No nerve agents but possibly chlorine used in Douma: watchdog

Fri, 06 Jul 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The world's chemical arms watchdog said Friday it had found no evidence nerve gas was used in an alleged attack on the Syrian town of Douma.

Chlorine likely used in February attack in Idlib: chemical weapons agency

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:23 GMT

Banned chlorine munitions were likely dropped on a Syrian neighbourhood in February, an international body on chemical weapons said.

Chemical weapons inspectors back from Syria's Douma: source

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 10:00 GMT

Chemical weapons inspectors have returned from a mission to the Syrian town of Douma.

Syria probe mission on hold amid security fears

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 10:40 GMT

The world's chemical arms watchdog froze its probe into an alleged chemical attack near Damascus Wednesday.

Weapons inspectors delayed after gunfire in Syria's Douma

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 - 08:58 GMT

Chemical weapons inspectors had to delay visiting the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria's Douma.

U.S., Syria give conflicting accounts on global chemical weapons experts

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

The United States and Syria appeared to offer conflicting accounts on Tuesday of whether global chemical weapons inspectors had reached the Syrian town of Douma.

Chemical inspectors enter Syria's Douma amid concerns for probe

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 10:00 GMT

International investigators on Tuesday entered a Syrian town hit by an alleged chemical attack.

WRAP UP: Chemical weapons experts enter site of attack in Syrian town

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 03:01 GMT

Global chemical weapons inspectors finally reached the Syrian town on Tuesday where a suspected poison gas attack took place.

U.S. suggests Russia, Syria may tamper with Douma evidence

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 - 01:20 GMT

U.S. accused Russia on Monday of blocking international inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria

ANALYSIS: 'Mission Accomplished' in Syria and concealed U.S. motives

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 01:24 GMT

What does “mission accomplished” even mean? The words are ambiguous in every aspect: what was the “mission”, and what does it mean for it to be “accomplished”?

GCC supports strikes against Syrian regime

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 08:44 GMT

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) supported on Saturday the U.S.-led air strikes against military targets belonging to the Syrian regime.

France warns of humanitarian disaster in Syrian city Idlib

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 - 12:10 GMT

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian warned of a humanitarian disaster in the rebel-controlled Syrian city of Idlib.

UN chief warns of war as US readies to avenge Syria gas attack

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 - 01:20 GMT

Western powers an alleged Syrian chemical massacre must not go unanswered even as the UN secretary-general warned against a "full-blown military escalation."

U.S says Syria government was behind chemical weapon attack

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 10:10 GMT

The United States on Friday blamed the Syrian government for a deadly chemical weapons attack this month and slammed Russia for failing to stop its ally.

Report: How Tehran sees U.S. looming strikes in Syria

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 - 02:37 GMT

Iranian political circles have reiterated support to Assad’s regime, while the Revolutionary Guards Forces vowed to avenge the death of seven Iranians.

Syrian government raises flag in Douma - Russian agencies

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Syrian government forces have raised their flag over the last rebel bastion in eastern Ghouta.

Hostages and rebels leave Douma under evacuation deal

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 10:50 GMT

The first batch of freed hostages from rebel-held Syrian city of Douma arrived on Sunday at an army-controlled crossing in the first phase of a far-reaching deal.

Azhar denounces targeting innocent civilians in Eastern Ghouta

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 06:30 GMT

Al-Azhar on Sunday condemned the attack that targeted Douma in Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Saturday

Jaish al-Islam to leave Douma in return for releasing prisoners- state TV

Sun, 08 Apr 2018 - 01:12 GMT

According to the agreement, Jaish al-Islam fighters will leave Douma for the northern city of Jarablus, near the borders with Turkey, within 48 hours.

Gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 11:27 GMT

A Syrian rebel group accused government forces on Saturday of dropping a barrel bomb containing poisonous chemicals on civilians in eastern Ghouta.