Lebanon & Syria
January 16, 2013
Witnesses report seeing bombs fall from the sky, despite the area being under regime control.
January 15, 2013
In the midst of its own internal political crisis, and with Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf's arrest ordered, Pakistan speaks out on the record to Al Arabiya on the nation's unabashed support for Syria's 'rebel forces'.
After allegations that an Egyptian company was manufacturing the dangerous weapons, Egypt's military answers back.
January 14, 2013
Rape has been a 'significant' weapon of Syria's civil war, and is the 'primary' factor in the exodus of women and children refugees to neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon, an aid group has said.
January 12, 2013
Syrian rebels have taken control of Idlib's Taftanaz airbase, following days of fierce fighting with government forces.
January 9, 2013
A Syrian opposition group has released 48 Iranians as part of a prisoner swap deal with Bashar al-Assad’s regime.
Syrian opposition fighters have announced the capture of suspected assassins of French journalist Gilles Jacquier who was killed in a rocket explosion in the city of Homs early last year.
January 8, 2013
Heavy rain and strong winds in the camp leave tents underwater and residents protesting about living conditions.
Rebels aligned with the Free Syrian Army set up units to monitor movement at the regime-controlled sites.
January 7, 2013
A sudden influx of refugees into the Zaatari camp worries UN officials, already struggling to cope.
January 6, 2013
The Syrian president addresses the nation to call for a political solution and to thank Russia, China and Iran for their support.
After NATO confirms that Scud missiles have been used, footage apparently showing Assad's forces using the weapons emerge online.
The Syrian president will address the nation today in his first public speech since June.
January 5, 2013
As the Syrian civil war edges closer to the center of Damascus, U.S. troops began arriving in Turkey to man Patriot missile batteries against threats from.
January 3, 2013
Hezbollah’s Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah appealed to the government on Thursday January 3rd to not interfere over the Syria crisis and at the same time to back a political solution to end the months-long conflict in Lebanon’s neighbor.