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The entrance to Lebanon's Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, where most live in squalid conditions, and where its lawlessness has become a refuge for extremists and fugitives. (AFP/File)
August 31, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Sigrid Kaag said she viewed recent surrenders of wanted individuals in the camp as a positive development, but called for better support for Palestinian refugees living there.
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)
August 30, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Bassil singled out Palestinians and Syrians as not being eligible for Lebanese citizenship.
Lebanese forces on patrol in a northern border village following a militant attack. (AFP/File)
August 29, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Lebanon is in the midst of an ongoing crackdown on extremist cells in the country.
Lebanon's trash crisis, which abated earlier this year, seems ready to flare up again with different groups blocking the entrance to landfills. (AFP/File)
August 25, 2016 - 14:30 GMT
The crisis never really went away to begin with.
The entrance to the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp is seen in southern Lebanon. (AFP/File)
August 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
No casualties were reported in the overnight explosion.
Lebanese soldiers stand 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)
August 18, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The nine-day exercise took place at the Jounieh Naval Base in Lebanon.
Tripoli was the scene of riots and clashes between gunmen and the military in 2013. (AFP/File)
August 12, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Ziad Allouki, who squared off against the Lebanese army in Tripoli's Bab al-Tabbaneh neighborhood, turned himself in to authorities.
Lebanon has been without a president since the term of President Michel Suleiman ended in May 2014. (AFP/File)
August 08, 2016 - 12:48 GMT
Salam was referring to the national dialogue sessions, the latest was last week, that failed to reach a clear agreement on major issues including the presidential election, a new electoral system and the formation of a new government.
Seventy-five women, mostly Syrian nationals, were rescued and around 20 Lebanese and Syrian suspects were arrested in connection with the case, which sent shockwaves across Lebanon. (AFP/John Cantle)
August 06, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
An ISF statement confirmed the arrest later on Friday and said the woman had been wanted on an Interpol arrest warrant issued from Cairo.
The entrance to the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp is seen in Sidon, Lebanon. (AFP/File)
August 05, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Lebanon's National News Agency said the shooting was the result of a personal dispute.
Lebanese authorities fear Daesh could establish a presence in the Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp. (AFP/File)
August 01, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Authorities in Lebanon fear that militant groups could use Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp to launch attacks.
Gunmen march through Sidon's Ain al-Helweh camp. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayat)
July 30, 2016 - 09:21 GMT
By long-standing convention, the army does not enter the twelve Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, leaving the Palestinian factions themselves to handle security.
An unknown gunman opened fire on the office of Al Jadeed TV's chairman overnight on July 26, 2016. (Twitter/Al Jadeed)
July 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
It's not the first time the news broadcaster has faced threats and attacks.
File photo shows a Lebanese army soldier manning a checkpoint at the entrance to Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Arsal municipality Monday night began implementing a curfew imposed on Syrian refugees to contain the town's increasing crime rates, the most recent being the attempted murder of mukhtar Mohammad Alouli last week.
Syrians look for victims under the rubble of a collapsed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo on July 19, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
July 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Earlier this week the UN Special Envoy for Syria said he hoped a new round of peace talks would begin in August in Geneva.
Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon is home to different extremist factions, and is sometimes used as a base for militants to plan attacks. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The men had been hiding in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp and were affiliated with the Jund al-Sham group.