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Turkey vows to 'drown' US-backed Syrian Kurdish force

Added: 16.01.2018 9:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's president on Monday denounced U.S. plans to form a 30,000-strong Kurdish-led border security force in Syria, vowing to "drown this army of terror before it is born," as Russia and Syria also rejected the idea.


The Latest: Turkey's Erdogan to 'drown' Syrian Kurdish force

Added: 15.01.2018 16:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):


Bomb placed in car wounds Palestinian in southern Lebanon

Added: 15.01.2018 4:41 | 0 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — A Palestinian member of the militant group Hamas survived an attempt on his life Sunday after a bomb planted in his car in southern Lebanon on Sunday detonated, wounding him, the Lebanese military and the group said.

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Turkey says it will oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, Syria

Added: 14.01.2018 9:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkey's president vowed to oust Kurdish militants from Afrin, northern Syria, on Saturday as Syrian rebels also said they are bracing for such an operation.


Jon Hamm Has A Lot of Questions in the New Beirut Trailer

Added: 12.01.2018 19:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

In the new trailer for his upcoming drama Beirut, Jon Hamm’s character Mason Giles returns to Lebanon in 1982, ten years after the murder of his wife at the behest of the CIA. There, he will have to negotiate with a terrorist organization for the return of a friend, and ...


Syrian insurgents in counteroffensive in northwestern area

Added: 12.01.2018 16:44 | 0 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian insurgent groups launched a counteroffensive Thursday against government forces advancing toward a major rebel-held air base in the country's northwest Idlib province, capturing several villages and taking prisoners, opposition groups said.


Syrian troops reach gates of key rebel-held air base

Added: 12.01.2018 10:42 | 0 views | 0 comments

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian pro-government forces reached a sprawling air base controlled by rebels since 2015 on Wednesday, the target of a wide-ranging offensive in the northwestern Idlib province.


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