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Flurry of Syrian death notices shows fate of government detainees

01 Aug 2018

BEIRUT For six years Amina al-Khoulani hoped her brothers Majd and Abdelsattar were alive, albeit cut off in a Syrian government prison after their arrest early in Syria's war. | Video

Court dismisses criminal case against founder of UAE's Abraaj

15 Jul 2018

SHARJAH/DUBAI A United Arab Emirates court on Sunday dismissed a criminal case against the founder of private equity firm Abraaj, Arif Naqvi, and another executive for issuing a cheque without sufficient funds, after the claimant dropped the complaint.

As Hodeidah battle grinds on, residents suffer lack of clean water, electricity

22 Jun 2018

DUBAI Residents unable to flee Hodeidah face constant bombardment, lack of clean water and power cuts as an Arab coalition battles to capture Yemen's main port from Iran-aligned Houthis in the biggest battle of a three-year war.

Lebanese vote in first general election in nine years

06 May 2018

BEIRUT Lebanese voted in their first general election for nine years on Sunday, with the Tehran-backed Hezbollah group and its allies expecting to emerge stronger, a result that would affirm Iran's regional ascendancy from its own borders to the Mediterranean.

Local tensions flare up before Lebanese election

24 Apr 2018

BEIRUT Incidents of political violence including an assault on one candidate and an attack on the office of another are casting a shadow over Lebanon's first general election in nine years.

"We saw corpses in the street": Syrian activist recounts Douma attack

18 Apr 2018

BEIRUT Muayad al-Dirani was at a medical center in the Syrian town of Douma the night of April 7, when patients started flowing in.

'We saw corpses in the street' - Syrian activist recounts Douma attack

18 Apr 2018

BEIRUT Muayad al-Dirani was at a medical centre in the Syrian town of Douma the night of April 7, when patients started flowing in.

Russland droht USA mit Vergeltungsschlägen

11 Apr 2018

Beirut Russland droht den USA im Streit über einen mutmaßlichen syrischen Giftgasangriff in Duma mit einer militärischen Eskalation.

Trump says 'big price to pay' for Syria chemical attack

09 Apr 2018

BEIRUT/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Sunday there would be a "big price to pay" after aid groups said dozens of people were killed by poison gas in a besieged rebel-held town in Syria, an attack the opposition blamed on Syrian government forces. | Video

Syrian state media - last rebel group starts leaving Ghouta

02 Apr 2018

BEIRUT The last Syrian rebel group in eastern Ghouta near Damascus began withdrawing on Monday under an agreement with the government, state media said, though a military source said a group of insurgents were still rejecting the deal.

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