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Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

BEIRUT - Islamic State militiamen backed by tanks defiantly advanced Thursday in Syria, capturing more than 20 Kurdish villages as the...
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Syrian rebels kill 10 troops, capture others in Lebanon

BEIRUT - Syrian rebels killed 10 Lebanese troops...kilometers (55 miles) from the capital, Beirut. The clashes continued into Sunday around...said Mohammed Ezeldeen, who drove to Beirut in a car packed with 15 people."Between...
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Hezbollah commander killed outside home

BEIRUT - Gunmen assassinated a senior Hezbollah...attack targeting the Iranian Embassy in Beirut last month.Al-Laqis' killing came shortly...Hadath neighborhood, just southwest of Beirut.He was struck by five bullets in the head...
Syrian rebel groups break with exiled opposition

BEIRUT - Nearly a dozen of Syria's powerful rebel factions, including one linked to al-Qaida, formally broke with the main opposition...
Hezbollah: Syria to supply weapons to militia

BEIRUT - Syria will supply "game-changing" weapons to Hezbollah, the chief of...Hezbollah's radio station, Al-Nour. His speech was televised to an audience in Beirut, as a security precaution. Nasrallah has rarely appeared in public since...
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President Assad says Syria able to face Israel

BEIRUT - In his first response to Israel's weekend airstrikes, President Bashar...repeatedly hit the Israeli-controlled Golan.___AP writers Bassem Mroue in Beirut, Edith M. Lederer at the United Nations, Jamal Halaby in Amman, Jordan...
Pro-Assad militia now key to Syrian government's war strategy

BEIRUT - A Syrian government militia that the U.S. has declared a terrorist organization...something in place after Assad falls," Fulton said.A Hezbollah fighter from Beirut who said he'd been to Syria a few times in the past year said Hezbollah...
Activists say dozens killed in Syrian village

BEIRUT - Syrian troops backed by pro-government gunmen swept into a Sunni village in the mountains near the Mediterranean coast on Thursday...
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Latest platform for Syria's president: Instagram

BEIRUT - Syria's embattled president already has a Facebook page, Twitter account and a YouTube channel. Now Bashar Assad is turning...
Car bombs, violence mar Syria's shaky truce

BEIRUT - Two deadly car bombs and sporadic fighting marred a shaky holiday truce Friday in Syria, although thousands of protesters used...
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