Presidential candidate says willing to drop bid to head state if he is asked to act as prime minister of transition government
Arab states plan to freeze assets, impose travel ban on senior officials and halt commercial flights to Syria, according to draft document
Netanyahu says he’ll vote against legislation aimed at restricting leftist organizations’ ability to petition High Court of Justice. MK Levin: Bill to put an end to foreign intervention in State’s affairs
Syria buried 22 members of the armed forces Saturday, including six elite pilots, as the government reinforced its message that the 8-month-old revolt against President Bashar Assad is the work of terrorists and foreign agents, not patriotic Syrians seeking reform.
Yemen scheduled early presidential elections for early next year on Saturday in line with a power-sharing deal aimed at ending a nine-month political crisis, according to the country’s official news agency.
An Egypt-based Syrian dissident said Saturday that his 25-year-old pregnant wife was abducted by Syrian intelligence agents in Cairo, then released and left unconscious on a street elsewhere in the Egyptian capital. The Syrian Embassy in Egypt strongly denied the claim.