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GCC summit looks to tackle Iran and ISIL
Meeting in Doha to push forward plans to counter regional foe Iran and armed groups.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2014 16:14 GMT
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
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
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