Lebanon

June 20, 2014

Lebanese rescue workers stand at the site of a suicide attack which targeted an army checkpoint on June 20, 2014, on the main highway from Beirut to Damascus in the Dahr al-Baidar area. The attack came as members of the security forces raided two hotels in central Beirut and detained at least 15 people. (AFP)
15:46 GMT

Lebanese rescue workers stand at the site of a suicide attack which targeted an army

At least two people were killed in the car bomb blast Friday (Joseph Eid/AFP)
13:16 GMT

At least two people were killed in a bomb explosion in Lebanon Friday at a checkpoint in the eastern Bekaa valley, security sources reported.

Two thumbs up for Fares Karam and Marwhan Khoury coming together for the new patriotic single titled “Lulaki Ya Libnan” (For Your Sake Lebanon).
07:00 GMT

Calling on all sects of society to unite and overcome their differences, Fares Karam goes patriotic for peace in Lebanon.

June 19, 2014

Lebanon is currently home to 1.5 million Syrian refugees (File/AFP)
16:10 GMT

Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas on Thursday alerted the UN of the country's decision to quell Syrian refugees entering Lebanon.

June 18, 2014

Tfeil is also home to 100,000 Syrian refugees, some who also fled the violence (File/AFP)
19:00 GMT

Residents in the border town of Tfeil fled the area during clashes between Hezbollah fighters and rebel forces from the Free Syria Army.

Ain al-Hilweh camp has been at the center of violent clashes, kidnappings and assassinations in recent months (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT

Palestinian factions in the troubled Lebanon camp of Ain al-Hilweh, tightened security ahead of Ramadan in response to developments in Iraq.

Italian Foreign Affairs Minister Federica Mogherini expressed concern that Lebanon and the Middle East could become a "hub of terror." (AFP/File)
06:50 GMT

Over 40 countries vowed to help Lebanon combat terrorism during a conference in Rome.

June 17, 2014

Lebanon currently hosts over one million Syrian refugees (File/AFP)
16:26 GMT

Kuwait will assist refugees and local host communities in Lebanon with aid, National Assembly Speaker Razouk al-Ghanim said during a visit to the country.

Tripoli has been relatively calm since a security plan was implemented by the government in April (File/AFP)
15:08 GMT

A Lebanese army soldier was shot dead in the early hours of Tuesday during a shooting attack in Tripoli, a security source said.

The Syrian men were accused of belonging to Ziad Jarrah Brigades - an Al-Qaeda affiliated group (File/AFP)
12:11 GMT

A Lebanon prosecutor on Tuesday charged five Syrian men with belonging to an Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist group.

A still from the video of the Lebanese students celebrating to Hussain's hit single. (Image: YouTube)
08:57 GMT

A group of Lebanese students posted their own version dancing to Hussain al Jasmi's "Bushret Khair"!

The brilliant and beloved Kasem has sadly passed away on Sunday. (Image: Facebook)
08:14 GMT

Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, has passed away on Sunday.