Lebanon

October 9, 2014

Lebanese security sources say another soldier was injured in the attack (File/AFP)
10:50 GMT

A Lebanese soldier was shot dead by two gunmen on a motorcycle Thursday in the northern town of Rihaniyeh, security sources reported.

Diana has filmed her latest single My Lover is Egyptian in Cairo and Dubai. (Image: Facebook)
08:51 GMT

Diana Haddad releases her latest single "Habeebi Masri" (My Lover is Egyptian).

Razan is back to work with a new TV show in place! (Image: Facebook)
07:48 GMT

It's nice to see Razan Moghrabi in the news for something positive. The artist is back with a new TV gig in place!

October 8, 2014

Lebanon launched 23 shells near the Shebaa hills at a rate of about three shells per minute. [AFP]
19:09 GMT

Israel Tuesday used cluster bombs to attack Lebanon, a joint committee comprised of the Lebanese Army, UNIFIL and civilians determined Wednesday after carrying out field inspections on the southern border.

Lebanon's army has sought help from the international community in recent months against jihadists on the border with Syria (File/AFP)
13:09 GMT

Britain's ambassador to Lebanon announced plans to increase military aid and support to the country's army as clashes against extremists along the border with Syria are on the rise.

The blast wounded two Israeli soldiers. (AFP/File)
07:22 GMT

Hezbollah claimed responsibility for planting a bomb near the south Lebanon border Tuesday.

October 7, 2014

October 6, 2014

The initial results for the 3-D survey were very encouraging, according to the British-based company Spectrum, which conducted the operation over 3,000 square meters off the southern Lebanese coast.
22:43 GMT

The U.S. Company NEOS Geo Solutions, which signed a contract with the ministry of energy in January, flew one of its planes equipped with sensors over the Bekaa Valley in clear weather.

Mourners carry the coffin of a Hezbollah fighter who was killed in Qalamun mountains following clashes with IS, September 23, 2014 (File/AFP)
09:26 GMT

Five fighters from the resistance group Hezbollah were killed following intense clashes with Nusra Front militants along Lebanon's eastern border.

October 5, 2014

Hezbollah allegedly captured five militants during the battle. (AFP/File)
18:23 GMT

Thirteen militants and two Hezbollah fighters were killed in fierce fighting near the Lebanese-Syrian border.

The Lebanese army is coordinating with the UN Interim Forces in Lebanon to investigate the incident. (AFP/File)
16:49 GMT

Israeli soldiers fired at a Lebanese army post near the border Sunday, wounding one soldier.

A Russian MI-28 helicopter fires rockets during joint Russian-Indian military exercises. Lebanon is working on a deal for Russian arms and air defense systems. (AFP/Andrew Mireyko)
11:20 GMT

Officials said the Lebanese military was in urgent need of helicopters, night-vision systems, sniper rifles and reconnaissance systems to battle ISIS and other extremist groups.

While U.S. and other allies urge Lebanon to avoid dealing with Iran, Hezbollah lawmakers say their offer to help army must be seriously considered. (AFP/File)
04:00 GMT

Amid criticism from the U.S. and other allies, a Hezbollah lawmaker said Saturday Lebanon should push ahead in considering Iran's offer of support to the Lebanese army.

October 4, 2014

Maher al-Ammatouri, the freed IS captive, said others are being held about an hour outside Arsal in a farmhouse. (AFP/File)
11:35 GMT

After being released by the Islamic State earlier this week, a Lebanese stone worker said he and at least eight other hostages were being held in a small farmhouse an hour outside Arsal.