Lebanon & Syria
April 24, 2013
American Secretary of State John Kerry urged NATO to consider its role should evidence emerge that chemical weapons are being used in the Syrian conflict
April 23, 2013
Two rockets have hit Lebanon in the latest round of cross-border fire.
The Syrian National Coalition’s interim president says the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has declared war on the Syrian people.
April 22, 2013
Hezbollah and Iran are thought to be sending thousands of militants to support Syrian regime forces fight against the Western/Gulf-backed rebels
A large Lebanese delegation of around 50 political figures traveled to Syria for talks with President Bashar Assad Sunday in a move likely to raise tension in an already divided Lebanon over the crisis next door.
April 17, 2013
In a TV interview on state al-Ikhbariya channel Assad said that the West would pay dearly for funding Al-Qaeda as it did in Afghanistan. He also emphasized that his army's priority was protecting civilian lives, while lashing out at neighbor Jordan for supporting rebels across the borders.
The UN-Arab League envoy to Syria feels his neutrality has been compromised by Arab bloc's moves to recognize Syrian opposition
April 15, 2013
Bashar Al-Assad's air force has been responsible for thousands of civilian deaths since the conflict in Syria erupted over two years ago
April 14, 2013
One man was killed and several people were wounded on Sunday when Syrian gunmen slammed rockets into Lebanon’s border village of Qasr in the Hermel region.
Activists report that 40 Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have been killed in recent fighting in al-Qusayr, Homs, Syria
April 13, 2013
In a reminder of how the Syrian war is spilling over into its regional neighbors, the conflict widens across the borders.
April 12, 2013
According to the American who headed the inspection team in Iraq, sending in the team to a war zone would be a "suicide mission".
April 11, 2013
At least 26 civilians were killed in an army crackdown on defectors in the southern province of Deraa late Wednesday evening, activists said Thursday.
April 10, 2013
The jihadist group also distance themselves from remarks made by Al Qaeda in Iraq chief, that the two groups had merged
British Foreign Secretary William Hague has already met with senior members of the SNC ahead of the G8 summit in London