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Ten suspected militants arrested in raid near Syrian border

Lebanon’s army said it arrested ten suspected members of militant groups on Saturday after they came over the northeastern border from Syria, and a security source said

Following 48-hour delay, Syria evacuees on the move again

Hundreds of frightened Syrian evacuees were on the move again Friday after being blocked for 48 hours at a transit point where a bomber killed dozens of

UN: Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

The United Nations says nearly half a million civilians have fled Mosul since US-backed Iraqi forces launched a wide-scale military operation last October to retake the city

Death toll mounts after bomb blast on Aleppo bus convoy

A bomb blast hit a bus convoy waiting to enter Aleppo on Saturday, killing and wounding dozens of people after an evacuation deal between Syria’s warring sides

Residents, fighters evacuate from four besieged Syria towns

Civilians and fighters began evacuating four towns besieged by rebels and government forces Friday under a deal brokered by opposition backer Qatar and regime ally Iran, an

Lebanese president blocks expected extension of parliament’s term

Lebanese President Michel Aoun suspended a parliamentary session for a month on Wednesday, temporarily blocking proposed plans to extend parliament’s term for the third time in a

Monitor says Syria drops barrel bombs despite US warning; Syria denies

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Syrian government warplanes dropped barrel bombs on rebel-held areas of Hama province on Tuesday, a day after the United States

Russia announces retaliatory steps after US strikes Syrian airbase

US forces fired a barrage of cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase Friday in response to a suspected chemical attack, drawing furious condemnation from the Damascus regime

Show of power? Hezbollah units raid drug warehouses in Beirut

Masked and armed Hezbollah units reportedly raided a number of drug warehouses in Beirut’s southern suburb, according to photos which circulated on social media platforms on Friday

PM Hariri: Lebanon at ‘breaking point’ due to refugees

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said Lebanon was close to “breaking point” due to the strains of hosting 1.5 million Syrian refugees, and he feared unrest could spiral

Turkish FM: 50,000 return to areas Ankara controls in Syria

Tens of thousands of displaced Syrians and refugees have returned to an area controlled by Turkey and Turkish-backed opposition fighters in northern Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said

Army regains territory lost in central Syria

Syria’s army and allies have regained most of the territory they lost during an assault by rebels and militants earlier this month in the country’s center, a

Lebanese PM urges world help to cope with refugee influx

Lebanon’s prime minister is appealing to the international community to invest in the country’s infrastructure and educational system to help alleviate the enormous burden of hosting more

Lebanon reveals its first budget in 12 years

Lebanon’s government has revealed the country’s first budget in 12 years after discord and political paralysis had prevented politicians in past years from agreeing on a figure.

Bus bombing kills five in Syria’s Homs

A bomb blast hit a passenger bus in the government-held city of Homs at noon on Wednesday, killing five people and wounding six, the Syrian state news

American University of Beirut settles US lawsuit over Hezbollah media training

A Lebanese university will pay $700,000 to settle a US lawsuit over allegations it provided “material support” to entities linked to Hezbollah, US officials said. The American

Russians bombing Syrian rebels near Hama

Russian warplanes are taking part in air strikes against insurgents to help repel a major attack on Syrian government-held areas near the city of Hama, a Syrian

Syrian rebels press major assault near Hama

Syrian rebels advanced to within a few kilometers of the government-held city of Hama on Wednesday in a major assault in the western region of Syria critically

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