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  • Hezbollah takes Syrian center-stage, yet remains in shadows

    June 18, 2013 | 12:58 pm

    The voice crackling over the Hezbollah radios was clear and authoritative, and the guerrillas poised to attack the Syrian border town of Qusair recognized it immediately.

    "As I promised you victory before, I pledge you victory now," Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said,...

  • Austrian peacekeepers quitting U.N. force amid heavy fighting at Syria-Israel border

    June 6, 2013 | 2:29 pm

    Austria withdrew its soldiers from the U.N. peacekeeping force on the Golan Heights following battles between Syrian troops and rebels.

    On Thursday, Austria said it would be withdrawing its 380 soldiers — more than one-third of the U.N. Disengagement Observer Force that has been...

  • Syrian military threatens Israel following border victory

    June 5, 2013 | 10:49 am

    Syria’s military threatened Israel after reportedly capturing the town of Qusair on the Lebanon border.

    SANA, Syria’s state news agency, said the Syrian army on Wednesday took control of Qusair from rebels who had been fighting government forces and Hezbollah volunteers for more...