Defense Min. Vows to Prevent Hezbollah from Obtaining 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 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

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

US & Russia Call For November Syria Peace Conference

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

Syrian General: 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: Nazi Scientists 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 Seven 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

US, Russian Experts: 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 from Syria

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 Weapons 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' Syrian Chemical Weapons

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

Syria Meets Deadline, 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 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