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IS killed hostage from Syria's Sweida

IS killed hostage from Syria's Sweida

The Islamic State group has executed one of dozens of Druze hostages abducted from Syria's southern province of Sweida last week, a journalist in the area and a monitor said Sunday.

Tens of thousands to protest Israel's Jewish nation law in Tel Aviv

Tens of thousands to protest Israel's Jewish nation law in Tel Aviv

A massive rally against a new law that declares Israel the exclusive homeland of Jewish people is set to draw tens of thousands in Tel Aviv on Saturday.

Lebanese politician Jumblatt says time for Hariri to return

Lebanese politician Jumblatt says time for Hariri to return

Walid Jumblatt said in a Twitter post that after a week of absence from Lebanon, "be it forced or voluntary", it was "time for Sheikh Saad to return". "By the way, there is no alternative to him," he added.

Syrian army, militias attack rebels in southeast desert

Syrian army, militias attack rebels in southeast desert

Syrian troops and Iranian-backed militias launched an assault on Bedouin villages in southeast Syria on Monday to consolidate control of a swathe of desert stretching to the Iraqi border, Western-backed rebels said.

Golan Druze march for Syrian independence day

Golan Druze march for Syrian independence day

Hundreds of Druze on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights marched on Monday for Syrian independence day, carrying portraits of President Bashar al-Assad and chanting anti-Israel slogans.