Lebanon

August 30, 2006

20:16 GMT

Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora on Wednesday dismissed Israeli call for direct talks and said Lebanon would be the last Arab country to ever sig

12:18 GMT

A Cairo court has set November 2 as the hearing date to decide on the verdict in the case filed by one of the contracting companies against prominent singer Sabah demanding that aide by the terms of t

12:03 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan renewed his demands Wednesday that Israel immediately lift its sea and air blockade of Lebanon, but failed to win Is

August 29, 2006

15:20 GMT

The Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert, taunted Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah during a tour of northern Israel on Tuesday.

13:21 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan visited U.N. peacekeepers in south Lebanon on Tuesday, a day after Italy and Turkey decided to join the internationa

August 28, 2006

20:56 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Beirut Monday at the start of a Mideast tour to strengthen the cease-fire in Lebanon, saying it was "a ve

August 27, 2006

21:32 GMT

Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Sunday that if he had known the capture of two Israeli soldiers would lead to such a war, he wouldn't ha

07:13 GMT

The United Nations has confirmed 288 Israeli cluster bomb strike sites, including villages, across the south and claims bomblets have killed 12 people

01:46 GMT

Lebanese singer Mariam Fares is to return to her home in Lebanon after the war with Israel ended with her family, who had fled to escape the Israeli bomb strikes that caused so much damage and took so

August 25, 2006

19:13 GMT

Syria's Ministry of electricity strongly denied on Friday it had stopped providing Lebanon with electricity saying such news is absolutely "baseless"

17:05 GMT

The French foreign minister on Friday said the U.N. will establish an "exclusion zone" in south Lebanon where it will disarm unauthorized armed men.

08:38 GMT

Sixty-three percent of Israelis want Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to resign in a sharp public criticism over his handling of the war in Lebanon, a newsp