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    Two huge explosions rock Beirut, dozens of casualties

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut, Lebanon | Updated at 12:05am on August 05, 2020

    Two enormous explosions rocked the Lebanese capital's port on Tuesday, killing and wounding dozens of people, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke billowing...

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    Rights groups denounce Lebanon ‘repression’

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:39pm on July 13, 2020

    A coalition of rights groups said Monday that ‘repression’ and ‘intimidation’ are threatening free speech in Lebanon, hit by an economic meltdown and months of...

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    Dozens killed in IS, regime clashes in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:11am on July 06, 2020

    Clashes between Russia-backed Syrian regime forces and the Islamic State group have killed more than 50 fighters on both sides in two days, a Britain-based...

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    15 Iran-backed fighters killed in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:17pm on June 28, 2020

    Air strikes targeting positions of Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed nine fighters on Sunday in the second such raid in 24 hours, a war...

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    Clashes leave 41 fighters dead in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:52pm on June 09, 2020

    An al-Qaeda offshoot led an offensive Monday against regime forces in northwest Syria, sparking clashes that left 19 pro-government fighters and 22 jihadists dead, a...

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    Dozens wounded in Beirut clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:27pm on June 07, 2020

    Protesters poured into the streets of the Lebanese capital Saturday to decry the collapse of the economy, as clashes erupted between supporters and opponents of...

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    Syria regime loyalists killed in Israeli air raids

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 09:56pm on June 05, 2020

    At least nine fighters loyal to the Syrian regime, including four Syrians, were killed during Israeli air raids late Thursday in the Hama province a...

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    Islamic State executes 11 on Syria desert highway

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:48pm on May 19, 2020

    Islamic State group gunmen executed 11 people, all but one of them pro-regime fighters, in two attacks on a desert highway in eastern Syria, a...

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    Damascus, Moscow accused of war crimes in NW Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 03:59pm on May 11, 2020

    Amnesty International on Monday said it has documented 18 attacks in northwest Syria carried out by regime and Russian forces over the past year that...

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    Syria clashes kill 22 in highest toll since truce

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:05pm on May 10, 2020

    Clashes in northwest Syria killed 22 regime fighters and jihadists Sunday in the highest such death toll since the start of a two-month-old ceasefire there,...