August 4, 2014
Violence continues to erupt in the border town of Arsal. Since the Syrian war began, it spilled into Lebanon and had detrimental consequences for the entire region.
Rock band Mashrou' Leila were the main attraction at Zouk Festival this week, despite a local politician's pre-concert campaign to try and prevent them from performing at the event.
The Lebanese army continues to battle militants in Arsal in spillover violence from the war in Syria.
A Lebanese delegation sent to Mali to investigate the crash of the Air Algerie flight arrived back in Beirut Sunday, saying that efforts to transport the victim’s remains and test DNA samples were far from over.
August 3, 2014
The Nusra Front denied Sunday involvement in the Arsal clashes in east Lebanon, and said detained battalion commander Imad Jomaa was not a member.
Gen. Jean Kahwagi Sunday said attacks on Arsal were premeditated, refuting claims that the militant attack was driven by the detention of Imad Jomaa.
Lebanese diva Haifa Wehbe was so infuriated by some "rude" people on Instagram, that she's decided to delete her account altogether!
Eight soldiers from Lebanon's army were killed in overnight clashes with gunmen across the town of Arsal, close to the Syrian border.
As Syria's civil war rages across the border, Lebanon's Baalbek festival defies the bombs among the temples of the gods.
August 2, 2014
The Lebanese Army Intelligence apprehended seven Syrian nationals while trying to infiltrate illegally into Lebanese territories by evading checkpoints.
Lebanon has handed over DNA samples from relatives of 20 citizens killed in a July 24 Air Algerie plane crash in Mali, a foreign ministry source told Agence France-Presse on Friday.
August 1, 2014
After being detained last month, Hussein Izzat Atwe will be released with charges of unlicensed weapons and firing rockets at Israel.
In an attempt to prevent the possible spread of the rising Ebola virus into Lebanon, the country's Labor Ministry said work permits from Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia will be halted, and symptom examinations will be conducted at the Beirut airport upon passenger arrival.
Lebanese authorities have arrested a woman with an explosive belt in Al-Ayrounieh, Lebanon, and continue to investigate six suspected members of ISIS and Nusra Front.