Al-Ahram The fox speaks
Are cracks now appearing that may lead to the collapse of the Syrian regime? Sami Moubayed reflects on the evidence
Al-Ahram Commentary: Revelations
Anwar Al-Bounni examines Abdul-Halim Khaddam's remarks and ramifications
Syrian Ex-Official Urges Assad Ouster (washingtonpost.com)By JOHN LEICESTER, PARIS -- A former vice president of Syria called from exile for the overthrow of the regime he served for decades, saying Friday that "a shameless......
Syria's Assad slams ex-deputy Khaddam-paper
Reuters.uk, UKIn the interview, Assad accused now Paris-based Khaddam of scheming against Syria before resigning in June and also hinted that, as president of Syria, he ...
Washington Post: Jumblat calls US to do in Syria what it did in ...
Arabic News... yesterday that Walid Jumblat told him in a telephone interview, when asked what he wanted from America "You came to Iraq and you can do the same thing in Syria ... Syria in the United States' Crosshairs Dissident Voice
Rice vows continued pressure on Syria
Arabic News - The US Secretary Of State, Condaleezza Rice, on Thursday renewed her call on Syria to abide by the demands set by the UN investigation committee. ...
Former Syrian VP Calls for Regime Change (washingtonpost.com)
By JOHN LEICESTER, PARIS -- A former vice president of Syria called from exile for the overthrow of the regime he served for decades, saying Friday that "a shameless......
BBC Anxious wait for Sharon prognosis
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon spends his third night in hospital, under sedation
following a major stroke.
Myth of invincible Sharon fades
Arab media ponder Sharon legacy
The way of sobriety
By Haaretz Editorial
Ariel Sharon leaves behind him a party in the process of creation, whose
institutions have not yet been chosen and whose very existence is in doubt without his unifying leadership.
Test of a lifetime
By Yossi Verter, Haaretz
It won't be long before madmen spring up like poisonous mushrooms and say that this is the punishment of the man who uprooted Jews from their land. They will be followed by all the foamers at the mouth and weavers of conspiracy theories who will reveal who, in the top echelon of Israel's leadership, wanted to be rid of Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who delayed his transfer to the hospital, who decided to postpone the cardiac catheterization by two weeks
Ariel Sharon, agent of perpetual war
Rami G. Khouri
With the apparent end of his political life, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon deserves to be treated more fairly and completely than he treated the Palestinian, Lebanese and other neighboring Arab people whom he spent most of his life fighting, occupying, tormenting or killing.
Israel, Arab Nations React to News of Sharon's Stroke (washingtonpost.com)
Jefferson Morley, washingtonpost.com Staff Writer Jefferson Morley, author of the World Opinion Roundup blog, discusses reaction in Israel and Arab nations to news......
A Look at Sharon's Likely Successors (washingtonpost.com)
By The Associated Press, -- Thumbnail sketches of politicians seen among the most likely to succeed ailing Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon....
Rice Cancels Trips Amid Sharon Questions (washingtonpost.com)
By ANNE GEARAN, WASHINGTON -- Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice canceled a six-day trip to Indonesia and Australia on Friday amid uncertainty over ailing......
Dispatches From Jerusalem: A Nation Waits (washingtonpost.com)-- AP writers will be filing periodic reports from Israel as Prime Minister Ariel Sharon fights for his life in a Jerusalem hospital....