Syria street in Tripoli in northern Lebanon is on the front line of a religious and political conflict. Sunnis versus Shi'ite Alawites. Both groups are Muslim - but they're bitter enemies.
A suicide bomb attack in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli has claimed at least seven lives. The blast occurred in a coffee shop in an area home to loyalists of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
An alleged Israeli airstrike in Syria has killed an Iranian general, officials in Tehran said. Thousands of supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah have gathered to bury one of six other fighters killed in the same raid.
An airstrike by Israel in Syria has killed several Hezbollah fighters, including the son of a slain leader, according to sources close to the organization. Hezbollah is an ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
In 2014, thousands of asylum seekers risked their lives trying to reach Germany. Syrians fleeing the ongoing civil war made up the largest group.
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