Cousin of Syria's Assad denied visa to Switzerland

The Swiss supreme court has rejected a demand by a cousin of Syrian President Bashar Assad to visit his lawyer in Switzerland

Hariri hopes 2012 will be the year of freedom and justice in Lebanon and the Arab World

Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri hoped on Saturday that the year 2012 will be a year of “goodness, blessings, freedom and justice for all, in Lebanon and the Arab World”

"March 14 forces" confirm the continuation of the "Cedar Revolution" for the sovereignty and the STL

" the year 2012 is full of core variables resulting from the Arab spring, which brought the human dignity of the Arab citizen in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Yemen and up to the Syrian Revolution

 Rallies, Blood Drives in N. Lebanon to Aid Syria Refugees

Hundreds of protesters hit the streets in north Lebanon Friday to support the revolt against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime, organizing blood drives and marching towards the volatile border

Hariri uncomfortable with the observers mission

Hariri uncomfortable with the observers mission, calls for an Arab-Turkish joint force to topple the Syrian regime

14 Killed across Syria as Arab Monitors Enter Baba Amro

A group of Arab League observers on Wednesday entered the flashpoint Baba Amro neighborhood in the Syrian city of Homs, as world powers urged Damascus to give them full access as they try to reveal the truth about the regime’s crackdown on dissent

35 Dead as 70,000 Rally in Homs with Arab Monitors Arrival

Some 70,000 Syrians took to the streets of Homs as Arab League observers visited the protest hub on Tuesday and activists said security forces shot dead 35 people across the country

3 Lebanese Killed by Syrian Gunfire in Wadi Khaled

Three Lebanese citizens in Akkar’s Wadi Khaled were killed Tuesday by gunfire coming from across the border with Syria.

Ghalioun Says Arab Monitors in Homs but 'Cannot Work'

Arab League observers have arrived in the flashpoint Syrian city of Homs but are unable to do their job, the head of the country's main opposition group said on Monday

Hariri: Arab-Turk Force Must Be Formed if U.N. Fails to OK Syria No-Fly Zone

Former premier Saad Hariri on Monday said the Arab League should seek a “no-fly zone” over revolt-hit Syria, stressing that “everything must be done” to stop what he called a “massacre”

Syria Opposition Urges Monitors to Visit Besieged Homs

The opposition Syrian National Council appealed Sunday for the Arab League to immediately send observers to the besieged city of Homs and other hotspots

Gorbachev Calls on Putin to Resign

The last Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, called on Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Saturday to heed protester demands and quit politics instead of seeking a third term as Russian president

Canada Announces New Series of Syria Sanctions

Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird announced Friday the freezing of assets of more Syrians loyal to President Bashar al-Assad's regime, as well as a beefed up trade ban