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BEIRUT | Report: Blast kills head of Syrian arms research program

BEIRUT  — A Syrian newspaper says the director of a military research agency linked to Syria’s chemical weapons program has been assassinated. The pro-government al-Watan newspaper reported on its website Sunday that Aziz Esber, of the Scientific Studies and Research Center, died in a blast targeting his car the previous night, in Syria’s Hama province. … Continue reading BEIRUT | Report: Blast kills head of Syrian arms research program

ILVER SPRING, Md. | Facebook page’s removal angers Washington protest organizers

ILVER SPRING, Md. — Organizers of a counter-protest of a white supremacist rally in the nation’s capital say they are shocked and upset that Facebook disabled their event’s page this week, saying it had been created by “bad actors” misusing the social media platform. Facebook defended the move, saying the page violated its ban on … Continue reading ILVER SPRING, Md. | Facebook page’s removal angers Washington protest organizers