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Syrian Army Captures Suburb South of Damascus

(BEIRUT) — Syrian troops captured a contested suburb of Damascus on Wednesday as the government forged ahead with a punishing military offensive that already has...

Weapons Experts Start Syria Mission Amid Clashes

(BEIRUT) — Deadly clashes raged on the edge of Damascus on Wednesday and rival rebel factions battled each other in northern Syria as international chemical...

Weapons Experts Kick Off Complex Syria Mission

(DAMASCUS, Syria) — Inspectors charged with the enormous task of overseeing the destruction of Syria's deadly chemical weapons stockpiles kicked off their...

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BY ANDREW KATZ It was the kind of incident that Lebanon has feared most. A bomb targeting Hizballah, itself implicated in terrorist bombings, exploded near the...

Lebanese TV: Syria Has Received Russian Missiles

(BEIRUT) — The Syrian president has told Lebanon's Hezbollah-owned TV station that Damascus received the first shipment of Russian air defense missiles,...