Elsewhere in Syria, anti-government protesters torched a police station and tore down a statue of the former President Hafez Assad, father of current President Bashar Assad.
03/27/2011 10:19 am
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Roughly 100 people were injured in Amman protests as Jordan – perhaps emboldened by the lack of retribution suffered by other US allies – became the latest Arab country to crack down hard.
03/25/2011 04:42 pm
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has come under increasing pressure this week as protests turned deadly. Syrians are staying a 'Day of Dignity' protest today.
03/25/2011 09:42 am
US diplomatic cables suggested Canadian TV seeks to “twist current events to feed long-standing negative images of the US." Not really, say Canadian producers and officials.
03/24/2011 02:29 pm
The Arab world is largely supportive of Libya's rebels and a no-fly zone to protect them, but is unsure how it feels about Western intervention on their behalf.
03/21/2011 01:09 pm
Christopher served as Secretary of State during Bill Clinton's first term and was an architect of the 1995 Bosnian peace accords.
03/19/2011 11:45 am
Israel's naval commander said the shipment, seized on a merchant ship 200 miles off Israel's coast, contained missiles of 'strategic importance' to Gaza and accompanying Farsi-language manuals.
03/15/2011 05:21 pm
Toppling a regime – something Lebanese achieved with a spontaneous rally of more than 1 million people six years ago today – is just the first step. Today, the March 14 coalition is struggling.
03/14/2011 03:25 pm
Pro-democracy warriors in Middle Eastern countries such as Libya, Egypt, and Tunisia push through barriers of fear only to find a constellation of needs, demands, and problems on the other side.
03/05/2011 12:03 pm