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Syrians visit the pavilions at the Damascus International Fair in Damascus. Photograph: Youssef Badawi/EPA

This year’s Damascus International Fair – a commercial exhibition that resumed in 2017 after a five-year hiatus due to the Syrian civil war – was a gr(...)

Irish Naval Service personnel helping migrants at sea in the southern Mediterranean between Italy and Libya. Photograph: Defence Forces

The Government should launch a new Mediterranean search-and-rescue mission and commit to accepting an additional 1,500 refugees per annum over the nex(...)

President Michael D Higgins: Said remarks he had made at a military award ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin had been simply expressed and he believed a genuine will exists ‘to get it all fixed’. File photograph: The Irish Times

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said that he does not have “huge concerns” about President Michael D Higgins’s support for better pay for members of the De(...)

Amineh Bou Aish (67), grandmother, farmer and head of household, in her home in Zabadani, Syria. Photograph: Michael Jansen

The highway from Damascus to the resort towns of Zabadani and Bloudan climbs the slopes of the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese border. En route w(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media on the Iranian nuclear issue at the Foreign Ministry in Jerusalem on Monday. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty

Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said(...)

A few lamb chops, smoky from the grill, will take you from Ireland to Beirut in a heartbeat

Last March I went to Beirut – a stunning place to be at that time of year. There are green almonds and broad beans everywhere you look, as well as a v(...)

Suad Al Darra and her husband, Housam Ziad, moved to Ireland five years ago. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

When Suad Aldarra was offered a job in Ireland in 2014 she was suddenly faced with the prospect of having to choose between her relationship and her c(...)

Israeli soldiers with artillery units in Hula Valley  near the Israeli-Lebanon border, Israel. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

Israel’s military said on Sunday that anti-tank missiles from Lebanon targeted an army base and vehicles, and that it responded with fire into souther(...)

Lebanese girls look at an anti-armour TOW2 rocket mounted on a Lebanese vehicle during an open day between the Lebanese army and UN peacekeeping troops  in the southern port city of Tyre, Lebanon. Photograph: Wael Hamzeh

Israel has released information on what it described as a secret joint project being carried out by Iran and Hizbullah in Lebanon with the aim of armi(...)

Injured Syrian army members receive honours during the opening of the Damascus International Fair. File photograph: Youssef Badawi/EPA

Damascus’s 61st International Fair opened this week with a spectacular sound and light show, singing and dancing, and a message of hope for a future w(...)

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