Sanctions Hurting Assad, but Iran is Stepping InAssad is quickly spending through his cash reserves as sanctions choke off many sources of funding, but is getting help from Iran.
Assad's E-mails Reveal Iranian TiesA cache of several thousand e-mails sent by President Bashar Assad and his wife reveal he took advice from Iran on handling the uprising.
Former Army Officer Says Syrian Troops Used Chemical WeaponsAn officer who recently defected from the Syrian army: Syrian security forces are using non-conventional weapons against protesters.
Former Mossad Chief: Syria is Iran's Achilles HeelSyrian unrest an "enormous opportunity," says Efraim Halevy. "What happens in Damascus will impact all the Middle East."
Iran Accuses Israel of Abducting Iranian Engineers in SyriaA senior Iranian MP accuses Israel of abducting five Iranian engineers in Syria last month and asks Damascus to free them.
Iran May Abandon Assad – Analyst"The second Khamenai realizes that Assad's ship is sinking, he'd abandon him," says expert.
Iran Sent Banned Weapons to Syria, Says UN ReportMore details released of a UN report which says Iran is continuing to circumvent the sanctions imposed on it.
Iran: We Have the Right to be in the MediterraneanIran contends its military vessels have the right to sail in the Mediterranean Sea under international law.