chemical weapons

Syrian government forces search the rubble left behind after rebels blew up a luxury hotel that was being used as an army base in the city of Aleppo. (Getty Images)

Syrian Rebels Level Historic Hotel In Aleppo

The luxury hotel in the historic heart of Aleppo was being used as a base by Syrian government forces.

05/08/2014

A man walks amid debris following an air strike by Syrian government forces in Aleppo. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Activists Say 1,900 Killed In Syria During Peace Talks

United Nations hosted peace talks in Switzerland have nearly stalled.

02/01/2014

A man helps two Syrian women leave a bombed out building after an alleged Syrian government airstrike. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

United States Says Syria Balking At Chemical Weapons Deal

U.S. official warns Syria is using stalling tactics to delay attempts to remove and destroy chemical stockpile.

01/31/2014

An Albanian soldier stands guard in front of a container housing 100 tonnes of newly-repackaged hazardous chemical waste at the military base of Qafe Molle near the Albanian capital Tirana on Nov. 20, 2013. (credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

US Ship Preps for Syria Chemical Weapons Mission

The U.S. ship that will serve as the lynchpin for the destruction of Syria’s most toxic chemical weapons is preparing to leave Virginia in about two weeks for what will be an unprecedented, complex mission.

12/19/2013

A rebel fighter takes aim at pro-regime forces in Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Sept. 24, 2013. (credit: MAHER HASROOMY/AFP/Getty Images)

US Officials: White House Exploring Use Of Gov’t-Owned Ship To Destroy Syria’s Chemical Weapons In International Waters

Destroying Syria’s deadliest chemical weapons on land would come with vexing diplomatic and security problems as well as environmental issues.

11/28/2013

The U.S. and Russia are set to hold their first high-level talks since sealing a deal to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons and the onset of an apparent warming between Iran and the West. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

US, Russia Set for First Talks Since Syria Deal

The U.S. and Russia are set to hold their first high-level talks since sealing a deal to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons and the onset of an apparent warming between Iran and the West.

10/06/2013

Syria's foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Says Government Fighting ‘Terrorists’ Who Eat Human Hearts

Syria’s foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.

09/30/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Peace Process Is Stillborn’ In Syria

President Barack Obama, in a planned address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning, said that the “peace process is stillborn” in regards to resolving civil war currently plaguing Syria.

09/24/2013

File photo of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kerry: U.N. Report Shows ‘Assad Regime Is Guilty’ Of Carrying Out Chemical Attack

While speaking during a daily press briefing, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the resolve of President Barack Obama’s administration had their resolve reinforced to take action following an attack perpetrated by Syrian President Bashar Assad on rebel factions during which chemical weapons were used.

09/19/2013

File photo of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

McCain Accuses Putin Of Corruption In Opinion Piece

In an opinion piece for a Russian newspaper, Republican Sen. John McCain slammed President Vladimir Putin accusing him of corruption, repression and self-serving rule of the country.

09/19/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,651 other followers