Syrian planes strike targets in Iraq and Iran sends reconnaissance drones to scout the conflict-torn country.
Syrian Kurdish leader Salih Muslim says his Democratic Union Party will not participate in Syria’s presidential elections.
Abu Bakr Al-Qirbi calls for greater security assistance ahead of Friends of Syria meeting in London later this month.
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.