At 4 years old, Edmond Michael Abdel-Nour can distinguish the sound of a bullet from that of a mortar hitting his Damascus neighborhood.
U.S. retail sales probably rose in February as consumer spending stabilized, data in the coming week may show.
In Hezbollah’s Beirut stronghold, shoppers are avoiding Osama Assaf’s cakes.
Israel fired eight rockets in two separate volleys into Syrian territory, followed by machine-gun fire, in violation of a 1974 truce, Syria’s state-run news agency reported.
Jordan’s Water and Irrigation Ministry has drawn up an emergency plan to ration water nationwide after the country received 34 percent of average rainfall this season, a Jordanian official said.
Syria criticized United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accusing him of taking sides in the country’s three-year civil war.
The number of jobs U.S. employers added this month probably jumped from the 113,000 recorded in January, while unemployment remained at 6.6 percent, data this week may show.
The trek across the rugged mountains of western Syria posed no barrier to the 1,000 families who fled to the Lebanese town of Ersal last week.
Jordanian lawmakers voted to expel Israel’s ambassador over moves to end Jordan’s custodianship over a Jerusalem holy site, the official Petra news agency said.