Lebanon & Syria
February 3, 2014
Analysts predict that bombings will continue in Lebanon until Hezbollah retracts it decision to intervene in Syria's civil war.
A double bomb attack in Aleppo carried out by al-Qaeda-affiliated group, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), claimed the lives of at least 16 Syrian rebel fighters on Sunday, an NGO said.
Four people died in Yarmouk refugee camp over the weekend despite the UN delivering food packages and humanitarian supplies to the besieged Damascus neighborhood.
After a deadly suicide bombing in Lebanon, Hezbollah MP calls for accountability of jihadist groups.
A back-alley dispute has left one dead and several others wounded in Tripoli.
February 2, 2014
PLO official Ahmad Majdalani said that food convoys for the besieged residents of Damascus' Yarmouk refugee camp have safely entered the area for the third day in a row.
The Al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has launched two female battalions in Syria's northern city of Raqqa in a bid to expose anti-ISIS activists.
The U.S. State Department denied that it had sought to have direct negotiations with the Syrian regime at the Geneva II peace talks, as Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem claimed after the talks to Syrian media.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday that the death toll of the crisis has now exceeded 136,000 people, with January 2014 being one of the bloodiest months on record.
Lebanon officials give public response to Saturday's car bomb that killed five.
Aleppo death toll continues to rise as another barrel bomb is unleashed on the city.
February 1, 2014
A suicide bomber driving a vehicle blew himself up in the Lebanese town of Hermel, a Hezbollah stronghold, killing at least five people on Saturday, the interior ministry said.
January 30, 2014
Syrian negotiators Thursday restarted their peace talks mediated by U.N.-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi, according to the Associated Press.
The UN agency for Palestinian refugees reported that an aid convoy carrying over 900 food parcels has entered the besieged Yarmouk refugee camp in Damascus.
The Syrian government has razed seven residential districts for no apparent military reason but to punish civilians who had vaguely affiliated themselves with rebels, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.