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Hezbollah man dies on 'jihad duty' in Iraq
Commander from Lebanon's Bekaa Valley killed in battle near Mosul, which Islamic State group captured in June.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 19:02 GMT
Islamic State battles for Syria's oil wealth
Fighting has escalated between the group and Syrian regime over the Shaar gas fields in the resource-rich Homs province.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 07:22 GMT
Syrian army retakes gas field from fighters
Activists confirm military's claim of recapture of Shaar gas field in desert region of Palmyra from Islamic State group.
Last updated: 30 Jul 2014 06:29 GMT
Lebanon wary of fighters returning from Syria
As government casts dragnet for would-be 'terrorists', residents with ties to Syrian rebel groups flee farther north.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2014 12:41 GMT
'Hundreds killed' in Syrian gas field capture
Monitoring group says 270 soldiers, guards and staff killed after Islamic State fighters seized Shaer field.
Last updated: 19 Jul 2014 07:50 GMT
Istanbul may place Syrian refugees in camps
Governor of Turkey's largest city mulls 'drastic measures' to deal with influx of tens of thousands of refugees.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 19:48 GMT
Syria's Assad sworn in for third term
President Bashar al-Assad accepts seven-year term after winning poll dismissed as sham by critics.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2014 15:49 GMT
Conquering Russia and the 'heartland'
What happens when US moralistic interventionism collides with Russian imperial inertia?
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 08:37 GMT
Jordan 'cool to Syria rebel training plan'
US sources say kingdom reluctant to host expanded programme proposed by President Obama for fear of violent retaliation.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2014 01:14 GMT
Diplomat to replace Brahimi in Syria UN role
Swedish Italian Staffan de Mistura has been chosen to replace Lakhdar Brahimi as the international envoy for Syria.
Last updated: 09 Jul 2014 19:33 GMT
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