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Chemical watchdog denies claim from Syrian government its team has been kidnapped
All members are “safe”, and are currently returning to base after an attack.
Two crucified, 60 killed, as chemical weapons watchdog launches fresh probe in Syria
Up to 60 people were killed in attacks on Damascus and Homs yesterday.
First shipment of chemical weapons leaves Syria
Syria agreed last year to a US-Russian deal to hand over its chemical weapons.
Column: Making chemical weapons a defining issue in Syria sends entirely the wrong message
If the international community is serious about helping the people of Syria, it should set about creating the conditions for a massive humanitarian intervention, which of course would mean concentrating everything that is killing people.
Syria has destroyed all of its chemical weapons equipment: watchdog
Syria had been given a deadline of tomorrow to get rid of all of its production and assembly facilities for chemical weapons.
How chemical weapons inspectors learn to do their jobs
A new batch of chemical weapons inspectors are learning how to tell if an attack has taken place or not.
Syria hands over detailed plan to destroy chemical weapons on time
Damascus was required to submit the destruction plan under a US-Russian deal agreed last month.
OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons
The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.
Process of destroying Syria's chemical weapons now under way
The team charged with the destruction of the weapons began the process this morning, a source in the international mission has said.
Syria: Inspectors prepare to destroy chemical weapons
UN chemical weapons experts leave country as separate disarmament group moves in to take next step against banned arsenal.
Ireland to give €200k towards destroying chemical weapons in Syria
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore said it reflects Ireland’s “long-standing opposition to the use of weapons of mass destruction”.
Meeting of chemical weapons watchdog on Syria postponed again
Syria has handed over details of its chemical weapons arsenal.