Middle East

Lebanon's Nasrallah backs government amid raging protests

Influential Hezbollah leader says the group does not want the government to resign but raises voice against new taxes.

Lebanon's Nasrallah backs government amid raging protests

Lebanon

Amid protests, Lebanon's Hariri sets deadline to resolve crisis

Prime minister sets 72-hour deadline for leaders to resolve dire economic crisis as protests devolve into clashes.

Amid protests, Lebanon's Hariri sets deadline to resolve crisis

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Five things you need to know about Lebanon protests

Cutting across sects and walks of life, Lebanese have hit the streets demanding an overhaul of government institutions.

Lebanon protests: Five things you need to know

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Red Cross's Peter Maurer: Geneva Conventions are being violated

ICRC president discusses Yemen, Syria, Lake Chad and other conflict areas 70 years after Geneva Conventions were signed.

Turkey

Erdogan warns Kurds as Syria ceasefire gets off to rocky start

Turkish president says his forces would go back on attack in four days unless Kurdish forces withdraw from 'safe zone'.

Egypt

UN rights office urges Egypt to free blogger, lawyer, journalist

The UN urges Egypt to free Esraa Abdelfattah who was arrested by plain-clothes security officers in Cairo last week.

UN rights office urges Egypt to free blogger, lawyer, journalist

Turkey-Syria border

Trump: Erdogan wants northeast Syria ceasefire to work

Turkey agreed to suspend its offensive for five days to allow Kurdish fighters to withdraw from its border with Syria.

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Middle East

Victims of Libya air raids fear returning home

Six-month battle for Tripoli has killed or wounded hundreds of civilians.

Middle East

Trump slammed for lifting Turkey sanctions for ceasefire

Democratic members of US Congress promise to push through new sanctions on Turkey next week even as Trump celebrates fragile truce in Syria.

Lebanon

In Pictures: Lebanon protesters demand 'fall of the regime'

Tear gas was fired as some demonstrators clashed with police in the early hours on Friday.

In Pictures: Lebanon protesters demand 'fall of the regime'

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Lebanon protests: Thousands demand 'fall of the regime' in Beirut

Thousands of protesters march for a second day in anti-government demonstrations over country's economic crisis.

Lebanon protests: Thousands demand 'fall of the regime' in Beirut

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Protests over taxes threaten Lebanon's political establishment

Leader of a major party suggests prime minister should join him in resigning as massive demonstrations rock the country.

Protests over taxes threaten Lebanon's political establishment

Turkey-Syria border

'For a better life': Families return to Turkey from NE Syria

Citing rising prices and fears of government takeover, Syrians return after months on the other side of the border.

'For a better life': Families return to Turkey from NE Syria

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Lebanon reverses plans to tax WhatsApp calls

The government changed its stance on taxing voice-over-internet calls after demonstrations against the proposal.

Lebanon reverses plans to tax WhatsApp calls

Turkey-Syria border

Syria's Kurds 'ready to abide' by Turkish ceasefire

Ankara agrees to suspend its offensive for five days to allow the Kurds to withdraw from the Turkey-Syria border.

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates