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  • FBI informant linked to hacking of foreign websites: report

    FBI informant linked to hacking of foreign websites: report

    A hacker who became an informant for the FBI directed hundreds of cyber attacks against the websites of foreign governments, including Brazil, Iran, Pakistan, Syria and Turkey, it was reported on Thursday.

  • Air raid kills 27 at Syria market: monitor

    Air raid kills 27 at Syria market: monitor

    An air strike on a market killed at least 27 people, including three children, in a village of the northern Syrian province of Aleppo Thursday, a monitoring group said.

  • Car bomb kills eight in central Iraq

    Car bomb kills eight in central Iraq

    A car bomb exploded at a police checkpoint south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing eight people, as Iraq struggles with daily violence ahead of an election next week.

  • FBI informant is said to guide cyberattacks abroad

    FBI informant is said to guide cyberattacks abroad

    An informant working for the FBI coordinated a 2012 campaign of hundreds of cyberattacks on foreign websites, including some operated by the governments of Iran, Syria, Brazil and Pakistan, according to documents and interviews with people involved i...

  • UN chief Ban Ki-moon demands Security Council action on Syria

    UN chief Ban Ki-moon demands Security Council action on Syria

    U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded on Wednesday that the Security Council take action in Syria on violations of international law as he reported to the body that none of the warring parties was adhering to U.N. demands for aid access.

  • Syria calls presidential vote, defying Assad's opponents

    Syria calls presidential vote, defying Assad's opponents

    Countries that back Assad's opponents have called plans for an election a 'parody of democracy'

  • Iraq attacks kill 23 as election looms

    Iraq attacks kill 23 as election looms

    Suicide bombers attacked two checkpoints south of Baghdad on Monday, among a spate of attacks in central Iraq that killed 23 people as a general election looms next week.

  • US says examining use of toxic chemical in Syria

    US says examining use of toxic chemical in Syria

    The United States has indications a toxic chemical, probably chlorine, was used in Syria this month and is examining whether the Syrian government was responsible, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.

  • Syria calls presidential elections for June 3

    Syria calls presidential elections for June 3

    Syria said Monday it will hold presidential elections expected to return President Bashar al-Assad to office on June 3, despite a civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people.

  • Saudi Arabia sentences five men to death for 2003 attacks: report

    Saudi Arabia sentences five men to death for 2003 attacks: report

    A Saudi Arabian court on Sunday sentenced five men to death for their involvement in a suicide attack on expatriate residential compounds in Riyadh in 2003, the state news agency reported.

  • Iraq attacks kill 14 as bomber hits university

    Iraq attacks kill 14 as bomber hits university

    Attacks in Iraq, including a suicide bombing at a university in north Baghdad, killed at least 14 people on Sunday, security and medical officials said.

  • Four French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    Four French journalists home after long Syrian ordeal

    Syria is considered the world's most dangerous assignment for journalists.Most cases of abductions are largely unreported by news organisations in the hope that may help negotiations on freeing the captives kidnapped in Syria in 2013.

  • Suicide bomber attacks university in Baghdad

    Suicide bomber attacks university in Baghdad

    A suicide bomber attacked a university in north Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least one person and wounding at least nine, security officials said.

  • French journalists free after 10-month Syria hostage ordeal

    French journalists free after 10-month Syria hostage ordeal

    Four French journalists taken hostage in Syria last year were freed on Saturday after a 10-month ordeal in the world's most dangerous country for the media.

  • Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks

    Syria rivalry sharply splits jihadist ranks

    Rivalry between jihadist groups fighting in Syria has sharply divided global militant ranks once loosely allied under Al Qaeda, sparking infighting which experts say has hampered efforts to topple President Bashar al-Assad.

  • Syria army advances in Homs as car bomb kills 14

    Syria army advances in Homs as car bomb kills 14

    Syrian army forces advanced Friday around rebel-held areas of the Old City of Homs, as a car bomb hit a regime-controlled part of the city, killing 14 people.

  • Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives meet Turkish officials amid free speech row

    Twitter executives met Turkish government officials for talks Monday amid accusations of tax evasion by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and a row over content on the social media site.

  • Ukraine: current sanctions and options

    Ukraine: current sanctions and options

    The United States and European Union have warned Moscow it faces more sanctions if Russian troops intervene further in Ukraine.

  • In Assad's coastal heartland, Syria's war creeps closer

    In Assad's coastal heartland, Syria's war creeps closer

    For three years, residents of Syria's Mediterranean provinces have watched from their coastal sanctuary as civil war raging further inland tore the country apart, killing tens of thousands of people and devastating historic cities.

  • Hezbollah fighters say a 'duty' to help Syria's Bashar al-Assad

    Hezbollah fighters say a 'duty' to help Syria's Bashar al-Assad

    As he pushes a cart full of tomatoes and cucumbers in the market at Bint Jbeil in southern Lebanon, nothing marks out Mahmud as an experienced Hezbollah fighter.

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