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Nov 13, 2015
43 killed, 239 wounded in Beirut twin blasts; Islamic State claims responsibilityTwin bomb blasts claimed by the Islamic State group killed 41 people Thursday on a busy shopping street in a Beirut stronghold of the Shiite movement Hezbollah, the worst such attack in years.
Oct 27, 2015
Busted! Saudi prince held in record Beirut airport drug raidA Saudi prince and four others were detained on Monday in Lebanon in the largest drug bust in the history of the Beirut airport, a security source said.
Feb 26, 2015
Number of Christians abducted by IS rises to 220, say activistsSyrian activists say the number of Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria has risen to 220.
Oct 06, 2014
Lebanon: 18 killed in clash between Hezbollah, fundamentalist gunmen from SyriaAt least 16 fundamentalist gunmen from Syria and two Hezbollah fighters were killed Sunday in a clash between the two groups in east Lebanon.
Oct 03, 2014
Syria: 23 soldiers killed in clashes with anti-govt rebelsAt least 23 troops in Syria were killed on Friday during clashes with anti-government rebels in the town of Deir al-Ades, south of Damascus.
Oct 02, 2014
Syria: 31 people, including children, killed in bomb blasts near schoolSeveral children were among the 31 people killed in a pair of blasts near a school in the central Syrian city of Homs, a Syrian official said.
Sep 22, 2014
Syria: 42 people, including 16 children, killed in govt airstrikes, says monitorSyria's government air strikes killed at least 42 people, including 16 children.
Sep 08, 2014
Lebanese youth start Burn ISIS flag campaign, run into rough weatherInspired by these three activists, another youngster uploaded a video which showed him burn an ISIS flag. The youngster adopted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge route and nominated the whole world to burn flags and printouts of flags of the extremist organisation. Soon the video went viral and has been viewed by more than a lakh viewers.
Jul 02, 2014
Syria: UN appeals for release of more than 100 abducted school kidsThe UN children's agency and Human Rights Watch has appealed for the release of more than 100 Kurdish schoolboy and girls kidnapped by jihadists in Syria.
Jan 03, 2014
Car bomb kills four in Hezbollah district of BeirutA car bomb killed four people in Hezbollah's southern Beirut stronghold on Thursday, security and medical sources said, the latest in a series of deadly attacks on Shi'ite and Sunni targets in Lebanon.