Lebanon & Syria
August 18, 2013
According to Syrian opposition leader Ahmad Jarba, President Bashar Assad is no longer in charge of the Syrian government, as Iran and Hezbollah are the new decision-makers
A team of 20 UN experts charged with investigating the use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar Assad's government have arrived in Damascus.
Lebanon’s General Directorate of General Security apprehended four people suspected of involvement in terrorist plots after a car filled with explosives was found south of Beirut.
Internal Lebanese Security forces have arrested three suspects over the kidnapping of two Turkish pilots
Authorities seized Saturday afternoon a car rigged with 250 kilograms of explosives south of the Lebanese capital
Former Lebanese PM Saad Hariri condemned Hezbollah and its leader, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, in a series of tweets made on Saturday. He accused the group of dragging Lebanon further into the Syrian conflict.
Lebanon’s health ministry said that the death toll from a car blast that hit a Beirut suburb on Thursday rose to 27
August 16, 2013
The death toll in the blast that rocked Beirut's southern suburb of Dahieh on Thursday rose to 24
August 15, 2013
Sunni militant group 'the Brigades of Aisha' have claimed responsibility for a car bomb in southern Beirut that targeted Hezbollah members.
A car bomb targeted a Hezbollah stronghold of Beirut on Thursday evening, killing 20 people and wounding over 100 more.
Jordan has asked the United States to provide manned U.S. surveillance aircraft to help keep an eye on its border with Syria
Fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria clashed with members of the Free Syrian Army, driving them from the city of Raqqa Wednesday in a sign of a worsening feud among rebels.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said Wednesday that his group was responsible for the blast that injured four Israeli soliders as they entered Lebanese territory last week.
August 14, 2013
Caretaker Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour filed last week a complaint through Lebanon's mission to the United Nations against Israel's violation of the Blue Line
Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said that the ground battle with Israelis is easier than the disputes among the foes locally