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  • France says 3,000-4,000 Hezbollah are fighting in Syria

    May 29, 2013 | 1:01 pm

    France said on Wednesday its intelligence services believed 3-4,000 guerillas from Lebanon's Hezbollah militia fighting alongside President Bashar Assad's army in Syria's civil war.

    "As far as Hezbollah militants present in the battlefield, the figures range from 3,000 to 10,000,...

  • Another reporter freed? Nothing new under the Palestinian sun

    By Uri Dromi

    July 12, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    After almost four months, a BBC correspondent in Gaza, Alan Johnston, has been freed.

    Johnston was kidnapped at gunpoint in Gaza City on March 12. His captors -- members of a radical, shadowy Palestinian group called the Army of Islam -- threatened days before his release "to...

  • Jewish Militia: Fact or Ficton?

    By Carole Raphaelle Davis

    October 14, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    In Paris on Sept. 28, two-dozen men armed with clubs and wearing motorcycle helmets stormed the Pays de Cocagne bookshop on the Rue Vieille du Temple to the cries of Israel vaincra! (Israel will be victorious.) Six people were slightly injured.

    The men disrupted the book-signing...

  • Crossing the Line

    By Sheldon Teitelbaum

    November 15, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Reluctant at first to pronounce outright support for Osama bin Laden and Al Qaeda, extreme right-wing, militia and neo-Nazi groups within the United States entered the post-Sept. 11 period blaming Jews and Israel for the attacks on New York and Washington.

    In recent weeks, however,...