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  • U.N. envoy presses for cease-fire in Syria

     
    Lakhdar Brahimi, the United Nations envoy to Syria, continued to push for a four-day cease-fire in the fighting....
  • Clashes in Beirut follow funeral for slain police official

     
    A politically charged funeral for a slain police intelligence chief devolved into clashes in the heart of the Lebanese capital as an angry group of mourners tried to storm the prime minister’s office but were pushed back by troops....
  • China media: Quiet on Communist Party Congress, gaga for U.S. election

     
    If you picked up a Chinese newspaper in the past week, here's a smattering of the details you could have learned about the U.S. presidential campaign: Mitt Romney might be tanning himself in a bid to appeal to minorities; at 7-Eleven convenience stores,...
  • Lebanese army warns against violence amid tensions

     
    The Lebanese army moved Monday to quell unrest following an outbreak of clashes in the aftermath of the politically charged funeral of a police official assassinated in a car bomb attack. The army vowed to use “decisive measures’ to insure...
  • Bomb rocks Damascus as peace envoy meets with Assad

     
    A car bomb exploded Sunday at one of the entrances to Damascus’ Old City, killing 13 people and injuring 29, as an international peace envoy seeking a cease-fire in the Syrian conflict met with President Bashar Assad, state media reported....
  • Car bombs, aerial attacks pummel Syria

     
    A car bomb exploded Monday in a Damascus district that is home to many security personnel and members of President Bashar Assad’s Alawite sect, killing 11 people and wounding dozens of others, the official state news media reported....
  • Death toll from car bombing in Hezbollah's Beirut stronghold at least 14

    BEIRUT — A deadly explosion Thursday in a densely populated district of southern Beirut, a stronghold of the Hezbollah group, fanned new fears of violent fallout in Lebanon from the ongoing war in neighboring Syria. Initial news service reports...
  • U.N. inspectors reach alleged attack site after taking sniper fire

    U.N. inspectors reach alleged attack site after taking sniper fire
    BEIRUT — Delayed by a sniper attack, United Nations chemical weapons inspectors arrived Monday in one of the Syrian suburbs allegedly hit in a poison gas attack last week, visiting a pair of field hospitals and meeting with witnesses, the U.N. said....
  • Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah vows to avenge attacks against followers

    BEIRUT — The leader of Hezbollah on Friday vowed that its fighters would retaliate against “terrorists” who have detonated car bombs and launched other attacks against neighborhoods and individuals allied with the Lebanese Islamist...
  • Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques

    BEIRUT -- The toll from a pair of explosions outside two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday has risen to at least 29 with hundreds wounded, authorities said. The explosions appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks that...
  • From ABC News to Al Jazeera America, A Bigger Spotlight For Syria

    To the wizened political observer, President Obama's recent remarks about a possible strike against Syria may sound like preliminary saber-rattling. But some TV-news outlets are already hearing explosions. Days before a potential U.S. strike against...