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Ahead of another donor conference for Syria, humanitarian workers fear more aid cuts

Living in a tent in rebel-held northwestern Syria, Rudaina al-Salim and her family struggle to find enough water for drinking and other basic needs such as cooking and washing. Their encampment north of the city of Idlib hasn't seen any aid in six months.

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Sunday cricket an escape for migrant workers in Lebanon

In a Beirut car park, migrant workers cheer as their teams face off in a cricket tournament, a moment of respite in crisis-hit Lebanon, where working conditions are often tough.

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Israeli strike kills two Hezbollah fighters in Syria

An Israeli drone strike in central Syria killed two fighters from Lebanon's Hezbollah on Saturday, a war monitor said.

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Damascus car bomb kills army liaison with Hezbollah

A car bomb killed a Syrian officer working with Lebanon's Hezbollah in Damascus Saturday, a war monitor said, with state media reporting one dead without identifying the victim.

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Berri to quintet: Help us but don't choose for us

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has said that his approach for dialogue to end the presidential vacuum is "known" by the ambassadors of the five-nation group for Lebanon.

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Hezbollah barrages deal heavy damage in northern Israel

A momentary shriek presages a bone-juddering blast, followed by a plume of thick black smoke. Refrigerator-sized holes mark where Hezbollah anti-tank missiles like this one have hit along Israel's northern border.

Hezbollah has been exchanging near-daily cross-border fire with the Israeli army since Hamas' unprecedented October 7 attack triggered war in Gaza.

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Israel moves Jewish festival over Hezbollah threat

Celebrations marking a Jewish holiday this weekend have been moved after its traditional location near Lebanon was closed due to the threat of Hezbollah rocket fire, Israeli police said.

Every year, tens of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews celebrate the holiday of Lag Baomer by visiting the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai on Mount Meron, in northern Israel.

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Nasrallah mocks Netanyahu's 'surprises' threat, says Hezbollah well-prepared

Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Friday hit back at the threats that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched on Thursday.

“Netanyahu thinks that he is good with psychological warfare,” Nasrallah said sarcastically during a speech commemorating late Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi and his companions, who were killed Sunday in a helicopter crash.

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Berri says Lebanon committed to 1701, decries 'over 30,000' Israeli violations

Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri on Friday marked Lebanon’s Liberation and Resistance Day by calling for “preserving and defending” the country during the current period.

“The entire region, including Lebanon, is witnessing a genocidal war” by Israel, Berri said in a “message to the Lebanese.”

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Jumblat urges new president and 'foreign assistance'

Former Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblat has expressed his concern over the possible impact of the regional developments on Lebanon, calling for “consensus and dialogue among the Lebanese to exit the crisis of the presidential vacuum.”

“A domestic settlement among the Lebanese parties is what’s essential,” Jumblat, who visited Doha this week, told Qatar’s al-Sharq newspaper.

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