Mideast Syria

August 24, 2013 - 8:35 AM
A picture taken through a window shows the United Nations high representative for disarmament affairs, Angela Kane, second left, at a hotel in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. The United Nations disarmament chief arrived today to press President Bashar Assad's regime to allow U.N. experts to investigate an alleged chemical weapons attack this week that reportedly killed more than 130 people. Kane who was dispatched by the U.N. secretary-general to push for a speedy investigation into Wednesday's purported attack outside the Syrian capital, did not speak to reporters upon her arrival in Damascus. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)