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Oct 12, 2018
Lebanon's oldest daily An-Nahar goes blank to protest political deadlock, economic crisis in nation; Twitterati see the lighter sideProtesting a political deadlock and economic woes in Lebanon, the tiny Mediterranean country's oldest newspaper An-Nahar went out to newsstands completely blank on Thursday.
Sep 20, 2018
India, Pakistan among 5 Asian countries which saw 59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017, says US reportThe total number of terrorist attacks worldwide last year decreased by 23 percent. Similarly, the total deaths due to terrorist violence decreased by 27 percent, according to the report.
Sep 16, 2018
Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles targeting Damascus airport, says State mediaAFP's correspondent in Damascus heard a loud blast late Saturday, followed by several smaller explosions.
Aug 22, 2018
US national security advisor John Bolton says sanctions on Iran more effective than expected, notes 'devastating' economic impactThe Trump administration slapped back sanctions this month after withdrawing from the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran. The US turnaround has outraged Iran
Aug 04, 2018
The Occasional Virgin: Hanan Al-Shaykh's book tries to tell story of empowerment, but is let down by translationHanan Al-Shaykh's latest book attempts to show how two women empower themselves, but their confusion and clichéd reactionary responses to traditional Arab norms make for dreary reading
Aug 03, 2018
Hamas leaders to convene for rare meeting in Gaza, will look at long-term solution to hostilities with IsraelPalestinian protests along the Gaza-Israel border have led to frequent clashes, with Israeli snipers firing on protesters burning tires and throwing stones.
Jun 25, 2018
Syrian conflict: Air strike launched by Russia kills five, damages two hospitals in rebel-held parts of DaraaRussian air strikes on Syria's Daraa killed five and demolished two hospitals. Russia attacked after brokering a year-long ceasefire deal
Jun 24, 2018
Russia launches intense air strikes in rebel-held parts of southern Syria, a year after brokering ceasefire dealRussia carried out an intense air strike in southern parts of Syria and casualties are not yet known
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.