Cleric al-Khatib chosen to lead Syrians' new anti-Assad effort

Talking Point Mon 12 Nov, AT 10:21

Former imam to head Syria's government-in-waiting - but can he win over the rebels within Syria?

Robert Fox

Hold on, Dave: arming Syria's rebels could make things worse

Fri 9 Nov, AT 12:25 Robert Fox

Remember Afghanistan – 30 years after the US armed the Mujahideen, we're still fighting Taliban

Bashar al-Assad

Syria rebels kill brother of Parliamentary Speaker

One-Minute Read Tue 6 Nov, AT 14:51

Meanwhile, David Cameron says he would give Assad free passage out of Syria if it would end the bloodshed

US wants new Syrian opposition to replace SNC

First Reaction Thu 1 Nov, AT 15:19

Syrian National Council is a joke among ordinary Syrians, so US is hoping to found a more effective opposition

Robert Fox

Message with a bang: what Israel told US with Sudan hit

Mon 29 Oct, AT 08:48 Robert Fox

Was Israeli attack on Khartoum missile plant a 'dry run' for Iran – or a memo to the next US President?

Lebanon threatens to sue over Homeland's portrayal of Beirut

One-Minute Read Fri 19 Oct, AT 12:35

Beirut unhappy that its cosmopolitan streets have been portrayed by TV series as a 'hotbed of terrorists'

Syria and Turkey 'close to war’ after 'air piracy’ incident

First Reaction Thu 11 Oct, AT 12:30

Neighbours thought to be sliding towards war after Turkey intercepts plane carrying 'illegal cargo’

Comment

Forget Israel: Arabs are their own worst enemy

Opinion digest Thu 11 Oct, AT 11:43

Opinion digest: the way forward for Arabs, a 'respectable' near-death experience, Malala Yousafzai

Heathrow arrests: are Islamists training in Syria for attacks in UK?

Wed 10 Oct, AT 13:17 Robert Fox

Terror arrests reflect a new mood of apprehension over the fallout from the Arab Spring

Israel shoots down mystery drone, but who does it belong to?

First Reaction Sun 7 Oct, AT 08:01

Drone destroyed near nuclear reactor in southern Israel was probably sent by an increasingly sophisticated Hezbollah

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