UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a report last month that Syria has enough equipment to transfer the chemicals out of the country. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Syria has submitted a new 100-day plan for the removal of its chemical weapons after failing to meet a February 5th deadline, but the internat(...)

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem (right) meets UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane in Damascus.

UN inspectors are set to begin investigations today into allegations chemical weapons were deployed east of Damascus last week.The agreement between D(...)

UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane (2nd L) arrives in Damascus today. Photograph: Reuters

Syrian state television said government soldiers found chemical agents in rebel tunnels in the Damascus suburb of Jobar today and some of the troops (...)

An activist wears a gas mask n the Zamalka area of Damascus, in the wake of a suspected chemical weapons attack. Photograph: Bassam Khabieh/Reuters

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon has asked the Syrian government to allow UN inspectors to investigate “without delay” the latest alleged chemical att(...)