August 11, 2014
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.
Belgian singer-songwriter Stromae rocked the stage at the Byblos International Festival on Tuesday.
Shereen Abdo, Hazem Shaheen from Egypt and Syrian Manal Samaan join Ziad Rahbani on 7 August at Beirut Souks, Lebanon. For Abdo, it's her first appearance with Lebanon's renowned musician.
Police in Lebanon's Arsal found at least 30 charred bodies in a Syrian refugee camp, a security source confirmed Thursday.
ISIS militants agreed to leave the Lebanese border town of Arsal within 24 hours, according to a source while three additional captured soldiers were freed as part of the truce deal.