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Syrian Troops Reach Besieged Prison in Aleppo

Syrian troops reached a besieged prison Thursday in the northern city of Aleppo, ending a monthslong attempt by rebels to free the inmates inside, a Syrian...

Hezbollah Says Israel Bombed Its Positions

(BEIRUT) — Hezbollah says Israel carried out an airstrike targeting its positions in Lebanon near the border with Syria earlier this week, claiming it caused...

Mortar Attack in Central Syria Kills at Least 19

(BEIRUT) — Syrian state media and anti-government activists say a mortar attack has killed at least 19 people in the central city of Homs. The official SANA...

Blast in Beirut Kills at Least Five

The Lebanese capital has been hit by a wave of bomb attacks, including one last week that killed a Hizballah critic.

Saudi Arabia Pledges $3bn for Lebanese Army

Huge fund for 'fighting terrorism' announced after the funeral of Mohamad Chatah, a senior Sunni politician killed in Beirut on Friday

Car Bomb Hits Hezbollah Stronghold in East Lebanon

(BEIRUT) — Lebanon's official news agency says a car bomb has exploded at a stronghold of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group in the country's east, causing a...

Strong Explosion Shakes Lebanese Capital

(BEIRUT) — A strong explosion has shaken the Lebanese capital, sending black smoke billowing from the center of Beirut. The blast went off a few hundred meters...