July 7, 2012
Intense bombing rocked Saturday the Syrian province of Aleppo (north) while at least two people were killed at the border in northern Lebanon.
Eight months after the downfall of Muammar Gaddafi, 2.7 million Libyans vote for the first time
July 6, 2012
General Manaf Tlass, a close associate of Bashar Assad, has defected and is en route to France, confirmed Laurent Fabius, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs
July 5, 2012
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad lamented the violent methods used by forces loyal to him during the first days of protests last year, saying he had always enjoyed popular support.
A Libyan source on Thursday denied the Libyan government received Abdullah Senussi, the powerful Director of Intelligence in the era of Gaddafi.
The emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al Ahmad al Sabah, asked outgoing Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber al Mubarak al-Sabah to form a new government
Three senior Syrian officers, including a general, were assassinated Wednesday by gunmen in different parts of the country where nearly 100 people died in the violence, said Thursday the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights (SOHR).
July 4, 2012
Ahead of the historic election on July 7, 2012 in Libya, Libyans abroad began voting on 4 July.
Western powers seek to convince Russia to grant a political asylum to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, reports said Wednesday.
July 3, 2012
The Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday accused Western countries of trying to distort the agreement reached in Geneva on Saturday on the principles of a political transition in Syria
Syrian President Bashar Assad said Tuesday in an interview published by a Turkish daily, that he wished the Syrian forces did not shoot down a Turkish warplane on June 22.
July 2, 2012
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Monday ratified three laws that impose heavy penalties to those who commit "terrorist" acts in order to change the nature of the regime
Iran on Monday began military exercises simulating an attack on a particular "alien base" in the region with a range of ballistic missiles
Libyan protesters and militia attacked the headquarters of the electoral commission in Benghazi on Sunday, burning of ballots just one week before the first general election to be held in Libya for nearly five decades.
July 1, 2012
The French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Sunday that the agreement reached in for a political transition in Syria meant that "Bashar al-Assad's time, ultimately, is over."