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A Syrian regime soldier aims a rocket launcher towards rebel locations in the Qalamoun region. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Six Hezbollah fighters and 30 militants were killed in the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese-Syrian border.
A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing toward areas controlled by militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war. (Twitter)
May 25, 2015 - 17:40 GMT
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war.
Palestinians wave the national flag inside the Al Aqsa compound during a protest to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Six teenagers and two elderly Palestinians were among dozens arrested by Israeli forces outside the Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem for protesting against right-wing settlers who toured the area.
Syrian refugees living in a camp. (AFP/Getty Images/Nikolay Doychinov)
May 24, 2015 - 14:45 GMT
The UN agency urged the international community to support those countries hosting refugees.
One of the men had been previously arrested for smuggling rockets. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Three people have been arrested in Lebanon, accused of financing armed groups in Syria, according to the Lebanese Army.
A Hezbollah fighter looks over a hill in the Qalamoun region, May 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 11:29 GMT
Lebanese security forces shelled militant positions on the border with Syria Thursday in a bid to thwart terrorist attacks.
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday.
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2015 - 12:37 GMT
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons.
The Lebanese army shelled jihadi positions deep in the outskirts, which comprise an area of around 400 square kilometers. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
The Lebanese army shelled the border near Arsal Tuesday, as Daesh and Nusra clash nearby.
US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey takes part in a briefing at the Pentagon on May 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 17, 2015 - 11:20 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that a US military operation in eastern Syria killed 32 Daesh militants, although US officials reported a smaller number.