August 1, 2014
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.
July 31, 2014
The Palestinian Embassy in Beirut has asked Lebanese citizens to raise the Palestinian flag in a sign of solidarity with Gaza.
Lebanon´s honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri, was shot in his care by unknown assailants, whilst travelling in neighbouring Togo.
Lebanese singer Julia Boutros has once again raised her voice to the cause of the resistance, this time releasing a song addressing those fighting in Gaza.
British bans Massive Attack gave an outstanding performance in support of Palestine in Lebanon this week.
July 30, 2014
Eight Syrians were arrested in Arsal over suspected links with terrorist organizations.
Ibrahim al-Hajj, also known as Abou Mohammed Salman, was a high-ranking Hezbollah official that was killed on Monday during a battle with Syrian opposition militants in Syria´s al-Qalamoun region.
Hamas has reversed its former position that Hezbollah help was not needed and is now urging Hezbollah to join Hamas in fighting Israel´s offensive in Gaza.
July 29, 2014
French authorities have asked for Lebanon's permission to transfer the Lebanese deceased from the Air Algerie plane crash to Paris to conduct DNA testing and compare remains with sample´s taken from victims´ families.
July 28, 2014
Protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon call for the release of Sunni militants held for fighting related to the Syrian war.
Amal MP Qassem Hashem said Sunday that rockets being launched from southern Lebanon into Israel were only benefiting the Jewish state and were in fact harming Lebanese border towns.
July 27, 2014
Abboud noted that the airlines’ activity will remain this way until Sept. 10, expressing optimism for a great tourism season in August.
An uptick in regional sadness dampens celebrations for Eid-al-Fitr 2014