Behind The News
March 11, 2013
According to a new report by the United Nations, Syrian army soldiers are demanded payment to stop the bomb attacks.
March 9, 2013
On his 222nd day, Issawi speaks out about his protest and demands that Israel either charge him or let him go.
March 6, 2013
President Hugo Chavez died on Tuesday after a two-year battle with cancer, ending 14 years of controversial rule that won him passionate support from Latin American to the Middle East.
March 4, 2013
France says Abou Zeid has probably been killed in Mali
March 2, 2013
The notorious pariah state looks to be reconsidering its stance on nuclear power at the latest round of talks.
February 27, 2013
What will a post Assad Syria look like and is there any prospect for a stable country after the old regime crumbles?
February 25, 2013
According to an Islamist source, foreign Jihadi Salafists in Syria have begun a push to “expand” their so-called holy war into Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey amidst their ongoing campaign against Damascus.
February 24, 2013
The so-called foreign infiltration of the Syrian conflict is taking a front seat as external forces are throwing their weight behind the rebels to arm Syria's militants, says a Washington Post report.
February 21, 2013
Al Akhbar news, a Lebanese daily newspaper, reported in January that Lebanon's Spinneys franchise CEO Michael Wright had been sacked; however the truth is stranger than fiction and Al Bawaba sets the record straight.
February 19, 2013
What happens when Israeli “Absentee Property” law deprives the Ayyad Family of a Home-cum-Hotel: a family's struggle to keep hold of the Cliff Hotel -incidentally built on land owned pre-dating the State of Israel's conception- in the face of arbitrary state laws. This is the case of the Cliff Hotel and the 'disappearing' Palestinian birthright.
February 17, 2013
Promising to quit politics if convicted by the court, Avigdor Lieberman finally answers for his alleged crimes.
February 14, 2013
In late January the United Nations raised more than $1.5 billion in just one day’s worth of pledges at their conference in Kuwait. The money was intended for the suffering masses of Syria’s civil war but critics say most of the aid will never reach the rubble-strewn streets of Aleppo, Idlib and Homs.
February 12, 2013
Pope Benedict said in a historic announcement he no longer had the mental and physical strength to run the Roman Catholic Church.
February 10, 2013
How the U.S. determines whom drones target became a public question after a drone killed U.S.-born Anwar al-Awlaki, who was a member of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.
February 6, 2013
A group accused of trying to overthrow the UAE government meet with the judge before the start of the public hearing.