Syria Meets Deadline to Dismantle Chemical Weapons Program

Syria Meets Deadline to Dismantle Chemical Weapons Program

  Despite shaky talks earlier this week between UN-Arab officials and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has announced Syria has met the chemical weapons disarmament deadline. The Syrian government has reportedly been cooperative with the OPCW and has effectively made their mixing and production facilities inoperable. The […]

Syria Weapons Now Unstable Say Inspectors

Syria Weapons Now Unstable Say Inspectors

Syria’s stockpile of deadly chemical weapons has now been rendered unstable say the inspectors for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. The weapons are now unusable from 21 of the 23 sites that OPCW visited.  Two of the sites were considered too dangerous for them to enter, but in these instances, the chemicals […]

Syria: Power Outage Near Damascus Blamed on Rebels

Syria: Power Outage Near Damascus Blamed on Rebels

On Wednesday, the Syrian electricity minister, Emad Khamis, addressed a blackout which occurred in the country. Khamis blamed the power outage on attacks from rebel forces, alleging that they damaged a gas pipline. He also added that actions were being taken to get the power system back up and running again. RT reports that power is also […]

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