Latest update: 31/10/2011
The Syrian shadow army
Our reporters meet with Syrian defectors who have rallied the dissident Free Syrian Army. Also, after Barack Obama's announcement that the US will soon end its war in Iraq, Moqtada al Sadr's militiamen say they will make sure every last soldier leaves by the end of the year. Finally, following the death of Saudi Crown Prince Sultan, we look at the intricate workings of the kingdom's succession system.