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Latest Syria Items
The spokesman for U.N. special envoy Kofi Annan says he has arrived in Damascus for talks with Syrian President Bashar Assad.
A dramatic uptick in violence and political instability in Iraq has raised fears that Baghdad once again is tilting toward civil war.
While domestic issues have been taking center stage with immigration, Operation Fast and Furious and health care reform, the Arab Spring and Islamic maneuvering are reaching a background crescendo that will have far-reaching effects on America's foreign standing and policies.
A top Syrian general's defection is the first major crack in the upper echelons of President Bashar Assad's regime, buoying a 100-nation conference Friday meant to intensify pressure for his removal, as well as an opposition desperate to bring him down but frustrated by diplomatic efforts.
A Turkish official says a vessel owned by U.S. ocean explorer Robert Ballard, best known for discovering the wreck of the Titanic, has located the bodies of two Turkish pilots on the sea bed nearly two weeks after their jet was shot down by Syria.
The violence in Syria has reached unprecedented levels, the head of the country's U.N. observer mission said Thursday, insisting there must be a cease-fire in order for his teams to resume their work.
The secret-spilling group WikiLeaks said Thursday it was in the process of publishing material from 2.4 million Syrian emails _ many of which it said came from official government accounts.
Iraq's top diplomat said Thursday he had "solid information" that al Qaeda militants were crossing from Iraq to Syria to carry out attacks, warning of a violent spillover that could shake the Middle East.
The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks said Thursday it was publishing material from 2.4 million Syrian emails - many of which it said came from official government accounts.