BEIRUT Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the country's last big rebel stronghold.
BEIRUT Syrian government forces opened a corridor on Thursday for people who want to leave insurgent territory in northwest Syria, where an army offensive has gained ground.
* Energy ministry is a focal point of government reform
BEIRUT/ANKARA Turkey said an air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced against rebels inside a key town.
BEIRUT Ibrahim Zeeb is visiting Lebanon for the first time in years and says it's the food he has missed most.
BEIRUT Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measures, but would not affect government work.
ARSAL, Lebanon Dima al-Kanj's house is now a pile of rubble and twisted metal.
BEIRUT, June 25 Lebanon's central bank governor
backs government efforts to cut public debt servicing costs in
the 2019 budget, but an agreement has yet to be reached on how
that will be done, he said on Tuesday.
QAMISHLI, Syria/BEIRUT Kurdish-led authorities holding Syria's breadbasket region will ban wheat from entering government territory in a bid to boost reserves, a Kurdish official told Reuters.
BEIRUT A Lebanese businessman detained in Tehran for more than four years on charges of collaborating against Iran arrived in Beirut on Tuesday after his government secured his release.