Despite Riyadh’s attempts to pressure its allies to join in a ground offensive in Syria that will supposedly target ISIS but whose real goal will be the Syrian regime and its allie[...]
No civilians were reported killed in the French strikes but plenty remain in the area. IRIN News Agency The northeast Syrian city of Raqqa is a crucial power centre for the so-call[...]
Interview with Maamoun Abdulkarim, head of the Antiquity Department of Syria: “Me and my colleagues have been attacked because we were considered an emanation of the Regime. [...]
 An Egyptian/Russian role is emerging at the expense of the Saudi and Turkish roles and Egyptian/Syrian relations are gradually improving at the expense of Egyptian/Saudi relations[...]
The current objective of US policy in Syria: undermine Syrian President Bashar al Assad’s ability to govern the country without physically removing him from office. [...]
Recent decisions and a series of measures adopted by Saudi Arabia all point to a clear change in the way the kingdom will be handling relations with Lebanon   by Esperance Ghanem &[...]
The longstanding tension between Fatah and Syria seems to be easing on a number of fronts through cooperation between Palestine and the Syrian regime. by Ahmad Melhem – Al Mo[...]
Today, at the peak of speculation regarding who will rule Syria after Assad, we say that the ‘moderate opposition’ will fall before the Assad regime and that the legacy[...]
Fighting in the Qalamoun Mountain area near the Lebanese border with Syria is adding to tensions between Lebanon’s main political groups, writes Hassan Al-Qishawi. by Hassan al-Qis[...]
A survey of the current state of the region suggests that this summer will witness a serious escalation on all the major fronts[...]