Diplomats: Traces of Undeclared Sarin and VX Found in Syria

International inspectors have found traces of sarin and VX nerve agent in Syria that had not been declared to the OPCW.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/9/2015, 1:04 AM

Syria Destroys Three Chemical Weapons Sites

In latest report, OPCW says Syria has destroyed three of its 12 chemical weapons production sites.Ben Ariel, 3/26/2015, 5:46 AM

UN Head of Disarmament Steps Down

Representative in charge of disarming Syria's chemical weapons steps down, will be replaced by adviser to Ban Ki-Moon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2015, 8:14 AM

UN Investigators Highly Confident Chlorine Was Used in Syria

Chemical weapons investigators conclude "with a high degree of confidence" that chlorine gas was used in Syria last year.Ben Ariel, 1/7/2015, 5:44 AM

Syria Declares Four More Chemical Facilities

Syria declares four chemical weapons facilities it had not mentioned before, raising concerns among the West.Ben Ariel, 10/8/2014, 1:42 AM

Panetta Criticizes Obama Over Failure to Act in Syria

In new book, former defense chief criticizes Obama's backtracking on action in Syria over its use of chemical weapons.Ben Ariel, 10/5/2014, 6:33 AM

Kerry: Assad Will be Held to Account for Using Chlorine

Secretary of State John warns Assad's regime it would be held to account for using chlorine gas against civilians.Ben Ariel, 9/22/2014, 2:12 AM

Kerry: Assad Violated Chemical Weapons Treaty

Secretary of State says there is evidence that Syrian President is using chlorine gas “in violation” of a global chemical weapons treaty.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2014, 5:15 AM

Israeli Official: Syria Has Retained Some Chemical Weapons

Israel believes Syria has retained caches of combat-ready chemical weapons after giving up raw materials, says senior Israeli official.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2014, 1:13 AM

OPCW Confirms Chlorine Gas was Used in Syria

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons says it found "compelling confirmation" of the use of chlorine gas in Syria.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2014, 3:15 AM

U.S. Concerned Terrorists Will Seize Syrian Chemical Weapons

Washington concerned that the most dangerous terrorist groups could get a hold of chemical weapons if Syria is hiding any stockpiles.Ben Ariel, 9/5/2014, 5:12 AM

Obama: Syria's Chemical Stockpile Has Been Eliminated

U.S. President announces that Syria's declared chemical weapons stockpile has been eliminated, says it's "an important achievement".Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/19/2014, 3:45 AM

Three Quarters of Syria's Chemicals Destroyed

Three quarters of Syria’s chemical stockpile has been destroyed, says Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons.Elad Benari, 8/8/2014, 4:16 AM

UN Chemical Experts to Return to Syria Next Month

A team of chemical weapons experts will travel to Syria next month to follow up on Damascus' pledge to hand over its arsenal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2014, 5:47 AM

Syrian Chemical Weapons Loaded onto American Ship

Syrian chemical weapons loaded onto a the MV Cape Ray, a day after it arrived in the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/3/2014, 4:42 AM

U.S. Ship Arrives in Italy to Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons

MV Cape Ray arrives in southern Italy for the transfer and destruction of 1,300 tons of Syrian chemical weapons.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/2/2014, 4:44 AM

Syria Ships Out Last Declared Chemical Stockpile

OPCW says the final stockpile of Syria's chemical weapons has been shipped out of the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2014, 5:44 AM

Inspectors Say Chlorine Gas Was Likely Used in Syria

Chemical weapons inspectors say they found information suggesting that chlorine gas had been used in Syria.Elad Benari, 6/18/2014, 2:46 AM

Chlorine Gas Attacks in Syria? Investigations 'Inconclusive'

Paris backpedals on statements accusing Syrian regime of using chlorine gas after lab tests prove nothing.Tova Dvorin, 6/6/2014, 12:56 PM

Kerry: 'Raw Data' Suggests Syria Used Chlorine Gas

U.S. Secretary of State says he has seen “raw data” indicating that the Syrian government has used chlorine gas in a “number of instances”.Elad Benari, 5/16/2014, 3:14 AM

France: Too Bad Obama Didn't Strike in Syria

France's Foreign Minister says the Syrian regime is believed to have used chemical weapons 14 times since late 2013.Elad Benari, 5/14/2014, 5:13 AM

Destruction of Syria's Chemical Weapons Nearly Complete

Syria has nearly completed surrendering its chemical weapons stockpile, say UN and OPCW.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2014, 3:44 AM

Chlorine Gas a Loophole in OPCW Agreement?

Claim: International agreement banned sarin gas, but not chlorine - leading Syria to use the loophole in more attacks.Tova Dvorin, 4/23/2014, 8:37 AM

Syria Submits 'Specific' List of Chemical Weapons to OPCW

'Discrepancies' were found in the original list Syria provided to the joint mission, officials claim, amidst rumors of more attacks.Tova Dvorin, 4/18/2014, 10:10 AM

Report: Another Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria?

Israeli defense officials believe Assad's forces have attacked again in Damascus - twice.Tova Dvorin, 4/7/2014, 9:58 PM

Syrian Opposition Accuses Assad of Chemical Attack

Syrian opposition activists claim Assad’s forces used chemical weapons in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus on Thursday.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/4/2014, 9:00 PM

Only Half of Syria's Chemical Weapons Removed

OPCW reports a mere 34.8% of the most lethal Priority 1 chemicals removed, same day Syrian army conquers Crusader castle.Ari Yashar, 3/21/2014, 4:55 PM

Syria to Miss Yet Another Deadline in Chemical Weapons Operation

Sources at the OPCW predict that Damascus will miss March 15 deadline to destroy 12 declared production facilities.Elad Benari, 3/7/2014, 4:15 AM

Official: March 'Critical' for Syria Chemical Operation

March will be a "critical" month for the operation to remove Syria's chemical weapons, says UN official tasked with overseeing the mission.Elad Benari, 3/6/2014, 6:15 AM

NATO, Russia in Talks on Syria Chemical Arms Mission

Despite tensions over Ukraine, NATO and Russia are discussing a joint mission to protect a U.S. ship that will destroy Syria's chemicals.Elad Benari, 2/28/2014, 3:42 AM

Syria Wants 100 More Days to Destroy Chemical Weapons

Syria submits a new 100-day plan for the removal of its chemical weapons, but the world is not impressed.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/21/2014, 11:04 PM

EU Gives OPCW Money to Destroy Syria's Chemicals

EU signs over 12 million euros to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW).Elad Benari, 2/18/2014, 6:13 AM

Amid Foot-Dragging, Syria Transfers Third Chemical Weapons Batch

OPCW announces third shipment of Syrian chemical weapons shipped after US denounces Assad over dragging his feet.Tova Dvorin, 2/11/2014, 11:26 AM

British PM: Destruction of Syria's Chemical Weapons Too Slow

British Prime Minister David Cameron expresses concern over the to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons, says it is going too slow.Elad Benari, 2/6/2014, 3:45 AM

NATO Prepared to Help Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons

Elements of NATO are ready to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal, says official.Elad Benari, 2/3/2014, 3:43 AM

Kerry Warns Assad: Don't Delay Destruction of Chemical Weapons

Kerry warns Assad there will be consequences if he fails to live up to agreements on removing his chemical weapons.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/31/2014, 11:09 PM

U.S. Intelligence Chief Warns Against Syria's Biological Weapons

The Syrian regime may now have the ability to produce biological weapons, warns James Clapper.Elad Benari, 1/30/2014, 6:15 AM

Syria to Miss Another Deadline in Chemical Removal

OPCW head says a March 31 deadline for destruction of "priority A" chemicals will be missed.Elad Benari, 1/17/2014, 6:13 AM

Britain to Help Destroy Syria's Chemical Weapons

Britain to provide the U.S. equipment and training to help it destroy Syria's chemical weapons arsenal more quickly.Elad Benari, 1/14/2014, 5:09 AM

OPCW: Assad Dragging His Feet on Chemical Weapons Dismantlement

Watchdog group accuses Assad government of not handing over full weapons stash fast enough.Tova Dvorin, 1/8/2014, 5:01 PM

First Batch of Chemical Weapons Shipped Out of Syria

Syria moves the first batch of chemical weapon materials out of the country, reports OPCW.Elad Benari, 1/8/2014, 2:44 AM

Syria Says Rebels Attacked Chemical Weapons Sites

Syria accuses "terrorists" of recently attacking two sites where chemical arms were stored.Elad Benari, 12/25/2013, 4:43 AM

Britain to Help in Syria Chemical Weapons Operation

Britain to provide a navy ship to secure the removal of chemical weapons from Syria.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/20/2013, 10:17 PM

Russia Joins Effort to Remove Syria's Chemical Weapons

Russia will send armored trucks to Syria as part of an international effort to remove its chemical weapons, says OPCW.Elad Benari, 12/19/2013, 4:16 AM

UN: Chemical Weapons Used in Syria 'At Least 5 Times'

Final report by UN inspectors confirms that chemical weapons have been used at least five times during the Syrian conflict.Elad Benari, 12/13/2013, 4:44 AM

OPCW: Delays in Syrian Chemical Weapons Removal

Watchdog organization disposing of Syrian chemical arsenal says technical difficulties will delay Dec 31 'priority' weapon deadline.Ari Yashar, 12/9/2013, 2:18 PM

OPCW Destroys Syria's Unfilled Munitions

Plan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons stockpile moving along, says the international chemical weapons watchdog.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/6/2013, 8:59 PM

Syrian Opposition Claims Assad Used Chemical Weapons Again

Syrian opposition says Assad's forces used poison gas near Damascus, Syrian government denies it did.Elad Benari, 12/6/2013, 5:15 AM

Pentagon Preparing to Destroy Syrian Chemical Weapons

Pentagon to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile using a system that has not yet been tested at sea, say officials.Elad Benari, 12/6/2013, 3:43 AM

U.S. to Destroy Some Syrian Chemical Weapons at Sea

The United States will destroy the most dangerous of Syria’s chemical weapon stockpile on a ship at sea, says OCPW.Elad Benari, 12/1/2013, 5:00 AM

Norway to Support Destruction of Syrian Chemical Weapons

Norway says it will offer logistical support for the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.Elad Benari, 11/15/2013, 5:42 AM

U.S. Fears Syria May Hide Some Chemical Weapons

New classified U.S. intelligence indicates that the Syrian government may not fully declare its chemical weapons stockpile.Elad Benari, 11/6/2013, 4:14 AM

Watchdog Group: Syrian Chemical Weapons Production – Destroyed

Watchdog group says Syria can no longer produce new chemical weapons. Group now moving to ‘phase 3’ of weapons destruction.Maayana Miskin, 10/31/2013, 2:03 PM

Ban: Syria on Target to Meet Chemical Weapons Deadline

Syria is on target to meet a deadline to destroy its chemical weapons production equipment, says UN leader.Elad Benari, 10/29/2013, 5:14 AM

Kerry: Chemical Arsenal Should be Shipped Out of Syria

U.S. Secretary of State suggests that Syria's chemical weapons should be placed on a ship and removed from the region.Elad Benari, 10/18/2013, 3:45 AM

Security Council Backs Ban's Plan for Syria

The UN Security Council backs a plan by UN leader Ban Ki-moon for a mission to destroy Syria's chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 10/11/2013, 6:13 AM

Campaign to Eliminate Syria's Chemical Arsenal Begins

Warheads, aerial bombs and chemical mixing equipment destroyed as campaign to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons begins.Elad Benari, 10/7/2013, 4:46 AM