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The UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon convicted Salim Ayyash, 57, of the 2005 murder but acquitted three others after a trial that ended on August 18.

Hezbollah's political wing has been banned by Slovenia.

Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

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Ten years on, Tunisia is Arab Spring's only success

Only Tunisia has made the transition during the Arab Spring, with the other popular uprisings ending in repression, war or chaos.

Israel raises alert level in embassies following Iran assassination

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Israel raises alert level in embassies following Iran assassination

Israel has been accused of carrying out the assassination of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday.

Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

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Strike Haifa if Israel killed scientist, Iran newspaper urges

Iranian analyst Sadollah Zarei said striking Haifa and killing a large number of people would "definitely lead to deterrence".

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Iraq training US-sanctioned militia leader for top role: report

Government officials view the reported appointment to the military of a militia security chief as a move to weaken Iran-backed groups.

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Air strikes kill 19 Iran-backed fighters in Syria

Airstrike likely carried out by Israel killed nearly two dozen Iran-backed fighters in Syria.

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Leading US diplomat warns more Iran sanctions to come

The Trump presidency has enacted tough sanctions on Iran.

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Israeli strikes in Syria kill eight pro-Iran fighters -report

Overnight Israeli strikes near the Syrian capital Damascus have killed eight fighters from pro-Iran militias, according to the Syrian ...

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14 pro-Iran fighters in Syria killed in airstrikes: monitor

The strikes in the Deir Ezzor province killed at least 14 pro-Iran militia fighters, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

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Iran's allies on high alert during Trump's final weeks

Tehran has instructed its allies to be on high alert amid fears the outgoing Trump administration could launch attacks on Middle East targets.

The Iraq Report: Mass execution sparks international concern

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The Iraq Report: Mass execution sparks international concern

The execution of 21 men on terrorism-related charges, and warnings hundreds more risk the same fate, have raised fears that Iraq's ...

Iran-backed militants in Iraq launch 'Sharia youth groups'

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Iran-backed militants in Iraq launch 'Sharia youth groups'

'Little known' groups could be linked to the pro-Iran, US-proscribed terrorist organisation Iraqi Hezbollah, posing a 'threat' to the ...

Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

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Israel air strikes hit Iran targets in Syria

Israeli warplanes killed ten Syrian and foreign fighters in strikes that hit Iranian targets in Syria.

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Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike: report

At least Syrian three soldiers were killed after the Israeli army launched air strikes in the country.

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American embassy in Iraq under rocket fire

Iraq's capital Baghdad was pelted with rockets in an attack that came after Washington announced a historic cut in its troop numbers in Iraq ...

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Lebanese general visited Syria over missing US journalist

Austin Tice, of Houston, Texas, disappeared at a checkpoint in the contested western Damascus suburb of Daraya on August 14, 2012.

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The Iraq Report: Pro-Iran militias emboldened by Biden's victory

While those in official circles are generally in favour of a new US administration under Joe Biden, Iraqi civil society and activists are more ...

Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump election defeat

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Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah welcomes Trump election defeat

Lebanon's Hezbollah has become the latest regional party to welcome the election defeat of Donald Trump/

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Syria marks 50 years of Assad family rule

Like the Castro family in Cuba and North Korea’s Kim dynasty, the Assads have attached their name to their country the way few non-monarchical ...

Hariri prosecutors seek life term for <em>Hezbollah</em> operative

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Hariri prosecutors seek life term for Hezbollah operative

Salim Ayyash was found guilty in absentia of murder by a UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon in the Netherlands on August 18.

Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

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Hariri's return: the fruit of a counterrevolution

Comment: By returning Hariri to the premiership, Lebanon's ruling class has completed a counterrevolutionary cycle that started with his ...

Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

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Iraq's pro-Iran factions see smoother sailing with Biden

Pro-Tehran factions in Iraq have signalled a positive response to the US election results.

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