World Feb 14Freezing temperatures in Syria’s Idlib province compounds crisis
Sub-zero temperatures and increased snowfall are further exacerbating the humanitarian crisis in Syria, where more than a quarter of a million people have been displaced in the past four days, the United Nations said.
World Feb 13U.N. says 140,000 displaced in 3 days amid Syrian offensive
The U.N. said Thursday the humanitarian crisis is compounded by freezing weather, already existing severe needs and the world's indifference.
World Feb 07Syrian advance sends hundreds of thousands fleeing in Idlib
Turkey is sending more troops and tanks to bolster its military presence in northwestern Syria, where President Bashar Assad's forces have been advancing in a devastating, Russian-backed offensive.
World Jan 19Beirut braces for more violence, after night of riots
Dozens of anti-government protesters gathered in Lebanon’s rainy capital on Sunday, as security forces braced for more rioting after a night of violence left hundreds wounded. Security forces, including Lebanese military, were heavily deployed across downtown Beirut after the worst…
Economy Jan 09Lebanon issues travel ban for former Nissan chief Ghosn
The travel ban comes after Carlos Ghosn was interrogated by prosecutors for nearly two hours over the notice about the charges he faces in Japan over financial misconduct.
World Jan 04Thousands mourn Iranian general as region braces for revenge
Thousands of mourners chanting “America is the Great Satan” marched in a funeral procession Saturday through Baghdad for Iran's top general and Iraqi militant leaders, who were killed in a U.S. airstrike.
Economy Dec 31Ex-Nissan chief skips bail, fleeing Japan for Lebanon
Nissan's former Chairman Carlos Ghosn said he fled to avoid “injustice and political persecution.”…
World Dec 19Hezbollah-backed professor to form new Lebanese government
Lebanon's president Thursday asked a university professor and former education minister supported by the militant Hezbollah group to form a new government, breaking a weeks-long impasse amid nationwide mass protests against the country's political elite.
World Oct 28Security increased at IS prisons after leader’s death
Forces from the Kurdish-led internal security agency were "on high alert" after Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's death in anticipation of possible riots or attacks.
World Oct 18Fighting continues in Kurdish-held town in Syria despite cease-fire
A spokesman for the Kurdish-led fighters said they were not withdrawing from Ras al-Ayn because Turkish forces are still besieging and shelling it.