Demonstrators at a January 3 protest in Teheran against the assassination of Iranian General Soleimanin. Photo: CNS/West Asia News Agency via Reuters
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Deep anxieties after US drone strike assassination

“I think tensions have reached a level never seen before, and this is worrying and further complicates the situation in the region, which truly appears to be intensely heated.”

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Demonstrators stand next to Lebanese army soldiers during ongoing anti-government protests in Jal el Dib, Lebanon, on October 23. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Church leaders in Lebanon solidarity with protesters

BEIRUT (CNS): Amid an unprecedented, massive uprising of the Lebanese population demanding a sweeping overhaul…

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Turkish-backed Syrian rebel fighters raise the Syrian opposition flag at the border town of Tel Abyad, Syria, on October 14. Photo: CNS/Reuters
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Patriarch pleads for peace in northeastern Syria

ROME (CNS): Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan of the Syriac Catholic Church pleaded for “immediate…

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