Defectors from Syria's armed forces raided an intelligence compound near the capital Damascus Wednesday.
The US continues to ratchet up pressure on Iran over an alleged assassination plot against the Saudi ambassador to the US. But Saudi Arabia Wednesday said it was working to determine who was responsible.
The weak foundations of the Palestinian-Israeli peace process may well come tumbling down this week.
A Saudi award to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan for his 'service to Islam' underscores Saudi backing for Turkey's bid to take a more activist role as a Middle East power broker.
It is hard to imagine a better portrait of 9/11 and its causes.
The din of Gaza followed Obama's Middle East envoy, George Mitchell, as he conducted a listening tour. Arab leaders wonder why their peace plan remains untouched.