Politics of Syria
  • Syrians gather near vehicles of the United Nations (UN) arms experts as they inspect a site suspected of being hit by a deadly chemical weapons attack last week on August 28, 2013 in the Eastern Ghouta area on the northeastern outskirts of Damascus.

    Russian and Syrian foreign ministers say they will push for the return of United Nations inspectors to Syria to continue their probe into the use of chemical weapons.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 09, 2013, 10:51 AM EDT
  • A Damascus opposition monitoring group said 494 people had been killed in a gas attack and shelling by President Bashar al-Assad's forces. The government denies using chemical weapons.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2013, 10:17 AM EDT