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  • EU declares Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization

    EU declares Hezbollah's military wing a terrorist organization
    BEIRUT—The European Union on Monday declared the military wing of Hezbollah a terrorist organization, dealing a political blow to the powerful Lebanese group. The EU’s 28 members made the decision to put Hezbollah on its terror list at their...
  • Don't reject refugees from Syrian civil war, U.N. tells world

    Don't reject refugees from Syrian civil war, U.N. tells world
    BEIRUT -- The United Nations has called on nations not to turn back Syrian civil war refugees, whose swelling ranks now constitute the world’s fastest-growing refugee flow in almost 20 years. “I reiterate my call to all states in the...
  • Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition

     Ziad Doueiri's film 'The Attack' encounters opposition
    Filmmaker Ziad Doueiri wanted "The Attack" to start a conversation. But that assumed people could see his Middle Eastern terrorism tale. "We knew when we were writing the script that the film was certainly going to provoke debate, but we didn't write it...
  • Deadly clashes rage in Lebanon

    Deadly clashes rage in Lebanon
    BEIRUT -- Deadly clashes raged for a second day Monday in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon as the army pressed an offensive against gunmen loyal to a radical Sunni Muslim cleric in the Mediterranean port city.  The bloodshed marks a serious...
  • Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah

    Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah
    JERUSALEM – With three air strikes on targets in Syria since January, Israel is inserting itself into the Arab Spring’s most intractable conflict, heightening fears that the civil war could spiral into a regional conflagration. But as some...
  • Bomb rocks Syrian capital; fighting reported in Aleppo

    Bomb rocks Syrian capital; fighting reported in Aleppo
    BEIRUT — A car bomb targeting a checkpoint near a military airport in an upscale neighborhood of the Syrian capital of Damascus killed 10 soldiers, activists said Monday, as President Bashar Assad's troops pressed ahead with an offensive to regain...
  • Syria loyalists in Damascus cheered by Qusair victory

    Syria loyalists in Damascus cheered by Qusair victory
    DAMASCUS, Syria — After two years of grinding conflict, they are talking victory in Mazzeh Jabal 86, a gritty urban hillside where narrow alleys are festooned with jury-rigged electrical cables and testimonials to the "martyrs" lost fighting for the...
  • Syrian government holds victory celebration in battered Qusair

    Syrian government holds victory celebration in battered Qusair
    QUSAIR, Syria — Ecstatic Syrian authorities staged a victory rally Sunday¬† in the center of this battered but strategic town, where rebels were routed last week after having held control for more than a year, using it as a major logistics hub....
  • Survivors of Syrian fighting describe harrowing flight from Qusair

    Survivors of Syrian fighting describe harrowing flight from Qusair
    BEKAA VALLEY, Lebanon -- He fled and buried the injured along the way, crossing the border and arriving at a hospital here after weeks of fierce fighting in his Syrian town of Qusair. Ibrahim, a dark-haired man with bandages across his abdomen, said he...
  • Russia's Vladimir Putin defends arms sales to Syria

    Russia's Vladimir Putin defends arms sales to Syria
    MOSCOW -- President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday defended Russia's arms sales to Syria, but said Moscow has not yet supplied the advanced S-300 air defense system it has promised. “The contract was signed a few years ago but it hasn’t been...
  • Sen. John McCain makes surprise visit to Syria to meet rebels

    Sen. John McCain makes surprise visit to Syria to meet rebels
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) paid a surprise visit to Syria on Monday and spoke with rebel leaders allied with the Free Syrian Army about the ongoing conflict with forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad. McCain’s office confirmed his visit...