Israel-Syria talks on the horizon?

Damascus is reportedly seeking to establish direct negotiations with Jerusalem. According to the London-based Asharq al-Awsat Arabic language news publication, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has been signaling interest in reviving…

Syria still reporting low COVID-19 rate

Syria’s near to non-existent COVID-19 -related examinations clearly reflects a corresponding low number of diagnosed carriers. Just 29 cases and 2 coronavirus-related fatalities have officially been registered. The Health Ministry…

Lebanon extends coronavirus state of emergency

The government-imposed coronavirus lockdown across Lebanon is further crippling the nation once referred to “Switzerland of the Mediterranean,” and already long experiencing severe economic and social distress. The fragile government…