UN concerned over chemical weapons in Syria

Damascus’ declaration of its chemical weapons program “cannot be considered accurate due to gaps, inconsistencies and discrepancies,” the United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs told the Security Council. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner…

Israel reportedly hit Syria chemical arms sites

Israel twice struck chemical weapons facilities in Syria over the past 2 years in a mission to prevent the neighboring Arab Republic from renewing chemical weapons production, the Washington Post…

Syria blames Latakia port fires on Israel

Israel carried out an overnight air strike on the Syrian port of Latakia on Tuesday that sparked major blazes at a container storage area, Syrian state media reported citing a…

Syria alleges new IDF strike

Israel launched two missiles at a building in southern Damascus early this morning, said the Syrian Defense Ministry. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner The strike “by the Israeli enemy”…

Iran vows to destroy Israel in future war

If Israel starts a war, said a top Iranian commander, the Islamic Republic will be the one to end it. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner "Any mistake by Israel…

Drones reportedly strike Iranian proxies in Syria

The Syrian government has not issued a statement although an opposition-linked war monitoring organization said the attack occurred at dawn on Wednesday. By Erin Viner The London-based Syrian Observatory for…

Syria claims new airstrikes

Air defenses intercepted an Israeli missile attack on sites in its central and coastal regions yesterday evening, said a military source cited by Syrian state media. By Jonathan Hessen and…

Syria alleges 2nd IDF strike in 4 days

“The Israeli enemy on Wednesday at dawn launched an aerial aggression with missiles targeting one of the posts in Damascus Countryside,” said a Syrian military source cited by state media.…

IDF reportedly strikes Hezbollah weapons convoy

In what is being called “a rare daytime bombardment,” surface-to-surface precision guided missiles struck multiple targets in a suburb of Damascus in a latest attack Syria has attributed to Israel.…

IAEA: Iran expanding uranium enrichment

The Islamic Republic is now feeding uranium enriched to up to 20% into limited numbers of extra centrifuges at its Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant (PFEP) at Natanz, where it is…