Lebanon & Syria
October 2, 2013
After almost two million refugees have fled Syria, countries are establishing quotas to ensure proper support.
Lebanon's caretaker Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said Wednesday that all Hezbollah checkpoints on Lebanese territory had been abandoned and taken over by the army.
UN High Commissioner for Refugees has urged the international community to provide more economic support for growing numbers of Syrian refugees fleeing their war-torn country.
October 1, 2013
The Syrian opposition National Coalition released a statement Tuesday calling on in the international community to deliver humanitarian aid to the starving people in Syria in areas under the regime's seige.
After compliance with the UN to turn over chemical weapons stockpile, Assad has right to run for re-election in 2014.
At least 115,000 people have been killed in the two-and-a-half-year-old Syrian conflict, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Tuesday.
UN Inspectors begin chemical weapons disarmament process in Syria.
Gunfire wounded a Lebanese soldier and a civilian in Tripoli as violence rocked the northern city in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Syria's Foreign Minister Walid Moallem on Monday warned that the Syrian government would not take part in any internationally organised peace talks if the West continues backing "terrorists", adding that "there is no civil war in Syria".
September 30, 2013
The German government has admitted that it exported 360 tons of chemicals to Syria from 1998 - 2011.
Agreements are underway as Assad stands behind his word on chemical weapons destruction plan.
September 29, 2013
A suicide bomber kills himself and at least 25 others at a funeral near Baghdad in Iraq.
Jordan responds to Syrian government regarding recent border shelling.
UN inspectors visiting targeted sites to continue investigations of chemical weapons use in Syria.
The Syrian air force killed nine people in a bomb attack on a high school in the rebel-controlled capital of Raqa.