Posts Tagged ‘Beirut’

Battle for Iraq and Syria in maps

(Media Release) The rapid advance across Syria and Iraq by militant fighters from Islamic State (IS) in 2014 threw the region into chaos and led to US air strikes against their key positions. By June, the jihadist group, which has fighters from across the world, announced the establishment of a “caliphate” – an Islamic state […]

Momentum Shifts in Syria, Bolstering Assad’s Position

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Not long ago, rebels on the outskirts of Damascus were peppering the city with mortar rounds, government soldiers were defecting in droves and reports circulated of new territory pried from the grip of President Bashar al-Assad. As his losses grew, Mr. Assad unleashed fighter jets and SCUD missiles, intensifying fears that mounting […]

Hezbollah’s man at the head of Lebanon.Violent protests in Beirut streets

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hezbollah’s( at the head of Lebanon Violent protests in Beirut streets, while the fundamentalist, its Shia movement together with allies sit in power in the Lebanese Parliament. JERUSALEM: The Hezbollah-supported businessman Elena Mikati has acquired the necessary support to become, Prime Minister in Lebanon. This was stated by the French news channel […]

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