A UN chemical weapons expert (right) gathers evidence at one of the sites of an alleged poison gas attack in the southwestern Damascus suburb of Mouadamiya yesterday.  Photograph: Ahmad Alshami/Reuters

UN experts yesterday visited the besieged western Damascus suburb of Mouadamiya, allegedly targeted with chemical weapons last week, and began taking (...)

A car burns at a site hit by shelling in Arbaeen, near Damascus. A well-known journalist working for Syrian state TV has been killed by rebels as violence continues in the country, the information ministry said. Photograph: Diaa Al-Din/Shaam News Network/Reuters.

Syrian rebels have killed a TV correspondent who was covering clashes near the border with Lebanon, according to the Syrian information ministry.Offic(...)