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Syrian casualties surge as jihadis consolidate

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:38

More than 2,000 Syrians almost half of them pro-government forces have been killed in just over two weeks of fighting in Syria, marking one of the worst death tolls in the country`s three-year civil war, opposition activists said on Monday.

6 children among 15 dead in Aleppo bombing: Syria monitor

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 18:00

Six children were among at least 15 civilians killed in overnight bomb attacks by government and rebel forces in the divided city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday.

6 children among 15 dead in Aleppo bombing: Syria monitor

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 17:59

Six children were among at least 15 civilians killed in overnight bomb attacks by government and rebel forces in the divided city of Aleppo, a monitoring group said on Monday.

Video of child beating boy in Lebanon goes viral

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 02:50

Lebanon ordered an investigation Saturday into horrific video footage that has gone viral on the Internet showing a small child beating a boy, believed to be Syrian, urged on by adults.

Syrian opposition coalition elects new president

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 09:44

Syria`s Western-backed opposition National Coalition elected Hadi al-Bahra, chief negotiator at the Geneva peace talks, as its new president following a three-day meeting in Istanbul, the coalition said on Wednesday.

UN highlights hardships for lone female Syrian refugees

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 14:11

Thousands of Syrian refugee women are caught in a "spiral of hardship, isolation and anxiety," widowed or separated from their husbands and struggling to survive, the UN warned on Tuesday.

Government troops advance in Syria`s largest city

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 21:56

Syrian troops advanced in and around the northern city of Aleppo on Monday in what appears to be an attempt to lay siege to rebel-held parts of the country`s largest city, activist said.

One killed in Syrian raid on Lebanon border town

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 22:08

A Syrian was killed and five injured when the Syrian air force raided the outskirts of Lebanon`s eastern Bekaa border town of Arsal, state media said here.

Sunni insurgents seize Syria oil field

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 17:48

Syrian activists say that Islamic militants have taken an eastern oil field as they advance along the length of the Euphrates river that stretches through Syria and Iraq.

Jihadist IS seizes key Syria oil field: NGO

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 19:04

The jihadist Islamic State seized control Thursday of a major Syrian oil field on the Iraqi border, as rival fighters withdrew, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Lebanese wife-beater convicted under new law

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 13:15

A Lebanese man who beat his wife has been jailed for nine months in the first such conviction under a domestic violence law passed in April.

Islamic State claims Lebanon suicide bombing

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:59

The al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant claimed responsibility today for this week`s Beirut hotel suicide bombing, warning that dozens of more men plan to carry out similar attacks.