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  1. News - World

    Gunmen kill 3 Lebanon troops near Syria border

    Posted May 28th 2013, 04:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Baalbeck

    ... Agence France-Presse in Baalbeck Unknown gunmen killed three Lebanese soldiers near the Syria border overnight, an official said on Tuesday, in the deadliest such attack since the start ... denounced the “aggression” as he referred to the “difficult circumstances” Lebanon was passing through. Since the start of the rebellion in Syria against President Bashar al-Assad’s regime more than ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1248195/gunmen-kill-3-lebanon-troops-near-syria-border
  2. News - World - LEBANON

    Beirut bomb blast kills eight, scores injured

    Posted Oct 19th 2012, 09:34pm by Reuters in Beirut

    ... that Syria’s war is aggravating tensions in Lebanon. Among the victims was Wissam al-Hassan, who was in charge of a top intelligence unit, Lebanon’s al-Jadeed television said. He had led ... civil war, was linked to the heightened tension between Lebanese factions on opposite sides of the conflict in neighbouring Syria. The explosion ripped through the street where the office ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1065241/car-bomb-blast-beirut-kills-two-injures-dozens
  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Top Lebanese agent dead in Beirut bomb blast

    Posted Oct 20th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... Lebanese intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan, who led the investigation that implicated Syria and Hezbollah in the killing of former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, died yesterday in a Beirut ... the Hariri investigation and uncovered evidence that linked Syria and Lebanon's pro-Iranian Shi'ite Muslim group in the killing. The explosion ripped through the street where the office ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1065445/top-lebanese-agent-dead-beirut-bomb-blast
  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Hezbollah chief pledges victory in Syria, Assad's fall will lead to 'dark period'

    Posted May 26th 2013, 10:32am by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... Associated Press in Beirut Follow @SCMP_News The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group vowed to help propel President Bashar al-Assad to victory in Syria’s bloody civil war, warning ... are fighting in Syria against Islamic radicals who pose a danger to Lebanon, and pledged that his group will not allow Syrian militants to control areas along the Lebanese border. He said Hezbollah ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1246461/hezbollah-chief-pledges-victory-syria-assads-fall-will-lead-dark-period
  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Lebanon's capital hit by rockets amid fears Syria's civil war is spreading

    Posted May 26th 2013, 02:43pm by AP

    ... yesterday, wounding four people and raising fears that Syria's civil war is increasingly spreading into Lebanon. Lebanon's sectarian divide mirrors that of Syria, and Lebanese armed ... for Hezbollah's involvement in Syria. "We used to say before, 'We are coming, Bashar.' Now we say, 'We are coming Bashar and we are coming Hassan Nasrallah'," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1246559/rockets-hit-hezbollah-heartland-south-beirut
  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli strike on Syria ‘unacceptable’, Russia warns

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 10:49am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Damascus Russia warned on Thursday that any air strike against its ally Syria would be “unacceptable”, as Israel maintained a strict silence on claims that it had ... level of resistance and self-defence,” the general command said. The warplanes entered Syria’s airspace at low altitude and under the radar, the army said, adding that two site workers were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1140057/israel-strike-syria-unacceptable-russia-warns
  7. News - World - LEBANON

    Call for anti-Syria demo at Lebanon police chief’s funeral

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beirut Lebanese opposition supporters were expected to turn out in the thousands on Sunday for an anti-Syria demonstration at the funeral of a top security official ... dictates that the two cases are related,” he said, without, however, mentioning Syria by name. Saturday was observed as a day of mourning for Hassan, who was killed in Ashrafieh, an upmarket mainly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1066462/call-anti-syria-demo-lebanon-police-chiefs-funeral
  8. News - World - LEBANON

    Clashes erupt in Beirut after slain official's funeral

    Posted Oct 21st 2012, 11:00pm by Reuters in Beirut

    ... chief whose death they blame on Syria. Security forces shot into the air and police fired tear gas to repulse the hundreds of protesters who overturned barriers and threw stones and steel rods, witnesses said. The clashes fed into a growing political crisis in Lebanon linked to the civil war in neighbouring Syria. An angry crowd had marched on the prime minister’s office after politicians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1066748/clashes-erupt-beirut-after-slain-officials-funeral
  9. News - World - LEBANON

    Death toll in Lebanon bombings rises to 47

    Posted Aug 24th 2013, 05:54pm by Associated Press in Beirut

    ... as the latest evidence that Syria’s bloody civil war- with its dark sectarian overtones- is increasingly drawing in its smaller neighbour. Lebanese police officials on Saturday raised the casualty toll ... been no claim of responsibility for the attacks, many here link them to the civil war next door in Syria, where a Sunni-led insurgency is fighting to oust a regime dominated by President Bashar ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1299141/death-toll-lebanon-bombings-rises-47
  10. News - World - LEBANON

    Angry crowd demands Lebanon PM Mikati step down after slain spy chief's funeral

    Posted Oct 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Beirut

    ... Reuters in Beirut Angry mob demands PM Mikati step down after assassination blamed on his 'crony' Syria Uproar after spy chief's funeral Violence erupted in downtown Beirut yesterday as protesters tried to storm the offices of Prime Minister Najib Mikati after the funeral of an assassinated intelligence chief whose death they blame on Syria. Security forces shot ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1066829/angry-crowd-demands-pm-mikati-step-down-after-slain-spy-chiefs-funeral

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