Khaled Oweis

Arab states urge end to Syria bloodshed

Arab states told Syria on Sunday to "resort to reason" and end the bloodshed after intense protests in Damascus.

World watches as Syrian forces hit Hama again

Syrian forces kept up attacks on Hama for a third day, residents said, while US senators called on the Obama administration to impose new sanctions.

Road to Damascus is littered with bodies

A two-day assault by Syrian government forces on anti-government protesters in the city of Hama was widely condemned in the West.

Hamas leader says Israel’s existence is a reality

Hamas acknowledges the existence of Israel as a reality but formal recognition will only be considered when a Palestinian state has been created, the movement's exiled leader Khaled Meshaal said on Wednesday. Softening a previous refusal to accept the Jewish state's existence, Meshaal said Israel was a ''matter of fact'' and a reality that will persist.

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