Home Front Command to Stop Producing Gas MasksSenior official says budget for masks, which were distributed in a nationwide program earlier this year, will be evaluated in 6 months.
OPCW: Delays in Syrian Chemical Weapons RemovalWatchdog organization disposing of Syrian chemical arsenal says technical difficulties will delay Dec 31 'priority' weapon deadline.
OPCW Destroys Syria's Unfilled MunitionsPlan to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons stockpile moving along, says the international chemical weapons watchdog.
Opposition Claims Assad Used Chemicals AgainSyrian opposition says Assad's forces used poison gas near Damascus, Syrian government denies it did.
Pentagon Preparing to Destroy Syrian ChemicalsPentagon to destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile using a system that has not yet been tested at sea, say officials.
Syria: International Aid to Destroy ArsenalSyrian deputy FM states that without international aid, operation to destroy arsenal faces security risk.
Syrian Chem Weapons May be Destroyed at SeaNo country has volunteered to have the chemical weapons destroyed on its soil.
War Prevents Inspecting Two Syrian Chemical SitesTwo of Syria's chemical weapons sites have not been inspected by international experts due to security concerns.
Ya'alon Vows to Stop Hezbollah Getting Heavy ArmsComments come after Israeli jets reportedly strike another Syrian weapons convoy headed to Lebanese terror group.
Kerry: Chemical Arsenal Should be Shipped OutU.S. Secretary of State suggests that Syria's chemical weapons should be placed on a ship and removed from the region.
Syria Chemical Weapons Team Requests TruceNobel prize-winning team dismantling Assad's chemical weapons arsenal says it can't do its job while fighting continues.
Nobel Peace Prize for Chemical Weapons DismantlersChemical watchdog OPCW won for their "extensive work to eliminate chemical weapons."
Syria: 'Excellent Start On Chemical Disarmament"It was an excellent first day, with stress on the word 'first'," said a Damascus official of Syria's chemical disarmament.
Syria Peace Conference Called for in NovemberBoth countries urge a UN conference to seek the formation of a transitional government in the war-torn country.
Assad: I've Made MistakesSyrian President admits that he has made “mistakes”, but continues to refuse to talk to the "terrorist" rebels.
'Assad Sent Chemical Weapons to Hezbollah'Defected Syrian Brigadier General Zaher al-Sakat says Assad has no real intention of handing over his chemical weapons.
UN Team Begins Syria Disarmament MissionAs UN experts leave Damascus, a team of 20 inspectors plan to destroy Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons.
Journalist: Nazis Helped Arabs Produce WMDsNazi scientists helped Arab countries produce chemical and biological weapons, an Egyptian journalist recently claimed.
Assad: We'll Adhere to the UN ResolutionSyria will adhere to United Nations accords on its chemical weapons, President Bashar Al-Assad tells an Italian television channel.
Peres: I Doubt Assad Ever Read Anne Frank's DiaryPresident Shimon Peres compares the gassing of millions of Jews during the Holocaust to the use of chemical weapons in Syria.
Syria: UN Investigating 7 More Chemical AttacksUN inspectors expand their investigation to include alleged incident both before and after August 21 attack on Damascus suburbs.
9 Months to Destroy Syrian WeaponsAccording to the appraisal, most of chemical materials in Syria's possession are not ready for use, which could facilitate their disposal.
Chemical Weapons Inspectors Return to SyriaUN chemical weapons inspectors to probe three cases of suspected chemical weapons use.
Nasrallah Denies Receiving Chemical WeaponsHezbollah leader denies claims that his group had received chemical weapons from Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.
Assad Promises Full Compliance With InspectorsSyrian president says he will comply with Russian-brokered deal over chemical weapons, but warns "rebels" could attack inspectors.
Russia Mulls Sending Troops to 'Monitor' SyriaRussian Foreign Minister makes the suggestion on Russian TV, as mortar round strikes Damascus embassy.
Syria Hands in Data on Chemical ArsenalSyria hands over complete data on its chemical arsenal, meeting a Saturday deadline to avert military strikes
UN Hits Back at Russia on Syria's Chemical WeaponsUnited Nations slams Russia's remarks that inspectors' report on Syria was "one-sided."
Germany Admits Exporting Chemicals to SyriaGermany says it exported 111 tons of chemicals to Syria between 2002 and 2006 that could be used in the production of sarin gas.
UN Inspectors to Return to SyriaUnited Nations investigators are planning to return to Syria to follow up on more allegations of chemical weapons use.
Assad Smuggling Weapons in Tunnels to HizbullahA Saudi paper has reported the Syrian President is smuggling chemical weapons to Hizbullah using underground tunnels.
Russia Sees 'Proof' of Rebel Chemical Weapons UseRussian Deputy FM rejects UN chemical inspectors' report as "politicised, biased and one-sided".
UN Powers Begin Talks on Syria ResolutionDiplomats launch talks on a resolution that would demand the destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal.
Lebanese MP Claims Hezbollah Has Chemical ArmsMP from Al Mustakbal party joins another politician who says Syria has transferred chemical weapons to Hezbollah.
U.S.: Report Proves Assad Used ChemicalsSusan Rice: UN report reinforces our assessment that the Syrian regime was behind the chemical attack.
UN Envoys: No Doubt Assad is Behind AttackAmbassadors to the United Nations call to hold Syrian President accountable for the chemical attack on August 21.
Yaalon: Military Threat Brings SolutionsThe deal over Syria's chemical weapons proves that a credible threat of force can bring diplomatic solutions, says Defense Minister.
Saudi Daily: 'Chem Weapons Smuggled to Hezbollah'Syria has smuggled some of its chemical weapons to Hezbollah, according to a leading Saudi newspaper.
Iran Takes Aim at Israel on Chemical WeaponsIranian foreign ministry spokeswoman says Israel should face international pressure to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention.
UN Inspectors Hand In Report on SyriaUN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon receives inspection team's report on last month's chemical attack in Damascus.
Hollande Doesn't Rule Out Syria Strike"The military option must remain" despite Syria's agreement to eradicate its chemical weapons, says French President.
Syria: We Take This Agreement Very SeriouslySyria's information minister says his country "does not waste time" and is already implementing the Russia-U.S. deal.
Kerry to Syria: You’re Not Off the Hook Yet"The threat of force remains," Kerry warns Syria in a news conference with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
Syrian Rebels Reject U.S.-Russia Initiative"We cannot accept any part" of the initiative to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons, says Free Syrian Army head.
McCain and Graham Slam Syria Agreement"Assad will deceive the world," say Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham of the U.S.-Russia agreement on Syria's chemical weapons.
US, Russia Reach Deal on SyriaSyria's chemical weapons must be destroyed or removed by mid-2014. Obama: force still an option.
Report: Assad Scattering Chemical WeaponsDespite agreeing to part ways with his deadly arsenal, Wall Street Journal says the Assad regime is playing a game of hide and seek.
Kerry to Syria: This Is Not a GameA U.S. threat to attack Syria for gassing its own people remains an option, stresses Secretary of State John Kerry.
Syria Joins Anti-Chemical Weapons TreatySyria's UN ambassador his country has joined the anti-chemical weapons treaty. State Dept.: Military option still on the table.
Leaked Report: Chemical Attack Assad's DoingReport by international inspectors on Syrian chemical weapons claims Bashar al-Assad was almost certainly behind Aug 21 attack.
Chemical Threat 'Neither Theoretical Nor Distant'Foreign Ministry spokesman voices doubt over Russian-led initiative to force Syrian regime to hand over chemical weapons.
Security Council Talks End with No ProgressUN Security Council envoys from Britain, China, France, Russia and the U.S. talk about Syria, but no agreement reached.
Obama Asks Congress to Delay Votes on SyriaObama asks to delay votes on authorizing military strikes against Syria in order to give Russian proposal a chance.
Obama: Russia's Proposal SignificantObama in media blitz: Russia's proposal regarding Syria is a positive development, but I'm skeptical Syria would comply.
France Sets Conditions for Russian ProposalA proposal to have Assad hand over his chemical weapons arsenal is acceptable under certain conditions, says French FM Fabius.
Russia Urges Syria to Give up Chemical WeaponsRussian FM urges Assad regime to surrender its chemical weapon stockpile to avoid western military strikes.
Assad: US Should 'Expect Anything' if it AttacksThe United States needs to be prepared for “every action” if it attacks Syria, says Bashar al-Assad in an interview with US television.