- Syrian troops, Hezbollah enter rebel-held mountain resort Updated: Jul-05-15 8:25 am
DAMASCUS, Syria - State media says Syrian forces backed by Lebanese Hezbollah fighters have entered a rebel-held mountain resort near the border with Lebanon, a day after launching a major offensive to capture the town.
- Sectarian shooting wounds 7 people south of Lebanese capital Updated: Jul-01-15 7:35 am
BEIRUT - Supporters of rival Lebanese factions clashed early on Wednesday in a coastal town south of Beirut, leaving several people wounded, the country's state news agency and a security official said.
- Hezbollah member pleads guilty to 8 charges in Cyprus Updated: Jun-29-15 11:05 am
LARNACA, Cyprus - A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday sentenced a member of the militant group Hezbollah to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to all eight charges against him in connection with the seizure of 9 tons of a chemical compound that can be converted into an explosive.
- Israeli Druze alarmed by plight of their brethren in Syria Updated: Jun-22-15 3:43 pm
DALIYAT AL-KARMEL, Israel - Members of Israel's Druze minority, long among the Jewish state's most loyal citizens, have become increasingly concerned about the plight of their beleaguered brethren in neighboring Syria. Now, they are asking the state of Israel to help their fellow Druze next door - and some are even offering to go fight in Syria if needed.