Lebanon & Syria
March 15, 2012
Tens of thousands of Syrians demonstrated Thursday in support of President Bashar al-Assad, in a show of force on the first anniversary of the Syrian uprising.
As the French election campaign heats up, President Nicholas Sarkozy seems poised to lose in a run-off to leftist candidate Francois Hollande.
March 14, 2012
Two Turkish journalists have disappeared in Syria, announced representatives from Milat newspaper, who have requested assistance from the Turkish government to locate them.
March 6, 2012
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday stated that foreign elements are behind events in his country.
March 4, 2012
The Israeli foreign minister said Sunday that Tel Aviv would be ready to provide humanitarian assistance to Syria as part of international assistance operation.
March 3, 2012
Syrian troops continued Saturday to bomb the city of Homs where the authorities continued to block a convoy of humanitarian aid from the International Red Cross.
March 2, 2012
The Syrian army fired Friday on thousands of people who took to the streets in Syria calling to arm the free Syrian Army after the fall of the rebel stronghold of Baba Amr in Homs.
March 1, 2012
The Syrian army took control Thursday of the district of Baba Amr in Homs after nearly two days of fighting against the rebels.
February 25, 2012
Negotiations resumed between Syrian authorities and opponents to agree to the evacuation of wounded in the Baba Amr district of Homs, where the bombing of the army entered its fourth week Saturday.
February 24, 2012
The President of Tunisia Moncef Marzouki has proposed to the Syrian President to go to Russia with his family into exile, in a speech at the first meeting of the Friends of Syria
Bashar al-Assad is not ready to resign and believes he enjoys strong support in Syria, said a Russian deputy on Friday who met with the Syrian presidentearlier this week in Damascus.
February 21, 2012
The Red Cross has called for a daily two-hour ceasefire in Homs in order to supply the needs of the civilians.
At least 21 people were killed Tuesday in Syria, including 19 by bombings in Homs' neighborhood of Bab Amr, where further troop reinforcements were dispatched
February 20, 2012
Two warships that Iran sent last week to the Mediterranean, arrived in the Syrian port of Tartus for a mission of "training" with the Syrian navy
Confessions made by Turkish officers arrested in Syria last week reveal that Tel Aviv is involved in the insurgency led by "armed gangs" in the country to overthrow the regime of Bashar Assad