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Syria's main opposition group was "surprised" by the UN observer mission's suspension, it said on Saturday, calling on the UN Security Council to...
Sunday, June 17, 2012
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Amal Saad-Ghorayeb
The conflict in Syria has recast the political fault lines in the Mideast. Divisions that were once demarcated by ideology and religion, are today...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
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The new leader of the main Syrian opposition umbrella group, the Syrian National Council, has said President Bashar Assad is on his "last legs" and...
Sunday, June 10, 2012
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Karl Sharro
The responses to the tragic Houla massacre exposed the disorientation of all parties involved in the Syrian uprising, both within the country and...
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
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The opposition Syrian National Council will meet at the weekend to replace Burhan Ghalioun who resigned as leader of the bloc late last month, SNC...
Monday, June 4, 2012
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It is not known who perpetrated the Houla massacre. It is certain though that both sides (the Syrian regime army and the gangs operating under the...
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Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour said on Wednesday that Lebanese Shia pilgrims kidnapped in northern Syria by insurgents hoping to trade the...
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
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Karl Sharro
Syria’s parliamentary elections were intended as a means for President Bashar al-Assad to re-establish his credentials as a reformer in his battle to...
Monday, May 21, 2012
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The head of the opposing Syrian National Council offered his resignation on Thursday after the rival Local Coordination Committees threatened to...
Thursday, May 17, 2012
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