Chemical weapons in syria
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Mar 27, 2014
49 percent of chemicals removed from Syria, watchdog tells UNThe 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.
Oct 07, 2013
Syria makes 'excellent' start on chemical weapon disarmament: OfficialsSyria 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
Sep 24, 2013
Aid workers need access to Syria in case of ceasefire: UN officialAid 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
Sep 18, 2013
Kerry briefs Congress on plans to monitor Syria's chemical disarmamentSecretary 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
Sep 09, 2013
Assad denies chemical weapons attack, dares US to produce evidenceSyrian 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.
Aug 21, 2013
Syria: Opposition accuses Assad forces of using 'poisonous gases'Syrian regime forces fired intense artillery and rocket barrages Wednesday on the eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus, in what two pro-opposition groups claimed was a "poisonous gas" attack that killed dozens of people.
Aug 13, 2013
US keeps close watch on Syria, possible movement of chemical weaponsThe United States is gaining more insight into Syria's moderate opposition but must watch carefully to determine when occasional collaboration with Islamist radicals might turn into real alliances, the top U.S. military officer said on Monday.
Aug 02, 2013
UN expert team to probe chemical weapons allegations in SyriaA UN team tasked with investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria is assembling in The Hague and will travel to Syria within the next few days, the UN has said.