March 16, 2014
Lebanon has increased its security at the border of Syria after rebels began fleeing to Lebanon from Yabroud.
Environmental Minister Gilad Erdan said Sunday that Secretary of State John Kerry was pressuring the wrong side in the peace negotiations.
The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria claimed responsibility for this past weekend's rocket attack on Lebanon, saying that the attack came in response to Hezbollah's support of the Syrian regime in the town of Yabroud.
A string of car bombs has left 19 dead across Iraq and dozens injured.
Gaza received its first delivery of fuel for its only power plant Sunday after depleted energy resources forced the plant to stop operations last week.
Syrian army forces on Sunday seized full control Yabroud, a rebel stronghold in the strategic Qalamun region near Syria's border with Lebanon, state media reported.
Lebanon's government released a policy statement Friday that gives citizens the right to resist Israeli occupations or attacks.
Thousands of people marched in support of the Syrian people in Western cities on Saturday.
Libya rebels said Saturday that they are ready to negotiate with Tripoli over ending six-month blockade if Tripoli agrees to end its discussion over plans for a military offensive.
The Lebanese army stopped a suspicious car Saturday in the northern town of Shadra and found a large amount of weaponry.
After three days of fighting, at least 10 people have been killed in clashes between Tripoli's rival districts of Jabal Mohsen and Bab Al Tebbaneh.
U.N. refugee chief Antonio Guterres encouraged western nations to open their borders to Syrian refugees in a press conference on Saturday.
March 15, 2014
The head of the Syrian opposition said Saturday that they need more weapons to fight both Assad's forces and al Qaeda-linked groups.
Eight rockets were fired from Syria into Lebanon Saturday. One person was killed.
Approximately 100 Algerians gathered to protest President Bouteflika in a rare demonstration. Protests are usually violently dispersed by security forces.