Sovereign wealth funds: Investment vehicles or political operators?

The $6.85 billion acquisition in 2006 of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) Steam Navigation Company, a storied British shipping and logistics company, by Dubai's state-owned DP World,...

Iranian protests raise tricky questions for US and Saudi policymakers

If Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s chequered foreign policy track record is anything to go by, Iran could tempt him to embark on...

Despite the protests, Iranian forces not leaving Syria

BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:55 A.M.) - The Iranian military does not appear to be leaving Syria anytime soon, as their forces are reportedly preparing for...

Father of Hezbollah leader reported dead

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (1:08 A.M.) - Father of famous Hezbollah leader Imad Mughniya was found dead in his residence earlier today. Fayez Mughniya likely died of...

Exclusive: Israel, Free Syrian Army to launch joint offensive in southern...

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (DEC 6, 2:49 A.M.) - Opposition sources have revealed that big meetings took place between rebel commanders and Israeli representatives on the 2nd of...

ISIS presence in Iraq exterminated: Map Update

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (7:30 A.M.) - A few years back, the prospects of the Iraqi nation emerging from the its latest civil strife seemed unimaginable...

Breaking: ISIS forces enter Idlib, Al-Qaeda’s nightmare comes true

BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:11 P.M.) - ISIS forces operating in northwest Syria have broken through rebel lines and advanced swiftly into the province of Idlib....

Syrian Army tears apart Al-Qaeda convoy in brilliant tank hunter raid

BEIRUT, LEBANON (DEC 7, 5:00 P.M.) - Syrian Arab Army anti-tank teams operating in the southern countryside of Aleppo province have carried out a...

ISIS makes its final stand against the Syrian Army in the...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:30 P.M.) - With ISIS resistance along the western shore of the Euphrates all but liquidated, evidence is now beginning to emerge...

High stakes battle kicks into full gear as two very different...

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:40 P.M.) - The ongoing battle between Syrian pro-government forces and the Islamic State terrorist group in southern Deir Ezzor province has...
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