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Syrian air defenses respond to Israeli attack on southern and eastern Syria
AMMAN: Syrian air defenses responded to Israeli strikes Tuesday night on the southeastern part of the country near the city of Sweida, and in the eastern province of Deir al Zor bordering Iraq, according to state television.

It did not
Five jailed after banned Algeria demonstration
Agence France Presse
ALGIERS: Five people were sentenced Tuesday in Algeria to between six months and a year behind bars after taking part in a banned demonstration, prisoners' rights group CNLD said.

Fourteen peo
Will Egypt send troops into Libya?
Agence France Presse
CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has upped the ante in the chaotic conflict in Libya, warning Cairo could intervene militarily to halt a march eastwards by the Turkey-backed forces of the UN-recogn
Macron: France "will not tolerate" Turkey's role in Libya
PARIS: France will not tolerate Turkey's military intervention in Libya, President Emmanuel Macron said Monday, accusing Ankara of playing "a dangerous game".

Turkey has intervened decisively in
HTS arrest Talli in Idlib
BEIRUT: Abu Malik al-Talli, a former top official in the Idlib-based Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and formerly of the Al-Qaeda affiliate named Jabhat al-Nusra, was arrested Monday in Idlib. Talli's arrest was carried out by HTS security forces
Saudi Arabia pressures former intelligence official’s family, seeks access to documents
LONDON: As Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman moved to tighten his grip on power over the past few years, detaining senior royals and opponents, one person has eluded him: a former top-ranking intelligence official who w
More US sanctions will target Hezbollah: Schenker
BEIRUT: The US is seeking to impose new sanctions aimed at combating Hezbollah, as well as corruption in Lebanon, the US Assistant Secretary of State for Near East Affairs David Schenker said in an interview with Lebanese media Tuesday.

Lebanese pound plunges to record low on black market
BEIRUT: The black market dollar Tuesday was being traded at an unprecedented high of LL6,075, a day after a slew of stringent dollar purchase limitations were imposed by the Syndicate of Money Changers in Lebanon.

This is a 75 percent
Lebanese Authorities move to thwart fuel smuggling, stockpiling
BEIRUT: In Lebanon’s latest attempt to stop the smuggling and stockpiling of subsidized fuel, authorities will begin from Wednesday monitoring the transactions of diesel distributors with their customers.

Economy Minister Raoul N
Saudis say Yemen's government, separatists agree to truce
Associated Press
SANAA: The Saudi-led coalition embroiled in a years-long conflict in Yemen announced Monday that Emirati-backed southern separatists and the country’s internationally recognized government have agreed to a cea
UN orders probe of abuses in Libya since 2016
Agence France Presse
GENEVA: The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution Monday ordering a "fact-finding mission" to Libya in order to document violations and abuses committed in the conflict-torn country since 2016.<

Violence flares in Beirut
Rubina Abu Zeinab-Chahine
After a period of disruption due to social distancing, central Beirut is once again witnessing the return of protests against the dire economic situation. Peaceful demonstrations have expressed ambit
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