Tuesday February 10, 2015
The Syrian government receives "information" about air strikes by the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview today.
Saturday January 31, 2015
An Islamic State chemical weapons expert was killed in a coalition airstrike last week in Iraq, the US Central Command said.
Thursday September 11, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the new American campaign against the Islamic State jihadist group should be understood as a counter-terrorism mission.
Monday August 25, 2014
The White House has said that President Barack Obama had so far made no decision on whether to launch air strikes on Islamic State militants in Syria.
Monday June 23, 2014
The last of Syria's declared chemical weapons have been removed from the country and are destined to be destroyed at sea according to the world's chemical weapons watchdog.
Wednesday June 18, 2014
Chemical weapons such as chlorine have been used in a "systematic manner" in Syria, according to an initial report by a team from the world's watchdog investigating alleged attacks there.
Tuesday June 17, 2014
Chemical weapons inspectors who came under attack while investigating claims of chlorine gas attacks in Syria last month found information suggesting that similar chemicals had indeed been used, the global chemical weapons watchdog has said.
Tuesday May 27, 2014
The world's chemical watchdog has denied a report by the Syrian government that investigators and their drivers had been kidnapped on a fact-finding mission.
Sunday April 27, 2014
Syria still holds around 8% of its declared chemical weapons material, despite the deadline for it to be handed over expiring this morning, the task force overseeing the operation has said.
Sunday April 20, 2014
France has "information" but no firm proof that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said today.