Tag: Hezbollah

Syria: Israel fired missiles on suburbs of capital Damascus

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BEIRUT — Israel carried out a missile attack near the Syrian capital of Damascus and its southern suburbs early Thursday, Syria’s state media reported...

Defense contractor pleads guilty to sharing classified info

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WASHINGTON — A woman who worked as a contract linguist for the U.S. military in Iraq pleaded guilty Friday to sharing classified information with...

Cabinet formation talks in Lebanon collapse amid crisis

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BEIRUT — Talks on the formation of a new Cabinet in Lebanon collapsed Monday, heralding more economic and financial collapse for the small Arab...

Lebanese president calls on PM to form Cabinet immediately

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BEIRUT — Lebanon’s president called Wednesday on the prime minister-designate to form a government immediately or step aside as the country plunges deeper into...

Russian FM discusses Middle Eastern affairs with Hezbollah

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BEIRUT — Russia’s foreign minister discussed the situation in Lebanon and the Middle East on Monday with a delegation from the militant Hezbollah group,...

Israel unveils guided mortar system for future urban warfare

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JERUSALEM — The Israeli Defense Ministry on Sunday said it has completed development of a new guided mortar system, giving the army a formidable...

Syria reports Israeli missile attack near capital, Damascus

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DAMASCUS, Syria — Syrian air defenses were activated in the capital Damascus and its southern suburbs Sunday night to repel an Israeli missile attack,...

COVID-19 kills former Lebanese militant Anis Naccache

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DAMASCUS, Syria — Anis Naccache, a former pro-Palestinian militant who participated in the 1975 kidnapping of oil ministers in Vienna, died Monday after battling...

UN gives green light to fund Lebanon tribunal for 2021

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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council has given a green light to keep the U.N.-backed tribunal investigating the 2005 assassination of Lebanon’s former...

Wife: No signs of torture on body of slain Hezbollah critic

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BEIRUT — An independent autopsy revealed no signs of torture on the body of a well-known Lebanese publisher and vocal critic of the Shiite...