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Pro-Assad villages evacuated in deal with Syrian insurgents

/ Jul 20, 2018

Pro-Assad villages evacuated in deal with Syrian insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television said, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several years. In exchange, the government was due to release hundreds of prisoners from its jails. ...

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

/ Feb 16, 2018

U.S. top envoy Rex Tillerson says Hezbollah role poses threat to Lebanon

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Lebanon on Thursday that the Iran-backed Hezbollah group's growing arsenal and involvement in regional conflicts threatened Lebanon's security. Speaking alongside Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri in a Beirut news conference, Tillerson also said the United States was engaging ...