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Syrian rebels have made strong gains in recent days. But are they close to toppling Assad's regime?
The US, EU and now the Arab League have all condemned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, but a former British spy is one man still taking to the airwaves to defend the dictator.
Never great on the best of days, residents of Yemen’s capital say electricity supply has fallen to just one hour a day.
Deposed by Hezbollah, twice, former Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s long absence from Lebanon had left supporters bewildered, until he started Tweeting – a lot!
Analysts wonder why US drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets suddenly got more accurate after President Saleh returned to Sanaa defying popular protests against his three decade rule.
As US ambassador is recalled over safety concerns, trusted source reveals at least 13 diplomats from five Western nations have suffered assaults at the behest of the regime since Syrian uprising began.
US drone strikes kill more Al Qaeda members as Saleh’s troops open fire on massive protest.
Rare public poll finds 8 in 10 Syrians wants regime change, though tens of thousands still rally to support their leader.
For the first time in a long time, the ban on Lebanese football fans coming to the stadium was lifted to allow tens of thousands to cheer their World Cup hopefuls.
Activists stain fountains blood red in Damascus.
With UN Security Council still unable to act against regime crackdown, Syria’s exasperated protestors warn arms may be only option left.
Awlaki's apparent death could strengthen embattled Yemeni leader
British ambassador to Damascus blogs truth to power as US diplomat faces down tomato-throwing Assad supporters to meet opposition leader.
The regime escalates assaults on the north-west of Syria.
Protestors vow to escalate campaign to remove Saleh threatening to pitch Yemen into further chaos.
Leaked video shows Syrian Special Forces tormenting a prisoner before his tortured body is later returned to his family.
Before his forced ‘confession’ on state-run TV, Syria’s top military defector had reportedly seen members of his family killed and his home razed to the ground.
Supporters of the Assad regime have created an online Who’s Who of Syrian activists they say are driving the “evil conspiracy” against their beloved leader.
Rights groups slam further evidence of Syrian regime’s systematic campaign of assault against medics and those they treat.
After nine months of protests against him, Yemen’s three-decade dictator has reportedly agreed to a transfer of power. The opposition says seeing is believing.