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The UN's disarmament chief declared the discovery to the United Nations Security Council, as the US and Russia clashed over international chemical weapons findings on Syria.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights noted Bashar al-Assad's implication in war crimes, including chemical weapons attacks.

Syria stripped of rights at <em>chemical</em> <em>weapons</em> watchdog

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Syria stripped of rights at chemical weapons watchdog

Syria has been voted out of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons for repeated use of chemical weapons.

Syrian <em>chemical</em> <em>weapons</em> victims start legal action in Sweden

The New Arab Staff

Syrian chemical weapons victims start legal action in Sweden

Victims of chemical weapons attacks in Syria have started legal proceedings against Assad regime officials.

<em>Chemical</em> <em>weapons</em> watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Chemical weapons watchdog weighs Syria sanctions

World powers urged the global chemical weapons watchdog OPCW to hit Syria's brutal Assad regime with unprecedented sanctions

Brooke Anderson

Israel, US hold talks ahead of Iran nuclear negotiations

Israel and the US met virtually for strategic talks, where differences have emerged over a possible new nuclear deal with Iran.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Germany demands Syria be held accountable over chemical weapons

Germany's Foreign Minister demanded Syria's government be held accountable after an investigation from a global watchdog said the regime used ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Assad regime used chemical weapons in 2018 attack: OPCW

Bashar Al-Assad's air force used chemical weapons in a 2018 attack on Saraqib, the Organisation for the Prohibition of ...

The New Arab Staff

Protesters commemorate anniversary of Syrian regime Douma chemical massacre

Protesters in Idlib gathered to remember the victims of the 2018 chemical weapons attack on Douma that killed 39, and to ...

Russia and West spar over Syria <em>chemical</em> <em>weapons</em> vote

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia and West spar over Syria chemical weapons vote

A disagreement has erupted over a vote to strip Syria of its voting rights in the international chemical weapons watchdog.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU ministers vow Syria 'war criminals' won't go unpunished

EU foreign ministers vowed they would demand "accountability" from the "war criminals and torturers" of Syria's civil war.

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Hakim Charles Khatib

What's next for Syria under the Biden administration?

Analysis: Washington is still weighing up its approach to Syria, but the power balance that Russia, Turkey and Iran have built will not be easy ...

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Henrietta Wilson

We Are Bellingcat: The emergence and growth of OSINT

Book Club: We Are Bellingcat details an insider's account of the emergence and growth of OSINT and new forms of citizen investigations.

Red Line: The use of <em>chemical</em> <em>weapons</em> in Syria

Chris Doyle

Red Line: The use of chemical weapons in Syria

Book Club: Joby Warrick's new book takes a detailed look at the use of chemical weapons in Syria and the extraordinary efforts ...

Syrian activists: No regrets on tenth anniversary of revolution

Amr Salahi

Syrian activists: No regrets on tenth anniversary of revolution

In-depth: A decade after Syria's revolution began, activists say that despite the great sadness they feel for their country, they have no ...

The New Arab Staff

UK announces sanctions on Syrian figures

The UK foreign office has announced sanctions against supports and allies of the Syrian regime, including the foreign minister.

Sam Hamad

How Syria's war defined a decade

Comment: A decade of war and displacement has left the root causes of Syria's revolution remain firmly in place, and its people no closer to ...

The New Arab Staff

Syria's Asma al-Assad faces war crimes investigation in UK

Asma Assad, a dual British-Syrian national, could face extradition to the United Kingdom and the loss of her British citizenship if convicted on ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Activists race to save digital trace of Syria war

With the Syria war entering its 11th year, there is growing concern that digital evidence of history's most documented conflict is being ...

Syria's bleak decade

Chris Doyle

Syria's bleak decade

Comment: The international community failed Syria. Now they must make sure the next decade is not as bleak as the last, writes Chris Doyle.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Satellite images show aftermath of strike in northern Syria

Past satellite images of the site, some 75 kilometres (45 miles) northeast of the Syrian city of Aleppo, showed hundreds of tanker trucks ...

Canada calls for Syrian regime to face torture charges

The New Arab Staff

Canada calls for Syrian regime to face torture charges

Canada has called on the UN to hold the Assad regime accountable for crimes against its own people after a similar request by the Netherlands.

Russia blocking 'accountability' on Syria <em>chemical</em> <em>weapons</em>: US

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Russia blocking 'accountability' on Syria chemical weapons: US

In her first Security Council meeting, Linda Thomas, Washington's new UN envoy, said Russia was blocking "all efforts to pursue accountability" ...

Denmark withdraws residency permits from 94 Syrian refugees

The New Arab Staff

Denmark withdraws residency permits from 94 Syrian refugees

Denmark has withdrawn residency permits from 94 Syrian refugees, saying that conditions in the war-ravaged area around Damascus are safe.

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