Lebanon

July 31, 2006

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.

20:15 GMT

Tehran's Substitute Friday prayers leader Hojjatoleslam Ahmad Khatami on Friday hailed resistance of Lebanese Hizbullah, saying it destroyed the false

19:52 GMT

Hizbullah started to use a new kind of rocket, landing its deepest hit into northern Israel in 17 days of fighting. Israeli authorities reported that

10:01 GMT

Israeli aircraft hit 130 targets in Lebanon on Thursday and early Friday, including a Hizbullah base in the Bekaa Valley, Israeli sources said.

July 27, 2006

17:35 GMT

The Israeli security cabinet, led by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, decided Thursday against expanding the Israeli military operation in southern Lebanon