Lebanon

September 9, 2006

08:17 GMT

Damascus has promised to deploy a battalion to help patrol the border with Lebanon to stop arms shipments to Hizbullah, UN Secretary-General Kofi Anna

September 8, 2006

22:10 GMT

Israeli troops abducted six people, including a policeman, in two Lebanese villages on the border with Israel, residents and Lebanese security officia

13:55 GMT

Israel lifted its naval siege on Lebanon on Friday after European warships started patrolling to keep out weapons shipments for Hizbullah, the head of

08:59 GMT

Emirates Airline today confirmed it will resume services between Dubai and Beirut, effective Saturday 9th September. The airline will initially opera

08:57 GMT

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today released a music video by the Lebanese singer Assi Helani, who donated his voice and celebrity sta

September 7, 2006

17:03 GMT

Israel lifted its blockade of Lebanese airports on Thursday at 6 P.M., but the planned end to a seige on sea ports has been delayed by 48 hours.

13:33 GMT

The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme, James Morris, who is currently visiting Lebanon, today travelled south to see for himself the impact of the war on a town badly damag

September 6, 2006

17:14 GMT

Israel will lift its sea and air blockade of Lebanon on Thursday evening, Tel Avvi announced Wednesday.

September 5, 2006

20:35 GMT

Turkey became the second Islamic country to commit troops to Lebanon to monitor the cease-fire between Israel and Hizbullah after a parliament vote in

15:30 GMT

Well-known director Ahmad Atef is currently holding negotiations with Lebanese singer Alissa in the hope of having her agree to take part in a new historical gigantic film under the title “Al Andalus”

09:59 GMT

Hizbullah chief, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, speaking in an interview published Tuesday by the Lebanese A-Safir daily, said his group would not relinquis

09:36 GMT

The former head of the intelligence branch of the internal security forces Lt. Col. Samir Shehade on Tuesday was seriously injured and two others died

September 4, 2006

20:12 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Monday that Israel and Hizbullah have agreed to indirect talks for the release of two abducted Israeli soldiers

14:17 GMT

A Qatar Airways plane landed at Beirut airport on Monday carrying 142 passengers aboard, despite Israel's blockade on Lebanon.

September 3, 2006

12:41 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Sunday that he had appealed to Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora through various sources, and urged him to