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Syria's Ghouta residents 'wait to die' as bombs fall

Added: 21.02.2018 21:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

February 22, 2018 5:00 AM
BEIRUT/GENEVA • Residents of Syria's eastern Ghouta district yesterday said they were waiting their "turn to die", amid one of the most intense bombardments of the war by pro-government forces on the rebel-held enclave near Damascus.


How the Urban Tower Retro67 Will Celebrate the Vulnerable Heritage of Lebanon

Added: 21.02.2018 16:18 | 1 views | 0 comments

 has seen an influx of wealth into the area ever since the end of the Lebanese Civil War in 1990. Large-scale developments and designer architecture from ,  and  have been popping up throughout the capital, much like its Middle Eastern neighbors. by  will celebrate the appearance of the old town of Beirut and reinterpret the traditional stylistic elements with the modern flair that is becoming the city’s favored style.


More bombs fall on Syria’s Ghouta after heaviest toll in years

Added: 20.02.2018 11:07 | 11 views | 0 comments

February 20, 2018 8:49 AM
BEIRUT (REUTERS) - Pro-government forces bombarded Syria’s eastern Ghouta on Tuesday (Feb 20), killing at least 49 people, after the heaviest one-day death toll there in three years on Monday (Feb 19), a war monitoring group said.  


Turkey warns Syria against support for Kurds

Added: 20.02.2018 4:57 | 15 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT — Turkey warned the Syrian government Monday against entering the Kurdish-controlled enclave in northern Syria where a major Turkish military offensive is underway, saying it would hit back at the troops if their goal is to protect the Kurdish fighters.The warning sets up a potential clash be......

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Tillerson Calls on Lebanon To Distance Itself From Hezbollah During Beirut Visit

Added: 15.02.2018 19:51 | 23 views | 0 comments

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was in Lebanon for a brief visit with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Beirut on Thursday where he said there were "constructive" discussions on breaking the "stalemate" between Lebanon and Israel concerning gas drilling rights along the maritime border and helping keep the peace along the volatile frontier between the two nations, according to The Associated Press. Lebanon and its southern neighbor Israel have been fighting over oil and gas reserves and the border construction being performed by Israel which Lebanon says it encroaching on its territory. The U.S. has been working as a mediator for that dispute, with Tillerson suggesting...

Syria's Idlib ISIS-free after 'surrender': Spokesman, monitor

Added: 13.02.2018 14:42 | 20 views | 0 comments

February 13, 2018 10:42 PM
BEIRUT (AFP) - The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria militant group has been ousted from northwestern Syria's Idlib province after a final group of militants surrendered to hardline rebels on Tuesday (Feb 13), a spokesman and monitor said.


Israel vows to press on after Syria downs fighter plane

Added: 11.02.2018 21:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

February 12, 2018 5:00 AM
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said yesterday that Israeli forces would press ahead with Syria operations despite their loss of an advanced warplane to enemy fire for the first time in 36 years.


Israel strikes Syria after intercepting Iranian drone

Added: 10.02.2018 21:00 | 18 views | 0 comments

February 11, 2018 5:00 AM
JERUSALEM/BEIRUT • Israel launched heavy air strikes in Syria, while the Syrian army claimed to have brought down an Israeli F-16 after the Israelis intercepted an Iranian drone that penetrated their airspace from Syria.


ISIS fighters move to Syria's Idlib

Added: 09.02.2018 21:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

February 10, 2018 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • ISIS fighters clashed with Syrian insurgent factions in the north-western province of Idlib yesterday, a war monitor and a rebel commander said, accusing pro-government forces of opening a corridor for the militants to reach the region.


Far from winding down, Syria's war escalates on multiple fronts

Added: 09.02.2018 6:22 | 3 views | 0 comments

February 09, 2018 2:22 PM
BEIRUT (NYTIMES) - Half a dozen newborns, blinking and arching their backs, were carried from a burning hospital hit by airstrikes. A bombed apartment house collapsed, burying families. Medics doused patients with water after a suspected chlorine attack, one of five in Syria since the start of the year.


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