United States | The Russian and Assad Regime’s False Allegations on Chemical Weapons Use in Aleppo

United States – On November 24, 2018, the Assad regime and Russia falsely accused the opposition…

DAMASCUS, Syria | North Korea FM says his country and Syria face same ‘enemy’

DAMASCUS, Syria — North Korea’s Foreign Minister says his country and Syria face the same “enemy”…

LONDON | The Latest: Russia says critics politicizing Interpol

LONDON— The Latest on the Interpol general assembly and leadership election (all times local): 1p.m. Russian…

LONDON | Kremlin foes furious over possible Russian Interpol chief

LONDON — Kremlin critic Bill Browder says naming a top Russian police official as president of…

BRUSSELS | US, UK clash with Russia at OPCW over new investigative team

BRUSSELS — The U.S. and Western powers have clashed with Russia and others at the global…

WASHINGTON | US to impose new Russia sanctions over spy poisoning in UK

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration said Tuesday that it is consulting with Congress about additional sanctions on…

WASHINGTON | White House: Trump Colombia trip is off, still attending G20

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is again calling off a planned trip to Colombia, seven months after…

MOSCOW | Russia dismisses suspected spy actions as routine Dutch trip

MOSCOW — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says suspected Russian spies accused of trying to hack…

UNITED NATIONS | Syria, North Korea to have their say at UN gathering

UNITED NATIONS  — Two of the planet’s most troubled hot spots are sending envoys to have…

LONDON | The Latest: UK says Russia is playing ‘dice’ with UK lives

LONDON — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain…

WASHINGTON | White House warns Syria against ‘reckless escalation’ in Idlib province, vows swift response if chemical weapons used

WASHINGTON — White House warns Syria against ‘reckless escalation’ in Idlib province, vows swift response if…

WASHINGTON | US warns Russia, Syria against chemical weapons use

WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. officials warned the Russian and Syrian governments Tuesday against chemical weapons use…

U.S. Department of State News: Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The below is attributable to Spokesperson…

U.S. Department of State News: Imposition of Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act Sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: Following the use of a “Novichok”…

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Watchdog finds evidence of chemicals in Syria gas attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The global chemical weapons watchdog says in an interim report on the…

GENEVA  | US calls Syrian presidency of disarmament body ‘travesty’

GENEVA  — The U.S. envoy to the United Nations-hosted Conference on Disarmament says that Syria’s presidency…

BEIRUT | The Latest: Russia brings Syrian ‘witnesses’ to Netherlands

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria developments (all times local): 5:50 p.m. A group of…

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Chemical weapons watchdog confirms that inspectors have visited Douma to investigate alleged April 7 chemical attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Chemical weapons watchdog confirms that inspectors have visited…

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

THE HAGUE, Netherlands  | April 18, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has…

BEIRUT | The Latest: UN: Syria must not restrict chemical probe

BEIRUT  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 6:20…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump speaks to UK, French leaders after strikes

WASHINGTON | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all…

MOSCOW | Russia: Trace of Western-made nerve agent seen in UK samples

MOSCOW | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow has received a document from…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Syria’s capital rocked by loud explosions

WASHINGTON| April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says US prepared to sustain Syria strikes

WASHINGTON| April 13, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Latest on U.S. missile strikes on Syria (all times local):…

Russia expels 23 UK envoys, blames others for spy poisoning

MOSCOW /March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Russia on Saturday announced it is expelling 23 British diplomats and…

Pentagon head warns Syrian forces on use of chemical weapons

MUSCAT, Oman/March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is warning the Syrian government…

Tillerson seeks to show ‘America First’ isn’t America alone

WARSAW, Poland /January 27, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — As President Donald Trump declared that “America First does…

US, Russian envoys talk Syria after chemical weapons charges

PARIS/January 24, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov (sir-GAY’…

Macron slams Assad for comments on France supporting terror

PARIS /December 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  French president Emmanuel Macron hit back on Tuesday at Syrian…

US Defense Sec’y Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

TEL AVIV, Israel/April 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Syria still possesses chemical weapons, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim…