Former imam to head Syria's government-in-waiting - but can he win over the rebels within Syria?
Remember Afghanistan – 30 years after the US armed the Mujahideen, we're still fighting Taliban
Meanwhile, David Cameron says he would give Assad free passage out of Syria if it would end the bloodshed
Syrian National Council is a joke among ordinary Syrians, so US is hoping to found a more effective opposition
Was Israeli attack on Khartoum missile plant a 'dry run' for Iran – or a memo to the next US President?
Beirut unhappy that its cosmopolitan streets have been portrayed by TV series as a 'hotbed of terrorists'
Neighbours thought to be sliding towards war after Turkey intercepts plane carrying 'illegal cargo’
Opinion digest: the way forward for Arabs, a 'respectable' near-death experience, Malala Yousafzai
Terror arrests reflect a new mood of apprehension over the fallout from the Arab Spring
Drone destroyed near nuclear reactor in southern Israel was probably sent by an increasingly sophisticated Hezbollah
Two teens take a ride above the Thames on the StarFlyer carnival ride during the Wonderground Fair in central London.
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