
Assad denies chemical weapons attack, dares US to produce evidence

Sep 29, 2014

Obama efforts to oust Assad pushed to back burner

(AP) -- By President Barack Obama's own admission, U.S. efforts to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad have been pushed to the back burner by a bombing campaign against Islamic State militants that could ultimately help him stay in power. "There's a m... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama
Assad denies chemical weapons attack, dares US to produce evidence

Sep 22, 2014

News24.com | All chemical weapons turned over - Syria

Syria's government says it has turned over all its chemical weapons and adhered to an international treaty... #Syria #Iraq #Barack Obama
Assad denies chemical weapons attack, dares US to produce evidence

Sep 25, 2014

Could the US wave of attacks on Syria be the boost that disgraced President Assad has prayed for?

For Syria's opposition, there is a cruel irony in the fact that, just over one year after the cancellation of planned missiles strikes to punish Assad's chemical weapon use, American and Arab warplanes and missiles are finally in Syria's skies. This ... #Syria #Middle East #Iran #Saudi Arabia #Turkey #Barack Obama #Jordan #United Arab Emirates #Ankara #Qatar #Bahrain