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Us-led Air Strikes In Syria 'kill 553 In First Month'
9 hours ago: Business Insider
Beirut (AFP) - Air strikes by the US-led coalition in Syria have killed 553 people since their launch a month ago, the vast majority of them jihadists, a monitoring group said on Thursday.The strikes have killed 464 Islamic State group fighters, 57...
Related topics: Syria
Security Sources: Lebanese Army Kills 3 In Raid
13 hours ago: VOA News
Lebanon's army killed three men and arrested several others during a raid on an apartment containing weapons and ammunition where authorities suspected an attack was being planned, security sources said on Thursday. The sources said the apartment...
Syria Airstrikes Kill 553, Including 32 Civilians, During Monthlong Offensive Against Isis: Monitor
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BEIRUT, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 553 people, including 32 civilians, during a month-long campaign in Syria against Islamic State militants, a Syrian monitoring group which tracks the violence said on ...
Related topics: Syria, Isis, Reuters
Iran Proposes An Axis Against Islamic State To Iraq As An Alternative To The U.s. Coalition
October 22, 2014: Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines
By Juan Cole Al-Zaman [The Times of Baghdad] reports that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has proposed to visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haydar al-Abadi an anti-IS axis including Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq that would be led by Iran, as an...
Related topics: Iran, Iraq, Baghdad, Syria
Lebanon's Jewish Revival
October 20, 2014: Middle East
An Embattled Minority Restores Its Past October 14, 2014 Adam Rasmi ...
Which Startups Should Jump Into The ‘shark Tank’?
October 19, 2014: The Next Web
As child refugees from Lebanon, Donna and Rosy Khalife knew how to get creative. Growing up in Canada, then Massachusetts, their dad taught the sisters how to engrave plastic, recycle metal and create art using global stamps and coins. That sense of...
Related topics: Startup, Canada
The Shia-sunni War Reaches Lebanon
October 19, 2014: Middle East Forum :: Writings
[Published by the Jerusalem Post under the title "New opponents, new challenges in the Middle East"] Hezbollah is under pressure as the consequences of its ongoing intervention in Syria have come back to bite the terrorist organization. There are
Lebanon Blocking Entry To Syrian Refugees Fleeing Conflict: Unhcr Representative
October 18, 2014: RIA Novosti
Lebanon is blocking entry to refugees fleeing conflict in Syria, according to a Saturday statement by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative in Lebanon.
Related topics: Syria
Un: Lebanon Limiting Number Of Syrian Refugees Into Country
October 18, 2014: VOA News
The Lebanese government has cut back sharply on the number of Syrian refugees it is allowing into the country, the United Nations representative in Lebanon said on Saturday. Lebanon has the highest per capita concentration of refugees in the...
Lebanon Pulled Into War With Islamic State Group
October 18, 2014: Nightline's Daily Line
Beyond battlegrounds of Iraq and Syria, Lebanon gets pulled into war with Islamic State group
Related topics: Iraq, Syria
Rob Portman Visits Key States While Mulling Presidential Run
October 15, 2014: AOL TV
LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — For someone who's not on the November ballot, Republican Sen. Rob Portman is keeping up a presidential campaign-style schedule by dropping in important states for anyone contemplating a White House bid.The Ohio Republican was...
Related topics: White House
Lebanon's Jewish Renaissance
October 15, 2014: Middle East
An Embattled Minority Makes a Reverse Exodus October 14, 2014 Adam Rasmi ...
Turkey Is Now The Latest Country To Deal With Serious Violent Spillover From Syria
October 14, 2014: Business Insider
The Syrian civil war has become a Pandora's box in the Middle East. The conflict ripped the country apart before leading to spillover violence in Iraq, Lebanon, and the UN-patrolled border region with Israel in the Golan Heights.  Now, it might...
Related topics: Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Israel
Abdullah Azzam Brigades Leader Calls On Lebanese People To Attack Hezbollah
October 14, 2014: The Long War Journal
Sirajeddine Zurayqat has called on Sunnis in Lebanon to fight Hezbollah. This image, along with his call to arms, was posted on Zurayqat's official Twitter feed. The leader of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades (AAB), an al Qaeda-linked group, has...
Related topics: Hezbollah, Social Media, Al-qaeda
Middle East Artists Mock Islamic State Militant Group
October 12, 2014: VOA News
Across the Middle East artists are attacking Islamic State fighters with jokes, mocking the group with music, cartoons and videos.  In Beirut, the increasingly popular band "The Great Departed" draws cheers and laughter as it insults Islamic State...
Related topics: World Videos
The Week's Best Photojournalism
October 10, 2014: Most Recent News & Opinion Posts from THE WEEK
People ride a Ferris wheel at an amusement park as they celebrate the first day of Eid al-Adha, in Sidon, Lebanon. | (REUTERS/ Ali Hashisho) A dog peers down the aisle as owners and their pets attend a mass honoring Saint Francis of Assisi (the...
Related topics: Reuters
Is Fighters Capture Kurd Hq In Syria's Kobane: Monitor
October 10, 2014: Business Insider
Beirut (AFP) - Islamic State group militants overran the headquarters of Kurdish forces defending the battleground Syrian border town of Kobane on Friday, a monitoring group said."The jihadists have taken control of the headquarters building," used...
Related topics: Syria
Airstrikes Not Enough To Eradicate Islamic State Militants: Lebanese Ambassador To Russia
October 10, 2014: RIA Novosti
The international coalition formed by the United States to fight against the Islamic State (IS) extremists will not be able to destroy the militants completely with airstrikes alone, Lebanon's Ambassador to Russia, Chawki Bou Nassar, told RIA...
Related topics: Russia, Ria Novosti
Presidential Election In Lebanon Postponed For 13th Time In Six Months
October 9, 2014: RIA Novosti
The presidential election in Lebanon has been postponed for the 13th time and is now scheduled for October 29, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported Thursday citing Parliament General Secretary Adnan Daher.
Related topics: Kuwait
Hundreds Pray For Isil Captive Abdul-rahman Kassig
October 9, 2014: Usa Today
Indiana native captured while trying to help refugees in Lebanon, Syria.        
Related topics: Isil, Syria

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