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Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms plants

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Israel posts video of alleged Hezbollah Beirut arms plants

Israel's army released videos meant to prove the presence of Hezbollah missile factories in the suburbs of Beirut,

<em>Nasrallah</em> denies Netanyahu's claims on 'secret' Hezbollah weapons depot

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Nasrallah denies Netanyahu's claims on 'secret' Hezbollah weapons depot

Lebanon's Hezbollah has denied claims by Israel's prime minister that accused the movement of manufacturing weapons next to a "gas station" in ...

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In op-ed, Pompeo urges France to stand against Iran

In an op-ed published by French daily Le Figaro, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticised France's stances regarding Iran and Hezbollah.

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In Lebanon, Paris and Washington at odds over Hezbollah

France and the US are at odds over Hezbollah as Lebanon's crisis continues.

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Haniyeh makes historic trip to Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp

Hamas Chief Ismail Haniyeh was warmly received by Palestinian refugees in the Ein El-Hilweh refugee camp.

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Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss UAE-Israel normalisation

Hassan Nasrallah, head of the Iran-backed Shia Hezbollah movement, was pictured meeting Ismail Haniyeh, who heads the ...

Syrian regime defences intercept Israeli strike on air base

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Syrian regime defences intercept Israeli strike on air base

Syrian regime media has reported that air defences have intercepted missiles fired by an Israeli warplane at a base in central Syria

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US says new Lebanese government must pursue ‘real change’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that any new Lebanese government must conduct ‘significant reforms’ and that ‘business as usual’ will be ...

Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

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Lebanon: from deadly explosion to new PM

On August 4, one of the biggest ever non-nuclear explosions destroyed swathes of the capital. By the end of the month, a new Prime Minister was ...

The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

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The geopolitical race to rebuild Beirut's port

Hopes of acquiring greater influence in the Eastern Mediterranean are driving competition to gain control of Beirut's port.

Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

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Israel launches new airstrikes on southern Syria

Israel has launched hundreds of strikes in southern Syria.

Syria targets Israeli missiles near Damascus

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Syria targets Israeli missiles near Damascus

Syria air defences targeted Israeli missiles south of the capital Damascus on Monday, Syrian regime news agency SANA said.

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Lebanon Speaker Nabih Berri urges change to confessional system

Lebanon's Nabih Berri called for a change to the country's confessional political system.

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Lebanon president calls for proclamation of a secular state

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Sunday acknowledged a need to "change the system" and called for the proclamation of a secular state.

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Hezbollah 'open to French proposal for new Lebanon pact'

Hezbollah is open to a French proposal for a new political pact for Lebanon as long as there is national consensus, the group's chief said.

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Nasrallah reveals Hezbollah rejected US 'money and power' deal

The United States allegedly approached Hezbollah and offered it money and power, the group's leader said on Saturday.

Lebanon's Hezbollah hit by backlash after Beirut blast

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Lebanon's Hezbollah hit by backlash after Beirut blast

For many, Hezbollah stands at the top of Lebanon's sectarian-based system of power – and so is complicit in the corruption many blame for the ...

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Shia-Sunni brawl leaves two dead, 10 hurt in Lebanon

The army deployed in Khalde and arrested four suspects by the early evening, but shooting could still be heard intermittently in the area, local ...

Israel launches air strikes on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon

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Israel launches air strikes on Hezbollah positions in Lebanon

Israel launched air strikes at Hezbollah across the Lebanon border after suspected shots were fired by the militants.

Lebanon rejects reform of UNIFIL force on Israel border

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Lebanon rejects reform of UNIFIL force on Israel border

Lebanon and Israel are still technically at war, and the United Nations force, UNIFIL, is tasked with monitoring a cessation of hostilities ...

After port disaster, Lebanon braces for coronavirus lockdown

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After port disaster, Lebanon braces for coronavirus lockdown

Lebanon is set for another lockdown due to covid-19 following the deadly explosion at Beirut port.

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