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Syrian forces take two villages near Lebanon
The villages of Flita and Ras Maara have fallen to government forces, securing a major supply route for President Assad.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2014 12:33 GMT
Lebanon protests flare over Syria spillover
Demonstrators clash with the army and block roads to protest siege on Syria border town.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2014 02:39 GMT
Syrian army captures strategic border town
Backed by Lebanese Hezbollah fighters, Syrian troops clear out rebels holed up in Yabroud for months, says state TV.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2014 05:50 GMT
Syria troops make push on rebel stronghold
Government forces backed by Hezbollah fighters are reportedly advancing in battle for strategic border town.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2014 03:57 GMT
Nuns freed in Syria arrive in Damascus
Church ceremony held for nuns released by rebels as part of prisoner exchange with government.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2014 18:48 GMT
Nuns kidnapped by rebels in Syria freed
Nuns seized from town of Maaloula released as part of female prisoner exchange secured by Lebanese-Qatari mediation.
Last updated: 10 Mar 2014 15:01 GMT
Syrian air raids hit Lebanese border region
The area around Arsal has long been home to smuggling routes used by opposition forces to move fighters and weapons.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2014 12:38 GMT
Overrun Lebanese town braces for more Syrians
Expected Syrian military offensive may push even more refugees into Arsal, already teeming with too many people.
Last updated: 21 Feb 2014 08:31 GMT
Lebanese border town faces influx of Syrians
Aid agencies in Arsal scramble to help families fleeing the latest bout of violence across the border.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2014 20:47 GMT
Russia accuses US of sabotaging Syria talks
Meeting "going in circles," Russian foreign minister says, as UN warns of Syrian military build-up in rebel-held town.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2014 13:36 GMT
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