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

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 Alleged Chemical Attack in Syria

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