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Canadian Hezbollah Commander Killed In Syria

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2014 | World

BEIRUT, May 27 (Reuters) - A senior Lebanese-Canadian commander in the Shi'ite Muslim militant group Hezbollah has been killed in Syria where he was...

Syrian Crisis Spills Into Lebanon As Rebels Battle Hezbollah

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 08.02.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian rebels and Hezbollah guerrillas battled Sunday in their worst clashes yet inside Lebanon, a new sign that the civil war in Syria...

Hezbollah Attacks In Syria Draw Response From Opposition Fighters

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 05.31.2013 | World

HERMEL, Lebanon -- In Shiite towns and villages near the border with Syria, residents who support Hezbollah are bearing the brunt of the militant Leba...

McCain: Rebels Don't Understand Why We Won't Help Them

Posted 05.30.2013 | World

John McCain spoke publicly about his visit to Syria for the first time Wednesday night on CNN's 'AC 360.' The Arizona senator quietly entered the coun...

Syrian Forces And Hezbollah Launch Artillery Barrage On Key Town

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.25.2013 | World

BEIRUT — The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group vowed to help propel President Bashar Assad to victory in Syria's bloody civil war, wa...

Syrian Rebel Stronghold Devastated By Hezbollah

Posted 07.19.2013 | World

AMMAN, May 19 (Reuters) - Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more ...

Nasrallah: Syria To Provide Hezbollah With 'Game-Changing' Weapons

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.09.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Syria will supply "game-changing" weapons to Hezbollah, the chief of the Lebanese militant group said Thursday, less than a week after ...

Why Did Israel Bomb Syria? A Look At Reasons For Airstrikes

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- A look at the reasons for and possible implications of the escalation of Israel's involvement in Syria's civil war. WHY NOW?...

Israel Strikes Syria In Sharp Escalation

AP | KARIN LAUB and JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.05.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Israel rushed to beef up its rocket defenses on its northern border Sunday to shield against possible retaliation after carrying out tw...

Iran Official: Israel Will Regret Syria Strike

AP | ALBERT AJI | Posted 04.06.2013 | World

By ALBERT AJI -- The Associated Press DAMASCUS, Syria -- A top Iranian official visiting Damascus on Monday said Israel will regret its "latest agg...

Israel Threatens Strike If Syria Transfers Chemical Weapons

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 03.29.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel could launch a pre-emptive strike to stop Syria's chemical weapons from reaching Lebanon's Hezbollah or al-Qaida inspired gro...

U.S. Targets Hezbollah For Supporting Assad

Reuters | Posted 10.10.2012 | World

WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The United States imposed a new round of penalties against Syria on Friday that targeted state-run oi...

When Rumors Turn Into Facts In The Mainstream Media

Moe Ali Nayel | Posted 04.14.2012 | World
Moe Ali Nayel

News that is obviously fabricated, or written from behind desks in the U.S, Europe, and east Beirut, angers me because I value the integrity of investigative journalism. I hate seeing how the Syrian peoples' uprising has been manipulated to serve as a tool for some political agendas.

French Foreign Minister Suspects Syria Behind Lebanon Bombing

AP | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

PARIS -- France's foreign minister says he suspects that Syria was behind a bombing that wounded five French troops in Lebanon. A Lebanese bystander ...

Syria's U.S. Ambassador Signals Strong Commitment to 'Land for Peace,' Urges U.S. Engagement in Talks

Richard Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Silverstein

If Syria is to turn away from current alliances with Hezbollah and Iran, it will expect the U.S. to "pick up the slack" by opening trade, restoring relations, and even guaranteeing national security.