Shooting in Syria Could Mark New Phase in Israeli Campaign
JERUSALEM: The death of a former Syrian Druze lawmaker, allegedly by Israeli sniper fire, could mark a new phase in what Israel calls its war against Iranian entrenchment in neighboring Syria. Syria’s state-run news agency said that Midhat Saleh was fatally shot Saturday in Ein el-Tinneh, a village along... Read more
Syrian Parties to Return to Constitutional Talks in October
NEW YORK: Parties to the conflict in Syria will return to the negotiating table in October to discuss a new constitution, Geir Pederson, UN special envoy for the country, said on Tuesday. However, UN Security Council members have warned that obstacles remain to a political resolution to the conflict.... Read more