May 20, 2013
RAMALLAH [MENL] -- The Palestinian Authority, despite appeals from Westerndonors, continues its crackdown on the media in the West Bank.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The United States has sought new measures to pressureIran to abandon its nuclear weapons program.
NICOSIA [MENL] -- The Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah has poured in hundreds oftroops in heavy fighting in southern Syria.
May 19, 2013
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- Russia has delivered to Syria an enhanced variant of acoastal defense system meant to repel any sea-based offensive against the regimePresident Bashar Assad.