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    Lebanon launches first electric car despite crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:12pm on April 25, 2021

    A Lebanon-made electric car made its debut on Saturday, the first time the Mediterranean country has manufactured an automobile, despite struggling amid a dire economic...

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    Kurds launch security sweep, arrests in camp for IS families in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:28pm on March 28, 2021

    Kurdish forces made dozens of arrests in a security operation launched Sunday in a camp for suspected family members of Islamic State group militants in...

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    AI accuses Lebanon of ‘torture’ of detained Syrians

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:06pm on March 23, 2021

    Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Lebanese authorities of ‘cruel and abusive’ treatment of more than 20 Syrians it said had been tortured in prison or...

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    Kurdish fighters, pro-Turkey rebels clash in N Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:55pm on March 21, 2021

    Kurdish-led fighters were fending off Turkey’s Syrian proxies in violent clashes on Sunday near the Kurdish-held town of Ain Issa in northern Syria, a Britain-based...

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    21 troops killed in south Syria ambush

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:53pm on March 17, 2021

    Gunmen killed 21 Syrian soldiers in an ambush in the southern province of Daraa on Tuesday, a Britain-based war monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for...

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    A decade of war in Syria killed over 3,88,000

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:27pm on March 14, 2021

    The overall death toll for Syria’s civil war has reached 388,652 since it began a decade ago this month, a war monitor said on Sunday....

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    ‘Children can’t see future in Syria after 10 years of war’

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:13pm on March 09, 2021

    Many Syrian children, both inside and outside the country, cannot imagine a future in their homeland as the conflict there enters its 11th year, a...

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    Lebanon protesters block roads over worsening poverty

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:08pm on March 09, 2021

    Lebanese protesters set up new roadblocks Tuesday to vent anger over political inaction in the face of deepening poverty, but security forces managed to reopen...

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    US strikes kill 22 in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:12pm on February 26, 2021

    The US military has struck Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria, killing at least 22 fighters according to a war monitor, in what the Pentagon said...

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    Russian air strikes kill 21 IS members in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 06:32pm on February 20, 2021

    A wave of air strikes by government ally Russia killed at least 21 Islamic State group members in the Syrian desert over the past 24...

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