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August 22, 2018 9:45 AM US to act 'very strongly' if Syria uses chemical arms: Bolton

JERUSALEM: US President Donald Trump's national security adviser warned Wednesday that the United States would respond "very strongly" if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad uses chemical weapons in an offensive to retake Idlib province. "We now see plans for the Syrian regime to resume offensive military activities in Idlib province," John Bolton told a press 18

July 1, 2018 2:45 PM More Syrians leave Lebanon for home

MASNAA: Several dozen Syrian refugees left Lebanon for neighbouring Syria on Sunday as part of returns coordinated between both countries, an AFP reporter and authorities said. A total of 42 Syrians returned voluntarily from Lebanon through the Masnaa crossing to areas in Syria, Lebanese authorities said. A Lebanese coordinator said they were headed 12

June 26, 2018 6:26 AM Israeli missiles strike near Damascus airport: Syrian state media

DAMASCUS: Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus airport early Tuesday, Syrian state media said, while a monitoring group said they hit arms depots for Hezbollah. In a report in the early hours of Tuesday, Syria's state news agency Sana said "two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus international airport". The head of monitoring group 15

February 15, 2018 9:31 AM US Secretary of State kept waiting at Lebanese palace

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (left) meets with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baadba on the outskirts of the capital Beirut on February 15, 2018. — AFP picBEIRUT, Feb 15 — US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was kept waiting at Lebanon’s presidential palace for several minutes before his Lebanese counterpart greeted 12

February 10, 2018 7:47 AM Israel jet crashes after ‘Iranian targets’ attacked in Syria

The remains of an F-16 Israeli war plane are seen near the Israeli village of Harduf, Israel February 10, 2018. — Reuters picJERUSALEM, Feb 10 — An Israeli fighter jet crashed today after coming under fire from Syrian air defences during attacks against “Iranian targets” in the war-torn country, a spokesman said. The exchange of fire was the most serious 25

February 10, 2018 7:12 AM Israel intercepts Iranian drone, jet shot down by Syria

Israeli security forces walk next to the remains of an F-16 Israeli war plane near the Israeli village of Harduf, Israel February 10, 2018. — Reuters picJERUSALEM, Feb 10 — Syrian anti-aircraft fire shot down an Israeli jet today, the military said, after Israel intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria and struck an Iranian target there. Footage 17

January 25, 2018 3:55 PM Speaker Ryan sees no US ‘alliance’ with Russia in Syria

US House Speaker Paul Ryan said today that he did not envision an alliance with Russia in Syria. — Reuters picABU DHABI, Jan 25 — US House Speaker Paul Ryan said today that he did not envision a “strategic alliance” with Russia in Syria as Washington looks to end the Islamic State group and curb Iran. “I don’t see strategic alliance — perhaps tactical 32

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 48

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 22

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 23