Tuesday, 25 July 2017
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Syrian air raids near Damascus despite ceasefire

Added: 23.07.2017 22:00 | 21 views | 0 comments

July 24, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • Syria's regime carried out air raids yesterday on one of the last rebel strongholds near Damascus, a monitor said, a day after it declared a ceasefire in parts of the enclave.

Tags: Syria, Fire, Beirut
From: www.straitstimes.com

World Briefs: 'Calm prevailing' in Syria after truce

Added: 09.07.2017 22:00 | 7 views | 0 comments

July 10, 2017 5:00 AM
BEIRUT • A US-Russian brokered ceasefire for south-west Syria was holding hours after it took effect yesterday, a monitor and two rebel officials said, in the latest international attempt at peacemaking in the six-year war.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Lebanon sees tourism rebound as turmoil swallows region

Added: 03.07.2017 7:29 | 12 views | 0 comments

Beirut's landmark Hamra Street is bustling again and hotel occupancy rates are on the rise as Lebanon's tourism industry rebounds, thanks in no small part to the misfortunes of its Middle East neighbors, engulfed by wars, chaos and political upheaval.

From: feeds.foxbusiness.com

Death toll in Damascus bombing rises to 18: Monitor

Added: 02.07.2017 7:10 | 2 views | 0 comments

July 02, 2017 2:10 PM
BEIRUT (AFP, REUTERS) - The death toll in a suicide bombing in eastern Damascus on Sunday (July 2) rose to 18 people, a monitor said, in the bloodiest attack to hit the Syrian capital in months.  

Tags: Beirut, Syria, EU
From: www.straitstimes.com

CAF Champions League Review: Al Merreikh, Vita Club secure crucial wins

Added: 21.06.2017 3:24 | 4 views | 0 comments

Al Merreikh recorded a 2-1 win over Ferroviario Beira to move into third place in Group A of the CAF Champions League, level on points with Tuesday's opponents in second. Mozambique outfit Ferroviario Beira made an encouraging start to the game and went 1-0 up in the 16th minute via Maninho. But they conceded the ...]

From: www.soccernews.com

Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

Added: 19.06.2017 19:50 | 24 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT - Russia on Monday threatened aircraft from the U.S.-led coalition in Syrian-controlled airspace and suspended a hotline intended to avoid collisions in retaliation for the U.S. military shooting down a Syrian warplane. The U.S. said it had downed the Syrian jet a day earlier after it dropped bombs near the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces conducting operations against the Islamic State group, adding that was something it would not tolerate. The downing of the warplane - the first time in the six-year conflict that the U.S. has shot down a Syrian jet - came amid another first: Iran fired several ballistic missiles Sunday night at IS positions in eastern Syria in...

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