Agence France-Presse in Beirut

Latest from Agence France-Presse in Beirut

Kobane clashes kill 100 Islamic State jihadists in three days: monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 100 Islamic State jihadists have been killed in three days of fighting for the strategic Syrian  town of Kobane near the border with Turkey.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 100 Islamic State jihadists have been killed in three days of fighting for the strategic Syrian  town of Kobane near the border with Turkey.

Kobane clashes kill 100 Islamic State jihadists in three days: monitor
Human Rights Watch says evidence 'strongly suggests’ Syria regime used chlorine gas
Syria jihadists torturing, killing detainees: Amnesty
Winter storm pummels Middle East, adding to refugee misery
Nasrallah says Hezbollah will keep fighting in Syria
Nineteen rebel groups fighting in Syria reject Geneva talks
Syria Kurds take Iraq border post from jihadists
Nine Lebanese pilgrims kidnapped in Syria freed
Syria warplane kills 18 in single attack
19 killed as Syrian troops batter Aleppo
Oil pipeline blown up in northeast Syria: watchdog
Pope celebrates open-air mass in Lebanon
Syrian army repels rebel attack on Aleppo barracks
Dozens killed as triple car bombs hit Syria's Aleppo

Three car bombs tore into the heart of Aleppo on Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 90, mostly soldiers, a watchdog said, as television broadcast scenes of devastation in Syria’s commercial capital.

3 Oct 2012 - 6:39PM

Three car bombs tore into the heart of Aleppo on Wednesday, killing at least 40 people and wounding 90, mostly soldiers, a watchdog said, as television broadcast scenes of devastation in Syria’s commercial capital.

Dozens killed as triple car bombs hit Syria's Aleppo
Hezbollah calls for week of Lebanon protests over film

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah called for a week of protests across Lebanon over a film mocking Islam, as symbols of US influence were targeted by angry Muslims across the world.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah called for a week of protests across Lebanon over a film mocking Islam, as symbols of US influence were targeted by angry Muslims across the world.

Hezbollah calls for week of Lebanon protests over film
Hezbollah warns US over film as toll rises
Syrian rebel strongholds pounded, 23 killed

A string of rebel strongholds, including in Daraa and Homs provinces and the commercial capital Aleppo, were rocked by shelling from dawn on Monday that left at least 23 people dead.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A string of rebel strongholds, including in Daraa and Homs provinces and the commercial capital Aleppo, were rocked by shelling from dawn on Monday that left at least 23 people dead.

Syrian rebel strongholds pounded, 23 killed
Children killed in Syria as violence rages: NGO
Clashes continue in Beirut after overnight fighting

Lebanese troops traded fire with unidentified armed men in a Sunni district of the capital on Monday, after deadly violence hit Tripoli and several people were wounded in Beirut.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Lebanese troops traded fire with unidentified armed men in a Sunni district of the capital on Monday, after deadly violence hit Tripoli and several people were wounded in Beirut.

Clashes continue in Beirut after overnight fighting
Dozens killed in double suicide attack near Damascus

Dozens of people were killed in a double suicide attack on a military security branch in Harasta, near the capital Damascus, a human rights group said on Tuesday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Dozens of people were killed in a double suicide attack on a military security branch in Harasta, near the capital Damascus, a human rights group said on Tuesday.

Dozens killed in double suicide attack near Damascus
Damascus suburbs hit as Syrian rebels launch deadly raid
Britain recognises new Syrian opposition group
Almost 150 killed on first day of Syria truce, watchdog finds
At least 31,000 killed in Syria conflict, says watchdog
Syrian troops press assault on town near Damascus

Syrian troops shelled a besieged town near Damascus and clashed with rebels on the outskirts of the capital on Saturday as the country’s conflict entered its 22nd month.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Syrian troops shelled a besieged town near Damascus and clashed with rebels on the outskirts of the capital on Saturday as the country’s conflict entered its 22nd month.

Syrian troops press assault on town near Damascus
UN must refer Syria war crimes to ICC, says Amnesty
More than 36,000 killed in Syria conflict, says watchdog

More than 36,000 people have been killed since the outbreak of Syria’s anti-regime revolt in March last year, with an average of 165 people killed a day since August 1, a watchdog said on Wednesday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

More than 36,000 people have been killed since the outbreak of Syria’s anti-regime revolt in March last year, with an average of 165 people killed a day since August 1, a watchdog said on Wednesday.

More than 36,000 killed in Syria conflict, says watchdog
Syrian army pounds Aleppo airbase
Syrian child execution by jihadist rebels puts militant justice in spotlight
Assad accused after Beirut bomb kills security official