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The US military launched an airstrike on facilities used by Iran-backed militias in Syria, the Pentagon said.

Kataeb Hezbollah, an Iraq paramilitary group considered to be among those closest to Iran, denied their involvement in recent attack against US forces in Iraq.

Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

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Iraq Rocket strikes on US 'message from Iran’

Rockets fired by groups loyal to Iran are being viewed as a message to the US and an attempt to get leverage.

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Alex Kassidiaris

Normalisation with Kosovo: Israel's expansion through the Balkan corridor

Analysis: Israel had long rejected ties with Kosovo, but amid shifting diplomatic alliances mutual recognition could extend Tel Aviv's ...

Tar from Israel oil spill reaches Lebanon, threatening environment

The New Arab Staff

Tar from Israel oil spill reaches Lebanon, threatening environment

Tar deposits have been found in two locations in southern Lebanon, including at a turtle-breeding site.

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Lebanese associate of Carlos the Jackal dies in Damascus

Lebanese militant Anis Naccache died Monday of coronavirus in a Damascus hospital at the age of 70.

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Hariri in UAE for second visit in two weeks

The Lebanese Prime Minister-designate seeks to rally foreign support for his country, which suffers a political stalemate amid stalled ...

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UN greenlights funding to Lebanon tribunal for 2021

The UN gave the green light to continue funding the tribunal investigating the assassination of former Lebanon prime minister Rafik Hariri for ...

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Hariri meets Qatari emir during visit to Doha

Lebanon’s Prime Minister designate met with Qatar’s Emir during a two day visit to the Gulf country.

Massive Israeli military drill sends message to <em>Hezbollah</em>

The New Arab Staff

Massive Israeli military drill sends message to Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel after an Israeli drill military drill simulated mock strikes on some 3,000 ...

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Israel asks Wikipedia to label Hezbollah a 'terrorist' group

The post, which has received a thousand likes, includes a mobile screen shot of the first few sentences of Wikipedia's entry on ...

UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

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UN slams deadly Iraq rocket attack as 'reckless'

Responding to the deadly rocket attack on Erbil, the UN's top representative in Iraq tweeted: "Such heinous, reckless acts pose grave threats to ...

Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

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Iraq rocket attack kills foreigner, wounds several US contractors

A volley of rockets targeting an airbase in Iraq's Kurdistan region killed a foreign civilian contractor and wounded five others and a US ...

The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

The New Arab

The Iraq Report: PKK, Iran-backed militias threaten Turkey

Turkey is facing a dual threat from Kurdish militants and Iran-backed militias amid its military operation in northern Iraq.

Israeli strikes on Syria kill 6 militia fighters: monitor

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Israeli strikes on Syria kill 6 militia fighters: monitor

Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said all the fighters killed were "pro-government" forces.

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Syria intercepts Israeli missiles over Damascus: regime media

Israel launched missile strikes against several targets near Damascus, prompting the activation of air defences, Syrian state media said.

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'Iraq's Assassins': Documentary investigates alleged killings by Shia militias

Award-winning filmmaker Ramita Navai speaks to The New Arab about her documentary "Iraq’s Assassins", which portrays the evolution of ...

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Secret deal halts attacks on US's Baghdad embassy: reports

Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi negotiated an agreement with Iran to stop missile attacks targeting the US embassy in Baghdad, intelligence ...

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Lebanon multi-faith service for slain activist sparks row

A multi-faith memorial service for slain Lebanese activist Lokman Slim triggered a row after a Shia cleric was criticised for taking part.

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Hezbollah accused of hiding missiles in charity-run Lebanese schools

Lebanon's Hezbollah have been accused of hiding missiles in Beirut schools.

US ambassador to Lebanon says activist's killing was 'barbaric'

The New Arab Staff

US ambassador to Lebanon says activist's killing was 'barbaric'

Ambassador Shea has been outspoken in her criticism of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

Lebanon's Hariri and France's Macron discuss Lebanese crisis

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Lebanon's Hariri and France's Macron discuss Lebanese crisis

Macron has been spearheading international efforts to rescue Lebanon from its deepest crisis since the 1975-1990 civil war.

With Lokman Slim's assassination, Lebanon sinks further into impunity

Cilina Nasser

With Lokman Slim's assassination, Lebanon sinks further into impunity

Comment: While Lokman Slim's killing may not lead to accountability, it will certainly not silence his comrades, writes Cilina Nasser.

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