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Al-Qaida Chief Appears In 9/11 Video Amid Rumors He Is Dead

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The SITE Intelligence Group that monitors jihadist websites said the video was released Saturday. In it, al-Zawahri said that “Jerusalem Will Never be Judaized,” and praised al-Qaida attacks including one that targeted Russian troops in Syria in January.

After 13 Month Deadlock Government Formation Takes Place In Lebanon

Sep 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The deadlock saw the country slide deeper into financial chaos and poverty.


Syria's Bashar Assad Names New Cabinet, Few Changes In Ministries

The vote was described as illegitimate and a sham by the West and Syria's opposition.

Fights Over Fuel Shortage In Lebanon Kill 3

Aug 09, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The country has faced months of severe fuel shortages that have prompted long lines at gas stations and plunged the small country, dependent on private generators for power, into long hours of darkness.


Explosions Reported In Syria After Israeli Jets Fly Over Lebanon

There was no immediate word from Israel on Friday's flights and alleged attacks on Syria.

12 October, 2020

Amid Sharp Increase Of COVID-19 Cases, Lebanon Orders Lockdown For 169 Towns, Villages

Associated Press (AP)

The Ministry said Sunday that the lockdown will begin Monday morning and last until October 19.


10 September, 2020

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Beirut Port Once Again

PTI

'We opened all windows and are in the corridor right now,' said Dana Awad, a mother of two girls in a Beirut neighborhood. 'I am still feeling the earth shake. Living a flashback,' she added recalling the tremor that preceded the August 4 explosion.


11 August, 2020

Lebanese Government Resigns After Beirut Blast, Public Anger

Associated Press (AP)

The decision follows a weekend of anti-government protests after the August 4 explosion in Beirut's port that decimated the facility and caused widespread destruction, killing at least 160 people and injuring about 6,000 others.


05 August, 2020

In Pictures: Lebanese Confront Devastation After Massive Beirut Explosion

Associated Press (AP)

An official with the Lebanese Red Cross said at least 100 people were killed and more than 4,000 were wounded. George Kettaneh said the toll could rise further.


05 August, 2020

Russia To Send 5 Planeloads Of Aid To Beirut

Associated Press (AP)

Russia's Ministry for Emergency Situations will send rescuers, medical workers, a makeshift hospital and a lab for coronavirus testing to Lebanon.


05 August, 2020

'Horror Show': Massive Blast Rocks Beirut, Death Toll Rises To 100; Cause Of Explosion Unknown

Associated Press (AP)

The blast struck with the force of a 3.5 magnitude earthquake, according to Germany's geosciences center GFZ, and it was heard and felt as far away as Cyprus more than 200 kilometers across the Mediterranean.


28 October, 2019

Death Of Al-Baghdadi A Blow To IS, But It Has Survived Other Losses

Associated Press (AP)

Al-Baghdadi's death is a major blow, but the extremist group has survived the loss of previous leaders and military setbacks.


23 October, 2018

Lebanon PM Saad Hariri Extends Support To Saudi Arabia In Jamal Khashoggi Murder Case

Outlook Web Bureau

A tough critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Khashoggi disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 to collect paperwork for his marriage.


25 July, 2018

Over 150 Dead In Islamic State Attacks In Southern Syria

Outlook Web Bureau

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the violence, saying "soldiers of the caliphate" attacked Syrian government positions and security outposts in Sweida city, then detonated their explosive belts.


05 March, 2018

Fresh Air Raids On Syria's Ghouta Kill 14 Civilians, Says Report

Outlook Web Bureau

The latest deaths brought to 709 the number of civilians killed since regime and allied Russian forces intensified their campaign against Eastern Ghouta in February.



14 November, 2017


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Actress and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty at the launch of a collection of jewelleries, ahead of Durga Puja festivals, in Kolkata.

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People Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti addresses a press conference at the party office in Jammu.

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