Lebanon & Syria
June 24, 2014
A suicide bomber blew up his vehicle outside a cafe in Beirut late Monday.
June 23, 2014
Human rights activists are planning to protest the torture and maltreatment of 800 foreign workers detained in an underground parking lot
June 22, 2014
Lebanon's military intelligence arrested five people in Baalbek yesterday with alleged ties to "planning a major terrorist plot" in the country.
The UAE has reissued a travel advisory for Lebanon, warning their citizens not to travel to Lebanon in light of recent attacks.
Lebanese authorities have released 13 people suspected of having links to terrorist groups and of being involved in the recent car bomb attack.
June 21, 2014
Security officials in Lebanon are on high alert after a suicide bomber killed one and wounded 33 others on Friday, heightening concern of conflicts in Iraq and Syria spilling over into the country.
June 20, 2014
At least two people were killed in a bomb explosion in Lebanon Friday at a checkpoint in the eastern Bekaa valley, security sources reported.
June 19, 2014
Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas on Thursday alerted the UN of the country's decision to quell Syrian refugees entering Lebanon.
June 18, 2014
Residents in the border town of Tfeil fled the area during clashes between Hezbollah fighters and rebel forces from the Free Syria Army.
Palestinian factions in the troubled Lebanon camp of Ain al-Hilweh, tightened security ahead of Ramadan in response to developments in Iraq.
Over 40 countries vowed to help Lebanon combat terrorism during a conference in Rome.
June 17, 2014
Syrian rebels took control of the Al Qaim Iraqi-Syria border crossing Tuesday.
Kuwait will assist refugees and local host communities in Lebanon with aid, National Assembly Speaker Razouk al-Ghanim said during a visit to the country.
A Lebanon prosecutor on Tuesday charged five Syrian men with belonging to an Al-Qaeda affiliated terrorist group.
June 15, 2014
A Lebanese citizen was kidnapped in Benghazi after an armed group raided his house.