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Syria Misses Deadline on Most Dangerous Chemicals

First milestone in plan to destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid 2014 missed, as most lethal weapons not shipped Dec. 31.Ari Yashar, 1/1/2014, 1:13 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

OPCW Head: Israel Should Renounce Chemical Weapons

Head of Nobel winner OPCW says Israel should join the Chemical Weapons Convention, just like Syria did.Elad Benari, 12/11/2013, 6:13 AM

Assad Forces Capture Key Town, Open WMD Routes

Syrian army seizes town on Damascus-Homs highway, allows shipment of supplies and chemical weapons for disposal.Ari Yashar, 12/10/2013, 7:21 PM

Report: US Knew About Chemical Weapons

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist reveals proof that US administration knew both sides had weapons; officials deny claims.Tova Dvorin, 12/10/2013, 2:15 PM

Home Front Command to Stop Producing Gas Masks

Senior official says budget for masks, which were distributed in a nationwide program earlier this year, will be evaluated in 6 months.Tova Dvorin, 12/9/2013, 4:02 PM

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

Opposition Claims Assad Used Chemicals 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 Chemicals

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

Syria: International Aid to Destroy Arsenal

Syrian deputy FM states that without international aid, operation to destroy arsenal faces security risk.Tova Dvorin, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2013, 8:28 PM

Syrian Chem Weapons May be Destroyed at Sea

No country has volunteered to have the chemical weapons destroyed on its soil.Gil Ronen, 11/23/2013, 8:05 PM

War Prevents Inspecting Two Syrian Chemical Sites

Two of Syria's chemical weapons sites have not been inspected by international experts due to security concerns.Ari Yashar, 10/28/2013, 10:03 PM

Ya'alon Vows to Stop Hezbollah Getting Heavy Arms

Comments come after Israeli jets reportedly strike another Syrian weapons convoy headed to Lebanese terror group.Ari Soffer, 10/23/2013, 3:40 PM

Kerry: Chemical Arsenal Should be Shipped Out

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

Syria Chemical Weapons Team Requests Truce

Nobel prize-winning team dismantling Assad's chemical weapons arsenal says it can't do its job while fighting continues.Adam Ross, 10/14/2013, 2:44 PM

Nobel Peace Prize for Chemical Weapons Dismantlers

Chemical watchdog OPCW won for their "extensive work to eliminate chemical weapons."Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/11/2013, 3:10 PM

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.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/7/2013, 6:19 PM

Syria Peace Conference Called for in November

Both countries urge a UN conference to seek the formation of a transitional government in the war-torn country.Adam Ross, 10/7/2013, 2:56 PM

Assad: I've Made Mistakes

Syrian President admits that he has made “mistakes”, but continues to refuse to talk to the "terrorist" rebels.Elad Benari, 10/6/2013, 6:00 AM

'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.Ari Soffer, 10/2/2013, 4:03 PM

UN Team Begins Syria Disarmament Mission

As UN experts leave Damascus, a team of 20 inspectors plan to destroy Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons.Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/1/2013, 2:45 PM

Journalist: Nazis Helped Arabs Produce WMDs

Nazi scientists helped Arab countries produce chemical and biological weapons, an Egyptian journalist recently claimed.Elad Benari, 9/30/2013, 6:14 AM

Assad: We'll Adhere to the UN Resolution

Syria will adhere to United Nations accords on its chemical weapons, President Bashar Al-Assad tells an Italian television channel.Elad Benari, 9/30/2013, 4:15 AM

Peres: I Doubt Assad Ever Read Anne Frank's Diary

President Shimon Peres compares the gassing of millions of Jews during the Holocaust to the use of chemical weapons in Syria.Elad Benari, 9/30/2013, 3:13 AM

Syria: UN Investigating 7 More Chemical Attacks

UN inspectors expand their investigation to include alleged incident both before and after August 21 attack on Damascus suburbs.Ari Soffer, 9/27/2013, 3:23 PM

9 Months to Destroy Syrian Weapons

According to the appraisal, most of chemical materials in Syria's possession are not ready for use, which could facilitate their disposal.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/27/2013, 9:33 AM

Chemical Weapons Inspectors Return to Syria

UN chemical weapons inspectors to probe three cases of suspected chemical weapons use.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/25/2013, 8:33 PM

Nasrallah Denies Receiving Chemical Weapons

Hezbollah leader denies claims that his group had received chemical weapons from Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.Elad Benari, 9/24/2013, 12:15 AM

Assad Promises Full Compliance With Inspectors

Syrian president says he will comply with Russian-brokered deal over chemical weapons, but warns "rebels" could attack inspectors.Ari Soffer, 9/23/2013, 7:08 PM

Russia Mulls Sending Troops to 'Monitor' Syria

Russian Foreign Minister makes the suggestion on Russian TV, as mortar round strikes Damascus embassy.Ari Soffer, 9/22/2013, 5:31 PM

Syria Hands in Data on Chemical Arsenal

Syria hands over complete data on its chemical arsenal, meeting a Saturday deadline to avert military strikesElad Benari, 9/22/2013, 5:35 AM

UN Hits Back at Russia on Syria's Chemical Weapons

United Nations slams Russia's remarks that inspectors' report on Syria was "one-sided."Elad Benari, Canada, 9/19/2013, 12:30 AM

Germany Admits Exporting Chemicals to Syria

Germany says it exported 111 tons of chemicals to Syria between 2002 and 2006 that could be used in the production of sarin gas.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2013, 10:16 PM

UN Inspectors to Return to Syria

United Nations investigators are planning to return to Syria to follow up on more allegations of chemical weapons use.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2013, 8:17 PM

Assad Smuggling Weapons in Tunnels to Hizbullah

A Saudi paper has reported the Syrian President is smuggling chemical weapons to Hizbullah using underground tunnels.Adam Ross, 9/18/2013, 4:15 PM

Russia Sees 'Proof' of Rebel Chemical Weapons Use

Russian Deputy FM rejects UN chemical inspectors' report as "politicised, biased and one-sided".Ari Soffer, 9/18/2013, 12:48 PM

UN Powers Begin Talks on Syria Resolution

Diplomats launch talks on a resolution that would demand the destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal.Elad Benari, 9/18/2013, 1:15 AM

Lebanese MP Claims Hezbollah Has Chemical Arms

MP from Al Mustakbal party joins another politician who says Syria has transferred chemical weapons to Hezbollah.Arutz Sheva, 9/17/2013, 3:21 PM

U.S.: Report Proves Assad Used Chemicals

Susan Rice: UN report reinforces our assessment that the Syrian regime was behind the chemical attack.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 4:13 AM

UN Envoys: No Doubt Assad is Behind Attack

Ambassadors to the United Nations call to hold Syrian President accountable for the chemical attack on August 21.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 2:42 AM

Yaalon: Military Threat Brings Solutions

The deal over Syria's chemical weapons proves that a credible threat of force can bring diplomatic solutions, says Defense Minister.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 2:16 AM

Saudi Daily: 'Chem Weapons Smuggled to Hezbollah'

Syria has smuggled some of its chemical weapons to Hezbollah, according to a leading Saudi newspaper.Adam Ross, 9/16/2013, 12:01 PM

Iran Takes Aim at Israel on Chemical Weapons

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman says Israel should face international pressure to ratify the Chemical Weapons Convention.Adam Ross and Ari Soffer, 9/16/2013, 9:38 AM

UN Inspectors Hand In Report on Syria

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon receives inspection team's report on last month's chemical attack in Damascus.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 4:42 AM

Hollande Doesn't Rule Out Syria Strike

"The military option must remain" despite Syria's agreement to eradicate its chemical weapons, says French President.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 3:43 AM

Syria: We Take This Agreement Very Seriously

Syria's information minister says his country "does not waste time" and is already implementing the Russia-U.S. deal.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 3:15 AM

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.Elad Benari, 9/16/2013, 1:14 AM

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.Elad Benari, 9/15/2013, 6:32 AM

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.Elad Benari, 9/15/2013, 5:30 AM

US, Russia Reach Deal on Syria

Syria's chemical weapons must be destroyed or removed by mid-2014. Obama: force still an option.Gil Ronen, 9/14/2013, 8:19 PM

Report: Assad Scattering Chemical Weapons

Despite agreeing to part ways with his deadly arsenal, Wall Street Journal says the Assad regime is playing a game of hide and seek.Adam Ross, 9/13/2013, 9:56 AM

Kerry to Syria: This Is Not a Game

A U.S. threat to attack Syria for gassing its own people remains an option, stresses Secretary of State John Kerry.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 2:14 AM

Syria Joins Anti-Chemical Weapons Treaty

Syria's UN ambassador his country has joined the anti-chemical weapons treaty. State Dept.: Military option still on the table.Elad Benari, 9/13/2013, 1:16 AM

Leaked Report: Chemical Attack Assad's Doing

Report by international inspectors on Syrian chemical weapons claims Bashar al-Assad was almost certainly behind Aug 21 attack.David Lev, 9/12/2013, 12:44 PM

Chemical Threat 'Neither Theoretical Nor Distant'

Foreign Ministry spokesman voices doubt over Russian-led initiative to force Syrian regime to hand over chemical weapons.Ari Soffer, 9/12/2013, 12:03 PM

Security Council Talks End with No Progress

UN Security Council envoys from Britain, China, France, Russia and the U.S. talk about Syria, but no agreement reached.Elad Benari, 9/12/2013, 3:15 AM