Lebanon & Syria
April 21, 2014
Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Monday that a plan to rescue a Lebanese border town cut off by Syrian troops will go into effect on Tuesday.
April 19, 2014
Lebanese villagers and Syrian refugees fled from the town Tfail, after Syria's army launched a series of artillery strikes in the area.
April 18, 2014
A military judge issued arrest warrants on Thursday for suspects allegedly involved in Syria-linked Tripoli clashes earlier in April.
April 17, 2014
Lebanon's parliament will meet on April 23 to elect the country's new president.
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.