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  • Syria chemical arms team to disband September 30, probe to go on: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A joint mission of the United Nations and the global anti-chemical arms watchdog that has overseen the destruction of Syria's toxic gas stocks will shut down on Sept. 30 though a successor unit will continue investigating, the U.N. chief said.
  • Congress should vote on new Mideast war

    Congress should vote on new Mideast war
    Last year, as he prepared to carry out a bombing campaign against Syrian government forces, President Barack Obama decided to first ask for approval from Congress. A deal with President Bashar Assad to destroy his chemical weapons made the issue moot. But...

    Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian govt using poison gas: U.N.

    Islamic State commits war crimes, Syrian govt using poison gas: U.N.
    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations accused Islamic State insurgents on Wednesday of committing war crimes including amputations and public executions, sometimes in the presence of children, and said it believed Damascus had used chlorine gas in...

    Islamist fighters seize Syria crossing near Israel: Syrian Observatory

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front and other Islamist fighters have taken control of a border crossing on the line dividing Syria from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a group monitoring the Syrian conflict said on Wednesday. The...

    Syria's Assad appoints a new cabinet

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has been fighting rebels for the last three years and been isolated by much of the world, issued a decree to form a new government on Wednesday, keeping most key ministers in place. Assad was...