Latest update: 07/02/2012
- Bashar al-Assad - corruption - diplomacy - Fatah - Hamas - Israeli-Palestinian conflict - Syria
Fatah and Hamas - have they kissed and made up?
Syria is still in the spotlight - we look at what Sergei Lavrov might be saying to Bashar al-Assad later, and Asma al-Assad's first appearance in the international press for 11 months. There's also reaction to the agreement on a unity government between Fatah and Hamas.
By Elena CASAS
Lebanese paper L'Orient le Jour analyses why Russia is prepared to be '"complicit in murder", accusing Putin of Cold War nostalgia and saying he's trying to reinstate Russia's position on the international stage.