Tag archive for ‘Chemical Weapons’
By Editorial Team On Friday, May 31st, 2013
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Turkey finds sarin gas in homes of suspected Syrian Islamists – reports

In this image made available by the Syrian News Agency (SANA) on March 19, 2013, a man is brought to a hospital in the Khan al-Assal region in the northern Aleppo province, as Syria’s government accused rebel More...

By Editorial Team On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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U.S. Demands Access For UN Weapons Experts

The White House is increasing pressure on Damascus to let a waiting UN team of chemicial weapons inspectors into Syria to probe allegations of chemical weapons use there. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad requested More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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Obama says there is evidence of chemical weapon use in Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the media in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, April 30, 2013. (Reuters/Larry Downing) United States President Barack Obama said Tuesday that his More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
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UN renews call for full access to Syria for chemical weapons inquiry

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon (right) speaks to the media with Ake Sellstrom (left), the head of the UN chemical weapons investigation team, before their meeting April 29, 2013 at UN headquarters More...

By Editorial Team On Saturday, April 27th, 2013
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Chemical inspection stalled: UN team can’t be trusted ‘politically’ without Russian experts

Members of the Al-Ezz bin Abdul Salam brigade clean their weapons during a training session at an undisclosed location near the al-Turkman mountains, in Syria’s northern Latakia province, on April 25, 2013. More...

By Editorial Team On Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
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Ban Calls for Total Elimination of Chemical Weapons within Five years

 Warning that the fog of war must never again be composed of poison gas, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon  appealed to the 188 States Parties to the United Nations-backed treaty outlawing chemical weapons to do all More...