Sep 14

No image

For Syria, a nation wracked by nearly three decades of political turbulence following its independence from France, Hafez Assad and his son Bashar represent a dramatic change.

The relationship between Syria and the United States, a relationship marred by more than four decades of mutual distrust, deteriorated sharply following the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri.

Jun 28

No image
Israel Attacks Gaza After Soldier Captured

Israeli troops attacked parts of Gaza in response to the Palestinian abduction of an Israeli soldier. After destroying three Palestinian bridges, forces crossed into Gaza for the first time since the Israeli withdrawal 10 months ago.

Latest News