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

UN Inspectors Report 'Encouraging Progess' in Syria

A team of chemical weapons experts has reported it has made “encouraging initial progress” towards removing Syria’s chemical arsenal.Elad Benari, 10/4/2013, 5:13 AM

Syria: Weapons Team Officially Starts Work

Six weeks after hundreds die in sarin gas attack, UN team begins dismantling Syria's chemical weapons stock.Adam Ross, 10/3/2013, 6:38 PM

Syrian Officer: Assad Told Me to Use Chemical Weapons

Syrian officer who defected to rebels says President Assad gave orders to use chemical weapons.Maayana Miskin, 9/22/2013, 9:34 AM

Syrian Minister: US-Russian Plan a 'Victory'

The plan to remove Syria's chemical weapons is a "victory" that averts a war, says Minister Ali Haidar.Arutz Sheva, 9/15/2013, 5:04 PM

Report: Syria Smuggling Chemical Weapons to Iraq

Syria reportedly responds to pressure to give up chemical weapons by shipping them to war-torn neighbor Iraq.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 12:02 PM

Lieberman: Syria Deal Won’t End War

Lieberman not optimistic on Syria’s signing of chemical weapons pact.Maayana Miskin, 9/15/2013, 11:00 AM

Assad: U.S. Attack Will End in Failure

"If someone is dreaming of making Syria a puppet of the West, then this will not happen," says Syrian strongman.Kochava Rozenbaum, 8/26/2013, 11:14 AM

US Confirms Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Obama administration confirms that the Syrian army used chemical weapons against rebel forces.Maayana Miskin, 6/14/2013, 8:48 AM

MK: Syrian Chemical Weapons Not Israel’s Concern

Labor MK says Syria’s chemical weapons are not Israel’s concern, and Israeli involvement will only aggravate the situation. Maayana Miskin, 4/28/2013, 12:49 PM

Elkin: Iran Watching U.S. Response on Syria

America’s response to Assad’s use of chemical weapons will send a signal to Iran, deputy minister says.Maayana Miskin, 4/26/2013, 11:02 AM

Israeli Source Confirms: Chemical Weapons Used in Syria Attack

An Israeli source confirms that chemical weapons were used Tuesday in attacks in Syria. Obama, Netanyahu to discuss.Maayana Miskin, 3/20/2013, 12:12 AM