August 12, 2014
Lebanese lawmakers failed in a tenth attempt to elect a new president Tuesday, prompting Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to postpone voting till September 2.
Lebanon's former Prime Minister Saad Hariri donated $15 million to help reconstruct the besieged border town of Arsal following heavy clashes between the army and militants.
Unstable security conditions in Lebanon led Assi Helani to postpone a big interview scheduled with Paula Ya'qoubian.
August 11, 2014
Lebanese authorities Monday said they would consider closing the border with Syria to reduce the number of refugees entering the country.
Families of soldiers kidnapped in Lebanon's border town Arsal staged a protest Sunday demanding their release as negotiations between the government and militants continue.
August 10, 2014
Nawal al Zoghbi
Several of Lebanon’s summer festivals have canceled, rescheduled or relocated performances after fierce fighting broke out Saturday between the Lebanese Army and Nusra Front and ISIS militants.
August 9, 2014
Hariri met with several foreign envoys Saturday, including US and Canadian ambassadors and representatives from European Union, to address how Lebanon planned to 'fight terrorism' and assist armed forced with the $1 billion Saudi grant offered to the Lebanese Army earlier this week.
The Lebanese army has taken back control of several posts in northeastern Lebanon, but ISIS has yet to release 25 hostages taken in clashes.
August 8, 2014
Armed men who retreated to Syria from the northeastern border town of Arsal after intensified clashes with the Lebanese army have taken hostage more than 35 soldiers and policemen in an attempt to exchange them.
Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon called for greater coordination between Syria's army and Lebanon's army Thursday.
August 7, 2014
The Committee of Muslim Scholars said negotiations were ongoing to release the captured soldiers held by jihadists since clashes erupted over the weekend.
At least 1,000 Syrian refugee families were transported back to Syria with the help of Syrian and Lebanese authorities.
The Lebanese Army is working to restore order in Arsal Thursday morning, with a number of missing policemen turning up, after militants withdrew from the northeast border town.
Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday that Lebanon was being subject to an unprecedented terrorist attack, adding that the $1 billion Saudi grant was meant to help the country’s security apparatuses crush terrorism.