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 Through 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

Syria Hands Russia '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 Echoes Claims Hezbollah Received 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.: UN Report Bolsters Argument that 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 that Assad is Behind Chemical 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: Credible Military Threat Brings Diplomatic 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: 'Chemical 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

Syrian Minister: 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, U.S. Unimpressed

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 UN Inspectors' Report: Attack Looks Like Assad's Work

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 Weapons 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 on Syria 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

Obama Asks Congress to Delay Votes on Syria

Obama asks to delay votes on authorizing military strikes against Syria in order to give Russian proposal a chance.Elad Benari, 9/11/2013, 12:13 AM

Obama: Russia's Proposal is Significant, but I'm Skeptical

Obama in media blitz: Russia's proposal regarding Syria is a positive development, but I'm skeptical Syria would comply.Elad Benari, 9/10/2013, 2:45 AM

France Sets Conditions for Russian Proposal on Syria

A proposal to have Assad hand over his chemical weapons arsenal is acceptable under certain conditions, says French FM Fabius.Elad Benari, 9/10/2013, 2:14 AM

Russia Urges Syria to Give up Chemical Weapons Stockpile

Russian FM urges Assad regime to surrender its chemical weapon stockpile to avoid western military strikes.Ari Soffer, 9/9/2013, 8:15 PM

Assad: US Should 'Expect Anything' if it Attacks

The United States needs to be prepared for “every action” if it attacks Syria, says Bashar al-Assad in an interview with US television.David Lev, 9/9/2013, 7:16 PM

Report Says Syria Has 1,000 Tons of Chemical Weapons

A report Monday said that Syria had plenty of chemical weapons, and is likely to use them if attacked by the U.S. or Western countries.David Lev, 9/9/2013, 4:48 PM

Syria Amassed Chemical Stockpile with Western Help

Leaked cables: The Assads amassed their chemical weapons with help not only from Russia and Iran, but also from the West.Elad Benari, 9/9/2013, 4:45 AM

Report: Assad May Not Have Known About Chemical Weapons Use

German report claims that Bashar al-Assad may not have known about the use of chemical weapons against Syrians.David Lev, 9/8/2013, 4:53 PM

Obama in Pro-Strike Media Blitz

U.S. President fights to bring the American public on-side regarding military intervention in Syria.Maayana Miskin, 9/8/2013, 10:39 AM

Chemical Weapons "Evidence" Revealed

CNN releases videos Obama administration showed to the Senate, purporting to show "definite" use of Sarin gas against Syrian civiliansAruz Sheva, 9/7/2013, 11:23 PM

Former Iranian President: Assad Attacked His Own People with Gas

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani breaks with Iran's tradition of protecting Assad, says the Syrian leader used chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 6:15 AM

French PM Shares 'Proof' Assad behind Chemical Attack

French PM shares intelligence with lawmakers showing that a chemical attack on 21 August was launched by government forces.Adam Ross, 9/2/2013, 10:37 PM

Obama Considering 'Limited Action' in Syria

Syria's chemical weapons threat Israel and Jordan, says U.S. President, but reiterates that no decision has yet been made about a strike.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/30/2013, 10:11 PM

UN Inspectors Wrap Up Visit to Syria

UN inspectors finish collecting samples from the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack, will leave Syria on Saturday.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/30/2013, 9:43 PM

Kerry: Assad Killed at Least 1,400 in Chemical Attack

Preparing for a strike in Syria? "The primary question is no longer what do we know but what we are going to do about it," says Kerry.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/30/2013, 8:28 PM

Syria: Rebels Also Hit Regime Troops with Gas

Syria's UN ambassador demands that chemical experts probe three attacks in which soldiers "inhaled poisonous gas".Elad Benari, 8/29/2013, 6:13 AM

Obama: I Haven't Yet Decided to Strike in Syria

"I’ve not made a decision" regarding a military strike in Syria, stresses Obama in a television interview.Elad Benari, 8/29/2013, 3:14 AM

Western Foreign Policy 'Like a Monkey With a Hand Grenade'

Russian Deputy Prime Minister finds a creative way to describe the west's diplomatic skills, ahead of attack in Syria.Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/28/2013, 9:54 AM

Syria: Was Chemical Weapons Massacre a Mistake?

Experts weigh in on who used chemical weapons in Syria and why. Israeli expert says ‘operational mistake’ a likely factor.Maayana Miskin, 8/27/2013, 10:52 PM

As Syria Tensions Mount, Demand for Gas Masks 'Quadruple'

As the drumbeats of war grow ever louder, Israelis are leaving nothing to chance.Ari Soffer, 8/27/2013, 2:39 PM

Report: Obama Commissions Legal Justification for Syria Strike

Western military intervention in Syria appearing increasingly likely, as UN team meets survivors of alleged chemical attack.Ari Soffer, 8/27/2013, 10:06 AM

Obama Must Consult with Congress on Syria, Says Boehner

Aide to House Speaker: The White House must consult with congressional leaders before taking any action in Syria.Elad Benari, 8/27/2013, 5:42 AM

Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack a 'Moral Obscenity'

The U.S. will demand accountability for the chemical weapons attack in Syria, declared Secretary of State.Elad Benari, 8/27/2013, 12:16 AM

Syrian Jihadists Threaten Revenge on Alawites

Al-Nusra Front vows revenge strikes against villages from Assad's Alawite community over claims his forces used chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 8/26/2013, 5:46 AM

Britain: Evidence of Syria Chemical Attack May Already be Gone

William Hague: Evidence of a chemical attack in Syria could have already been destroyed ahead of a visit by UN inspectors.Elad Benari, 8/26/2013, 4:13 AM

Report: British Navy Ready to Attack Syria

Britain is planning to join forces with the United States and launch military action against Syria, reports the Telegraph.Elad Benari, 8/26/2013, 3:13 AM

Initial Assessment: Assad Did Use Chemical Weapons

Preliminary assessment by U.S. and allied intelligence agencies concludes that chemical weapons were indeed used by Syrian forces.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/23/2013, 11:39 PM

Syrian Rebels Smuggling Evidence of Chemical Attack

Syrian activists say they are smuggling out tissue samples from victims of an alleged chemical attack to bring to UN inspectors.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/23/2013, 11:00 PM

Obama: Time is Nearing for a Definitive Response on Syria

Alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria "is clearly a big event of grave concern," says U.S. President.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/23/2013, 9:51 PM

Obama Orders Probe of Syrian Chemical Attack

U.S. President has ordered local spy agencies to urgently probe claims that Syrian forces launched a horrific chemical attack on civilians.Elad Benari, 8/23/2013, 5:13 AM

Galloway: Israel Gave Al Qaeda Chemical Weapons

British lawmaker George Galloway, known for being vehemently anti-Israel, claims Israel is behind the chemical attack in Syria.Elad Benari, 8/23/2013, 4:16 AM

PM: Chemical Attack Proves Iran Must not have Nukes

Netanyahu: “We cannot permit the world’s most dangerous regimes to acquire the world’s most dangerous weapons.”Gil Ronen, 8/22/2013, 10:45 PM