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 2018-06-24 00:03 

Xinhuanet

Beirut Money Fair kicks off in Lebanon...

A woman holds a coin during the Beirut Money Fair in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, on June 23, 2018. Traders exhibit rich varieties of banknotes, coins, medals and other collectible items during the fair held from June 22 to 24. (Xinhua/Bilal Jawich) Farmers ...

 2018-06-23 21:04 

The Jordan Times

Syrian army gains ground in rebel south — monitor...

BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS — Syrian regime forces on Saturday made their first gains on the ground against rebel fighters in the southern province of Daraa after several days of intensified bombardment, a monitor said. Since Tuesday, regime troops have b...

 2018-06-23 19:44 

Washington Examiner

Syrian army escalates offensive against rebels in southwest region...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops advanced on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes Saturday, state media and opposition activists said, in a widening offensive that has shattered a U.S.-backed truce....

 2018-06-23 19:36 

Kuwait Times

Assad defies United States, presses assault in SW Syria...

BEIRUT: Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the country's southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of US demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the...

 2018-06-23 18:38 

Kuwait News Agency

Merkel visits Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad School in Lebanon...

BEIRUT, June 23 (KUNA) -- Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel paid a visit to Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah School in Ras Beirut neighborhood on Saturday and observed Syrian refugee students' involvement in classrooms and sport activities. During ...

 2018-06-23 15:48 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government troops advanced on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes Saturday, state media and opposition activists said, in a widening offensive that has shattered a U.S.-backed truce....

 2018-06-23 14:00 

Business Insider India

20 spectacular photos of cities celebrating LGBT Pride around the world...

APIn this picture taken Sunday, May 13, 2018, Elias, 24, who goes by the stage name of Melanie Coxxx, applies make-up during Beirut Pride week at his home...

 2018-06-23 12:16 

The Daily Mail

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in......

BEIRUT (AP) - Syria state media and opposition activists say government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid......

 2018-06-23 12:15 

AP

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria state media and opposition activists say government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, s......

 2018-06-23 12:15 

US News & World Report

Syria Army Widens Offensive on Rebel-Held Areas in Southwest...

Syria state media and opposition activists say Syrian government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce....

 2018-06-23 12:15 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) - Syria state media and opposition activists say government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce. State news agency SANA r...

 2018-06-23 12:15 

WNCT-TV

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) - Syria state media and opposition activists say government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce. State news agency SANA r...

 2018-06-23 12:15 

WTOP

Syria army widens offensive on rebel-held areas in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria state media and opposition activists say government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce. State news......

 2018-06-23 09:00 

Philadelphia Inquirer

Ice cream cones and bayonets in Beirut: These vets share a different sort of war story...

Norman Berger, Carl Kanter, and Allan Mendelsohn celebrate the 60th anniversary of an unprecedented, but little remembered, Middle East deployment...

 2018-06-23 08:24 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

German chancellor says migration meeting a 'first exchange'...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has visited a public school in central Beirut, where many of the students are Syrian....

 2018-06-23 04:05 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Beirut launches new organic waste and recycling initiative...

The Beirut Municipality and Lebanese waste management firm Ramco launched the first phase of an organic waste and recycling project Friday, to be established across Beirut in the coming weeks....

 2018-06-22 22:19 

Reuters

Saudi women 'still enslaved', says activist as driving ban ends...

BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women are still...

 2018-06-22 21:50 

The Daily Star

[ Lebanon ]

Beirut Municipality, RAMCO unveil waste management project...

The Beirut Municipality and Lebanese waste management firm RAMCO launched the first phase of an organic waste and recycling project Friday, which will be established across Beirut in the coming weeks....

 2018-06-22 20:05 

Kuwait News Agency

Lebanon calls for separating Syrian refugees' issue from politics...

BEIRUT, June 22 (KUNA) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun has asked German Chancellor Angela Merkel for "Germany's help in supporting Lebanon's position that the Syrian refugees should return to the safe areas in Syria," stressing the need ...

 2018-06-22 19:28 

Kuwait News Agency

Germany aims to boost economic ties with Lebanon - Merkel...

BEIRUT, June 22 (KUNA) -- Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel affirmed Friday her country's aim to boost economic ties with Lebanon, and keenness to make contributions to Beirut's energy, waste, industrial, and commercial fields. Merkel made he...

 2018-06-22 19:21 

WTOP

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces kept up their pressure on the country's strategic southwest on Friday, using artillery, airstrikes and dropping barrel bombs that targeted rebel-held parts of the region, activists said. The Britain-based.....

 2018-06-22 19:16 

WTOP

The Latest: US condemns truce violations in southern Syria...

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The U.S. envoy to the U.N. has condemned the reported cease-fire violations in southern Syria. In a statement Friday, Ambassador......

 2018-06-22 18:56 

Channel NewsAsia

Merkel plays down chances of breakthrough in EU migration talks...

BEIRUT: German Chancellor Angela Merkel played down expectations of any major breakthrough at hastily-arranged talks among European Union leaders ......

 2018-06-22 18:48 

KyivPost.com

Reuters: Germany's Merkel says Syria must be more secure before refugees return...

BEIRUT German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on June 22 on a visit to Lebanon that conditions in Syria are not yet right for refugees to return, an issue which has led to a dispute between Lebanon's foreign minister and the UN refugee agency. Read more...

 2018-06-22 17:57 

KyivPost.com

Reuters: Syria's Assad defies US, presses southwest assault...

BEIRUT Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the southwest on June 22 for the first time in a year, a war monitor and rebel officials said, in defiance of US demands that President Bashar al-Assad halt the assault. Read...

 2018-06-22 17:02 

Oman Observer

Syrian army drops barrel bombs, presses southwest assault...

BEIRUT: Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in The post Syrian army drops barrel bombs, presses southwest assault appeared first on Oman Observer ....

 2018-06-22 16:37 

Philippine Star

Philippine embassies join probes of OFW deaths in Beirut, Riyadh...

The Philippine embassies in Beirut and Riyadh are closely coordinating with authorities in the two countries in investigating the recent deaths of two overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) there, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. by Helen...

 2018-06-22 16:07 

Sputnik International

Merkel: Germany Ready to Help Syrian Settlement to Ensure Return of Migrants...

BEIRUT (Sputnik) - Germany is exerting efforts to find a political solution to the Syrian conflict in order to ensure the possibility of refugees from crisis-torn states returning to their homes, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday....

 2018-06-22 16:01 

The Daily Mail

The Latest: Assad says talks with US would be waste of......

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):7:00 p.m.Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Russian television station that he thinks it......

 2018-06-22 16:01 

AP

The Latest: Assad says talks with US would be waste of time...

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):7:00 p.m.Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Russian television station that he thinks it would be pointless to have talks wi......

 2018-06-22 16:01 

US News & World Report

The Latest: Assad Says Talks With US Would Be Waste of Time...

Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Russian television station that he thinks it would be pointless to have talks with the United States....

 2018-06-22 16:01 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

The Latest: Assad says talks with US would be waste of time...

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Russian television station that he thinks it would be pointless to have talks with the United States. Fragments of the interview with the NT...

 2018-06-22 16:01 

WNCT-TV

The Latest: Assad says talks with US would be waste of time...

BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Syrian President Bashar Assad has told a Russian television station that he thinks it would be pointless to have talks with the United States. Fragments of the interview with the NT...

 2018-06-22 15:43 

Ynetnews

Germany's Merkel says Syria must be more secure before refugees return...

BEIRUT - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday on a visit to Lebanon that conditions in Syria are not yet right for refugees to return, an issue which has led to a dispute between Lebanon's foreign minister and the UN refugee agency. The Unit...

 2018-06-22 15:36 

Malay Mail Online

Lebanon's Hariri signals new government near...

BEIRUT, June 22 — Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said today he was very close to forming a new government and would hold more talks with the country's main parties. Foreign donors have said Lebanon, which held a......

 2018-06-22 15:30 

One America News Network

Lebanon's Hariri signals new government near...

BEIRUT - Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad al-Hariri said on Friday he was very close to forming a new government and would hold more talks with the country's main parties....

 2018-06-22 14:48 

Al Arabiya

Merkel in Beirut: Syria must be more secure before refugees return...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday on a visit to Lebanon that conditions in Syria are not yet right for refugees to return, an issue which...

 2018-06-22 14:35 

One America News Network

Germany's Merkel: Syria must be more secure before refugees return...

BEIRUT - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday on a visit to Lebanon that conditions in Syria are not yet right for refugees to return, an issue which has led to a dispute between...

 2018-06-22 14:09 

Glen Falls Post-Star

German chancellor says migration meeting a 'first exchange'...

BEIRUT (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said an upcoming meeting of European leaders in Brussels would be a "first exchange" toward finding solutions and agreements to problems connected with migration....

 2018-06-22 14:03 

AP

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces kept up their pressure on the country's strategic southwest on Friday, using artillery, airstrikes and dropping barrel bombs that targeted rebel-held parts of......

 2018-06-22 14:03 

US News & World Report

Activists: Syrian Government Steps up Offensive in Southwest...

Syrian activists: Government forces keep up pressure on strategic southwest, drop barrel bombs on rebel-held areas....

 2018-06-22 14:03 

WXXA News 10

[ Albany, NY ]

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government forces kept up their pressure on the country's strategic southwest on Friday, using artillery, airstrikes and dropping barrel bombs that targeted rebel-held parts of the region, activists said. The Britain-based Syrian ...

 2018-06-22 14:03 

WNCT-TV

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian government forces kept up their pressure on the country's strategic southwest on Friday, using artillery, airstrikes and dropping barrel bombs that targeted rebel-held parts of the region, activists said. The Britain-based Syrian ...

 2018-06-22 14:03 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Activists: Syrian government steps up offensive in southwest...

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces kept up their pressure on the country's strategic southwest on Friday, using artillery, airstrikes and dropping barrel bombs that targeted rebel-held parts of the region, activists said....

 2018-06-22 13:08 

Ynetnews

Lebanon says committed to Arab peace initiative...

Lebanon's Prime Minister Hariri held a joint press conference in Beirut with Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel as they concluded their meeting on Friday. Hariri said his country is committed to the "UN's 1701 resolution" made followin...

 2018-06-22 12:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Syria's Assad defies US, presses southwest assault...

BEIRUT: Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war ......

 2018-06-22 12:23 

JPost.com

Syria's Assad defies U.S., presses southwest assault...
 2018-06-22 10:56 

One America News Network

Syrian army drops barrel bombs in southwest assault: monitor, rebel...

BEIRUT - Syrian government helicopters dropped barrel bombs on opposition areas of the southwest on Friday for the first time in a year, a war monitor and a rebel said, escalating an assault...

 2018-06-22 10:50 

One America News Network

Merkel downplays prospect of Brussels breakthrough on migration...

BEIRUT - German Chancellor Angela Merkel downplayed expectations of a major breakthrough being reached at Sunday's hastily-arranged talks between some EU leaders on the migration dispute...

 2018-06-22 10:48 

US News & World Report

Merkel Downplays Prospect of Brussels Breakthrough on Migration...

BEIRUT (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel downplayed expectations of a major breakthrough being reached at Sunday's hastily-arranged talks......

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