Syria Chemical Attack
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'World would be better place without Assad'
Minister calls for Assad regime fall morning after chemical attack; 'Assad is Angel of Death to hundreds of thousands of innocent Syrians.'
Putin: US is planning to fake chemical weapons attacks in Syria
Russian President says he has info about future US strike in Syria, claims US planning 'to plant substances and accuse the Syrian regime.'
Netanyahu: 'There is a price for using chemical weapons'
PM calls at opening of cabinet meeting for superpowers to fulfill international obligation to remove chemical weapons from Syria.
Disagreement in cabinet: Should Israel absorb Syrians?
Two ministers express support for increased humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees, but defense ministry staunchly opposed.
The missile, the poison gas and the sheer effrontery
Will Syria gas attacks probe condemn the Assad regime?
A yearlong investigation to determine who is behind deadly chemical attacks in Syria takes center stage at the United Nations this week.
Libya: Mustard Gas Nearly Reached Syrian Rebels
Libyan Islamists caught as they tried to send deadly chemical weapons to Syrian terrorists.
OPCW: Second Shipment of Chemical Weapons Removed from Syria
Watchdog organization overseeing destruction of Syria's chemical weapons announces that operation continues despite airstrike.
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.
Syrian Chem Weapons May be Destroyed at Sea
No country has volunteered to have the chemical weapons destroyed on its soil.
Syrian Chemical Weapons to be Destroyed by Mid-2014
Inspectors say all declared facilities used for mixing agents and filling munitions have been disabled.
Watchdog Group: Syrian Chemical Weapons Production – Destroyed
Watchdog group says Syria can no longer produce new chemical weapons. Group now moving to ‘phase 3’ of weapons destruction.
Putin, Kerry Meet on Syria During APEC Summit
Russia's Vladamir Putin and John Kerry discuss Syria disarmament a day after Kerry hails the implementation of Syrian chemical plan.
US, Russia Seek Norway Help To Destroy Syrian Chemical Arms
Norway's political stability and water make the Scandinavian country eligible for the task of destroying Syria's WMD's.
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.
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.
Syrian Officer: Assad Told Me to Use Chemical Weapons
Syrian officer who defected to rebels says President Assad gave orders to use chemical weapons.
Syria won't Make Chemical Deadline
Assad was to produce a list of chemical sites by Saturday but US says it's not "a hard and fast deadline."
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.
UN Powers Begin Talks on Syria Resolution
Diplomats launch talks on a resolution that would demand the destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal.
Implications of the US-Russia Agreement About Assad
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.
UN to Confirm: Sarin Used in Syria Attack
UN finds ‘convincing evidence’ that sarin gas was used in Syria – but still cannot say who did it.
Report: Syria Smuggling Chemical Weapons to Iraq
Syria reportedly responds to pressure to give up chemical weapons by shipping them to war-torn neighbor Iraq.
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Kerry to Assad: 'Give up Chemical Weapons to Avoid Strike'
The U.S. Secretary of State says Assad could avoid a strike if he gave up his entire chemical weapons arsenal within a week.
Syrian Children to Congress: Support the Strike and Save Us
A new YouTube video shows Syrian children asking members of the U.S. Congress to support a military strike in Syria.
Report: Hezbollah Admitted that Assad Was Behind Chemical Attack
German intelligence says it intercepted a phone call in which Hezbollah official admitted that Assad gassed his own people.
Peres: Assad will Disappear – One Way or the Other
Syrian president ‘has lost the right to be a leader,’ Peres declares.
U.S. Aircraft Carrier moves into Red Sea
Despite an impending vote by Congress, aircraft carrier U.S.S Nimitz continues on its course for a possible strike on Syria.
Syrian Rebel Leader Praises Minister Uri Ariel
Rebel leader talks to Israeli television, thanks Housing Minister for speaking out against chemical attack.
Syrian Captain Told: Fire Chemicals or be Shot
British intelligence intercepted radio message ordering chemical strikes.
Syria: Kerry's Accusations Based on Lies
Syria rejects remarks by Kerry, says they are fabricated and based on lies by "terrorists".
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.
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.
Galloway Caught Lying to Parliament Over Syria Comments
A week after accusing Israel of giving Al-Qaeda chemical weapons, anti-Israel British MP was caught lying about his remarks.
Officials: Obama Prepared to Go at Syria Alone
Obama is prepared to move ahead with a military strike on Syria even with international rejection, administration officials say.
British Parliament Votes Against Syria Intervention
British MPs vote by a majority of 285 to 272 to reject possible military action against the Assad regime.
Britain to Delay Action on Syria
British PM urges action, argues that Syria 'is not like Iraq,' but ultimately delays decision over lack of support.
Syria Rebels: Video Shows Chemical Launch
Rebels say missile in video is very similar to the one whose remains were found in site of massacre.
Boehner to Obama: Consult With Congress on Syria
House Speaker sends a letter to Obama criticizing his level of consultation with lawmakers about action against Syria.
US Determined to Strike in Syria – the Question is When
US source says Syria strike will happen, but the timing has not yet been decided; Russian. Chinese diplomats stage UN "walkout."
UN Pushes for Delay on Syria Strike
UN Secretary-General urges US, UK to give inspectors more time; Syria takes advantage of advanced warning to evacuate top military posts.
France Prepared to Take Action in Syria, Says Hollande
French President says his country is prepared to take action against those responsible for last week’s deadly chemical attack in Syria.
Arab League: Syrian Government Responsible for Chemical Attack
Arab League says it holds Assad's regime fully responsible for last week's chemical attack, demands justice.
Syrian Official: If Damascus is Attacked, Tel Aviv Will Burn
A senior official in the Syrian army warns the West: waging a war on Syria will be reciprocated with an attack on Tel Aviv.
Biden: 'No Doubt' that Assad is Behind the Chemical Attack
"The Syrian regime is the only one that has chemical weapons and has used them in the past," notes U.S. Vice President.
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.
PM: Israel Ready to React ‘Fiercely’ if Syria Attacks
Netanyahu warns of harsh response if Syria tries to hit Israel.
Strike on Syria ‘As Early as Thursday’
Russia hurries to get its citizens out as US officials warn operation in Syria could be imminent.
U.S. Has 150 Targets in Syria – Report
Lebanese security sources say targets include air force and air defense sites, missile bases.
Lieberman on Syria: Israel May Have to Respond
Foreign Affairs and Security Committee chairman says Israel could be drawn into conflict against its will.
Israel to U.S.: Don't Surprise Us with Syria
Outgoing NSC head Amidror asked for heads up on Syria strike during meeting with U.S. counterpart Susan Rice.
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.
Putin: No Evidence of Chemical Attack in Syria
Russian President tells British PM that his country has no evidence that a chemical weapons attack has taken place in Syria.
Report: British Warplanes in Cyprus Preparing for Syria Strike
British airplanes and military transporters have begun arriving at an airbase in Cyprus, according to a report by the Guardian.
Kerry: Syria Chemical Attack a 'Moral Obscenity'
The U.S. will demand accountability for the chemical weapons attack in Syria, declared Secretary of State.