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# opcw - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Chemical watchdog denies claim from Syrian government its team has been kidnapped

All members are “safe”, and are currently returning to base after an attack.

# opcw - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Two crucified, 60 killed, as chemical weapons watchdog launches fresh probe in Syria

Up to 60 people were killed in attacks on Damascus and Homs yesterday.

# opcw - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

First shipment of chemical weapons leaves Syria

Syria agreed last year to a US-Russian deal to hand over its chemical weapons.

# opcw - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Column: Making chemical weapons a defining issue in Syria sends entirely the wrong message

If the international community is serious about helping the people of Syria, it should set about creating the conditions for a massive humanitarian intervention, which of course would mean concentrating everything that is killing people.

Syria has destroyed all of its chemical weapons equipment: watchdog

Syria had been given a deadline of tomorrow to get rid of all of its production and assembly facilities for chemical weapons.

# opcw - Monday 28 October, 2013

How chemical weapons inspectors learn to do their jobs

A new batch of chemical weapons inspectors are learning how to tell if an attack has taken place or not.

# opcw - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Syria hands over detailed plan to destroy chemical weapons on time

Damascus was required to submit the destruction plan under a US-Russian deal agreed last month.

# opcw - Friday 11 October, 2013

OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize for work in eliminating chemical weapons

The organisation was named ahead of Pakistan activist Malala Youafzai.

# opcw - Sunday 6 October, 2013

Process of destroying Syria's chemical weapons now under way

The team charged with the destruction of the weapons began the process this morning, a source in the international mission has said.

# opcw - Monday 30 September, 2013

Syria: Inspectors prepare to destroy chemical weapons

UN chemical weapons experts leave country as separate disarmament group moves in to take next step against banned arsenal.

# opcw - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Ireland to give €200k towards destroying chemical weapons in Syria

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore said it reflects Ireland’s “long-standing opposition to the use of weapons of mass destruction”.

# opcw - Friday 20 September, 2013

Meeting of chemical weapons watchdog on Syria postponed again

Syria has handed over details of its chemical weapons arsenal.