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It’s a message of blood: Hezbollah

Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Sunday Saudi Arabia’s execution of a Shia cleric was a “message of blood”, and Riyadh sought to create sectarian strife across the world.

04 Jan 2016 2:46 AM

Shias warn of backlash against House of Saud

Saudi Arabia’s execution of a leading cleric from the Shia minority drew warnings of a backlash against the ruling Al Saud family and threatened to further intensify a wave of sectarian conflict in th

02 Jan 2016 11:27 PM

Russia-backed Syria troops enter rebel town

Syrian troops fought their way into a rebel-held town in the southern province of Deraa on Wednesday in an assault which rebels said was supported by the heaviest Russian aerial bombing campaign so fa

31 Dec 2015 5:45 AM

ISIS leader Baghdadi says ‘caliphate’ well

The ISIS group on Saturday released a new message purportedly from its reclusive leader, claiming that his self-styled “caliphate” is doing well despite an unprecedented alliance against it and critic

28 Dec 2015 6:05 AM

Top Syrian rebel killed in airstrike

Powerful Syrian rebel chief Zahran Alloush was killed in a regime air-strike east of Damascus, dealing blows to both the nearly five-year uprising and a fragile peace process.

27 Dec 2015 5:10 AM

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Safe passage to ISIS militants’ families

Syria ready for Geneva peace talks ‘without foreign intervention’, sets preconditions for Opp.

25 Dec 2015 6:01 AM

ISIS suicide blasts kill 26 soldiers

The Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist group has expanded its control inside an eastern Syrian city after clashes and suicide attacks killed at least 26 regime fighters, a monitor said.

25 Dec 2015 5:59 AM

‘Russia raids in Syria may be war crimes’

Amnesty International said on Wednesday that nearly three months of Russian air raids in Syria have killed hundreds of civilians, many in targeted strikes that could constitute war crimes.

24 Dec 2015 2:16 AM

‘Israel raids’ kill Hezbollah militant in Syria

An Israeli airstrike killed Hezbollah militant leader Samir Qantar in Damascus early on Sunday, the Lebanese group and Syrian state media said.

21 Dec 2015 3:30 AM

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Suspected Russia raids kill 32 civilians in north Syria: report

Six children and eleven women among dead; dozens wounded.

18 Dec 2015 3:51 PM

Lebanon arrests former MP in connection with Kadhafi kidnap case

Yaacoub to undergo further questioning and will be held until authorities decide whether

18 Dec 2015 2:38 PM

Syria rebels decry truce talks

Syria’s Al Qaeda affiliate on Saturday rejected the outcome of an Opposition summit that agreed to negotiate with President Bashar al-Assad, and Russia denounced the gathering in Saudi Arabia as unrep

14 Dec 2015 6:22 AM

Muammar Gaddafi’s son briefly abducted in Lebanon

A son of Libya’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi was briefly kidnapped in Lebanon by militants demanding information about the fate of a Shia cleric who went missing in Libya decades ago, a security offic

13 Dec 2015 2:49 AM

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Iran to sign $3 billion gas contract with consortium of Indian companies

The goal of developing the first phase is to produce one billion cubic feet of natural gas each day.

07 Dec 2015 10:11 AM

Islamic State child soldiers kill captives in gruesome video

Child soldiers have been typically used to man checkpoints or gather intelligence.

04 Dec 2015 10:21 AM

Syria's al-Qaida branch releases captive Lebanese soldiers

The release is part of a Qatar-brokered deal

01 Dec 2015 3:05 PM

Strikes on Islamic State city, focus of international campaign, kill 8

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put death toll at 12, including five children

27 Nov 2015 4:36 PM

Sirens ring out as air strikes hit ISIS's Syria stronghold

A US-led coalition and Russia have stepped up air strikes on the jihadists

27 Nov 2015 11:09 AM

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