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Former Iranian President: Assad Attacked 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 Gas 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 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 FP '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

Amid Syria Crisis, 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

Obama Orders 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

Boehner: Obama Must Consult with Congress on Syria

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 Chemical Attack May 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

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 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 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 get 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

Bennett: 'Piles of Dead Children Can't be Ignored'

Bayit Yehudi head compares chemical attack in Syria to scenes from Holocaust.Gil Ronen, 8/22/2013, 9:39 PM

France: Chemical Attacks Should be Met with Force

Foreign Minister says if reports that Assad used chemical weapons are verified the use of force is due – but not ground troops.Gil Ronen, 8/22/2013, 4:43 PM

UN Calls for 'Clarification' of Chemical Attack

Security Council stopped short of demanding a probe by UN investigators into alleged chemical weapons attack.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 2:46 AM

Security Council Meets on Syrian Chemical Attack

Security Council convenes to discuss reports that Assad's forces killed more than 1,300 people using chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 8/22/2013, 12:15 AM

The A, B, C of Obama

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Yaalon Confirms Syria Chemical Attack

Israeli Defense Minister joins growing chorus of international leaders confirming chemical attack by the Syrian regime against civilians.Arutz Sheva, 8/21/2013, 9:50 PM

Assad Denies Attacking Civilians

Regime says "terrorist dens" were destroyed in overnight operations, denies chemical attack on civilians.Arutz Sheva, 8/21/2013, 1:24 PM

Syria: Up to 635 Reported Dead in Chemical Attack

Horrific video shows dead and dying after alleged chemical attack by Assad's forces near Damascus.Arutz Sheva, 8/21/2013, 9:43 AM

Syria: Rebels Allege Another Chemical Attack

Video purports to show victims of chemical attacks in suburbs of Damascus.Ari Soffer, 8/5/2013, 5:25 PM

Rebels to Cooperate with Chemical Weapons Probe

Syrian opposition leaders offer UN inspectors unfettered access to investigate the use of chemical weapons.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/3/2013, 1:22 AM

UN Inspectors to Visit Attack Sites in Syria

United Nations inspectors will go to Syria to investigate three sites where chemical weapons attacks have been reported.Elad Benari, 8/1/2013, 4:45 AM

TA Carnival to "Sweeten" Chemical Attack Drill

As IDF nervously monitors events in the north and south, Home Front conducts drill to prepare for the worstChana Ya'ar, 7/24/2013, 5:18 PM

Rebels: Assad Transferred Chemicals to Hizbullah

Syria's president recently transferred two shipments of chemical weapons to Hizbullah, claims rebel spokesman.Elad Benari, 7/19/2013, 5:46 AM

WSJ: Netanyahu Has Red Lines, Obama Doesn't

WSJ says Israel attacked Syria at least four times, adding this means that Netanyahu adheres to his red lines, unlike Obama.Elad Benari, 7/18/2013, 5:44 AM

Russia Accuses Syrian Rebels of Using Sarin Gas

Russia's UN envoy says he handed over evidence which indicates that the rebels used sarin gas in March. White House skeptical.Elad Benari, 7/10/2013, 4:13 AM

Rebels Charge: Syrian Regime Used Sarin Gas Again

Opposition forces say Syrian Army regulars are again using chemical weapons to win the civil war raging across Israel’s northern border.Chana Ya'ar, 6/26/2013, 10:58 AM

Syrian Rebels: Chemical Weapons Used in Damascus

Syrian government forces reportedly used chemical weapons against rebel-controlled areas in two Damascus neighborhoods.Elad Benari, 6/25/2013, 4:46 AM

Free Syrian Army: Hizbullah Used Chemicals

The opposition Free Syrian Army says chemical weapons have been used in a Damascus town by Hizbullah terrorists.Elad Benari, 6/20/2013, 6:13 AM

Israel, US, Mull Raids on '18 Targets' in Syria

TIME: Israeli and U.S. militaries may target Assad’s arsenal of unconventional weapons together.Arutz Sheva, 6/15/2013, 9:57 PM

Russia 'Not Convinced' Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Russia says it is not convinced by U..S. evidence alleging that the Syrian government used chemical weapons against rebels.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2013, 9:06 PM

World Must Act Over Syria Use of Chemicals

French President Francois Hollande says that the world is obligated to act in response to evidence of sarin being used in Syria.Elad Benari, 6/6/2013, 3:14 AM

France: Syria Used Sarin Gas

French Foreign Minister says that tests on chemical samples from Syria make it certain that Sarin was used in the country.Elad Benari, 6/5/2013, 3:15 AM

'Solid Proof' of Assad Chemical Weapons Use

Reporters returned from Syria with samples of weapons used by President Bashar Assad’s army.Maayana Miskin, 5/28/2013, 12:30 PM

'Assad Has Chemicals that Can Eradicate Towns'

Assad has enough sarin to "eradicate the whole of Damascus," says a former scientist for the Syrian chemical weapons program.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/24/2013, 11:31 PM

Davutoglu: Tests Show Signs of Chemical Weapons

Turkey's FM: tests conducted on wounded Syrians suggested use of chemical weapons.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2013, 1:26 AM

Erdogan: Assad Crossed Obama's Red Line Long Ago

Turkey's prime minister calls on the U.S. to take action in Syria, says Assad used chemical weapons against his people.Elad Benari, 5/10/2013, 6:14 AM

U.S. 'Skeptical' that Rebels Used Chemical Weapons

The United States says it is "highly skeptical" of an assertion by a UN investigator that Syrian rebels used chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 5/7/2013, 6:45 AM

Erdogan: No Doubt Assad Used Chemical Weapons

Turkish Prime Minister says there is no doubt that Assad has used chemical weapons and that he'll discuss this with Obama.Elad Benari, 5/3/2013, 4:42 AM

Hagel: U.S. Not Ruling Out Arming Syrian Rebels

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledges his government is no longer ruling out arming Syrian rebels.Elad Benari, 5/3/2013, 3:43 AM

Olmert: Hizbullah May Already Have Some Chemicals

Former PM says that Hizbullah may already be in possession of chemical weapons given to it by the Syrian regime.Elad Benari, 5/2/2013, 3:45 AM

U.S.: Much Work Needed on Syria

White House spokesman Jay Carney says “much more” work needs to be done to verify assessments that Syria used chemical weapons.Elad Benari, 4/30/2013, 6:13 AM

Ben-Eliezer: Hizbullah Receiving Chemical Weapons

MK Binyamin Ben-Eliezer says the regime in Syria has begun to transfer chemical weapons to Hizbullah.Elad Benari, 4/30/2013, 2:14 AM

Oren: Syria Military Action 'Very,Very Complex'

Military action in response to Syria's suspected use of chemical weapons would be "very, very complex," said Israeli ambassador Michael OrenArutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2013, 9:43 AM

Steinitz: Nuclear Iran Like 30 Nuclear N. Koreas

The world must not ignore the warnings about Iran as it did 80 years ago with the Nazis, says Minister Yuval Steinitz.Elad Benari, 4/29/2013, 2:16 AM

PM Tells MKs: Stop Voicing Concern Over Syria

PM Netanyahu tells MKs to refrain from voicing concern over mounting evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/29/2013, 12:14 AM