Kuwait is hosting an international donor conference to secure aid for Syrian refugees. The UN says it needs at least one billion dollars over the next six montnhs.
The Syrian government has set presidential elections in the war-torn country for June 3. President Bashar al-Assad is widely expected to stand for a third term in office despite international calls for him to step down.
Not long ago, many observers thought the overthrow of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad was only months away. The tide has turned - and his hold on power seems increasingly secure, but why?
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has visited a historic Christian town recently retaken by his regime forces. During the Easter visit to Maaloula, Assad met with a Christian priest.
Members of the Arab League have gathered in Kuwait City for the organization’s annual summit. The Syrian civil war and political turmoil in Egypt are to dominate the agenda for the one-day meeting.
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