Regime Forces Continue Pounding Cities Amid Mass Defections

A Syrian Arab Red Crescent aid worker died a day after he was shot by regime forces in a clearly marked ambulance vehicle in the town of Deir Azzour

U.S. 'Strongly Condemns' Syrian Shelling of Northern Lebanon

The United States on Tuesday deplored Syrian shelling of northern Lebanon, urging the regime of President Bashar Assad to respect the sovereignty of its neighbors

Regime Forces Commit Massacres in Idlib, Homs and Deir Azzour

Regime forces committed new massacres as they heavily pounded the towns of Ariha in the province of Idlib and Rastan in the province of Homs leaving scores of civilians dead and wounded

Russia Sends Naval Fleet to Syrian Port

Russia has sent a naval flotilla of six warships led by an anti-submarine destroyer to its naval base at the Syrian port of Tartus

Annan to Put 'Approach' to Rebels after Assad Talks

International envoy Kofi Annan said he agreed with President Bashar Assad on Monday on a new political "approach" to end Syria's conflict that would be put to the rebels

Damascus and Aleppo Go on Strike

Khan Sheikhoun was declared by revolutionary councils as a disaster area after regime forces looted, destroyed and burnt down more than 200 houses, sexually assaulted women

Violent Day in Damascus and Aleppo

Syrian resistance forces clashed in the Kafarsouseh district of the capital with regime forces resulting in several deaths and injuries. Meanwhile, the second largest city, Aleppo

Libyans Cast Ballots in Historic Post-Gadhafi Vote

Libyans cast ballots Saturday for a national assembly, the first election since Moammar Gadhafi's ouster

WikiLeaks Publishes Two Million Emails from Syrian Officials

WikiLeaks said Thursday it was publishing over two million emails from Syrian political figures dating back to 2006

Turkey Recovers Bodies of Downed Jet's Pilots

The bodies of the two pilots of a Turkish jet that was downed by Syria on June 22 have been recovered at the bottom of the eastern Mediterranean sea

Syria helicopters strike Damascus suburb; diplomacy stalled

 Syrian attack helicopters bombarded a suburb of Damascus and Turkey said it had scrambled warplanes near the border in the north

43 Dead as Syrians Rally and Troops Pound Damascus Suburb

At least 43 people were killed in Syria on Friday as regime forces pounded the Damascus suburb of Douma and the central city of Homs

Two Bombs Go Off Outside Damascus Justice Palace

Two bombs exploded in the car park of the Palace of Justice in the Al-Marjeh district of Damascus. A third did not explode

Syrian Regime Levels Down Entire Neighbourhoods

The regime’s intense shelling and bombardment continued to target revolting areas in a desperate bid to end the revolution

Muslim Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi Declared Egypt's President

Muslim Brotherhood member Mohammed Morsi was on Sunday declared the first president of Egypt since a popular uprising ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak, the head of the electoral commission announced

NATO to Meet after Turkey Accuses Syria of Downing Jet in Int’l Airspace

NATO said it will hold an emergency meeting after Ankara on Sunday accused Syria of downing a Turkish jet in international airspace, raising fears that tensions could soar in the tinderbox region

Egypt tense ahead of presidential poll result

Tensions were high in Egypt on Sunday as the country anxiously awaited the result of the presidential run-off vote


Egypt to Announce Presidential Poll Result Sunday

Egypt's electoral commission will announce the results of a presidential poll pitting Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Mursi against ex-premier Ahmed Shafiq on Sunday

Weekly Campaign to Expel Syrian Ambassador Launched in Tripoli

A demonstration was held by a number of Syrian refugees and Lebanese nationals in the northern city of Tripoli in support of the Syrian revolution, reported the pan-Arab daily Asharq al-Awsat on Saturday

Turkish Warplane Vanishes over Syria Border

The Turkish army announced Friday that it lost contact with a Turkish fighter jet over the border with Syria, according to media reports