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Syrian Troops Take Back Qusair

Syrian Troops Take Back Qusair

A day after Syrian troops took back the strategically important town of Qusair, a UN-monitored crossing in the Golan Heights is now back under Syrian control. Rebels had seized the crossing in a barrage of explosions and heavy shelling,... 
Unrest in Turkey over Gezi Park

Unrest in Turkey over Gezi Park

In spite of ongoing country-wide protests, the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the redevelopment of Gezi Park in Istanbul will go ahead as planned. Cutting short his current North African tour, Mr. Erdogan...