Suleiman tells Arab states to ignore Aoun’s remarks

President Michel Suleiman urged all Lebanese politicians to abide by the principles of the Baabda Declaration and refrain from meddling in the affairs of other Arab countries and at the same time he told the Arab states to ignore remarks made by some politicians because they not reflect the official stance of Lebanon.

Saudi royal family blocks the release of preacher

The Saudi royal family has intervened to block the release of a ‘celebrity’ preacher accused of raping, torturing and killing his five-year-old daughter. Fayhan al-Ghamdi was set to be released after agreeing to pay “blood money” to the mother of his daughter Lama,

Egypt tells Iran: End Syrian crisis before we restore ties

Egypt’s presidential spokesman says an end to Syrian crisis is a condition to restore relations with Iran and that his country supports the Syrian opposition’s proposal for talks with the regime in Damascus. Yasser Ali’s comments Wednesday were made ahead of an Egyptian-Turkish-Iranian mini-summit on the Syrian

Official : Everyone should save Syria from falling into hell

The regime of President Bashar Assad has shown no signs of giving in even as opposition fighters have advanced to the outskirts of Damascus. In an interview with Susanne Koelbl  of  SPIEGEL ONLINE, Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al Mekdad blames the West for the violence and says Assad has satisfied all opposition demands.