April 23, 2012
The UN observers overseeing a fragile ceasefire in Syria on Monday began their second week of mission with trips to the outskirts of the capital.
April 22, 2012
In a sequel to Bet You Didn't Know these Celebs Were Arab, here's a run-down of some of the region's wealthiest 'Arabs' abroad. A short-list of the Arab diaspora's most affluent members.
The Syrian army bombed Sunday several areas in Duma, a suburb of Damascus, Syrian activists reported.
April 21, 2012
The UN observers arrived Saturday in Homs, ahead of an expected vote in the Security Council on strengthening their mission
April 20, 2012
Thousands of Syrians protested Friday against President Bashar al-Assad and challenged the team of international observers already on the ground to monitor a cease-fire established by the plan of international envoy Kofi Annan.
Syrian singer Asalah Nasri has stirred an upset among Saudi women when she came across as patronizing toward the Saudi fairer sex on a visit in Jeddah.
April 19, 2012
Over 100 people died during the week following the start of the cease-fire in Syria.
When Life Echoes Soap and secret marriages are the stuff of actors and actresses off-screen lives: Turkish Star Deniz Cakir, known to most as 'Fotun', has gotten hitched in private.
Syria is trying to sell gold reserves to raise revenue as Western and Arab sanctions targeting its central bank and oil exports begin to bite, diplomats and traders said.
April 18, 2012
Translation problems in the Turkish soap 'Fatima' have hampered understanding in the Arab world audience who are watching the dubbed version.
The Syrian Foreign Minister Wallid al Mouallem on Wednesday pledged in Beijing that Damascus will comply with the requirements of the peace plan by Kofi Annan
April 17, 2012
We are proud to announce a list of Western stars and luminaries of the entertainment and art world who have something of the Arab within! Did you know that the following famous people had Arab origins? Here's a selection of Hollywood acting legends and singing stars, who come in degrees of Arab-ness, from partial, to fully-fledged and native speaking.
The Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov warned Tuesday against any attempt from "outside forces" to torpedo the efforts of the UN Security Council regarding the Syrian crisis.
April 16, 2012
Fierce fighting between Syrian troops and deserters reported on Monday as bombing resumed in Homs.
The first group of UN observers to monitor the truce in Syria arrived in Damascus.