Syria's army has accused Israeli warplanes of hitting one of its positions, killing two people in an attack that a monitor said targeted a site where the regime allegedly produces chemical weapons.
Britain's delegation to the chemical weapons watchdog says its director has told a meeting that tests indicate that sarin or a similar toxin was used in an April 4 attack in Syria that killed nearly 90 people.
Libya's last chemical weapons stocks have arrived safely in Germany after being shipped out of the country, and will now be prepared for destruction, a global watchdog said Thursday.
A chemical weapons watchdog says chlorine was very likely used in attacks in Syria.
Former UN envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi has warned that the war-torn country is heading toward becoming "another Somalia" ruled by warlords, in an interview published in a German weekly.
The world's chemical weapons watchdog says that a convoy of its inspectors overseeing the dismantling of Syria's weapons programme had come under attack, but all were safe.
Opposition activists have posted a video of what they say is chlorine gas floating through the streets of a Syrian village and they accuse President Bashar Assad of mounting a chemical weapons campaign.
Russia has called on the UN to investigate the fire in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa earlier this month that left dozens of pro-Moscow militants dead, diplomats say.
Syria has removed almost half of its chemical arsenal, the world's chemical watchdog says.
Syria will miss a UN-backed June 30 deadline to destroy its chemical arsenal, possibly by several months, sources say, amid growing Western frustration.
Experts from the world's watchdog tasked with destroying chemical weapons are probing reports that toxic arms have been used 45 times in Syria since late last year.
Russia has criticised the world's chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, backing up President Bashar Assad's regime.
The Iraqi army has retaken from Islamist insurgents a sprawling complex where aging remnants of Saddam Hussein's chemical weapons programme are stored in bunkers.
The United States has expressed concern that undeclared Syrian chemical weapons could fall into the hands of Islamic extremists.
The head of the mission overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical arsenal has urged Damascus to urgently hand over its remaining agents, and pressed countries with influence to intervene.
Six international chemical weapons watchdog investigators have been kidnapped with their Syrian drivers on a fact-finding mission in the central province of Hama, the foreign ministry says.
The last of Syria's chemicals agents are packed and ready to be taken to Latakia port and out of the country when the security situation permits.
Claims have emerged that President Bashar Assad's government may have launched attacks with an industrial chemical earlier this month, despite an agreement to eliminate Syria's chemical arsenal.
Moscow has accused Washington of prolonging the Syrian conflict by supporting the opposition ahead of a UN Security Council vote that threatens to further deepen big power divisions.
The world's chemical watchdog has called for Syria to "pick up the pace" in shipping out its chemical weapons stockpile after a key deadline was missed.
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