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    Israeli strikes in Syria kill 8 pro-Iran fighters

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:10am on November 25, 2020

    Israeli air strikes in Syria overnight killed at least eight fighters operating in pro-Iran militias, a war monitoring group said Wednesday. The strikes targeted an...

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    14 fighters killed in Syria airstrikes

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:52pm on November 22, 2020

    At least 14 pro-Iran militia fighters from Iraq and Afghanistan were killed in air strikes in war-torn eastern Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights...

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    Dozens at large after Lebanon jailbreak

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 05:37pm on November 21, 2020

    Over 60 people fled a detention centre in Lebanon on Saturday, including six who later died in a car accident on a nearby road, a...

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    ‘Let women cook’: Lebanese mock minister over sexist comment

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 09:03pm on November 16, 2020

    Lebanese have poked fun at outgoing interior minister Mohamed Fahmi after he suggested the solution to a ban on deliveries during a COVID-19 lockdown was...

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    7 civilians killed in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:43pm on November 04, 2020

    Four children were among seven civilians killed in Syrian army bombardments of the country’s last major rebel bastion on Wednesday, a war monitor reported. The...

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    30 dead as govt forces clash with IS in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:45pm on October 27, 2020

    Clashes Tuesday in the Syrian desert between Russia-backed regime forces and Islamic State group jihadists have killed almost 30 fighters, a Britain-based war monitor said....

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    Russia strikes kill 78 Turkey-backed rebels in Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:58am on October 27, 2020

    Air strikes by Damascus regime ally Russia killed 78 Turkey-backed rebels in northwestern Syria on Monday, a monitor said, in the bloodiest surge in violence...

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    US drone strike kills 17 in northwestern Syria

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 12:57am on October 24, 2020

    The US army said Thursday it carried out a drone strike against al-Qaeda leaders in northwestern Syria near the Turkish border, killing 17 jihadists, according...

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    Saad Hariri named new Lebanon PM

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 10:24pm on October 22, 2020

    Three-time Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri was named to the post for a fourth time Thursday and immediately promised a government of technocrats committed to...

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    Watchdog urges sanctions over civilian deaths in Idlib

    Agence France-Presse . Beirut | Updated at 11:25pm on October 15, 2020

    Attacks on civilian targets during a Syrian-Russian campaign in northeast Syria’s rebel-held Idlib may amount to crimes against humanity, Human Rights Watch said Thursday, calling...