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Russia: Syria provided evidence of rebel chemical weapons use

Russia says Syria has provided new evidence that the rebels, rather than government forces, were the ones who carried out a deadly chemical weapons attack last month outside of Damascus.
September 18, 2013

US, France, Britain want binding deadlines in Syria resolution

The United States, France and Britain have agreed on the need for a strong United Nations resolution on Syria's chemical weapons
September 16, 2013

Kerry, Lavrov outline steps Syria must take

The United States and Russia have agreed on a plan for Syria to verify it is getting rid of chemical weapons that includes submitting a comprehensive list of such weapons in one week.
September 14, 2013

Rights group details Syrian massacre

Atrocities and massacres have been regular occurrences in Syria’s two-and-half year civil war, but Human Rights Watch provided details Friday on one of the worst massacres carried out by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad.
September 13, 2013

Obama backs diplomacy on Syria, but force still possible

In his address to nation, president referred to diplomatic developments of recent days as 'encouraging signs'
September 11, 2013

UN: Syrian forces bombed hospitals; talks begin on chemical weapons handover

Syrian government forces have massacred civilians and bombed hospitals, United Nations war crimes investigators said Wednesday as talks began on a diplomatic solution to the chemical weapons crisis.
MSNBC: September 11, 2013