UK may arm Syrian rebels within months: We should not rule out any option, says HagueWilliam Hague reveals plan to send non-lethal equipment to bolster opposition forcesForeign Secretary tells MPs forces will also be trained in detecting chemical weaponsIran providing 'considerable military support' to AssadLabour says the UK should be uniting the opposition, not arming it By Jason Groves PUBLISHED: 13:24 GMT, 6 March 2013 | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 6 March 2013 Britain could start arming rebel fighters in Syria within months, William Hague hinted yesterday, as he warned the conflict was becoming a ‘catastrophic’ humanitarian crisis. The Foreign Secretary told MPs that Britain would send millions of pounds worth of armoured vehicles and body armour to Syrian rebels fighting to depose dictator Bashar al-Assad.
Death of the Desert Fox: Rommel's son's account of his father's last moments after Hitler ordered him to take a cyanide pill or be arrested German general Erwin Rommel told his teenage son he had been ordered to kill himself by Adolf Hitler In a newly discovered letter, Manfred Rommel describes watching his father being led into a car moments laterRommel, known as Desert Fox, was accused of plotting to kill Hitler | UPDATED: 22:22 GMT, 30 December 2012 A poignant account of the German general Erwin Rommel being led away to his death told by his teenage son has been discovered. In a revealing letter written by Manfred Rommel, he tells of his father's last moments after he was ordered to commit suicide by Adolf Hitler
Syrian 'dictator' Bashar al-Assad 'cannot win', says his OWN vice president Farouq al-Sharaa says neither Assad nor the rebels can can win the warBattle now being fought on outskirts of Assad's powerbase in DamascusMost prominent figure to say in public that Assad will not win | UPDATED: 19:46 GMT, 17 December 2012 President Bashar al-Assad can not win the Syrian war according to his own vice president. Farouq al-Sharaa said that neither the forces of the president or rebels seeking to overthrow him can win the war which is now being fought on the outskirts of Assad's powerbase in Damascus. Sharaa, a Sunni Muslim in a power structure dominated by Assad's Alawite minority, has rarely been seen since the Syrian revolt erupted in March 2011 and is not part of the president's inner circle directing the fight against Sunni rebels.
Egypt’s courts in crisis as judges strike over ‘psychological assassination’ and Morsi’s supporters block officials from entering courthouseProtests in Egypt over President Morsi's new degrees which extend immunity from courts to panel drafting new constitution 'It is the Egyptian judiciary’s blackest day on record,' courts said By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 01:55 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:55 GMT, 3 December 2012 Egypt’s top court said it was suspending its work indefinitely to protest against the ‘psychological assassination’ of its judges. The declaration came after supporters of the country’s Islamist president prevented the judges from entering the courthouse yesterday. The strike is the latest turn in a crisis pitting President Mohammed Morsi and his Islamist allies against the mostly secular opposition