Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 19:45
The world`s chemical weapons watchdog met today to approve a final timetable for ridding Syria of its entire arsenal by mid-2014, amid hopes that long-delayed peace talks could be held soon.
Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 18:49
Denmark says it is willing to help take chemical weapons out of Syria by sea.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 18:05
Inspectors have verified all but one of Syria`s 23 declared chemical weapons sites, the world`s watchdog said on Thursday, after filming a site that was difficult to access because of the war.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 09:07
After a rocky day of talks, diplomats failed on Tuesday to agree on a date to bring Syria`s warring sides back to the negotiating table, the UN`s top envoy for Syria said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 09:01
The chief of the global chemical weapons watchdog is confirming that Syria wants its poison gas and nerve agent stockpile destroyed outside the country.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 15:38
Syrian government forces have captured a northern town located near a site linked to the country`s chemical weapons program after days of heavy fighting, a monitoring group said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 08:59
Moscow would accept anyone as Syrian President who enjoyed popular support, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 16:40
Syria has completed destruction of critical equipment for producing chemical weapons and filling munitions with poison gas, the global chemical weapons watchdog said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 23:02
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, in Syria on Tuesday on the most sensitive leg of a regional push for peace talks, has warned of the `Somalisation` of the war-ravaged country.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 10:55
The international watchdog appointed to oversee the destruction of chemical weapon stockpile has missed an early deadline to visit the declared sites cited for the Damascus` chemical program.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 22:45
Syria has submitted its plan to destroy the chemical weapons within the first deadline, said Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 26, 2013, 16:06
The Norwegian government has rejected a United States request to receive Syria`s chemical weapons for destruction, citing technical and legal reasons.
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