Lebanon

July 16, 2006

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.

14:41 GMT

Israeli warplanes renewed attacks on Lebanon early Saturday, targeting bridges and fuel storage tanks and gas stations in the east and south, security

10:45 GMT

American President George Bush on Saturday blamed Hizbullah alone for the escalating violence in the Middle East, putting himself at odds with Russian

06:46 GMT

Hizbullah attacked an Israeli warship with an unmanned aircraft rigged with explosives or a missile and set it ablaze Friday night, Israeli military o

05:39 GMT

Lebanese singer Ragheb Alama has just returned from the United States and Canada, where he held a number of concerts. It was his first trip to the US after a four-year absence

July 14, 2006

20:12 GMT

Israel razed the home and office of Hizbullah's leader Friday. Hizbullah's Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah and his family were safe after the Israeli missiles

15:59 GMT

Five civilians died and 69 others were injured in Israeli attacks on Lebanon Friday, raising to 62 the death toll since the start of the offensive two

10:45 GMT

An Israeli cabinet minister on Friday threatened to eliminate Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah.

06:10 GMT

Israeli warplanes struck a bridge in the southern suburb of Beirut, a Hizbullah stronghold, and the fuel stores of the Jiyyeh power plant south of the

July 13, 2006

22:18 GMT

Two rockets slammed into the northern port city of Haifa on Thursday evening. The rockets hit the Stella Maris area on Mt. Carmel, Israel TV reported.

21:56 GMT

Hizbullah's Wednesday operation on the border with Israel and the latter's fierce response has undoubtedly destroyed any chance for Lebanon’s tourism sector to flourish.

15:48 GMT

The Lebanese cabinet on Thursday failed to secure a ceasefire between Israel and Hizbullah despite Prime Minister Fouad Saniora's stepped up contacts

12:07 GMT

Paris and Moscow on Thursday strongly condemned Israel's strikes in Lebanon as a dangerous escalation of the Middle East conflict but Washington, whil