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Saudi Prince Walid Ibn Talal—Lebanon’s Next Prime Minister?

Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri is in the hot spot once…
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Corruption trials in Damascus

In June 1949, Syria’s former President Husni al-Zaiim passed…
Elie Hobeika (right) with Samir Gagea during the Lebanese Civil War.

Assassination of the Assassin: Elias Hobeika (1956-2002)

The following is the story of Elias Hobeika, who lived and died…
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America’s Sept. 11 ordeal, followed by the war in Afghanistan,…
The Umayyad Square in central Damascus.

Tug of War in Syria

Following President Bashar al-Assad’s assumption of power in…
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Private banks were inevitable after failure of Syrian socialism

President Bashar Assad’s decision to authorize the opening…