Hezbollah suffers big losses in Syria battle: activists
AMMAN - About 30 Lebanese Hezbollah fighters and 20 Syrian soldiers and militiamen loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have been killed in the fiercest fighting this year in the rebel stronghold of Qusair, Syrian activists said on Monday.
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Hezbollah Suffers Losses in Fierce Battle for Syrian City
Fighting in Qusayr, described as a turning point in Syria’s ongoing civil war, saw increasing casualties for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah as it joined its biggest battle yet in support of President Bashar al-Assad.
Syria launches major assault on strategic rebel stronghold
Opposition fighters say the bombardment of the city of Qusair, near the Lebanese border, is one of the most intense of the Syrian conflict. BEIRUT — Syrian forces launched a large-scale assault Sunday on the city of Qusair, a rebel stronghold near the Lebanese border, in the government's latest effort to push back opposition fighters from strategic areas of the country.
Hezbollah steps up Syria battle, Israel threatens more strikes
AMMAN - Lebanese Hezbollah militants attacked a Syrian rebel-held town alongside Syrian troops on Sunday and Israel threatened more attacks on Syria to rein the militia in, highlighting the risks of a wider regional conflict if planned peace talks fail.
Syria army attacks rebel stronghold Qusayr
Reports say deadly attack on strategic town is aided by Hezbollah fighters following denial by Assad of foreign help.