August 13, 2013
Turkish Ambassador to Lebanon Inan Ozyildiz said that Turkey does not even have an embassy or consulate in the neighboring country
August 12, 2013
The imprisonment of ousted President Mohamed Morsi has been extended for 15 days pending an investigation into charges of collaborating with Hamas to carry out violent attacks in Egypt
The families of the Aazaz hostages on Monday threatened to kidnap “any Turkish national on Beirut's streets,” after the Internal Security Forces' Intelligence Bureau failed to release Mohammed Saleh
Supporters of ousted President Mohammad Morsi called on Egyptians to march Monday to stop any police crackdown on two Cairo protest sites that Islamists have manned for weeks
The Lebanese government has issued six arrest warrants for members of a group that killed a member of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah in an attack last week.
New governors will be sworn in by interim President Adly Mansour in the first governors' reshuffle under Prime Minister Hazem al-Beblawy
Ankara kept its cultural and trade centers in Beirut closed over the recent abduction of two Turkish Airlines pilots
Sunday will mark the reopening of 18 out of the 19 U.S. embassies that were shut amid security concerns, according to a statement from the U.S. State Department on Friday.
Speaker Nabih Berri condemned the abduction of two Turkish pilots in Beirut on Friday, while questioning the silence over last week's Israeli violation of the Lebanese border, reported As Safir newspaper on Monday.
The leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, has said that all incarcerated members of the group will shortly be set free.
The Lebanese Army heavily deployed in the Baalbek-Hermel region in a bid to avert an escalation after an ambush Sunday killed one man and wounded three including the mayor of Arsal, security sources told The Daily Star.
Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Ali Khamanei told Palestinians over the Eid holiday that continuing the peace process with Israel was proving detrimental to the Palestinian cause.
The Egyptian government said it was leaving all options on the table over the possible dispersal of pro-Morsi sit-ins across the country, as threats of violence loom.
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea accused on Monday Hezbollah of involvement in the kidnapping of two Turkish pilots over the weekend.
The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, an al-Qaeda front group, on Sunday claimed a wave of attacks that reportedly killed 74 people and injured hundreds in Iraq during the Eid al-Fitr holiday a day earlier.