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Lebanon's garbage crisis washes up on the beach

2 months 3 weeks ago
With long rakes, men in black raincoats scrape up scraps of plastic bags, water bottles and pieces of wood from the stony beach. Mostly Syrians, they work for a contractor hastily hired by Lebanese authorities to remove a carpet of rubbish that covers the coastline of Lebanon.

Lebanon's garbage crisis washes up on the beach

2 months 3 weeks ago
With long rakes, men in black raincoats scrape up scraps of plastic bags, water bottles and pieces of wood from the stony beach. Mostly Syrians, they work for a contractor hastily hired by Lebanese authorities to remove a carpet of rubbish that covers the coastline of Lebanon.

Israel: 82,000 fighters under Iranian control in Syria

2 months 3 weeks ago
Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, told a UN Security Council meeting that he was revealing classified information about Iran to convey what he claimed are Iran's plans to dominate Syria, destroy Israel and "terrorize the entire free world."

Israel: 82,000 fighters under Iranian control in Syria

2 months 3 weeks ago
Israel's ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, told a UN Security Council meeting that he was revealing classified information about Iran to convey what he claimed are Iran's plans to dominate Syria, destroy Israel and "terrorize the entire free world."

Turkey disputes readout of Erdogan-Trump call

2 months 4 weeks ago
US President Donald Trump has urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to de-escalate the country's military incursions in northern Syria, warning against actions that "could risk conflict between Turkish and American forces."

Turkey disputes readout of Erdogan-Trump call

2 months 4 weeks ago
US President Donald Trump has urged Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to de-escalate the country's military incursions in northern Syria, warning against actions that "could risk conflict between Turkish and American forces."

Tillerson fears Turkey's attack

2 months 4 weeks ago
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has expressed "concern" about Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia in northern Syria, but stopped short of demanding an end to the operation.
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