Lebanon & Syria
June 30, 2014
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.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey says he has prepared an “option” for President Barack Obama to consider the use of US military assets against “high-value individuals” in ISIL leadership.
Tensions have been steadily rising in the northern city of Tripoli ever since the Lebanese Army began implementing its security plan in April, drawing the ire of Islamists who say arrests have been random and unjust.
June 27, 2014
Terrorist groups could easily strike the West, Lebanese security officials warned, following a round of bombings in Beirut this week.
June 26, 2014
Lebanon's Cabinet approved Thursday to allow the government to work without a president.
A would be suicide bomber is being interrogated in Beirut for his role in the hotel suicide bomb that happened Wednesday.
June 25, 2014
Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a Beirut hotel Wednesday.
The UN denounced a recent car bomb attack in Lebanon's capital Beirut, which left one dead and several others injured.
June 24, 2014
Lebanese Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Tuesday that security concerns will persist in Lebanon as long as Lebanese are involved in Syria.