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Hezbollah fighters Wednesday seized 15 positions from militants on the outskirts of a volatile northeastern border town. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 15:55 GMT
Hezbollah fighters Wednesday seized 15 positions from militants on the outskirts of a volatile northeastern border town.
Syrian men help an injured person following a reported barrel bomb attack by Syrian government forces that hit an open market in the northern city of Aleppo, on June 3, 2015, killing and injuring people. (AFP/Karam al-Masri)
June 03, 2015 - 13:30 GMT
Two separate attacks targeted the towns of Tal Rifaat and Aleppo.
Over 3.8 million Syrians have fled the violence that is ongoing in the region. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
According to Human Rights Watch, hundreds of displaced Syrians are stranded at Jordanian border crossings with limited access to food, water, and medical assistance.
The international coalition campaign is now in its ninth month. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 09:35 GMT
US Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken said more than 10,000 Daesh militants since the international coalition began its campaign nine months ago.
Days earlier a high-ranking Hezbollah official said fighters from the Lebanese resistance movement are fully prepared to drive Daesh from the border town of Arsal, and liberate the territory. (AFP/File)
June 03, 2015 - 08:51 GMT
Hezbollah claimed to strategic hilltops just outside of Arsal.
A World Bank report said Jordan's economy has slowly but steadily picked up despite regional tensions. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 21:43 GMT
A World Bank report said Jordan's economy has slowly but steadily picked up despite regional tensions.
The US Embassy tweets come on the heels of a report by the Washington Post article, where rebels accuse the US of ignoring their calls for air support against Daesh in Aleppo, and another alleging the US train and equip program is too focused on fighting Daesh. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 15:31 GMT
The US Embassy of Syria is tweeting about collusion between Assad and Daesh — a lot.
US-led coaltion airstrikes targeted Daesh positions in Iraq and Syria (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
The United States and its allies carried out ten strikes in Syria and five in Iraq since Monday.
An Israeli armored vehicle patrols along the Israeli-Lebanese border near the disputed Shebaa Farms. (AFP/Atef Safadi)
June 02, 2015 - 13:38 GMT
Earlier local media claimed Israeli forces performed airstrikes on a Hezbollah outpost.
The Daesh-affiliated group operating in Gaza said top Hamas commander Saber Siam was killed after militants placed a bomb in his car. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 10:04 GMT
The Daesh-affiliated group operating in Gaza said top Hamas commander Saber Siam was killed after militants placed a bomb in his car.
Defenders of democracy must work out a better way to combat growing instability in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2015 - 09:54 GMT
Why are so many young Westerners opting to wage a violent jihad by joining Daesh? Could democracy be the way forward to stop this ideology?