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‘Geneva Documents’ Expose Constitutional Gap between Damascus, Opposition

‘Geneva Documents’ Expose Constitutional Gap between Damascus, Opposition

The sixth round of talks of the Syria Constitutional Committee in Geneva concluded on Friday with “big disappointment” for the UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen as they stood on the “precipice of flexibility” outlined by Damascus. This has put the ball in Moscow’s court.

Lebanon Activists Set Sights on Vote

Lebanon Activists Set Sights on Vote

Two years after a now-defunct protest movement shook Lebanon, opposition activists are hoping parliamentary polls will challenge the ruling elite's stranglehold on the country. Hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took to the streets from October 17, 2019 in an unprecedented countrywide and cross-se

Who Attacked Al-Tanf In Syria, Why?

In mid-2017, US forces launched raids on armed factions close to the Al-Tanf garrison in the Syrian desert.

Rifaat Assad: Challenged his Brother for Syria’s Presidency, Aged in Exile, Pardoned by his Nephew

Rifaat Assad: Challenged his Brother for Syria’s Presidency, Aged in Exile, Pardoned by his Nephew

The Syria that Rifaat al-Assad left when he was vice president to Hafez al-Assad decades ago is not the same one that he returned to after his nephew, President Bashar al-Assad, allowed him to return to as a “citizen.” The country has changed with its foreign alliances and role in the region.

Togolese FM: We Look Forward to Strategic Partnership with Saudi Arabia

Togolese FM: We Look Forward to Strategic Partnership with Saudi Arabia

Togolese Foreign Minister Robert Dussey revealed that his country, which enjoys the highest living standards in Africa, is moving closer to building a comprehensive strategic partnership with Saudi Arabia, which will boost security in West Africa.

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