Gulf Times - Deraa-province
Jordan's mediation brings Syrian rebels back to talks with Russians

Jordan's mediation brings Syrian rebels back to talks with Russians

Jordanian mediation has brought Syrian rebel negotiators back to the table with Russian officers to discuss a final deal to end fighting and restore Syrian state control of Deraa province, a Syrian opposition spokesman said.

Syrian rebels lose string of southwest towns

Syrian rebels lose string of southwest towns

A string of Syrian rebel-held towns and villages accepted government rule on Saturday as insurgent lines collapsed in parts of the southwest under an intense bombardment that the United Nations says has forced 160,000 people to flee.

First lady who is content with life minus the power

First lady who is content with life minus the power

Sorry, folks: She’s not running. In a frequently compelling hour-long conversation on CBS with Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey asked about the difficulties of life in the White House and her role as the nation’s first black first lady.