A Syrian jet flew 20 km into Lebanon and fired a missile into a field on the outskirts of the border town of Arsal on Wednesday but caused no casualties, witnesses said.
Lebanon has maintained a policy of "dissociation"
Syrian air defences had to react immediately to a Turkish jet flying at 100 metres altitude inside Syrian airspace in what was 'a clear breach of Syrian sovereignty', Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad Makdissi said on Monday.
US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta defended the Obama administration's decision not to arm the Syrian opposition, saying the country risked being pushed into an all-out civil war if efforts to secure a smooth political transition fail.
Syrian demonstrators ransacked their country's embassy in Cairo and broke into the missions in London and Kuwait, after human rights activists reported more than 200 people were killed in shelling by government forces in the city of Homs.
Bahrain-based Islamic lender Al Baraka said on Sunday the initial public offering of a stake in its Syrian unit has been oversubscribed 4.4 times.
It said the IPO of a 35-percent stake in the unit with capital of $100 million attracted sub
Total Arts Gallery in Dubai’s Courtyard has teamed up with one of the leading Kingdom of Saudi Arabia cultural institutions, Hewar Art Gallery, to bring world-renowned Syrian-born German artist, Bahram Hajou, to Dubai.
The exhibition, whi
A leading member of Lebanon's anti-Syrian governing coalition on Sunday warned of anarchy and raised the spectre of war in the country, which is suffering its worst political crisis since the 1975-90 civil war.
Druze leader Walid Jumblatt