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Syrian activists: over 20 Hezbollah fighters killed in siege

Syrian activists: over 20 Hezbollah fighters killed in siege

May 20, AP – A military offensive on the town of Qusair in central Homs province claimed over 50 lives, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The activist group reported on Monday that at least 20 of those killed were Hezbollah members fighting alongside Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s troops as it encircled […]

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Iran hangs two men for allegedly spying for CIA and Mossad of Israel

Iran hangs two men for allegedly spying for CIA and Mossad of Israel

Iran’s state radio reported Sunday that authorities had executed two men by hanging, one found guilty of spying for Israel’s intelligence agency, Mossad, and the other for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Iran has executed two men found guilty for working as spies for Israel and the United States. In 2012, Iran had the […]

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Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria

Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria

ROME (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a “destabilizing” factor for Israel’s security. Kerry said the U.S. has expressed concerns about what such defensive systems in Syria would mean for Israel’s security. He wouldn’t address what the missiles might […]

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Armed group abduct Four UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights

Armed group abduct Four UN peacekeepers in Golan Heights

May 8, AP – An armed group captured the group of Filipino peacekeepers as they were patrolling on the Golan Heights, a ceasefire zone between Syria and Israel, UN spokeswoman Josephine Guerrero said Tuesday. Four UN peacekeepers have been detained on the Golan Heights, an area which has witnessed spillover from Syria’s conflict. Meanwhile, Syria […]

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Israeli airstrike on military complex kills 42 Syrian soldiers: monitor

Israeli airstrike on military complex kills 42 Syrian soldiers: monitor

May 6, The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Monday that the toll is based on information from sources in Syrian military hospitals. The Syrian government has not released a death toll. Immediately after Sunday’s predawn strike, Syrian state media said the attack caused casualties, but did not elaborate. A Syrian activist group says […]

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Israeli jets hit targets of Hamas base in Gaza

Israeli jets hit targets of Hamas base in Gaza

April 28, AP – Israel Defense Forces announced that they had struck “a terrorist weapon storage facility and a Hamas training installation” early Sunday. The air strike reportedly hit a base for militants in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip but nobody was hurt. The IDF has announced that aircraft hit targets in Gaza after […]

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