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Ceasefire ends in Yarmouk; fighting resumes

Nearly one week after a ceasefire was announced between the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command (PFLP-GC) and the Al-Qaeda linked "Al-Nusra Front"...

Sayyed Nasrallah: Aoun is a Powerful Presidential Candidate

Hezbollah Secretary General once again voiced his party’s backing to the leader of the Free Patriotic Movement (FPM) as a presidential candidate. “General Aoun is...

Fresh brawl in Turkish parliament over protest bill

The Turkish parliament descended into fresh chaos Thursday with lawmakers exchanging punches for a second time over a controversial bill to boost police powers...

Saudi Defense Minister Threatens to Occupy Kuwait

Saudi Defense Minister Mohammad bin Salman threatened to launch war on Kuwait after differences between the two Persian Gulf Arab states escalated over Khafji...

Amnesty International: Jordanian regime handing down heavy jail sentences on dissidents

Amnesty International's annual report has strongly criticized the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for cracking down on freedom of speech, restricting political parties and opposition...

Iran closes airspace to all flights to and from Iraqi Kurdistan

Iran has closed its airspace to all flights to and from the semi-autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq at the request of the country's federal...

U.S. ground troops could be needed in Iraq: Chuck Hagel

(Reuters) - Outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview on Friday the United States might eventually need to send non-combat ground troops...

Syrian army cut Damascus-Aleppo highway

With the Syrian Arab Army and their allies taking the strategic town of Khan Touman,they have essentially cut the logistics and support for the...

Netanyahu holds up Iranian drone shot down over Syria (video)

BEIRUT, LEBANON (3:10 P.M.) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held aloft what he claimed was a fragment of an Iranian drone downed over...

Syrian Army Opens a Supply Route to Sheikh Miskeen

The Syrian Arab Army’s 12th Brigade of the 5th Division has reestablished their supply route in the strategic city of Sheikh Miskeen after swarming...
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