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Apr 09, 2018
Donald Trump warns Syria of 'big price' after suspected chemical attack in rebel-held Douma sparks outrageAn alleged chemical attack that left dozens dead in Syria's rebel-held town of Douma sparked international outrage Sunday, with US president Donald Trump warning there would be a "big price to pay".
Mar 21, 2018
Syria: 29 civilians killed in heavy air strikes, shelling in rebel enclave of Eastern GhoutaHeavy air strikes and shelling killed 29 civilians in the main town of Syria's rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta outside Damascus today
Jan 21, 2018
Over 13 Syrian refugees died of cold while fleeing to Lebanon, says United NationThe number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13, the United Nations said on Sunday.
Dec 10, 2017
United Nations calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children stranded in rebel-held suburbThe United Nations children's agency said 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in which five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care.
Nov 23, 2017
Lebanon PM shelves resignation after return to Beirut, eases crisis in West Asia; US welcomes decisionLebanon’s Saad al-Hariri shelved his decision to resign as prime minister at the request of President Michel Aoun, easing a crisis that had deepened tensions in West Asia.
Nov 19, 2017
Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations to discuss confronting Iran, Hezbollah after allegations of interference in internal affairsSaudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi‘ite ally Hezbollah
Nov 13, 2017
Ex-Lebanon PM Saad al-Hariri says he is free, will return to Beirut very soon from Saudi Arabia after shock resignationSaad al-Hariri pledged on Monday he would return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia "very soon," in his first television interview since his shock resignation as prime minister eight days ago.
Nov 11, 2017
UN chief Antonio Guterres warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating' following PM Saad Hariri's resignationLebanon's prime minister Saad Hariri resigned in a shock announcement broadcast from Riyadh as a power struggle intensified between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Aug 21, 2017
Lebanon Army advances against Islamic State in border battle along SyriaLebanon's army began its operation into Islamic State strongholds, and has already recaptured two thirds of the territory in the area
Jul 22, 2017
Kuwait lodges protest with Lebanon over Hezbollah training 21 Shias convicted for forming terror cellKuwait has protested to Lebanon over the alleged training by Hezbollah of 21 Shiites convicted in June on charges of forming a "terror cell" in the Sunni-majority emirate.