Russia sees trust-building moves in Syria

Russian government said Thursday it has witnessed signs of normalisation in Syria following recent presidential election in the Arab country.

Syrian opposition says 200 killed in protests

Syria, the latest Arab country shaken by mass uprisings, has witnessed unprecedented protests.

Yemen arrests 21 separatists in south as tensions rise

Security forces arrested 21 separatists trying to provoke rioting during demonstrations in a southern provincial capital as Yemen increased security to guard against attacks, the government said on Sunday.