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BEIRUT | Syrian TV reports suspected Israeli strikes on state company

BEIRUT — Syria state media is reporting loud explosions in the Syrian coastal Latakia province, saying are likely from Israeli strikes targeting a state company for technical industries. A military official says more strikes targeted the provincial capital from the sea but Syrian air defenses intercepted them. The state-run Al-Ikhbariya TV reported the explosions late … Continue reading BEIRUT | Syrian TV reports suspected Israeli strikes on state company

PARIS | French official says children evacuated from floods are safe

PARIS — A top military official in the Gard, the French region that was hardest hit by violent storms and flooding, has told French media that all children were successfully rescued. Some 119 children, many of them from Germany, were evacuated from Saint-Julien-de-Peyrolas campsite Thursday night. On Friday, the region’s chief gendarme Colonel Laurent Haas … Continue reading PARIS | French official says children evacuated from floods are safe