India can halt arms flowing to Syria: Activists
Jun 13, 2012
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
Behind barbed wire fences at a top-security site in a German forest, workers in hazard suits will soon destroy remnants of Syrian chemical weapons of a type first tested here during World War I.
World | Reuters | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Syria has shipped out about a third of its chemical weapons stockpile, including mustard gas, for destruction abroad, the global chemical arms watchdog said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday February 11, 2014
Syria's ambassador to Russia said on Tuesday that the most dangerous elements of President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons stockpile will be removed from the country by March 1, the Interfax news agency reported.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 3, 2014
Turkey denied on Thursday local media reports that its security forces had seized a truck laden with weapons bound for Syria.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 29, 2013
Syria is "unlikely" to meet a December 31 deadline to move its most dangerous chemical arms out of the country, the United Nations acknowledged for the first time on Saturday.
World | Reuters | Friday December 13, 2013
Chemical weapons were likely used in five out of seven attacks investigated by U.N. experts in Syria, where a 2 1/2-year civil war has killed more than 100,000 people
World | Reuters | Thursday November 14, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in Syria with President Bashar al-Assad by phone in their first talks in more than two years, praising his readiness to send delegates to peace talks and destroy chemical arms, the Kremlin said.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 31, 2013
Syria has destroyed all of its declared chemical weapons production and mixing facilities, the international chemical weapons watchdog said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday October 27, 2013
Syria handed over a detailed plan to destroy its chemical stockpile on time, international watchdog OPCW said today.
World | Reuters | Wednesday October 2, 2013
Global powers are "on the right track" with a plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons and can avert military intervention in the conflict if they work together, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Monday September 30, 2013
United Nations chemical weapons inspectors investigating allegations of chemical and biological weapons use during Syria's civil war left Damascus today after their second mission in two months, witnesses said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 28, 2013
The UN Security Council unanimously passed a landmark resolution on Friday ordering the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons and condemning a murderous poison gas attack in Damascus.
World | Reuters | Friday September 27, 2013
Ending weeks of diplomatic deadlock, the United States and Russia agreed on Thursday on a UN Security Council draft resolution that would demand Syria give up its chemical arms, but does not threaten military force if it fails to comply.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday September 25, 2013
While most Syrians get poorer with every day of war, Aleppo's main gun seller Abu Mohammad is doing just fine by selling firearms, including rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition and even swords.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 21, 2013
Syria has handed over complete data on its chemical arsenal to the world's watchdog, meeting a Saturday deadline to avert military strikes, as regime aircraft pounded targets across the country.
World | Reuters | Friday September 20, 2013
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he could not be 100 percent certain a US-Russian plan for the destruction of Syrian chemical arms would be carried out successfully, but he saw reason to hope it would.
World | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 19, 2013
President Bashar al-Assad has said it will take at least a year and 1 billion dollars for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons.
World | Associated Press | Monday September 16, 2013
Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday briefed some of the United States' closest allies on a broad agreement to end Syria's chemical weapons program, pressing for broad support for the plan that averted U.S. military strikes.
World | Reuters | Monday September 16, 2013
Syria's government hailed as a "victory" a Russian-brokered deal that has averted US strikes, while President Barack Obama defended a chemical weapons pact that the rebels fear has bolstered their enemy in the civil war.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 16, 2013
On the streets of Damascus, a US-Russian deal on Syria's chemical weapons has brought relief and hope the end of the country's devastating 30-month conflict may be in sight.