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Hezbollah supporters attack several protest camps in Lebanon
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Hezbollah supporters attack several protest camps in Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — Assailants attacked several protest camps in north and south Lebanon early on Tuesday, according to state-run media,…
Lebanese army clashes with supporters of Hezbollah, Amal in Beirut
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Lebanese army clashes with supporters of Hezbollah, Amal in Beirut

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese troops lobbed tear gas on Tuesday to disperse supporters of Shi’ite groups Hezbollah and Amal who…
Iraq parliament approves PM resignation, protesters mourn dead
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Iraq parliament approves PM resignation, protesters mourn dead

Iraq’s parliament approved the resignation of the embattled cabinet on Sunday, after two months of violent unrest that have left…
Lebanon’s grand mufti calls for protesters’ demands to be met
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Lebanon’s grand mufti calls for protesters’ demands to be met

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanon’s grand mufti, the top cleric for Sunni Muslims, called on Saturday for the formation of a…
Syrians return to their home city by Lebanese border in state-organized trip
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Syrians return to their home city by Lebanese border in state-organized trip

QUSAYR, Syria/AMMAN (Reuters) – Qusayr, a once bustling commercial hub in western Syria, has not seen any fighting since government…
Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property
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Lebanese town bans Muslims from buying, renting property

BEIRUT (AP) — Mohammed Awwad and his fiancee, both Muslims, recently found an affordable apartment for rent online in a…
In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in
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In Baghdad walls come down, ushering freedom in

Baghdad has been undergoing major changes since the “Islamic State” group was removed from Iraq, and safety returned to the…
Iraqi Shi’ite groups deepen control in strategic Sunni areas
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Iraqi Shi’ite groups deepen control in strategic Sunni areas

MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) – The only sign that Sunni-majority Mosul’s newest and busiest marketplace is in Shi’ite Muslim hands is…
Pakistan blames Iran-based separatists for deadly Baluchistan attack
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Pakistan blames Iran-based separatists for deadly Baluchistan attack

Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi told reporters on Saturday that “terrorist outfits” that carried out a deadly attack against…
Suicide blast rips through Pakistani fruit market, killing 20
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Suicide blast rips through Pakistani fruit market, killing 20

At least 20 people were killed and 48 wounded Friday by a powerful suicide blast apparently targeting the Shia Hazara…
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