Lebanon

September 5, 2006

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

September 2, 2006

15:47 GMT

Italian soldiers arrived in Lebanon on Saturday, part of the first large contingent of international troops sent to boost the U.N. force keeping the p

14:39 GMT

Head of the Egyptian Musician Association, Hassan Abu Sou'od, has threatened to ban Lebanese singer Alissa, Egyptian singers Dolly Shahin, and Jad Shweiri from singing in Egypt

14:27 GMT

After canceling all performances this summer season due to the ongoing Israeli attacks, Lebanese singer Alissa has announced that proceeds from the first concert she will hold once the war is over wil

September 1, 2006

11:01 GMT

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Friday Syria has promised to "take all necessary measures" to implement an arms embargo on Hizbullah.

August 31, 2006

12:59 GMT

Lebanon's prime minister on Thursday called on world donors to help his country recover after Israeli attacks wiped out "15 years of postwar developme

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.