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Hizballah says IS is trying to 'tarnish jihad's image'

21 August, 2017

Lebanese militia Hizballah has condemned last week's attacks by alleged IS sympathisers in Barcelona, saying it is an attempt to tarnish the image of jihad and Islam.

Shell 'to buy Israeli gas' for Egypt market

21 August, 2017

Shell is considering buying gas from the Israeli Leviathan field in the Mediterranean for sale in the Egyptian market, according to media reports.

Three Lebanese soldiers killed by landmine amid anti-IS offensive

20 August, 2017

Three Lebanese soldiers were killed and one critically wounded on Sunday, when a landmine destroyed their vehicle near the border with Syria, said an army statement.

Lebanese army raises Spanish flag on recaptured IS position

20 August, 2017

Lebanese soldiers waging an offensive on IS jihadists near border with Syria pictured raising Spain's flag on a recaptured militant position, in solidarity following an IS-claimed terror attack in Barcelona

UK refuses visas for Arab artists at Edinburgh festival

19 August, 2017

A quarter of visas for Arab artists performing at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe were rejected, forcing the first ever showcase of contemporary Arab art to cancel or rework several productions.

Video: Lebanon launches taxi service...for pets

19 August, 2017

A Lebanese entrepreneur has launched a new taxi company just for pets, offering a paw-some new service for pet owners in the country.

Lebanon starts offensive to clear border of IS militants

19 August, 2017

Lebanon’s US-backed army on Saturday launched its biggest military operation yet against Islamic State militants, who gained a foothold along the border with neighbouring Syria in 2014.

Lebanon army announces start of anti-IS border offensive

19 August, 2017

The US-backed Lebanese military has announced the beginning of an assault against Islamic State group, seeking to end a years-long threat posed to the Syrian border area by the extremists.

Clashes kill two in Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

18 August, 2017

Clashes between Palestinian security forces and Sunni Islamists in Lebanon's Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp has left two people dead.

Behind the glossy veneer: Human rights abuses in UAE

18 August, 2017

Comment: When Khaled got his dream job in UAE, he wasn't expecting torture and arbitrary detention. UAE must be held to account over its human rights abuses, writes Joe Odell.

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