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Mariam Karouny

Mariam Karouny

    Islamic State reportedly kidnaps 400 civilians
    Islamic State reportedly kidnaps 400 civilians
    Islamic State militants kidnapped at least 400 civilians when they attacked government-held areas in the eastern Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on...
    Syria peace talks hit more trouble
    Syria peace talks hit more trouble
    The United States on Monday demanded that Syria allow aid into the "starving" city of Homs, as talks aimed at ending three years of civil...
    Slain official's funeral ends in Beirut violence
    Slain official's funeral ends in Beirut violence
    This prompted security forces to shoot in the air and fire tear gas to repulse them.
    Syrians go to the polls as violence rages
    Syrians go to the polls as violence rages
    Violence persisted across the country between forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and rebels fighting to end four decades of dynastic rule by...
    Arab League seeks UN support on Syria
    Arab League seeks UN support on Syria
    Gulf Arab monitors headed out of Syria on Wednesday after their governments said they were "certain the bloodshed and killing of innocents would...
    Seventeen dead as Syrians stage mass protests
    Seventeen dead as Syrians stage mass protests
    Syrian security forces, undaunted by the presence of Arab League observers, have killed at least 12 protesters as hundreds of thousands demonstrated against the government of President Bashar al-Assad, opposition activists said....
    Syria under scrutiny as Arab League mission arrives
    Syria under scrutiny as Arab League mission arrives
    A Sudanese general flew to Damascus on Sunday to head an Arab League mission that will check Syria's compliance with an Arab peace plan to halt a...
    Medvedev tells Syrian leader: Reform or go
    Medvedev tells Syrian leader: Reform or go
    Syrian forces killed at least eight people when they opened fire to disperse protests against President Bashar al-Assad after Friday prayers in...
    Don't meddle with Syria, Al-Assad warns West
    Don't meddle with Syria, Al-Assad warns West
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warned the West his nation would not tolerate any outside interference, saying that anti-government unrest...
    Syria's streets stained with blood as 63 die
    Syria's streets stained with blood as 63 die
    Syrian forces killed at least 63 civilians in attacks to crush pro-democracy demonstrations on Friday, the Syrian human rights organisation...
    Hezbollah-backed Mikati named Lebanon PM
    Hezbollah-backed Mikati named Lebanon PM
    Hundreds of angry protesters burned tyres and blocked roads across Lebanon on Tuesday after Iranian-backed Hezbollah secured the appointment of its...
    Lebanon plunged into uncertainty as govt falls
    Lebanon plunged into uncertainty as govt falls
    Lebanon faces a political impasse after Hezbollah and its allies toppled the government over a United Nations-backed tribunal that is expected to...