Movement across the border on the Kabir River has been unrestricted for generations. Many families live on both sides and trade between villages thrives.
Syrian troops going house to house have detained more than 3,000 people in the past three days in the rebellious
About 200 Syrian opposition figures have gathered in the capital, Damascus, to discuss strategies for a peaceful transition to democracy.
Authorities in the United Arab Emirates have arrested a prominent human rights activist and four others on accusations that include