Reuters in Beirut

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Activists say Syrian rebels lock people in cages as human shields against government air raids
Islamist rebels report capture of largest Syrian oil field
Beirut bomb blast kills eight, scores injured

A huge car bomb exploded in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday killing a top security official and seven others, wounded about 80 and heightened fears that Syria’s war is aggravating tensions in Lebanon.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A huge car bomb exploded in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday killing a top security official and seven others, wounded about 80 and heightened fears that Syria’s war is aggravating tensions in Lebanon.

Beirut bomb blast kills eight, scores injured
Angry crowd demands Lebanon PM Mikati step down after slain spy chief's funeral
Syria says UN envoy can only succeed if rebels lose outside support
Top Lebanese agent dead in Beirut bomb blast
Holiday ceasefire in Syria crumbles amid deadly fighting
Syrian jets target rebels near Damascus airport

Syrian air force jets bombarded rebel targets on Friday close to the Damascus airport road and a regional airline said the violence had halted international flights to the capital.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Syrian air force jets bombarded rebel targets on Friday close to the Damascus airport road and a regional airline said the violence had halted international flights to the capital.

Syrian jets target rebels near Damascus airport
Nato warns Syria against using chemical weapons

Nato told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday that any use of chemical weapons in his fight against rebel forces would be met by an swift international response.

4 Dec 2012 - 9:31PM

Nato told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday that any use of chemical weapons in his fight against rebel forces would be met by an swift international response.

Nato warns Syria against using chemical weapons
Pope visits Lebanon amid Syria war, Libya protest
Syrian army pounds Damascus rebel districts

Syrian government forces bombarded rebel districts near Damascus on Tuesday in a counter-attack to stem rebel gains around President Bashar al-Assad’s power base.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Syrian government forces bombarded rebel districts near Damascus on Tuesday in a counter-attack to stem rebel gains around President Bashar al-Assad’s power base.

Syrian army pounds Damascus rebel districts
Syria says chemical scare 'pretext for intervention'

Western powers are whipping up fears of a fateful move to the use of chemical weapons in Syria’s civil war as a “pretext for intervention”, President Bashar al-Assad’s deputy foreign minister said on Thursday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Western powers are whipping up fears of a fateful move to the use of chemical weapons in Syria’s civil war as a “pretext for intervention”, President Bashar al-Assad’s deputy foreign minister said on Thursday.

Syria says chemical scare 'pretext for intervention'
Explosions target Syrian army headquarters

Two loud explosions targeted one of Syria’s top military command buildings in the capital Damascus on Wednesday, engulfing the building in flames, state media said.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Two loud explosions targeted one of Syria’s top military command buildings in the capital Damascus on Wednesday, engulfing the building in flames, state media said.

Explosions target Syrian army headquarters
Sixty-five people executed in Syria’s Aleppo
Clashes erupt in Beirut after slain official's funeral