Lebanon

July 16, 2006

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.

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.