June 12, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to meet his British counterpart on Wednesday as Washington struggles to organise an international peace conference that would bring together the Syrian government and opposition
Many leading Iranian conservatives have called for conservative candidates to withdraw from the upcoming elections, so that the party can present a unified front.
Turkish police fired teargas throughout Taksim Square in a bid to remove demonstrators from the scene
Austrian peacekeeping troops from the UN monitoring force in the Israeli occupied Golan Heights began their withdrawal from the border crossing on Wednesday, in light of escalating tension between the Syrians and Israelis.
Syrian fighters loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad have killed 26 men in eastern Damascus, as they allegedly brought flour and food aid to fighters.
Syrian rebels allegedly fired rockets into the Lebanese town of Hermel on Tuesday night, injuring four and killing one civilian.
June 11, 2013
Just hours after rumors spread that Hassan Rouhani would be disqualified from the upcoming presidential election, the moderate candidate was endorsed by former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister and his French counterpart expressed concern over the situation in Syria, and called for immediate and urgent action in the war-torn country.
Two suicide bombers attacked Marjeh square in Damascus on Tuesday morning, killing 14 people and injuring 31 civilians according to early reports.
The first quarter of 2013 has seen Israeli settlement building be at an all time high, according to data accumulated by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has postponed his scheduled visit to the region in light of a series of talks occurring within the Obama administration this week on Syria, with a possible view to arm the Syrian rebels in light of regime successes.
After encroaching upon rebel positions in Aleppo since the fall of Qusayr last week, regime troops have launched an offensive against an Aleppo airbase, as well as key areas of the northern province.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out on the preconditions that the Palestinians for the negotiations, calling them insurmountable.
Two suicide bombers targeted a busy Damascus square on Tuesday morning. No reports on the number of casualties have been released yet.
Hundreds of Turkish riot police on Tuesday morning entered Istanbul’s Taksim Square, after forces reportedly used tear gas last night to disperse protesters on the 11th day of anti-government demonstrations.