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Bomb hits central Beirut, minister says target was Blom Bank

Bomb hits central Beirut, minister says target was Blom Bank

🕔00:19, 13.Jun 2016

BEIRUT: A bomb exploded in central Beirut on Sunday outside the headquarters of the Lebanese Blom Bank, causing damage to the building, security sources and witnesses said.

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Pakistan condemns yesterday’s killing of 43 in Beirut twin blasts

Pakistan condemns yesterday’s killing of 43 in Beirut twin blasts

🕔20:34, 13.Nov 2015

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday condemned the horrific twin suicide bomb blasts that took place in Beirut yesterday, killing at least 43 people, according to a statement by the Foreign Office (FO).

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Islamic State takes over Syrian town in Homs province: monitor

Islamic State takes over Syrian town in Homs province: monitor

🕔15:54, 1.Nov 2015

BEIRUT: Islamic State fighters took control of the Syrian town of Maheen in the southwest of Homs province on Sunday after an attack on government forces in the area, a monitoring group and a statement by the jihadists said.

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Syria’s former spy chief dies in unclear circumstances: source

Syria’s former spy chief dies in unclear circumstances: source

🕔18:22, 25.Apr 2015

BEIRUT/AMMAN: Rustom Ghazali, Syria’s last chief of intelligence in Lebanon who was a suspect in the killing of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, has died in Damascus, Lebanese media reported.

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As regional war rages, Syria’s Assad faces setbacks

As regional war rages, Syria’s Assad faces setbacks

🕔22:08, 2.Apr 2015

BEIRUT/AMMAN: In the course of a week, several setbacks for President Bashar al-Assad have provided fresh reminders of the strains facing the Syrian army and its allies in the four-year-long struggle for Syria.

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Syria’s Assad says wants actions, not words from Kerry

Syria’s Assad says wants actions, not words from Kerry

🕔23:53, 16.Mar 2015

BEIRUT: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismissed on Monday remarks made by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that Assad should be included in negotiations to reach a political transition, saying “declarations from outside do not concern us”.

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Islamic State video shows killing of teen accused as Israeli spy

Islamic State video shows killing of teen accused as Israeli spy

🕔21:11, 11.Mar 2015

BEIRUT: A video posted online by Islamic State militants on Tuesday showed a boy fatally shooting Muhammad Musallam, an Israeli Arab accused by the group of having signed up as a jihadi to spy for Israel’s intelligence service.

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Syrian army takes villages in south

Syrian army takes villages in south

🕔20:22, 28.Feb 2015

BEIRUT: Syrian government forces have taken control of villages in southern Syria, state media said on Saturday, part of a campaign they started this month against insurgents posing one of the biggest remaining threats to Damascus.

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Lebanon detains wife of IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Lebanon detains wife of IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

🕔19:51, 2.Dec 2014

BEIRUT/DAMASCUS: The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday, in a setback to the group as it comes under increased military pressure.

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Suicide blast injures 19 in Beirut

Suicide blast injures 19 in Beirut

🕔09:33, 24.Jun 2014

BEIRUT: A suicide bomber blew up his car in southern Beirut on Monday night near an army checkpoint, killing himself and wounding several people watching the soccer World Cup in a nearby cafe. The bombing came just three days after

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