Lebanon & Syria
April 16, 2014
Lebanon's interior minister announced Tuesday that Syrian refugees now represent 27 percent of Lebanon's population
April 15, 2014
Lebanese authorities plan to stem the flow of Syrian refugees into Lebanon.
France is set to host the meeting in the hopes of leading an international group who will bring the Syrian government to the International Criminal Court in the Hague.
April 14, 2014
At least 38 individuals have been charged for involvement in gun battles in Lebanon's Tripoli.
April 13, 2014
The army and Internal Security Forces' security plan that has been implemented in the northern city of Tripoli and in the eastern Bekaa Valley will soon be brought to Beirut.
Government forces battled rebel fighters in Aleppo in the fiercest fighting since 2012.
April 12, 2014
The military in Lebanon continued to maintain a heavy presence in Tripoli, setting up checkpoints and barriers across the city on Friday.
April 11, 2014
The Lebanese military have captured a terrorist allegedly involved in carrying out deadly attacks across the country.
April 10, 2014
The Egyptian government is adopting measures to expand control over mosques.
Some 20 Syrian refugee families with ties to the regime have returned to their hometown of Flita, according to Syrian army sources.
Armed men opened fire on the Lebanese army, prompting an overnight battle in Tripoli, north of Lebanon.
April 9, 2014
Italy’s ambassador to Lebanon denied that the United States had 'vetoed' weapons bound for the Lebanese Army in remarks published Wednesday.
At least two soldiers were killed in Lebanon's city of Tripoli Tuesday by unidentified gunmen in the area of Akkar.
April 8, 2014
The upcoming Syrian elections that seem likely to put President Bashar al-Assad back in office for a third term will not be delayed, regardless of the ongoing war, the government said Tuesday.
Syrian opposition groups have claimed gains in the city of Aleppo and Qunaitra area, which borders Israel, while regime troops launched a deadly offensive in the outskirts of Damascus, killing dozens of rebels.