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Syria army urges rebels to quit Aleppo, let civilians out

Syria army urges rebels to quit Aleppo, let civilians out

The military airdropped leaflets with a picture of a green coach like those used in the past to transport civilians and rebels from areas retaken by the government.

Lebanon's Hezbollah denies claiming it is now 'an army'

Lebanon's powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah on Wednesday denied quotes in a Lebanese newspaper attributed to its second-in-command Sheikh Naim Qassem saying it had become "an army".

Michel Aoun sworn in as Lebanon's 13th President, end 29-month vaccum

Michel Aoun sworn in as Lebanon's 13th President, end 29-month vaccum

The Lebanese parliament elected former army commander Michel Aoun as president on Monday, ending a 29-month presidential vacuum as part of a political deal that is expected to make Sunni Muslim leader Saad al-Hariri prime minister.

Shiite militia says sends 1,000 more fighters to Syria's Aleppo

An Iraqi Shi`ite militia fighting in Syria has sent more than 1,000 extra fighters to southern parts of Aleppo over the past two days to reinforce its positions, the group`s spokesman Hashim al-Moussawi said on Wednesday. 

US calls dazed boy 'the real face' of Syria's war

US calls dazed boy 'the real face' of Syria's war

The shocked boy, a four-year-old named Omran, is pictured sitting in an ambulance covered in blood and dust after an air strike in the rebel-held district of Qaterji in the southeast of Aleppo.

Hezbollah sees no immediate end to Syria war, partition in Iraq and Syria a possible outcome

Lebanon’s Hezbollah said the partition of Iraq and Syria was a possible outcome of sectarian fighting across the region and there was no prospect of any end to the war in Syria until after November`s US Presidential Election.

Hezbollah says Golan explosions caused by Nusra Front rocket fire

 Two explosions that hit a Syrian town near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday were caused by rockets fired by al Qaeda`s Syrian affiliate Nusra Front, the Lebanese group Hezbollah said.

US envoy calls on Syria rebels to respect truce

The US envoy for Syria has urged rebel groups to respect a shaky nationwide truce after they gave its brokers 48 hours to stop a regime offensive near the capital.

Hezbollah to bolster military presence in Syria: Nasrallah

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah today said his Lebanese Shiite movement would boost its support for Syria's regime after one of its top commanders was killed there last week.

Hezbollah blames insurgent shelling for death of top commander in Syria

Hezbollah blames insurgent shelling for death of top commander in Syria

Hezbollah announced Mustafa Badreddine`s death on Friday and held a military funeral for him on the same day in its stronghold in southern Beirut.

Top Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

Mustafa Badreddine, 55, was one of the highest ranking officials in the group.

Hezbollah announces death of top military commander in Syria

Hezbollah announces death of top military commander in Syria

Hezbollah on Friday announced the death of its military commander in Syria, Mustafa Badreddine.

Kuwait to deport 60 Lebanese for alleged Hezbollah links: Report

Kuwait is to deport 60 Lebanese for alleged links to Hezbollah in the latest Gulf Arab move against the Shiite militant group, a newspaper reported on Monday.

Hezbollah compares Brussels terror attacks to Syria

Hezbollah compares Brussels terror attacks to Syria

Radical Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah on Tuesday deplored the deadly Brussels bombings and blamed hardline Sunni Islamists for exporting terrorism from Syria and the Middle East to Europe.

Hezbollah says Saudi Arabia, Turkey obstructing Syria peace chances

Hezbollah says Saudi Arabia, Turkey obstructing Syria peace chances

Hezbollah accused Saudi Arabia and Turkey on Monday of obstructing talks between the Syrian government and opposition aimed at ending five years of civil war.

Arab League brands Lebanon`s Hezbollah `terror` group

Arab League brands Lebanon`s Hezbollah `terror` group

The Arab League on Friday declared Iran ally Hezbollah a "terrorist" group, after Gulf monarchies adopted the same stance over the Lebanese Shiite movement`s support for the regime in Syria`s war

Gulf monarchies declare Lebanon`s Hezbollah a `terrorist` group

The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council "decided to consider the militias (of Hezbollah) a terrorist organisation".

Syria opposition says truce breached 15 times by regime

The UN-backed deal came into effect yesterday, with battle zones across the country going largely quiet despite some accusations of breaches.

Syrian army captures new rebel bastion in Aleppo

Syrian army captures new rebel bastion in Aleppo

In its latest victory against militant groups, the Syrian army has fully captured the town of Ratyan in Aleppo province, the media reported on Friday.

Syria regime forces enter besieged villages after Aleppo advance

Syria regime forces enter besieged villages after Aleppo advance

Once Syria`s economic powerhouse, Aleppo city has been divided between government control in the west and rebel control in the east since shortly after fighting there began in mid-2012.