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January 9, 2018 11:54 AM Israeli air strikes, rockets hit Syria: Syrian army

DAMASCUS: The Israeli army overnight carried out air strikes and fired rockets at targets in Syria, causing damage near a military position, the Syrian army said in a statement on Tuesday. Israel's army has carried out several attacks on the Syrian army and its ally Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah since the start of the conflict in Syria in 2011. The Israeli 22

January 3, 2018 8:35 PM Syrian war will be over in 1-2 years

BEIRUT: The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group said on Wednesday the Syrian war, now in its seventh year, will be finished in one or two years at most. In an interview with Lebanon's pro-Iran al-Mayadeen channel, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah also said Israeli strikes on Hezbollah positions in Syria did not, and will not, prevent supplies of weapons 8

December 11, 2017 1:35 PM Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Sadr sets conditions for disarming his fighters after Islamic State defeated

BAGHDAD: Iraqi powerful Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr set conditions on Monday for his followers to hand over to the government the weapons they used to fight Islamic State. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared final victory over the militant Sunni group on Saturday and said "the state should have a monopoly on the use of arms". Iraq's armed 9

December 8, 2017 6:31 PM Leave Lebanon alone, world powers tell Saudi, Iran

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron led calls on Friday (Dec 8) for countries to stop meddling in Lebanon at an international meeting aimed at preventing the fragile nation becoming a pawn in the power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson attended the eight-nation talks in Paris with Lebanese Prime Minister 11

December 7, 2017 8:20 AM Pro-Hezbollah newspaper declares ‘Death to America’

US President Donald Trump controversially recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital. — Reuters picBEIRUT, Dec 7 — Reuters Lebanon’s pro-Hezbollah al-Akhbar newspaper declared “Death to America” on its front page today, the strongest reaction among universally critical Lebanese press coverage of US President Donald Trump’s decision on the stauts of disputed 22

December 5, 2017 2:58 PM Lebanon’s Hariri: From resignation to U-turn

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri speaks after a cabinet meeting in Baabda near Beirut, Lebanon December 5, 2017. — Reuters picBEIRUT, Dec 5 — Events since the surprise announcement a month ago by Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri that he was resigning, up to his U-turn today. On November 4, Hariri announces from Saudi Arabia that he is resigning 9

December 5, 2017 1:15 PM Lebanon PM Hariri rescinds resignation: Cabinet Statement

BAABDA, Lebanon: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Tuesday that he had withdrawn his resignation, a month after his shock announcement that he was quitting sparked a political crisis. "The council of ministers thanks the prime minister for rescinding his resignation," Hariri said, reading from a cabinet statement issued after its first meeting 6

December 1, 2017 6:45 PM Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms

ROME: Lebanon has been "hijacked" by Hezbollah and the country can only flourish if the Iranian-backed group disarms, Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said on Friday. "Lebanon will only survive or prosper if you disarm Hezbollah," Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told a conference in Italy. "As long as you have an armed militia, you will not have peace 11

November 30, 2017 3:28 AM Lebanon's Hariri visits family in Paris

BEIRUT: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri flew Wednesday night to Paris for a family visit, a source close to him said. "He left half an hour ago and will spend a few days with his family in Paris," said the source. Hariri's shock resignation announcement from Saudi Arabia early this month, followed by a lengthy stay in Riyadh, had prompted speculation 13

November 22, 2017 12:16 AM Hariri back in Lebanon for first time since quitting as PM

Saad al-Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister from Saudi Arabia, walks down the steps of an airplance at Beirut's international airport, in Beirut, Lebanon, November 21, 2017. — Reuters picBEIRUT, Nov 22 — Saad al-Hariri returned to Beirut yesterday for the first time since he resigned as Lebanon’s prime minister in a broadcast 10