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
Jordan’s capital braces itself for up to 50,000 demonstrators in constitutional protest
Cross-border mortar attack will boost demands for Nato military intervention, can the West trust Turkey?
Turkish parliament gives go ahead to deployment of troops in Syria following deadly cross-border mortar attack
The Skagit River bridge on the Interstate 5 highway linking Seattle and Vancouver suddenly collapsed last night, throwing vehicles and occupants into the water. There were no fatalities reported.
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