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Sep 03, 2019
Benjamin Netanyahu cancels day-long visit to India on 9 September, cites 'scheduling issues'This is the second time this year that the Israeli leader has cancelled a planned visit to India, doing so earlier before the April elections.
Sep 02, 2019
Israel prepared for 'any scenario', says PM Benjamin Netanyahu, after cross-border clash with Lebanon’s HezbollahPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel was prepared for any scenario after a cross-border clash with Lebanon’s Hezbollah but neither side seemed eager for another conflict
Aug 26, 2019
Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah threatens Israel after Beirut 'drone attack'; vows to 'do everything' to thwart future strikesThe head of Hezbollah on Sunday threatened Israel after a 'drone attack' on the Lebanese Shiite movement's Beirut stronghold, vowing to 'do everything' to thwart future attacks
Jul 03, 2019
Lebanese army destroys at least 20 homes in Syrian refugee settlements as govt ultimatum expiresThe Lebanese army started destroying Syrian refugee settlements in northeast Lebanon on Monday after the expiry of a government ultimatum, officials said. Keen not to encourage Syrians to settle permanently, the government had given refugees in the village of Arsal until 1 July to demolish shelters made of other materials than timber and plastic sheeting, which it considers illegal. Lebanon, a country of some four million people, hosts between 1.5 and 2 million Syrians on its soil.
Jun 12, 2019
Beirut movie review: Jon Hamm, Rosamund Pike enthral in this sharply written spy thrillerBeirut, written by Tony Gilroy and directed by Brad Anderson, is a fast-paced, smartly produced, beautifully mounted spy thriller that will keep you enthralled throughout.
Mar 26, 2019
Lebanon says US handover of Golan Heights to Israel violates international law, undermines prospects for peaceLebanon on Monday said a US decision to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights violates international law and undermines the prospects for peace. US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a proclamation recognising Israeli sovereignty over the disputed Golan Heights, a border area seized from Syria in 1967.
Oct 26, 2018
Donald Trump signs new Hezbollah sanctions bill, says all US sanctions on Iran to take full effect on 5 NovTrump said these sanctions will be followed up with even more sanctions to address the full range of Iran's "malign conduct". "
Aug 23, 2018
Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi urges Muslims to wage 'jihad' in new audio recording, calls for attacks in the WestHe also called for attacks in the West in the Telegram message on Eid al-Adha on Wednesday, which comes as Islamic State has lost most of its territory in Iraq and Syria.
Aug 10, 2018
Syria recorded 68,000 deaths in 2017, 32,000 this year, says civil registries chief Ahmad Rahal; no mention of nature of deathSyria's civil registries recorded 68,000 deaths in the war-torn country in 2017, pro-regime daily Al-Watan reported its head as saying on Thursday.
Aug 06, 2018
Islamic State executes one of its dozen hostages captured from Syria's Sweida; killing prompts SDF to negotiate peaceIslamic State executed one of its dozen hostages captured from Sweida. This has prompted SDF to offer negotiations