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Arab League Observers

Syria Rejects Arab League's Request For Assad To Step Down

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2012 | World

(Adds quotes from Syrian statement, details) BEIRUT, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Syria rejected on Monday a request by Arab League foreign mini...

Did Syria's Arab League Monitors Make A Difference

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2012 | World

By Alistair Lyon BEIRUT, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Syrian forces have pulled back from a rebel-held town under a local ceasefire, residents ...

Monitor In Syria: 'The Mission Doesn't Serve Anything'

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2012 | World

(Adds Clinton comments, death toll, Algerian minister) * Disillusioned Arab monitor says others have also quit * Arab Le...

Russia's Democracy Package for Syria

Sami Moubayed | Posted 03.12.2012 | World
Sami Moubayed

Sources close to Moscow say that a "Russian initiative" will be announced for Syria -- they know the Syrian scene inside out, after all, thanks to 50 years of hands-on contact with Syrian officials.

Observers Court Controversy in Syria

Sami Moubayed | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Sami Moubayed

Public opinion on the Syrian street is divided in evaluating the observer delegation. Some claim that the observers are nothing but a fabricated theatrical stunt, agreed upon behind closed doors between the Arab League and Syrian officialdom.