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  • Islamist fighters seize Syria crossing near Israel: Syrian Observatory

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Al Qaeda's Syria wing Nusra Front and other Islamist fighters have taken control of a border crossing on the line dividing Syria from the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a group monitoring the Syrian conflict said on Wednesday.
  • Islamic State turns radical Islam on Syria Muslims

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - As Islamic State militants advanced in the Syrian province of Deir al-Zor last month, those who had held out against them faced a simple choice: beg for mercy or face certain death. Their options were laid out in stark religious...

    Qatar seeks to free more U.S. hostages in Syria: source

    DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar is working to help free four Americans held hostage in Syria by various armed groups, a Gulf source familiar with the matter said on Monday, a day after the Gulf Arab state's diplomacy helped free a journalist held since 2012....

    Trip Tips: See and live history in Lebanon

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Some travelers want to see history, others want to live it. In Lebanon, a slice of land between the Mediterranean and war-ravaged Syria, you can do a lot of both. At the Roman ruins of Baalbek, some of the best preserved in the world,...

    Rockets fired from south Lebanon toward Israel: news agency

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - At least two rockets were fired on Saturday from southern Lebanon toward Israel, Lebanon's national news agency and security sources said, without saying who had launched them. The news agency NNA, citing its correspondent in Tyre,...