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A mob of people blocked the route of a convoy of UNIFIL peacekeepers in the village of Kaouthariyet al-Saiyad in south Lebanon and seized their equipment.

President Aoun told a US mediator that Lebanon wants the talks to succeed to "strengthen stability in the south" and allow investments in "natural resources of oil and gas".

Hundreds of Syrians exit <em>Lebanese</em> town over tensions: UN

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Hundreds of Syrians exit Lebanese town over tensions: UN

At least 270 Syrian families have left the Lebanese town of Bsharre, as hostility towards them mounted over a murder allegedly committed by a Syrian national

France, UN to host new Lebanon aid conference

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France, UN to host new Lebanon aid conference

France and the UN will host a new conference about aid to Beirut after its devastating blast in August

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

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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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Locals riot in Lebanese town demanding eviction of Syrians

The announcement in the Christian mountain resort town of Bcharre came after a night of riots against Syrians in the town.

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Syria's Assad: Lone survivor of Arab Spring

Ten years on Syria's Bashar Al-Assad defied the odds, surviving international isolation and temporary loss of two thirds of the national ...

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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.

In Lebanon, <em>army</em> courts target anti-government protesters

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In Lebanon, army courts target anti-government protesters

Around 90 civilians have been referred to the military justice system so far, according to Legal Agenda, a human rights group based in Beirut.

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket attack

Hamas targets in Gaza were struck by Israel's air force on Sunday.

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.

Three Syrian soldiers killed in Israeli air strike: report

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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.

Protests erupt in Lebanon after assault on Byblos Mosque

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Protests erupt in Lebanon after assault on Byblos Mosque

A Mosque in Byblos was broken into and its muezzin was beaten, prompting protests calling for prosecution.

<em>Lebanese</em> <em>army</em> arrests Palestinian for unlawful 'entry from Israel'

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Lebanese army arrests Palestinian for unlawful 'entry from Israel'

A middle-aged Palestinian man, who was reportedly jailed twice, crossed over to Lebanon after fleeing the Israeli-occupied West Bank.

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Israel strikes Hamas positions in Gaza

Israel said it struck Hamas underground infrastructure and military posts in Gaza on Sunday.

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Arrest warrant issued for Beirut Port customs chief

The customs chief was accused of lifting a travel ban on a Saudi Prince after he was inprisoned for smuggling two tonnes of an amphetamine-based ...

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Navigating Arab identity in America's racial landscape

For Arab Americans, finding a sense of belonging in the United States is a complex and evolving journey, writes Yousef H. Alshammari.

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Lebanon, Israel in second round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel launched a second round of maritime border talks Wednesday

Surge in deadly crossings from crisis-hit Lebanon

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Surge in deadly crossings from crisis-hit Lebanon

A children's charity has found an increase in Lebanese attempting the dangerous crossing into Cyprus.

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'Impunity reigns' one year after Lebanon protests: Amnesty

Amnesty International has urged Lebanese authorities to end harassment of activists and journalists, as well as the use of force ...

Israeli forces secretly destroyed two Syrian regime Golan outposts

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Israeli forces secretly destroyed two Syrian regime Golan outposts

Israeli forces secretly crossed a ceasefire line with Syria and destroyed two Syrian regime military outposts near the Golan Heights last month, ...

Lebanon wants Israel border deal in 'reasonable time': <em>army</em>

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Lebanon wants Israel border deal in 'reasonable time': army

Lebanon hopes to resolve a maritime border dispute with Israel within a "reasonable time", its army said.

Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

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Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel have began talks to settle a maritime border dispute.

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