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Jun 05, 2018
Islamic State attack kills 45 pro-Assad regime fighters in east Syria, reclaims 4 villages in Euphrates ValleyIslamic State attacked eastern Syria and has killed 45 members pro-regime Shiite militia and has retaken four villages in Euphrates Valley.
May 26, 2018
Syrian army allows pre-2011 conscripts to return home; around 15,000 soldiers, reservists may be demobilisedThe decision comes in the wake of a string of military gains around the capital Damascus and in the central province of Homs.
May 19, 2018
Cannes Film Festival 2018: Capernaum director Nadine Labaki says she doesn't want to be #MeToo beneficiaryLabaki, in the running for Palme d'Or at Cannes, says she doesn't want people to say that she won the award only because she is a woman.
May 07, 2018
Lebanon votes in first General Election in nine years: Iran-backed Hezbollah expected to emerge strongerSunni prime minister Saad al-Hariri is frontrunner to keep his job and form a new coalition government after an election seen as vital to Lebanon’s economic stability
Apr 09, 2018
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov says specialists found no trace of chemical attack in Syrian townRussian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov said that Russian specialists had found no trace of a chemical attack on the Syrian rebel-held town of Douma, after allegations from the international community.
Feb 15, 2018
Rex Tillerson calls Hezbollah an 'unhelpful' influence in Lebanon, but says it's part of its political processDespite being branded a "terrorist" organisation by the US and targeted with economic sanctions, Hezbollah has risen to play a decisive role in regional conflicts including Syria.
Jan 29, 2018
Benjamin Netanyahu accuses Iran of wanting to 'turn Lebanon into one giant missile site', warns of consequencesIsraeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of wanting "to turn Lebanon into one giant missile site" and warned of the consequences as he left Monday for talks in Moscow.
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.
Jan 04, 2018
Iran protests will leave Donald Trump disappointed, says Hezbollah head Hassan NasrallahThe head of Lebanon's powerful Tehran-backed Hezbollah movement has said he was confident protests in Iran would be brought under control and leave US President Donald Trump disappointed
Dec 30, 2017
Donald Trump condemns arrest of protesters in Iran, tells Tehran 'the world is watching'President Donald Trump on Friday condemned the arrest of protesters in Iran, telling Tehran that "the world is watching" as officials reported fresh demonstrations over the country's struggling economy.