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At least 22 shells fired from Israel hit open farmland in southern Lebanon close to the frontier, a Lebanese security source in the area said on Wednesday.
The shells struck near Wazzani village and were fired in quick succession.
Earlier in the day an anti-tank missile was fired at an Israeli military vehicle near the frontier with Lebanon, an Israeli army spokesman said.
The attacks took place a ...

Spanish UN peacekeeper killed in Israeli shelling launched in response to southern Lebanon attack on its forces.
Hezbollah has claimed responsibility for an anti-tank missile fired at an Israeli military vehicle in Shebaa farms on the border with Syria and Lebanon.
Reports of Israeli casualties were conflicting, with Israeli media reports saying four soldiers were wounded as a result of the attack ...

Jordan’s government spokesperson said on Wednesday his country was willing to hand over an Iraqi would-be-suicide bomber if a Jordanian pilot captured by ISIS was released.
“Jordan is ready to release prisoner Sajida al-Rishawi if the Jordanian pilot Lieutenant [Maaz] al-Kasaesbeh was released and his life spared,” Mohammad al-Momani, a governemnt spokesperson, was quoted on stat ...

Officials say at least 8 killed in attack on hotel, a hub of government and diplomatic activity in capital Tripoli.
Gunmen have stormed a luxury hotel in Libya's capital, killing at least three guards and five foreigners, officials said.
The attack, which included a car bombing, struck the Corinthia Hotel, which sits along the Mediterranean Sea.
Mahmoud Hamza, commander of the so-called Special De ...

Sunni tribal leaders say mass grave containing 70 bodies found in a village amid fighting in eastern Diyala province.
Sunni politicians and tribal chiefs in Diyala, an eastern province in Iraq, have accused Shia fighters of killing at least 70 unarmed civilians who had fled clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
The accusations followed a three-day offensive in which Iraqi s ...

Two rockets fired from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, the Israeli military said, nine days after an Israeli air strike in Syria killed several Lebanese Hezbollah guerrillas and an Iranian general.
An Israeli military spokesman said the army ordered the evacuation of Israel’s Mt. Hermon ski resort on the Golan Heights after the rockets struck.
It was not immediately ...

CAIRO: Human Rights Watch Monday accused Egyptian police of using "excessive force" against protesters after 20 people were killed in clashes on the fourth anniversary of its 2011 uprising.
The clashes between protesters and security forces in Cairo and the coastal city of Alexandria Sunday came after Islamists called for demonstrations against President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi's government ...

GENEVA: The United Nations opened a second round of political talks over Libya in Geneva Monday and played down the absence of a key faction, saying only the site of the talks was a point of contention.
Four years after Moammar Gadhafi's fall, Libya has two rival governments -- one internationally recognized and the other set up by a faction that has taken over Tripoli -- who are locked in a confl ...

Five civilians among victims of attacks following warning by rebel leader, according to Syrian state media.
At least seven people have been killed in rocket attacks in Damascus, with at least 53 rockets fired on several neighbourhoods in the heaviest attack the Syrian capital has witnessed in recent years.
State media confirmed that seven people - five civilians and two soldiers - were killed and ...

A Qatar-based Muslim cleric called for protests in Egypt on the anniversary of the country's Jan 25 uprising against Hosni Mubarak and said Mohamed Mursi is Egypt's "legitimate" leader, in a speech that may worsen relations between Qatar and Egypt.
Sheikh Youssef al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian-born cleric who has close links to the Muslim Brotherhood, has been critical of Egypt's military-back ...

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