Lebanon

August 1, 2006

06:44 GMT

Israel's political-security cabinet voted in the early hours of Tuesday morning to expand ground operation in south Lebanon.

July 31, 2006

19:59 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Monday there would be no ceasefire in the war against Hizbullah in Lebanon until the threat from the group

17:03 GMT

The UN on Monday indefinitely postponed a meeting called by Secretary-General Kofi Annan to start planning a new international peacekeeping force for

11:41 GMT

Israel will "expand and strengthen" its attack on Hizbullah, Israel's defense minister said Monday, while the army honored a 48-hour halt in aerial st

05:39 GMT

Israel suspended air attacks on south Lebanon for 48 hours in the face of widespread outrage over an airstrike early Sunday that killed at least 56 L

05:21 GMT

The radio station Mosaic FM held a press conference in honor of Lebanese singer Najwa Karam and in the presence of the Lebanese ambassador in Tunisia, who began the opening speech of the conference by

July 30, 2006

15:40 GMT

Lebanese citizens angry over the air strike in Qana, which killed scores of civilians, stormed into the main UN building in Beirut. The protesters bur

13:37 GMT

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today inaugurated the first land crossing point for regular humanitarian shipments into crisis-torn Lebanon, where an estimated one-fifth of the populatio

12:26 GMT

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in the region Saturday night for the start of another round of shuttle diplomacy between Israel and Leb

11:08 GMT

The ongoing war in Lebanon has led to widening rifts amongst Shiite Muslims. Some of them have begun to voice their concern regarding the huge price t

10:14 GMT

Dozens of Lebanese civilians were killed, 21 of them children, in an Israeli strike on a building in the south Lebanon village of Qana on Sunday morni

July 29, 2006

18:05 GMT

In a televised speech Saturday, Hizbullah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah vowed rocket strikes on towns in central Israel.

13:33 GMT

Two air raids destroyed a major bridge on the Assi river in the Bekaa Valley early Saturday, largely cutting off the town of Hermel from the rest of t

July 28, 2006

20:19 GMT

A fierce battle between Israeli forces and Hizbullah fighters took place Friday afternoon in the southern Lebanese town of Bint Jbeil.