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Syrian refugee children prepare to board a school bus at an unofficial refugee camp in Lebanon's town of Bar Elias in the Bekaa Valley on May 13, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 23, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The first-ever summit has been described as 'necessary,' but that charities alone cannot fully address the world's most pressing crises.
The Lebanese army has regularly clashed with Daesh and al-Nusra Front on the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2016 - 13:13 GMT
The men were convicted of participating in an attack on Arsal and kidnapping Lebanese soldiers and policemen.
French President Francois Hollande, right, with former Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri upon his arrival for a meeting at the Elysee Palace. (AFP/File)
May 18, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Hariri’s visit to Paris followed a letter Hollande sent to Speaker Nabih Berri, in which he said that France is making efforts to resolve the presidential election crisis, which entered its third year this month with no end in sight.
Former Kataeb party leader Amin Gemayel. (AFP/File)
May 17, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Former Kataeb Party chief Amin Gemayel said that each party "disclaimed their alliance's commitments and favored their own interests and choices."
Hezbollah, which once enjoyed near-universal support in Baalbek, but the group's popularity has dropped to about 70 percent. (AFP/File)
May 16, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Residents attribute the drop in support to deteriorating economic, touristic, and living conditions in the area.
A Lebanese man puts up a poster of a candidate for the upcoming elections. (AFP/File)
May 15, 2016 - 10:32 GMT
The vote comes one week after municipal elections in Beirut and east Lebanon saw victories for the country's mainstream parties despite a powerful showing by a grassroots group in the capital, and influential families in the east.
Adnan (C-L) and Hassan Badreddine (C-R), brothers of slain top Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine who was killed in an attack in Syria, mourn next to his casket during the funeral in the Ghobeiry neighborhood of southern Beirut on May 13, 2016. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 15, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Hezbollah has blamed its top commander's death on rocket fire by local Sunni opposition forces.
The coffin is carried through the Hezbollah controlled Dahiyeh district of Beirut. (AFP/File)
May 14, 2016 - 09:13 GMT
Mustafa Badreddine is said to have died in an explosion targeting one of the Shia group's bases. They have announced that extremists were behind the attack, adding it would strengthen their resolve to fight the rebels.
Badreddine was killed in a
May 13, 2016 - 09:58 GMT
Badreddine was one of the founders of Hezbollah and was one of five members indicted in the assassination of Rafik Hariri.
Lebanese authorities have made numerous arrests of suspects linked to Daesh since November, when Daesh carried out two deadly bombings in Beirut. (AFP/File)
May 12, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The suspects are charged with planning bombings in Beirut's southern suburbs.
Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes on Hezbollah positions near the Syria-Lebanon border. (AFP/File)
May 11, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
Last month Netanyahu formally acknowledged that Israel had carried out anti-Hezbollah strikes previously in Syria.
Members of the Palestinian Fatah movement and Lebanese army soldiers watch as an ambulance evacuates the wounded from Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp. (AFP/File)
May 10, 2016 - 05:56 GMT
The assailants threw the grenade in the al-Fawqani street in the camp. No one was injured in the attack.
Lebanese security forces stand guard as women stand in line to cast their vote. (AFP/File)
May 10, 2016 - 05:49 GMT
Tripoli native Ahdab, who has a strong supporter-base in his hometown, said he would not commit to any political agreement that may emerge between Future Movement leader Saad Hariri, former Prime Minister Najib Mikati, and other political groups in the city.
Lebanese security forces stand guard as women stand in line to cast their vote for the municipal elections at a polling station on May 8, 2016 in the capital Beirut. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
May 09, 2016 - 16:00 GMT
The report documented security forces interfering with vote counts, chaos at polling stations, and people being prevented from voting due to 'invalid' ID cards.
Supporters of Hezbollah chant slogans during a televised speech by leader Hassan Nasrallah. (AFP/File)
May 09, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The state-run National News Agency reported that preliminary results given by Hezbollah indicated success for the list in Baalbek and the border town of Brital.
Lebanese former prime minister Saad Hariri (C) casts his vote for the municipal elections on May 8, 2016. (AFP/File)
May 08, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Tens of thousands of voters from Beirut, the Bekaa Valley and Baalbek-Hermel lined up at polling stations Sunday to cast their ballots in local elections, the first polls to be held on time in the country since 2010.