Syrian state media say Internet service restored

BEIRUT (AP) — Internet service was restored across Syria on Wednesday, after a countrywide outage cut off the country from the rest of the world for nearly 20 hours, state media said. The state news […]


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Officials: Israel launches airstrike into Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israel launched an airstrike into Syria, apparently targeting a suspected weapons site, U.S. officials said Friday night. The strike occurred overnight Thursday into Friday, the officials told The Associated Press. It did […]


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List of major assassination attempts in Syria’s conflict

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition forces have targeted government officials, army and police officers and civil servants in their campaign to topple President Bashar Assad’s regime.


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Israeli military shoots down drone

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel shot down a drone Thursday as it approached the country’s northern coast, the military said. Suspicion immediately fell on the Hezbollah militant group in Lebanon which denied it sent the craft.


Fla. socialite's emails reveal invites, travel

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – The Florida socialite who traded flirtatious emails with the top commander in Afghanistan also sent numerous emails to the mayor of Tampa, including one begging him to shoo away news reporters […]


Hezbollah leader calls for continued protests

BEIRUT (AP) – There may be no end in sight to the protests in the Muslim world over an anti-Islam film. In Lebanon today, the leader of the country’s powerful Hezbollah group called for sustained […]


Today in History for September 16 (video)

Highlights of this day in history: Vietnam War deserters and draft evaders receive conditional amnesty; Palestinian refugees massacred in Lebanon; Mexico pushes for independence; Opera star Maria Callas dies; Blues great B.B. King born.




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