The prison where the Londoners will be held is at least relatively safe and clean
The Prime Minister of Syria, Wael Nader al-Halqi, survived an assassination attempt on Monday as he was driven in convoy through Damascus.
A crude oil embargo placed on Syria by EU member states has been eased in a move that will allow the purchase of the natural resource from areas held by groups opposing the rule of President Bashar al-Assad.
Government accused of rounding up troublemakers ahead of lucrative Grand Prix
Coalition leader steps up efforts to win international support
An officer who established and once commanded the rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) has had his leg blown off by a car bomb.
Lebanon’s fragile peace was thrown into peril last night as the Prime Minister resigned amid sectarian political infighting over the country’s electoral law and appointments in its security service.
Oncologist's nightmare ordeal finally ends after he is acquitted of decade-old manslaughter charge and allowed to go home
Just last year Ghassan Hitto was an IT executive in Dallas whose focus was probably lines of code or how to deliver a project on time. But today he was giving a speech in Istanbul in which he insisted his new priority was to utilise “all conceivable means” to topple President Bashar al-Assad and provide desperately-needed aid to the beleaguered people of Syria.
Syrian rebels who claimed to have kidnapped a group of UN peacekeepers did an about-face as they said they were in fact rescuing them from danger, in an incident that has thrown a light on escalating violence in a supposed demilitarised zone on the Israeli border.
Foreign Secretary William Hague branded Bashar al-Assad “delusional” today after the Syrian President accused Britain of fanning the flames of the country’s civil war by attempting to arm the rebels.
White House to bolster support for opposition with medicine and food supply drops
Two years on, little has changed as Shia muslims continue to protest against the Sunni government
Battle lines redrawn as Assad regime hangs by thread in wake of rebels’ push into heart of capital