Syria`s remaining chemical facilities to be destroyed: UN

United Nations: Work on destroying Syria`s last remaining chemical weapons production facilities will begin this month and should be completed next year, the UN Security Council heard Wednesday.

US fears Syrian chemical weapons falling to extremists: Samantha Power

The United States expressed concern Thursday that undeclared Syrian chemical weapons could fall into the hands of Islamic extremists.

Syria has removed 100 percent of declared chemicals: Team chief

The head of the international team of weapons experts charged with overseeing the elimination of Syria`s chemical stockpile told Reuters on Monday that Syria had removed all its declared arsenal from its territory.

The Dutch `Iron Lady` destroying Syria`s chemicals

The diplomat ridding the world of Syria`s chemical weapons is Sigrid Kaag, a statuesque and impeccably dressed mother of four who speaks six languages and is fearless in a war zone.

Last dangerous chemicals must leave Syria: Envoy

The head of the mission charged with destroying Syria`s chemical weapons has called on President Bashar Assad`s government and the international community to ensure that the last 16 containers of dangerous chemicals are immediately removed from the country.

March critical to eliminate Syria chemical weapons

Sigrid Kaag told reporters after briefing the UN Security Council behind closed doors that about one third of Syria`s chemical weapons material has been removed or destroyed and "in the next few days we expect to reach already 40 or 41 percent."

Syria chemical delays unintentional, acceleration vital: Envoy

The head of an international chemical weapons mission in Syria said on Thursday she did not believe the Syrian government was intentionally delaying the removal of its arsenal.

Dutch official to head Syria chemical arms mission

The United Nations today named Dutch official Sigrid Kaag to head the risky international mission to eradicate Syria`s chemical weapons.

Dutch official to head Syria chemical arms mission

The United Nations on Wednesday named Dutch official Sigrid Kaag to head the risky international mission to eradicate Syria`s chemical weapons.