Lebanon

July 17, 2006

12:13 GMT

A volley of Katyusha rockets struck Haifa, Tiberias, Safed and other Israeli towns on Monday afternoon, hours after six people were lightly wounded as

07:21 GMT

Israel's top-secret military air traffic control centre in Miron and the nerve-centre of the Israeli northern military command destroyed by Hizbollah

06:24 GMT

Hizbullah and Israel traded fierce barrages for a sixth day Monday. In the early hours of Monday, witnesses reported that waves of Israeli airstrikes

02:39 GMT

Her tough childhood and personal life has inspired Lebanese singer Najwa Karam to write a special song about her mother

July 16, 2006

20:42 GMT

Leaders of the G8 group of world powers called for "an end to Israeli military operations" in the Middle East and demanded that "extremists" stop shel

17:24 GMT

Hizbullah chief Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah on Sunday said the Israeli offensive on Lebanon had not depleted its large stockpile of rockets, and warned th

16:19 GMT

Lebanese singer Nicole Saba is preparing for a trip to Alexandria – Egypt, where she will hold two difference concerts after being chosen by Egyptian actor Samir Sabri to participate in the Internatio

14:26 GMT

A 141 passengers stranded in Beirut were flown back to Bahrain on Gulf Air as part of the airline's ongoing programme to assist travellers stranded in

13:09 GMT

Israeli air force jets bombed the house of a senior Hizbullah official in southern Lebanon. Reports said that at least 13 people were killed in the at

11:10 GMT

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who ordered the offensive against Lebanon after two soldiers were captured in a deadly raid by Hizbullah fighters

08:41 GMT

At least eight Israelis died as Katyusha rockets launched by Hizbullah hit three cities along Israel's northern coast, including Haifa Sunday morning.

08:41 GMT

The UN Security Council on Saturday again rejected pleas that it call for an immediate cease-fire between Israel and Hizbullah after the United States

06:27 GMT

Gulf Air has announced that it has laid on five additional flights between Damascus and Bahrain over the next five days, and operated larger aircraft, increasing its present capacity by 2,000 seats an

July 15, 2006

20:00 GMT

In an emotional televised speech, Lebanese Prime Minister Fuad Saniora called on the United Nations to broker an immediate cease-fire between Hizbulla

14:53 GMT

Israeli warplanes launched four missiles at a border crossing point between Lebanon and Syria on Saturday, witnesses said.