Associated Press in Beirut

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM
Hezbollah says Syria will supply it weapons

Syria will supply “game-changing” weapons to Hezbollah, the chief of the Lebanese militant group, Hassan Nasrallah, said on Thursday.

Syria will supply “game-changing” weapons to Hezbollah, the chief of the Lebanese militant group, Hassan Nasrallah, said on Thursday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
12 Sep 2012 - 3:14PM
Hezbollah chief pledges victory in Syria, Assad's fall will lead to 'dark period'

Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah's comments offered the clearest public confirmation yet that the Iranian-backed group is directly involved in Syria’s war.

Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah's comments offered the clearest public confirmation yet that the Iranian-backed group is directly involved in Syria’s war.

26 May 2013 - 2:47PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
20 Sep 2012 - 9:04PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM
Syrian government agrees to Eid holiday ceasefire

The UN-Arab League envoy to Syria said the government in Damascus and some rebel leaders have agreed to a cease-fire during a four-day Muslim holiday that starts on Friday.

The UN-Arab League envoy to Syria said the government in Damascus and some rebel leaders have agreed to a cease-fire during a four-day Muslim holiday that starts on Friday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Syria air strikes kill 20 people including civilians, activists say

President Bashar al-Assad’s air force has been one of his biggest assets in the two-year-old civil war and he has used warplanes and helicopters to try to check rebel advances, although the regime also frequently hits civilian areas.

President Bashar al-Assad’s air force has been one of his biggest assets in the two-year-old civil war and he has used warplanes and helicopters to try to check rebel advances, although the regime also frequently hits civilian areas.

14 Apr 2013 - 10:30AM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Syrian Foreign Minister calls on rebels to disarm, engage in national 'dialogue'

Syria’s foreign minister invited the country’s rebels on Saturday to lay down their weapons and take part in a national dialogue, saying everyone who participates will be included in a new Cabinet with wide executive powers.

Syria’s foreign minister invited the country’s rebels on Saturday to lay down their weapons and take part in a national dialogue, saying everyone who participates will be included in a new Cabinet with wide executive powers.

20 Jan 2013 - 1:48PM
Top Syrian general defects to rebel side

The defection of Brigadier General Mohammed Nour Ezzedeen Khallouf comes a day after the rebels' top military commander again called for members of the armed forces to join the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, now entering its third year.

The defection of Brigadier General Mohammed Nour Ezzedeen Khallouf comes a day after the rebels' top military commander again called for members of the armed forces to join the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad, now entering its third year.

18 Mar 2013 - 4:03AM
Syria sees deadliest month yet, 6,000 killed

March was the bloodiest month yet in Syria’s two-year-old conflict with more than 6,000 documented deaths, a leading anti-regime activist group said on Monday, blaming the increase on heavier shelling and more violent clashes.

March was the bloodiest month yet in Syria’s two-year-old conflict with more than 6,000 documented deaths, a leading anti-regime activist group said on Monday, blaming the increase on heavier shelling and more violent clashes.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:51PM