Lebanese security forces secure the site of multiple suicide bombings which took place early on June 27, 2016 in the predominantly Christian village of Al-Qaa, in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria. (AFP/Stringer)
June 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Syrians will be barred from the town streets from 7:30 pm until 6 am, except in cases of medical emergencies.
Lebanese soldiers patrol the Christian village of al-Qaa, near the country's border with war-ravaged Syria, on June 28, 2016 after two waves of suicide bombings struck the village killing and wounding several people. (AFP/Stringer)
June 30, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Lebanese security officials are investigating a video threatening to target planes from Iran.
The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi convicted an Emirati woman of spying for Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A court found her guilty of exploiting sensitive information she obtained through her husband's job.
Lebanese political scene in disarray amid security threats and seemingly interminable presidential vacuum. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Lebanon has been in a state of alert since eight suicide bombings claimed the lives of five people and wounded more than 30 others, believed to be carried out by Daesh.
Lebanese army troops deploy in Wadi Khaled on Lebanon's northern border with Syria in May 2011. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 09:36 GMT
The Lebanese daily said that military sources revealed that the army’s intelligence was able to thwart a double attack targeting an important tourist site in one of the capital’s eastern areas set to take place late last week.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Hezbollah is only working for Iranian interests and prolonging Lebanon's political crisis. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Riyadh hits back after Hezbollah said Saudi interests were preventing Lebanon from electing a president.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church where a suicide bomber blew himself up the previous day in the Christian village of al-Qaa, near the Lebanon's border with Syria, on June 28, 2016. (AFP/Stringer)
June 28, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
On Monday suicide bombers blew themselves up in a Christian border village.
Lebanon has been without a president for more than 18 months amid political deadlock. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Lebanon has been without a president since the term of Michel Suleiman ended in May 2014 and Hezbullah, the FPM and some of their allies have been boycotting the parliament's electoral sessions, stripping them of the needed quorum.
The site of explosions in the Lebanese village of al-Qaa, June 27, 2016. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 06:06 GMT
The attackers targeted an area near a Lebanese Customs center in the town of Qaa. The five killed were in addition to the suicide bombers.
Reports emerged in May that the Daesh group was planning to carry out attacks in areas crowded with cafes and nightclubs in Beirut, which sent fears spiking high. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Minister pointed out to several deterrent operations where a number of suspects were arrested after plotting to carry out attacks in Lebanon.
Lebanese army personal arrest a man in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
An army force intervened to restore calm and cracked down on the houses of several residents suspected of being involved in firing weapons in the town of al-Knaisseh and its surroundings.
A security officer tries to keep people back as fire takes over cars at the site of a car bomb attack in Beirut. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Gharzawi allegedly admitted to planning suicide attacks during the month of Ramadan against targets in Beirut's south suburbs, foreign embassies and at military and General Security posts.
Hezbollah supporters carry posters of chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah at a rally. (AFP/File)
June 16, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The Hezbollah chief is expected to deliver a televised speech 40 days after the death of Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine and in the wake of the Beirut bank bombing.
Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam. (AFP/File)
June 13, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Salam voiced doubt that there will soon be an end to the more than two-year presidential vacuum, blaming the self-interests of internal and external players.
The Lebanese army is seen on patrol in the border town of Arsal. (File photo)
June 11, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The army also arrested 21 Syrians in Bekaa for attempting to enter Lebanon illegally.
Young Lebanese sit below posters of Shia leaders including Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah. (AFP/File)
June 09, 2016 - 08:45 GMT
All Lebanese and international banks are obliged to freeze or suspend the accounts of all names listed by OFAC or face sanctions if they fail to do so.