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'Reached a dead end': Lebanon PM resigns amid nationwide protests

As Hariri announced his resignation, scores of demonstrators in Beirut celebrated with joy.

30 Oct 2019 8:09 PM

Syrian agent stole ISIS chief Baghdadi's underwear for DNA test before his death

Baghdadi had been about to change location to the Syrian town of Jarablus when the operation happened, he said.

29 Oct 2019 1:05 PM

Lebanon army cracks down on protests as government bickers

Groups of young people gathered on the streets of the capital, preparing for a new day of protests despite the burgeoning crackdown.

19 Oct 2019 7:52 PM

US says it struck al Qaeda ‘safe haven’ in Syria

The US said it carried out a strike on Sunday against al Qaeda in northwest Syria, calling the area a ‘safe haven’ for the group.

01 Jul 2019 6:34 PM

'Full blame' on Israel, says Russia as Syria accidentally downs its jet

The incident, which happened late Monday, was the worst case of friendly fire between the two allies.

18 Sep 2018 3:37 PM

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Islamic State leader Baghdadi resurfaces, urges supporters to attack West

Baghdadi’s speech was mainly focused on decline of American influence around the world and claimed credit on behalf of the Islamic State.

23 Aug 2018 2:00 PM

ISIS chief Baghdadi urges Muslims to wage ‘jihad’ in purported new audio recording

It is the first purported recording of the ISIS leader to be released since September last year.

23 Aug 2018 10:03 AM

Death toll in IS suicide bombings, shootings in Syria rise to nearly 250

In Wednesday's attacks, worst bloodshed in Sweida since civil war began in 2011, more than half the people killed were civilians.

26 Jul 2018 1:41 PM

Commander says Iran's people will punch US Secretary of State in mouth

'History has shown that with attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki America is the top criminal with regard to missiles,' Ismail Kowsari said.

22 May 2018 2:30 PM

Activists want Dubai to reveal whereabouts of princess who ran away due to restrictions

In March, 32-yr-old announced she was fleeing the emirate because of mistreatment and restrictions imposed by her family.

05 May 2018 6:13 PM

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Russia hints at providing advanced air defence systems to Syria

Col Gen Sergei Rudskoi said in a statement on Wednesday that Russia will supply Syria with 'new missile defence systems soon.'

25 Apr 2018 4:22 PM

Syrian rebels 'forced' to leave besieged town in eastern Ghouta enclave

The government-controlled Military Media Centre says 1,500 rebels and 6,000 civilians will leave Harasta on Thursday.

22 Mar 2018 2:20 PM

Islamic State takes Damascus area, kills 36 Syria troops: monitor

‘IS took full control of Qadam, and 36 government troops and loyalist fighters have been killed.’

20 Mar 2018 6:15 PM

Syria: UN first-aid convoy reaches stripped of vital medical supplies

A WHO official said the govt removed most medical material from UN vehicles including surgical kits, insulin and dialysis equipment.

05 Mar 2018 7:52 PM

ISIS claims responsibility for Saint Petersburg mall bombing

On Wednesday evening, a bomb was placed in a locker at a supermarket in Saint Petersburg which wounded 14 people including a pregnant woman.

30 Dec 2017 11:59 AM

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Uber driver accused of murder says raped UK woman for ‘wearing short skirt’

Hawchieh had untowardly images and videos of ‘taking part in a sex act with a fish,’ on his Facebook profile.

28 Dec 2017 4:07 PM

British woman working with UK embassy murdered in Lebanon

‘Our first impression is that it's not politically motivated,’ says the official, who is involved in the investigation.

18 Dec 2017 4:37 PM

Syria: 53 civilians, including 21 children killed in Russian air strikes

The monitor had initially given a death toll of 34 civilians but the number spiked after more bodies were recovered.

27 Nov 2017 10:57 AM

Days after US-Russia presidential joint statement, ISIS recaptures Syrian town

ISIS recaptured Albu Kamal in eastern Syria to save the last urban bastion of its collapsing 'caliphate.'

12 Nov 2017 1:02 PM

Lebanon’s Hezbollah chief accuses Saudi for detaining PM Hariri

Saad Hariri announced his resignation in a surprise move that coincided with Saudi’s sweeping corruption purge.

11 Nov 2017 11:55 AM

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