Lebanon & Syria
March 28, 2013
After conflicting allegations over who set off chemical weapons in the north of the country, President Assad approves the international team to come into his country.
March 27, 2013
The former UN-Arab League Envoy says the time to arm the rebels has passed and urged for a political solution to the ongoing conflict.
March 26, 2013
A government spokesperson says that Saudis in Syria will be arrested if they return home.
FSA chief Riad Al-Assaad was injured in a bomb attack in the Miadeen, Deir Ezzor.
March 25, 2013
Syria’s resigned rebel chief Moaz al-Khatib declared his intention on Facebook to make a speech “in the name of the Syrian people” at the Arab summit in Doha, where his country's seat at the Arab League has been officially suspended.
According to U.S. media reporters the Central Intelligence Agency is helping Arab countries increase their military aid to the opposition fighters.
A new wave of sectarian kidnappings took place around Arsal, a sensitive area in northeast Lebanon, on Sunday, a security official told AFP.
After shots are fired at Israeli troops in the occupied Golan Heights, the defense minister vows an "immediate" response.
The head of the rebel FSA faction's spokesman says he was wounded in blast near Deir Azzor in eastern Syria.
March 24, 2013
At least 12 people have been killed in three days of fighting, as Syrian conflict erupts over the border
Syrian opposition groups have seized a key air base in the country's southern province of Deraa.
March 23, 2013
According to unnamed U.S. officials speaking to the Wall Street Journal, the American intelligence agency has been aiding the opposition fighters.
Prime Minister Mikati announced the moved on Friday after Hezbollah allies tried to stop them organizing a group to supervise the summer elections.
March 22, 2013
Dr. Al-Bouti was among the 42 killed when a suicide bomber entered a mosque in Damascus according to Syrian state television.
March 21, 2013
The United Nations will open an investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday.