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Iran cleric who founded Hezbollah, survived book bomb, dies
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Iran cleric who founded Hezbollah, survived book bomb, dies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ali Akbar Mohtashamipour, a Shiite cleric who as Iran’s ambassador to Syria helped found…
On the sidelines, Hezbollah looms large over Gaza battle
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On the sidelines, Hezbollah looms large over Gaza battle

BEIRUT (AP) — Ever since their last war in 2006, Israel and Lebanon’s powerful Hezbollah militia have constantly warned that…
Lebanon president says PM-designate incapable of forming cabinet
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Lebanon president says PM-designate incapable of forming cabinet

Lebanon’s parliament will convene on Friday to discuss a letter written by the president saying Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri had…
Lebanese man killed by Israeli troops on border, Lebanese agency says
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Lebanese man killed by Israeli troops on border, Lebanese agency says

A Lebanese man was shot and killed by Israeli troops after he and others protesting in support of Palestinians tried…
Syrian army says air defences intercepted ‘Israeli aggression’ over Damascus
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Syrian army says air defences intercepted ‘Israeli aggression’ over Damascus

AMMAN (Reuters) – Syria’s army said on Monday the country’s air defenses had intercepted “Israeli aggression” over the capital, Damascus,…
Prominent Lebanese activist, publisher found dead in his car
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Prominent Lebanese activist, publisher found dead in his car

BEIRUT (AP) — A prominent Lebanese publisher and strong critic of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group was found dead in…
Amid crisis, Hezbollah ‘bank’ a lifeline for some Lebanese
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Amid crisis, Hezbollah ‘bank’ a lifeline for some Lebanese

BEIRUT (AP) — When Lebanon’s financial meltdown began in late 2019, Hassan Shoumar was locked out of his dollar savings…
Lebanon’s Hezbollah blasts US democracy over Capitol riot
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Lebanon’s Hezbollah blasts US democracy over Capitol riot

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group said on Friday the assault by President Donald Trump’s supporters…
Hezbollah says it has doubled its arsenal of guided missiles
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Hezbollah says it has doubled its arsenal of guided missiles

BEIRUT (AP) — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said Sunday his group now has twice as many precision-guided missiles as…
The blast that blew away Lebanon’s faith in itself
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The blast that blew away Lebanon’s faith in itself

BEIRUT (Reuters) – They gather in groups, wearing black, in the shadow of buildings gutted by the explosion that shook…
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