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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.
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.