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  • Prominent Syrian TV reporter killed in battle for key city

    Prominent Syrian TV reporter killed in battle for key city
    BEIRUT—A young Syrian television journalist well-known for her pro-government dispatches from the front lines of the nation’s raging civil conflict was shot and killed Monday outside the battleground city of Qusair, the state press agency...
  • Car bombs, aerial attacks pummel Syria

     
    A car bomb exploded Monday in a Damascus district that is home to many security personnel and members of President Bashar Assad’s Alawite sect, killing 11 people and wounding dozens of others, the official state news media reported....
  • Bomb rocks Damascus as peace envoy meets with Assad

     
    A car bomb exploded Sunday at one of the entrances to Damascus’ Old City, killing 13 people and injuring 29, as an international peace envoy seeking a cease-fire in the Syrian conflict met with President Bashar Assad, state media reported....
  • China media: Quiet on Communist Party Congress, gaga for U.S. election

     
    If you picked up a Chinese newspaper in the past week, here's a smattering of the details you could have learned about the U.S. presidential campaign: Mitt Romney might be tanning himself in a bid to appeal to minorities; at 7-Eleven convenience stores,...
  • Lebanese army warns against violence amid tensions

     
    The Lebanese army moved Monday to quell unrest following an outbreak of clashes in the aftermath of the politically charged funeral of a police official assassinated in a car bomb attack. The army vowed to use “decisive measures’ to insure...
  • In Lebanon, pope calls on Christians, Muslims to join to end war

     
    BEIRUT –- Pope Benedict XVI called on Christians and Muslims on Saturday to forge a common front against warfare, even as battles raged in neighboring Syria and the new U.N. peace envoy to that country conceded that the situation there was...
  • Pope arrives in Lebanon, appeals for peace amid regional unrest

     
    Pope Benedict XVI arrived in Lebanon and appealed for peace in the Middle East -- at a time when the region is awash in turmoil, including protests against an anti-Islam film...
  • Fighting rages across Syrian city of Aleppo

     
    Some of the fiercest clashes in weeks were reported Friday in the Syrian city of Aleppo as rebels pressed a “decisive” battle for the besieged northern metropolis....
  • Turkey responds to shelling attack with artillery fire into Syria

     
    BEIRUT—Turkey said Wednesday that it had retaliated with artillery fire against neighboring Syria after a shelling attack from Syria struck a Turkish border town, killing five people. The Turkish response was the most serious escalation to date in...
  • Lebanese intelligence chief among the dead in Beirut car bombing

     
    A top Lebanese intelligence official was among the eight people killed by a car-bomb that exploded Friday in a bustling central district of the Lebanese capital— igniting fears that spillover violence from neighboring Syria may inflame sectarian...
  • Bomb blast in Beirut kills at least 8

     
    A midday explosion rocked a busy commercial area of Beirut, leaving at least six dead and 78 injured in the Lebanese capital, according to official and media reports....
  • Lebanese PM won't resign after assassination of intelligence chief

     
    BEIRUT –- Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati said he would not resign Saturday, a day after a car bomb killed the country’s intelligence chief and raised fears that Syria’s conflict was spilling into Lebanon. Mikati in a televised news...