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  • Arab League may seek U.N. backing for Syria plan

     
    The Arab League is considering seeking U.N. Security Council backing for a a long-stalled regional initiative aimed at ending Syria’s bloody crackdown on dissent. The proposal comes after Syria repeatedly flouted deadlines to agree to observers to...
  • Islamists way ahead going into Egypt's final round of voting

     
    Egyptians voted Tuesday in the third round of parliamentary elections that so far suggest Islamist parties will become the dominate political voices as the country. Meanwhile, prosecutors made arguments against Hosni Mubarak, 83, who was toppled last year...
  • Taliban to open political office in Persian Gulf nation of Qatar

     
    In its most public indication to date of willingness to enter peace negotiations, the Taliban movement announced Tuesday it planned to open a political office in the Gulf state of Qatar....
  • Qatar asks U.N. to help monitors in Syria

     
    Qatar's prime minister says he has asked for help from the United Nations for the Arab League’s observer mission in Syria, according to news reports....
  • Syrian officials say 11 killed in Damascus bombing

     
    An explosion rocked the Syrian capital on Friday, killing at least 11 people and injuring dozens, state media reported. It was the second deadly bombing to strike Syria's capital, Damascus, in as many weeks....
  • Arab troops should be dispatched to Syria, Qatar emir says

     
    Syria, Qatar, Arab League, Arab Spring: Arab troops should be dispatched to Syria to halt bloodshed that has shown no sign of abating despite the presence of Arab League observers in the country, the emir of Qatar has suggested, the first time that an...
  • U.N. chief calls on Syria to stop killings as Assad issues amnesty

     
    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on Syrian President Bashar Assad to end the crackdown against a 10-month-old uprising that has left thousands dead. Ban's strong comments on Sunday came as Assad offered amnesty to protesters and army...
  • Another Syrian official reportedly joins opposition against Assad

     
    A Syrian lawmaker has reportedly defected and joined the political opposition against President Bashar Assad, becoming the latest official to quit the Syrian regime....
  • Syrian observer mission in turmoil as Saudi Arabia pulls out

     
    Saudi Arabia said Sunday that it is pulling its observers out of Syria because it sees no evidence that Damascus is complying with an Arab League initiative to end months of bloodshed....
  • Oil-rich Qatar pays record $250 million for painting

     
    Paul Cezanne's "The Card Players" has sold to the oil-rich country of Qatar for a record $250 million....
  • Palestinians announce agreement for unity government

     
    Palestinian factions said Monday they had broken a political impasse by agreeing to make Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas head of a proposed unity government between the secular Fatah Party and the Islamist militant movement Hamas....