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Lebanese village faces 'existential' battle
The border town of Arsal supports Syria's rebels and fears encirclement by troops loyal to Assad and Hezbollah.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2014 08:58 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
Iranian cultural office targeted in Lebanon
Suicide blasts in southern suburbs of Lebanese capital, Beirut, kill at least seven, says health minister.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 19:53 GMT
Civilians paying the price for Beirut attack
Lebanese and Syrians near site of Iran cultural centre bombings say they have borne the brunt of recent attacks.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2014 13:56 GMT
Lebanon's would-be teenage jihadi
Families believe their young sons are brainwashed into wanting to fight in Syria.
Last updated: 18 Feb 2014 06:16 GMT
The perils of 'friendly fire' in Lebanon
Residents in this northern town live in fear after daily cross-border firing by Syrian forces.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 12:35 GMT
Horrors of Syria's prisons visit Geneva
Syrian government officials deny existence of tens of thousands of political prisoners reportedly held in custody.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 22:16 GMT
Russia backs Syria on chemical weapons plan
Moscow says Damascus acting in good faith, in response to US statement that the plan to eliminate stockpile had stalled.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2014 15:28 GMT
US accuses Syria of stalling on chemical plan
Pace of removal has "languished", ambassador says, with only four percent of chemical stockpile handed over.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2014 13:54 GMT
Syria talks deadlocked over power transfer
Opposition says government has failed to address "core issue" of President Assad's political future.
Last updated: 27 Jan 2014 19:11 GMT
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
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In Pictures: Destruction in Ukraine's Luhansk
More than 500 people have been killed in the contested city, where a shaky ceasefire holds.
In Pictures: Mexico on severe weather alert
Less than a week after the category three storm hit Baja California, Tropical Storm Polo narrowly misses the peninsula.
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
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