Syria

June 13, 2012

Members of the FSA pose with local children
12:06 GMT

Are the Shabiha militia really 'ghosts' or just a figment of the FSA's imagination? Al Bawaba investigates.

Maksim and wife Sawsan
10:18 GMT

The Syrian actor and his wife attend festival in matching black outfits.

June 12, 2012

Chemical weapons
10:15 GMT

Israeli military warns that Syria has world's biggest stockpile of biological weapons and will attack the Jewish state.

Syria
07:56 GMT

The United States expressed concern late Monday that the regime of Bashar al-Assad is preparing a new massacre in Syria, where violence and fighting left yesterday 106 dead, including 77 civilians.

June 11, 2012

Asala Nasri in the sky with diamonds!
20:24 GMT

Asala Nasri the Syrian musical talent has offered her weight in diamonds to help the Syrian people fighting for their revolutionary cause against a powerful regime.

Rebels
08:06 GMT

A report in Kuwait confirms the Syrian regime's claims about the participation of Arab mercenaries in the violence that reverberates Syria for months.

June 10, 2012

While other countries have turned the Arab Spring to their political advantage, Syria it would seem has not. The picture today is a bleak one of death & destruction. Massacres continue - after Houla, now Qubair - compounded with futile international efforts, as Syria is fast-turning into a regional and international battleground.
23:25 GMT

To float one's eyes over a map of the Middle East, is to see a region in distress. Revolution or not, the Arab region has not been faring well and has been failing to get out of deadlock political situations and economic black holes. Here's a roundup of the miserable state of Middle Eastern affairs today.

Syria
15:02 GMT

The Syrian regime's forces shelled several areas Sunday in the province of Homs in the center of the country in a new offensive to retake some territories controlled by the insurgents.

Syrian army
06:02 GMT

The main Syrian opposition body, the Syrian National Council (SNC), announced Sunday that it had elected the Kurdish Abdel-Basset Sida as its new chief.

June 9, 2012

Annan and Clinton
08:46 GMT

The UN observers have felt a "strong odor of burnt flesh" and saw blood on Friday at the scene of the massacre in Al-Koubeir in Syria

June 8, 2012

Security Council
09:39 GMT

The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday spoke of an "imminent" danger of civil war in Syria

June 7, 2012

massacre
18:21 GMT

UN observers from on Thursday visited the village of al-Kabir in the Syrian province of Hama, where some 90 civillians were massacred.

George Wassouf with family
11:34 GMT

The recovering George Wassouf is showing good signs of regaining full health, as his wife speaks of their family vacation plans for Italy.

Tank destroyed
06:57 GMT

The Syrian army and militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad are again accused on Thursday of standing behind a massacre of villagers

June 6, 2012

Chinese Russian leaders
15:24 GMT

Russia and China said they were opposed to any foreign military intervention in Syria and Iran.