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War in Syria Spreads to Beirut as Rocket Slams into Hezbollah Stronghold

The Syrian conflict has suddenly taken a new and potentially deadly turn as a rocket attack against Hezbollah expanded the war deep into Lebanon. The attack, which injured four people, occurred on Sunday when two rockets came crashing into a

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Israel Tells Syria, Hezbollah, Iran, and US: We Are Prepared to Act Unilaterally

Friday, May 10, 2013 JERUSALEM — Israel’s recent airstrikes on Syria not only stopped the delivery of arms to its sworn enemy Hezbollah in Lebanon but also gave notice to the Obama administration and Iran that the Jewish state has

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Lebanon, Syria Blame Israel for Attacks on Chemical Weapons Plant, Israel: No Comment

Lebanese and Syrian media are reporting that large explosions near Damascus are the result of Israeli bombing raids at 2 am this morning. An Israeli spokesman refused to comment on the reports, but the Israeli government has made it clear

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Posted in Flashpoint, Middle East

Israel Air Force Intercepts Hezbollah UAV in Israeli Airspace

UAV shot down

  The unmanned aerial vehicle was succesfully brought down by an Israel Air Force fighter jet off the coast of the northern Israeli city of Haifa An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) attempted to violate Israeli airspace from the north at approximately

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EU Still Won’t Call Hezbollah a Terrorist Group Despite Evidence in Bulgarian Report

Counter-terrorism expert says the Bulgarian report on a recent bus bomb won’t lead European leaders to brand Hezbollah as terrorists, in spite of the evidence convicting the Lebanese group of involvement in the attack that took place on European soil.In

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Rubin: Why Israel Hit a Syria-Hizballah Convoy

It has been reported that a number of Israeli planes flew over Lebanon and attacked a convoy near the Syrian-Lebanese border.  Syria has also claimed that a “research center” was bombed on its territory.The fact that this comes shortly after

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Israeli Attack on Syrian Weapons Convoy Sends Strong Message to Syria and Lebanon

The story is all over the news. On Wednesday morning, the Israeli Air Force attacked two targets in Syria, but the stories in the press are still contradictory. So we will try to clarify the situation a bit. The bare

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Hezbollah’s Partnership with Mexican Drug Cartels

Hezbollah, whose radical Islamist agenda would seem to argue against alliances with the largely Catholic population of South America, have nonetheless made some handy alliances with the drug cartels and gangs of South and Central America. Although their activities began

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Syria’s Assad May Try to Flee to Venezuela or Cuba

As the situation in Syria becomes increasingly unstable, rumors abound about the possible outcome of evolving events. The following appeared in NowLebanon amid reports that Assad’s command on his government is slipping and that it is not even clear if

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Syrian War Spills Over on the Lebanese Border

Lebanese troops fought with Syrian rebels on the border between the two countries on Sunday, in what a security source said was the first such clash between Lebanon’s army and the rebels[also know to our readers as the “opposition”, which

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