Lebanon & Syria
May 19, 2013
Battles in Qusayr, Homs, have left at least 10 Hezbollah fighters dead. More Lebanese militants said to be heading to the the town
May 18, 2013
US and Turkey sing in unison: Assad must step down.
May 17, 2013
An Israeli official has come forward to say that the Israeli government may attack Syria again so as to prevent the transfer of weapons to what he called "Islamist militants".
After adding sanctions to the Syrian government, including blacklisting several ministers and institutions that it says helped President Bashar Assad begin the civil war, as well as labelling Mohammad Al Golani, the leader of the Al Qaeda linked Al Nusra front a terrorist.
May 16, 2013
A video uploaded to Youtube shows the al-Qaeda linked Al Nusra Front executing 11 men they accused of carrying out massacres against the Syrian people
Turkish police apprehended four suspects late Wednesday in connection with car bomb attacks in Reyhanli at the weekend
May 15, 2013
Syrian rebels placed car bombs outside a prison in Aleppo in an attempt to free some of its 4,000 detainees.
The UN General Assembly is set to vote on a draft resolution that would legitimize the Syrian National Coalition as party to a potential political transition
May 14, 2013
Putin and Netanyahu are meeting on Tuesday to discuss both parties' involvement in the Syrian conflict. Israel might try to talk Russia out of selling missile systems to Syria.
United States and United Kingdom leaders came together in Washington on Monday to discuss the current situation in Syria and their respective positions on how to involve all parties, including Russia, in finding a peaceful solution to the conflict.
May 13, 2013
Moscow and Washington attempt to find a peaceful resolution to the Syrian conflict could be attended by Syrian opposition
May 12, 2013
Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi made the remarks in an interview with German title Der Spiegel
The four UN peacekeepers were captured by Syrian rebels last week in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights
May 11, 2013
Two car bombs exploded outside government buildings in a Turkish border town Saturday, killing at least 40 people, the government said.
The US charge d’affaires to Lebanon met with PM Mikati and expressed concern that Hezbollah’s involvement in Syria could drag the country into conflict.