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The Telegraph - Phoebe Greenwood, Tel Aviv and Richard Spencer, Middle East Correspondent The Syrian government for the first time claimed responsibility for cross-border fire, claiming to have destroyed an Israeli military jeep in the early hours of Tuesday morning. Syrian TV reported that the Israeli armoured vehicle had crossed into a demilitarised zone inside Syria’s borders [...]
BBC At least 10 people have died and 70 have been wounded in the latest round of sectarian violence in Tripoli in Lebanon. Four people were killed overnight in fighting between Alawite supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Sunnis, who back the Syrian opposition. The death toll since fresh fighting broke out on Sunday [...]