Al Jazeera Arabic argues about humane treatment of demonstrators, argues that Israel and France are more humane and popular in Syria than the various sunni fighters there.
Turkish anti-terrorist police raided the offices of an aid agency on the border with Syria on Tuesday, in part of what local media said was an operation in six cities against individuals suspected of links to al Qaeda.
Dozens of people from the US who fought in Syria [with US permission] have returned home and are under FBI surveillance, but American officials fear that they haven't identified all of them, several senior officials told ABC News.
2013 has expectedly been a terrible year for several Arab nations. It has been terrible because the promise of greater freedoms and political reforms has been reversed, most violently in some instances, by taking a few countries down the path of anar
The United States is quietly rushing dozens of Hellfire missiles and low-tech surveillance drones to Iraq to help government forces combat an explosion of violence by a Qaeda-backed insurgency that is gaining territory in both western Iraq and neighb
Syria's Western-backed opposition said on Thursday its military arm had invited Islamist fighters to secure its weapons depots on the Turkish frontier after an attack by al Qaeda militants. The United States and Britain suspended non-lethal aid to
The final report said the mission "collected clear and convincing evidence that chemical weapons were used against civilians, including children, on a relatively large scale" on that day in Ghouta. "A number of patients/survivors were clearly
Seymour Hersh: Obama "Cherry-Picked" Intelligence on Syrian Chemical Attack to Justify U.S. Strike
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh has dropped yet another bombshell allegation: President Obama wasn't honest with the American people when he blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for a sarin-gas attack in that killed hundreds of civ
FSA Commander Drops Demand for Assad to Resign
Maaloula is a Christian village that rebels recently overran. The town was a major tourist attraction before the conflict began. Some of its residents still speak a version of Aramaic, a language spoken by Jesus.
Evidence collected by UN investigators probing Syrian war crimes implicates President Bashar al-Assad, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay said. Pillay later denied having direct knowledge of their secret list of suspects, but her revealing remarks
US Aid Finally Reached Syria, Almost Immediately Was Seized
Two suicide bombings rocked Iran's embassy compound in Lebanon on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people including an Iranian cultural attaché and hurling bodies and burning wreckage across a debris-strewn street.
The release of the White House “Government Assessment” on August 30, providing the purported evidence to support a bombing attack on Syria, defused a conflict with the intelligence community that had threatened to become public through the mass .....
A Pakistani living legally in the United States has been charged with attempting to join an Al-Qaeda linked militant group after falling for an FBI sting, the Justice Department said Tuesday. Basit Javed Sheikh, 29, contacted an undercover FBI age
The outbreak of polio in Syria may carry a major risk to Europe, epidemiologists in Germany warned on Friday.
International chemical weapons inspectors reported further progress in eliminating Syria’s stockpile, verifying the destruction of 22 of 23 sites the Syrian government had been used for the production and mixing of the banned munitions.
Analysis: Syrian civilians are caught in the middle as rebel forces fight the government, Kurdish forces, and each other.
Now that Syria dismantled its chemical weapons, the U.S. needs to stop rebel forces from committing more human rights abuses and war crimes.
Mother asks IDF soldiers near border fence for help, evacuated to Safed hospital, where she delivers baby boy. 'I was afraid to make it to Israel, but I was more afraid for my baby in case the birth didn't go smoothly at home,' mother says
Warplanes Went Through Lebanon, Reports Say
Last week it was reported that Saudi Arabia decided to make a “major shift” away from its 80 years of close cooperation with the United States. The Saudi leadership is angry that the Obama administration did not attack Syria last month,
By Nov 1 Syria Won't Be Able to Make Chemical Arms
Upset at President Barack Obama's policies on Iran and Syria, members of Saudi Arabia's ruling family are threatening a rift with the United States that could take the alliance between Washington and the kingdom to its lowest point in years.