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Feb 21, 2017
France's Marine Le Pen cancels meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti over headscarfBeirut: Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen cancelled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti on Tuesday after refusing to wear a headscarf.
Jan 03, 2017
Syrian army advances as rebels put peace talks on holdSyria's ceasefire appeared under threat as government forces intensified their attacks near Damascus and around 10 rebel groups said they were suspending talks about planned peace negotiations this month.
Oct 26, 2016
Syria: Airstrikes in Idlib kill 22, mostly children, outside school; death toll could riseAirstrikes in Syria killed up to 22 people, mostly children, on Wednesday when warplanes struck a residential area housing a school complex in the northern rebel-held province of Idlib, activists and rescue workers said.
Sep 06, 2016
Syria conflict: String of IS-claimed bombings hit govt controlled cities, at least 48 deadA Syria expert said it was too soon to say if the attacks by the IS group were a reaction to its recent defeats along the border.
Aug 14, 2016
Syria: Women burn burqas, men cut beards as hundreds of 'human shields' freed from Islamic State-strongholdOne SDF fighter entered a house in Syira on Friday and saw a shoe placed on a Quran. When he removed it there was an explosion and he was killed.
Jun 25, 2016
Islamic State captures 900 Kurdish civilians in north Syria in three weeksIslamic State militants abducted about 900 Kurdish civilians in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo over the past three weeks, forcing the captives to build fortifications for the extremists in retaliation for a Kurdish-led assault on a nearby Islamic State stronghold, activists said on Friday.
Jun 11, 2016
Syrian Troops surround IS stronghold, thousands of civilians trappedThe Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a British-based monitor, said warplanes from a US-led coalition were conducting heavy bombing raids on Manbij.
Mar 16, 2016
We must not let fears get the better of us: UN envoy Angelina Jolie meets Syria refugees in LebanonAngelina Jolie appealed to governments around the world to step up their assistance to the nearly five million people whom the war has forced to flee Syria
Feb 16, 2016
Missiles hit schools and hospitals, kill 50 in Syria; Turkey accuses Russia of 'obvious war crimes'Turkey on Monday accused Russia of an "obvious war crime" after missile attacks in northern Syria killed scores of people, and warned Kurdish militia fighters there they would face the "harshest reaction" if they tried to capture a town near the Turkish border.
Nov 16, 2015
Beirut blasts: Lebanon busts entire terror network in 48 hoursLebanon arrested the entire network behind the suicide bombings in southern Beirut suburb of Bourj al- Barajneh within 48 hours, according to the interior minister.