Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad disappointed those hoping for reform in his address today to the nation. The BBC's Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus that demonstrations continue despite warnings of a new crackdown.
Syria is the latest Arab country where anti-government protests have turned deadly. Today, mourners in the southern city of Deraa buried those who were killed there on Wednesday. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with BBC reporter Lina Sinjab in Damascus.
The right of return is an essential idea for Palestinians who became refugees after the creation of Israel. But some younger Palestinians say they don't want to go back to a land they've never known. Correspondent Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus.
A recent UN report suggests that less than 2% of the population in the Arab world reads even one book a year and that one-third of Arabs are illiterate. The BBC's Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus on what some Arabs see as a 'reading crisis.'
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Damascus, the capital of Syria where children had the opportunity this weekend to perform in a circus show sponsored by the UN and Danish government. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Lina Sinjab in Damascus.
Relations between the United States and Syria are starting to improve after some tense years. But as Lina Sinjab reports from Damascus, Syrians are still unhappy about U-S sanctions that affect their daily lives.