Author: Philip Issa

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At this year's Baghdad International Fair, Iranian businessmen displayed thick, colorful Persian rugs to impressed onlookers while others showcased the latest in Iranian manufacturing in... [Read More]
Tags: Iran - Iraq - feeling
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Iraqi security officials say four people have been killed in the first deadly bombing in western Mosul since the city district was recaptured from Islamic... [Read More]
Israeli jets flying high over Lebanon struck at targets inside Syria on Tuesday, Syrian state media reported, in a rare daytime raid that killed at... [Read More]
The White House is warning Syria's President Bashar Assad that if he chooses to use chemical weapons again, the U.S. and its allies 'will respond... [Read More]
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In a corner of northwestern Syria packed with nearly 3 million people, the government and its opponents are preparing for a final, bloody showdown. [Read More]
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En una localidad del noroeste de Siria donde viven 3 millones de personas, el gobierno y los rebeldes se preparan para su sangriento duelo final.... [Read More]
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In a corner of northwestern Syria packed with nearly 3 million people, the government and its opponents are preparing for a final, bloody showdown. [Read More]
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In a corner of northwestern Syria packed with nearly 3 million people, the government and its opponents are preparing for a final, bloody showdown. The... [Read More]
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Representatives from Syria's Kurdish-run northeastern region met with the government in Damascus last week to discuss self-administration in a postwar Syria, a leading Kurdish official... [Read More]
Government airstrikes on opposition-held territory in northwest Syria killed at least 22 people, a monitoring group said Friday, as the U.N.'s children's agency warned a... [Read More]
Tags: Syria - Idlib - BEIRUT
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It was supposed to be a goodwill gesture from an energy company in Turkey. This summer, the Karadeniz Energy Group lent Lebanon a floating power... [Read More]
Israel shot down a Syrian fighter jet it said had breached its airspace on Tuesday while advancing Syrian government forces retaking territory from rebels reached... [Read More]
Tags: Syrian - Israel - Golan
Lebanon's army says eight people have been killed and 41 others arrested in a raid in Brital, in eastern Lebanon, to arrest a well-known drug... [Read More]
Lebanon has for decades struggled with daily power cuts that leave residents sweating through their shirts summer after sticky summer. [Read More]
Tags: Lebanon - Plagued - cuts
Syrian rebels agreed to surrender their last pockets of control in southwest Quneitra province to the government, state media reported Thursday, making way for Damascus... [Read More]
Syrian rebels agreed to surrender their last pockets of control in southwest Quneitra province to the government, state media reported Thursday, making way for Damascus... [Read More]
For the first time in more than seven years, the Syrian government raised its flag Thursday over Daraa, the first city to revolt against President... [Read More]
Iraq has banned its farmers from planting summer crops this year as the country grapples with a crippling water shortage that shows few signs of... [Read More]
Iraq's Supreme Court has endorsed a manual recount of all ballots from last month's national elections but rejected the invalidation of ballots from abroad and... [Read More]
A Lebanese presidential decree to naturalize hundreds of foreigners has ignited a row over who deserves citizenship in this tiny Mediterranean country. Among those to... [Read More]
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