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Latest Syria Items
Two vehicles carrying U.N. truce monitors sped away from a large crowd of Syrian anti-regime protesters Wednesday when what sounded like a gunshot rang out in a Damascus suburb they were touring, according to amateur video posted online.
Even with dozens reported dead over the past two days, the world powers struggling to stop Syria's bloodshed are reluctant to declare the cease-fire dead.
The opening episode of Julian Assange's new talk show featured an interview with militant leader Hassan Nasrallah, whose Syria-backed Hezbollah militia is considered a terrorist organization in the United States and Europe.
The Syrian regime widened artillery attacks on opposition strongholds Tuesday in another sign that the U.N.-brokered cease-fire is quickly unraveling despite the presence of foreign observers, activists said.
The U.S. ambassador to China this week demanded that the Chinese government free a crippled human rights activist and her husband from prison and lift the house arrest of their daughter.
Already the one-stop shop for smart and compact home furnishing, Ikea has launched yet another product for your living room: the Ikea TV.
Last year, Khalid was a 19-year-old Syrian university student whose modest dreams were to land a job and earn enough to marry his girlfriend - not simple tasks, given Syria's weak economy and his lack of connections to the ruling elite.
The multinational negotiations held over the weekend in Turkey with the ostensible purpose of halting Iran's nuclear weapons program will be followed by - drum roll - yet another round of talks in late May. Not surprisingly, the Iranian regime is calling this diplomatic exercise "a success."
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday the Syrian government is responsible for guaranteeing U.N. observers full freedom of movement to monitor the country's tenuous cease-fire, which appeared to be unraveling as regime forces pounded the opposition stronghold of Homs, activists said.