A total of around 400 Tunisians have returned from fighting in Syria’s ongoing civil war, according to Minister of Interior Lotfi Ben Jeddou.
Iraq has grown increasingly divided over the Syrian conflict.
Ali Al-Moussawi, top media adviser to Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki, discusses the Geneva II Syria conference and Iraqi-Turkish relations.
Many Iraqi Shiites are joining the fight in Syria, by first receiving weapons training in Iran and then traveling to Lebanon and then Damascus.
A religious edict from a number of clerics allows Damascus residents to eat cats, dogs and donkeys to avoid starvation.
In an interview with Al-Monitor, Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki said, “The increasing growth of extremist groups” is the deeper problem in Syria.
The number of Tunisian women travelling to Syria to wage “sex jihad” is very low, according to a senior interior ministry official.
A diversity of views among Yemen's citizens has led to Yemeni factions taking opposing stances regarding the conflict in Syria.
There are some troubling similarities between Iraq in 2003 and today's Syria.
Egypt should cease arbitrary detentions of Syrians and threats to deport them, U.S.-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Thursday.