Another explosion rocks Damascus, wounds 4

Twin bombs exploded near a tightly guarded government compound in the heart of Damascus on Sunday, state media said, as new international peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said change was “unavoidable.” Speaking to satellite news channel Al-Jazeera as he took over as UN-Arab League

Syria accepts Algeria’s Brahimi as Annan’s successor

The Syrian government has consented to the idea of Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi replacing Kofi Annan as the U.N.-Arab League mediator in the Syria conflict, though Brahimi has yet to accept or reject the post, Annan’s spokesman said on Tuesday. Annan, a former U.N. secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, announced he would step down […]