Lebanon & Syria
July 2, 2014
Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.
Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.
Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.
July 1, 2014
Some Islamist groups in Syria have "dismissed" the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's claim that they have established an Islamic caliphate.
Fear is growing in Lebanon that terrorist attacks in the country could escalate during Ramadan. Western diplomatic sources expressed concern after Lebanese forces dismantled three terror cells this week.
Three men were killed and seven people injured during clashes at Shatila refugee camp on the outskirts of Beirut.
Michel Aoun proposed that the constitution be amended to allow the Lebanese people to directly elect the president.
June 30, 2014
The men responsible for the recent bombing at a hotel in Beirut were reportedly recruited and trained by a Jordanian radical.
Prime Minister Tamman Salam said Monday that the Lebanese government will not communicate with the Syrian government over the Syrian refugee crisis.
Security forces in Lebanon dismantled a number of terrorist cells over the past week after a wave of suicide attacks in across the country.
Militant group ISIL announced the appointment of a leader for Lebanon to set up training camps according to LBCI television.
June 29, 2014
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Sunday that the incident happened in Deir Hafer in the east of Aleppo Province.
The family of a radical preacher asked that he be allowed back into the UK, around ten years after he left for Lebanon, where he claims to have been tortured.
Lebanese security authorities have seized three terrorist cells who are reportedly involved in recent bombings in Lebanon.
June 28, 2014
The Lebanese Army discovered a cave in north Lebanon used by militants to make explosives and confiscated books that include lessons on how to make bombs, the military said Saturday.