Moqtada al-Sadr, the rabble-rousing Iraqi cleric, visited President Assad in Damascus earlier this week to discuss “brotherly and friendly relations and mutual interests”. The Syrian president underlined “the importance of strengthening national unity among the Iraqi people, and Syria's care...
Blog archive: Syria
24th July 2009
17th July 2009The Obama administration seems to be dusting off old Clinton-era plans for peace between Israel and Syria, looking at the stumbling blocks last time around and checking for new ways to overcome them. Fred Hoff, an adviser to George Mitchell’s Middle East team, has been in Israel this week ...
10th July 2009No idea why I like this picture, but I do. Definitely, I do. Posted by Brian Whitaker, 10 July 2009