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Lebanese troops deploy in the eastern town of Arsal near the Syrian border on August 28. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 11:23 GMT
The Lebanese army seized a strategic hilltop on the outskirts of Arsal from Daesh and al-Nusra militants in their most recent military offensive.
US Army Col. Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, said the US military aims to have fighters ready for a battle against Daesh by late summer or early fall. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 06:47 GMT
In one of the first concrete moves in the upcoming train and equip program led by the US, 400 Syrian rebels have been named to take part in a process the US military hopes will have them ready to fight Daesh militants by September.
Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday declared that the case of the Christian couple murdered by fugitives would be referred to the Judicial Council. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Lebanon's Cabinet Thursday declared that the case of the Christian couple murdered by fugitives would be referred to the Judicial Council.
A Lebanese Army M998 and an M113A2 of the Airborne (Moujawkal) Regiment, Aug. 3, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 25, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian Army clashed with jihadi militants and seized two key vantage points along the Lebanese border Wednesday.
The Bosra Roman Amphitheater was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
March 25, 2015 - 09:42 GMT
Syrian rebels have allegedly taken control of the historical town of Bosra Al-Sham near to the Jordanian border.
Volunteers wear gas masks during a class on how to respond to a chemical attack, in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on September 15, 2013. (AFP/File)
March 25, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
According to a coalition of Syrian opposition groups, Bashar al-Assad's regime dropped a chlorine bomb near the opposition-held city of Idlib, sending dozens of people to the hospital.
A Lebanese soldier stands next to M198 155mm howitzers upon the arrival of a shipment of US weapons at the Beirut port on February 8, 2015. (AFP/Anwar Amro)
March 24, 2015 - 18:16 GMT
The interior minister discussed Lebanon's security problems with the FBI director Monday in a bid to secure US support.
Daesh uses young boys, like the one photographed (L), to perform brutal executions on camera. (Image: Youtube)
March 24, 2015 - 10:32 GMT
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Daesh has recruited hundreds of children since January to fight for the terrorist organization as child soldiers.
The health minister launched Monday an investigation into the case of an infant who died in a daycare. (Shutterstock)
March 24, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
The health minister launched Monday an investigation into the case of an infant who died in a daycare.
Lebanese soldiers enter the town of Arsal, near the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
March 23, 2015 - 10:37 GMT
The father of a youth kidnapped by militants in Arsal has been ordered to pay $200,000 in ransom for the release of his son.
A Tripoli resident who operated several social media accounts promoting the activities of the militants was arrested by the Lebanese Army. (Screenshot: Twitter)
March 22, 2015 - 17:32 GMT
A Tripoli resident who operated several social media accounts promoting the activities of the militants was arrested by the Lebanese Army.