Al-Mustaqbal Urges Miqati to Resign and Tripoli MPs to Boycott Parliamentary Sessions

Al-Mustaqbal movement urged Prime Minister Najib Miqati and Tripoli ministers on Sunday to resign after the General Security Department lured Shadi al-Mawlawi to arrest him on suspicion of contacting a terrorist organization

Blast near Baath Party Office in Syria's Aleppo

A large explosion went off near an office of the ruling Baath party in Syria's second city of Aleppo on Friday evening, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights

Explosions Shake Damascus, Evidence Implicates the Regime

Two explosions shook the capital Damascus, leading to 55 deaths and 372 injuries according to state-run media. The explosions targeted a security centre and a UNICEF quarters downtown

Syrian Troops Kidnap Citizen in Akkar

Syrian troops crossed over into Lebanon Wednesday night and kidnapped a Lebanese citizen, reported the daily al-Mustaqbal on Thursday

Several Dead, Hurt across Syria as Blast Hits U.N. Observer Convoy in Daraa

A roadside blast hit troops escorting U.N. observers in Syria's south on Wednesday, a day after envoy Kofi Annan warned that his peace plan could be the last chance to avoid civil war, while several people were killed or wounded in violence across the country

Interpol Issues Red Notice for Arrest of Iraqi VP

Interpol said Tuesday it had issued an international Red Notice for the arrest of Iraq's fugitive Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi "on suspicion of guiding and financing terrorist attacks"

Officials: Qaida Plot against U.S.-bound Airliner Foiled

The United States has foiled a plot by al-Qaida's branch in Yemen to blow up a U.S.-bound airliner near the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, officials said Monday

Jumblat: They Want to Control Everything, But We'll Confront Them via Ballot Boxes

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat on Sunday hit back at Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun, accusing him and his allies of seeking to “take control of all the country’s assets, of the administration, judiciary, army and economy”

Francois Hollande Elected France's First Socialist President in Nearly Two Decades

Francois Hollande was elected France's first Socialist president in nearly two decades on Sunday, dealing a humiliating defeat to incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy and shaking up European politics

Regime Raids Aleppo UniversityEvacuates Campus and Kills 6 Students

The management announced the decision before regime forces raided the dorms and arrested over a hundred and killed at least six

Egypt Military Pledges '100%' Fair Presidential Poll

Egypt's military rulers vowed Thursday that this month's presidential election will be fair and moved to assure the public it would hand over power, a day after a deadly attack on an anti-military protest

20 Dead after Attackers Storm Cairo Protest

Thugs attacked an anti-military protest near the Defense Ministry in Cairo on Wednesday and 20 people were killed, officials said, in the politically tense run-up to the first post-uprising presidential election

26 Dead in Syria Hours after New U.N. Ceasefire Call

Ten civilians killed by regime mortar fire and 12 troops died in clashes with rebels were among 26 dead in Syria on Tuesday just hours after a new U.N. call for all sides to respect a troubled truce

Jumblat: Adopting Proportional Representation in Electoral Law Will Reproduce Period of Hegemony

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat questioned on Monday the insistence to adopt proportional representation in the parliamentary electoral law

More than 20 Killed in Blasts in Syria's Idlib

More than 20 people were killed on Monday in blasts targeting security buildings in the city of Idlib, northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said

U.N. Urges Respect for Syria Truce as Observers Visit Homs Neighborhood

U.N. observers said on Sunday that it was "extremely important" that all sides respect a promised ceasefire in Syria as a veteran peacekeeper flew in to take command

Suleiman Hails Army as Questions Rise over UNIFIL’s Failure to Intercept Ship Smuggling Arms to Syria

President Michel Suleiman hailed on Saturday the interception of a ship suspected of delivering weapons to Syria as the Lebanese army issued a statement confirming the incident

Feltman in Lebanon Next Week

Assistant U.S. Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffery Feltman is expected to arrive in Lebanon next week where he is scheduled to hold talks with a number of officials

Blasts Shake Damascus’ Maidan Neighborhood and Industrial Zone, 9 Killed

A suicide bomb attack in the central Damascus district of Maidan killed at least nine people and wounded another 20 on Friday, Syrian state television reported, blaming "terrorists”

Syrian Opposition Calls for Emergency U.N. Meeting

Syria's main opposition group on Thursday called for an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting as it accused regime forces of killing more than 100 people in the central city of Hama in recent days