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  • Syria chemical handover nearly complete

    Syria has nearly completed surrendering its chemical weapons stockpile, a joint task force in charge of the operation said Thursday, as UN Security Council members called for a fresh probe into alleged gas attacks. "Today's operation brings the total of chemical material removed and destroyed to…

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    • Syrian lawmaker first to announce presidential bid

      DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian lawmaker registered as a candidate Wednesday for the country's June 3 presidential election, becoming the first official contender in a vote that will take place during the country's civil war and one that embattled President Bashar Assad likely will win.

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        • Syrian Activists Accuse Assad of New Gas Attacks

          Syrian government forces have attacked rebel-held areas with poisonous chlorine gas in recent weeks and months, leaving men, women and children coughing, choking and gasping for breath, according to Associated Press interviews with more than a dozen activists, medics and residents on the opposition…

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          • Chemical weapons watchdog weighs chlorine attack probe in Syria: sources

            By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog overseeing the destruction of Syria's toxic stockpile is considering launching a fact-finding mission on his own initiative to investigate reports of chlorine gas attacks there, sources said. Syria became a…

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            • First Presidential Candidate Registers In Syria

              In this photo taken on Tuesday March 11, 2014 and released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian lawmakers gather during a session to vote for a new election law, at the Syrian parliament in Damascus, Syria. DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A Syrian lawmaker registered as a candidate Wednesday for…

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              • Businessman second hopeful for Syria presidential vote

                A businessman who studied in the United States on Thursday became the second hopeful to register for Syria's controversial June presidential election which is expected to return incumbent Bashar al-Assad to office. Like the first would-be candidate to declare, Hassan Abdullah al-Nuri is a member of…

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                • First candidate for Syria's presidential election steps forward

                  A Syrian lawmaker has nominated himself for president, state media said on Wednesday, the first candidate in an election likely to cement President Bashar al-Assad's rule over a country devastated by civil war. Parliament this week set the election for June 3, a move Assad's international opponents…

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                  • Chemical weapons removal from Syria nearly complete

                    BEIRUT — With its latest deadline days away, Syria is close to eliminating its stockpile of chemical weapons, monitors said Tuesday, an improbable accomplishment in the midst of civil war that is likely to diminish further the possibility of international intervention. After a slow start that…

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