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  • Syrian forces make gains against rebels in country's south

    Syrian forces fighting to push back opposition gains in the southern part of the country wrested control of a number of villages Friday, according to government and rebel accounts, as the military pressed an offensive south of Damascus, the capital. The...
  • Obama looks away as Iran plows ahead

    Obama looks away as Iran plows ahead
    While Iran's march toward a nuclear bomb has provoked a major clash between the White House and Congress, Iran's march toward conventional domination of the Arab world has been largely overlooked. In Washington, that is. The Arabs have noticed. And the...
  • Iran says high-ranking commander killed in Israeli airstrike in Syria

    Iran says high-ranking commander killed in Israeli airstrike in Syria
    Iran confirmed Monday that a high-ranking commander was among those killed in an Israeli airstrike in Syria, as the pro-Tehran Lebanese group Hezbollah held funerals for fighters lost in the attack. In a statement, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary...
  • In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig

    In Lebanon, friends plead for release of Indiana hostage Peter Kassig
    He was an unusual sight in this embattled but historic Lebanese port city, a Westerner who wasn't a journalist, a young man driven to provide humanitarian help to the unremitting flow of wounded and displaced from Syria's civil war. "He was full of...
  • 8 Lebanese soldiers killed in clash with Islamists near Syria

    8 Lebanese soldiers killed in clash with Islamists near Syria
    The bodies of three more Lebanese soldiers were discovered Saturday in a battlefield near the Syrian border, bringing to eight the number killed in the latest clashes with Syrian Islamist rebels, authorities said. The intense gun battles have again...
  • King Abdullah, who sought to modernize Saudi Arabia, dies at 90

    King Abdullah, who sought to modernize Saudi Arabia, dies at 90
    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah, the powerful U.S. ally who fought against al-Qaida and sought to modernize the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, including by nudging open greater opportunities for women, has died. He was 90. More than his guarded and...
  • Selfie tiff shows how deeply Mideast hatreds run

    Selfie tiff  shows how deeply  Mideast hatreds run
    Normally, it would be just another catty moment in the outdated world of beauty pageants, one that offers the added opportunity to poke a little fun at Donald Trump. But what happened in the run-up to Trump's Miss Universe Pageant in Miami this week,...
  • Israeli airstrike in Syria said to have killed Hezbollah officials

    Israeli airstrike in Syria said to have killed Hezbollah officials
    Israel’s military carried out an airstrike in Syria on Sunday that killed at least seven people, including Hezbollah field commanders and several Iranians, according to Lebanese news reports that Israel neither confirmed nor denied. Hezbollah...
  • In Beirut, bar patrons find respite from war

    In Beirut, bar patrons find respite from war
    It's well after 1 a.m. at Walkman, a new 1980s-themed bar off busy Hamra Street, and the liquor is still flowing, dance floor lights still flashing, girls in tight jeans and leopard-print tops still jumping to the remixed chorus of a far more contemporary...
  • Syria refugees' lives turn more precarious in Lebanon amid deadly storm

    Syria refugees' lives turn more precarious in Lebanon amid deadly storm
    When the snow started falling this weekend, the tail end of a tremendous winter storm that had killed several Syrian refugees in recent days, hundreds of people camped at an abandoned sugar factory here rushed to save their makeshift tents patched with...
  • Lebanese gather to remember the victims of Paris attacks

    A diverse crowd of more than 150 people gathered on Sunday in Beirut's downtown Samir Kassir Square in solidarity with the massive march in Paris after last week's terror attacks, with the Lebanese raising pens and toting “Je suis Charlie”...