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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    US suspects Assad used chemical weapons

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... that use of such weapons “violates every convention of warfare.” In London, Britain’s Foreign Office too said it had “limited but persuasive” evidence of the use of chemical agents in Syria’s ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US suspects Assad used chemical weapons The White House said on Thursday that Syria had likely used chemical weapons against rebel forces on a “small ...

  2. News - World - SYRIA

    France and Britain confirm use of sarin nerve gas in Syria

    Posted Jun 05th 2013, 09:43am by AP

    ... It was the most specific claim by any Western power about chemical weapons attacks in the 27-month-old conflict. Britain later said that tests it conducted on samples taken from Syria also were positive ... came hours after a UN team said it had “reasonable grounds” to suspect small-scale use of toxic chemicals in at least four attacks in March and April. The UN probe was conducted from outside ...

  3. News - World - SYRIA

    UN team to visit Syria to probe three alleged chemical attacks

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... was used in a March 19 attack on Khan al-Assal and also in an April 13 attack on the Aleppo neighbourhood of Shaykh Maqsud. She said unspecified chemicals, possibly including chemical warfare ... Associated Press in New York UN weapons experts to travel to country as soon as possible to probe three suspected incidents Chemical arms team to visit Syria UN experts will travel ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    US avoids setting ‘red lines’ after Syria chemical claims

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 10:23am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Dempsey, pushed back on calls for air strikes, which he said could embroil America in an open-ended war. The new claim of chemical warfare lured Barack Obama’s administration onto difficult ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Syrian rebels' claims that 1,300 people were massacred in chemical weapons attack sparked new pressure on US The United States refused to set new ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia, US work on deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 10:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva and Beirut US Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Geneva on Thursday to hear Russia’s plans to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons and avert US-led military strikes, ... chemical arsenal, senior US officials said ahead of Kerry’s talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Among the first steps Washington wants, one US official said, is for the government ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    US says Syria likely used chemical weapons

    Posted Apr 26th 2013, 11:58am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington The United States said on Thursday for the first time that Syria had likely used chemical weapons against rebel forces, but emphasised spy agencies were still not 100 per cent sure of the assessment. US intelligence services had been investigating reports that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s forces had used chemical arms- a move Washington ...

  7. News - World - SYRIA

    US warns Syria on chemical weapons

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 02:26pm

    ... armed forces might use such weapons in urban warfare. “We cannot have a situation where chemical or biological weapons are falling into the hands of the wrong people,” Obama told the impromptu ... Reuters in Washington US forces could move against Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, President Barack Obama warned, notably if he deploys his chemical weapons against rebels trying ...

  8. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria misses another deadline for surrender of its chemical weapons

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:26pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Beirut, Lebanon Yet another chemical weapons deadline missed Syria claims it remains committed to destroying its chemical weapons arsenal by the middle of this year despite ... a chemical attack in east Damascus that killed hundreds and drew global outrage. Less than 5 per cent of Syria's chemical arsenal, thought to total more than 1,300 tonnes, has been shipped out ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia says Syria to ship more chemical weapons, attend talks

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 06:56pm by Reuters

    ... for destruction under a deal to eliminate its chemical weapons arsenal. The statements appeared intended to ease Western concerns about President Bashar al-Assad’s commitment to a peace process that started last month, and to abandoning his chemical arsenal by mid-year under a deal brokered by Russia and the United States. They came as Russia hosted the leader of the Syrian opposition ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    Kerry asks Russia to pressure Syria on faster chemical arms removal

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 10:12am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Munich US Secretary of State John Kerry asked Russia’s foreign minister on Friday to put pressure on the Syrian government to accelerate the removal of chemical weapons, which ... progress in moving Syrian chemical weapons, said a senior US State Department official who spoke on condition of anonymity. “Secretary Kerry pressed Foreign Minister Lavrov to push the regime ...




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