SARIN GAS

  • Want us to dispose chemical weapons? Pay $1 billion dollar and take it: Bashar al-Assad September 19, 2013

    President Bashar al-Assad said on Wednesday it would cost about $1 billion to get rid of Syria's chemical weapons under a US-Russian deal reached last week. In an interview on the Fox News television channel, Assad said his government would dispose of its chemical weapons arsenal and it would take about...
  • UN experts to return to Syria soon: Chief weapons inspector September 18, 2013

    Stockholm: UN chemical weapons inspectors will return to Syria soon to investigate various accusations against the regime and opposition, their chief said Wednesday. "Yes we will be returning to Syria. Our planning isn't finished yet, so I can't say when we will be going, but it will be soon," UN chief...
  • Samples prove Syria used sarin gas, says John Kerry September 1, 2013

    Blood and hair samples collected from the chemical attack site in Syria have "tested positive for signatures of sarin gas", US Secretary of State John Kerry, on Sunday, said as he pushed for a military strike against the Assad regime over its alleged use of the deadly weapon. Doing rounds of...
  • US suspects Syria used chemical weapons against rebels April 26, 2013

    Washington: US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced the US intelligence community believes that the Syrian government used sarin gas on a small scale against the rebel forces that are trying to overthrow President Bashar alAssad's government. The disclosure created a quandary for US President Barack Obama, who has set the use...