Topic: Damascus (Syria)
Turkey's government has inked new accords with Armenia and Syria, evidence of its bid to establish itself as a regional soft-power broker.
10/29/2009 01:00 am
Turkey and Israel's once-close relations have been hurt by the Gaza war. Turkey canceled military exercises this week, while Israel protested a Turkey state-TV series that shows Israelis killing Palestinians in cold blood.
10/16/2009 01:00 am
Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari said Wednesday he's optimistic that a UN investigator would examine claims that Syria, Iran, and others were interfering in Iraq's affairs.
10/15/2009 01:00 am
While worried about President Barack Obama's ability to revive the peace process, Syrians value US willingness to talk to Damascus.
10/09/2009 01:00 am
Saudi Arabia, a close US ally, has switched from a policy of isolation toward engagement. Some hope the warming could bolster US Middle East peace efforts.
10/07/2009 01:00 am
The Palestinian Authority's decision to postpone a vote on the Goldstone report last week is the last straw for many, sparking protests in the West Bank and Gaza.
10/05/2009 01:00 am
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were in Syria to support the UNHCR's efforts to help Iraqi refugees.
10/04/2009 01:00 am
Hamas agreed 'in principle' to an Egyptian proposal Monday that would give Palestinians a united front in peace talks with Israel.
09/29/2009 01:00 am
The disputed territory is key to the broader US goal of Arab-Israeli peace. On Monday, Washington hosted the first high-ranking Syrian official in five years.
09/28/2009 01:00 am
Iraq's accusation that Syria was behind the massive Baghdad bombing a month ago Saturday has pushed relations to a new low.
09/19/2009 01:00 am