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The Syrian national flag waves in the wind over the a prison in Syria. (AFP/Zein al-Rifai)
June 29, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The two Islamists returned home and were received by their families at a ceremony Sunday.
Hezbollah has been strengthening their positions near the northeastern Lebanese town of Ras Baalbek with rockets and heavy artillery in preparation for an upcoming offensive against Daesh. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2015 - 13:33 GMT
The outskirts of the northeastern town of Ras Baalbek are expected to see a series of fierce clashes between Hezbollah and Daesh in the upcoming weeks.
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal.
A US State Department report on global human rights said torture and abuse were widely practiced by Lebanese forces. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A US State Department report on global human rights said torture and abuse were widely practiced by Lebanese forces.
A source said soldiers ambushed a group of militants who tried to attack military positions to try to infiltrate Arsal. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2015 - 07:54 GMT
A source said soldiers ambushed a group of militants who tried to attack military positions to try to infiltrate Arsal.
Beirut's investigative judge granted bail to a doctor in custody on charges of misdiagnosing an infant whose limbs had to be amputated. (Shutterstock)
June 24, 2015 - 16:01 GMT
Beirut's investigative judge granted bail to a doctor in custody on charges of misdiagnosing an infant whose limbs had to be amputated.
Hezbollah and the Syrian army have been making steady progress against Nusra and Daesh in Qalamoun since launching an offensive in the region in May. (Twitter)
June 23, 2015 - 15:34 GMT
Hezbollah and the Syrian army captured three new hills in Syria's northern Qalamoun region on Tuesday.
The incident took place last April during an uprising in the prison. (AFP/File)
June 23, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
The five suspects charged for alleged involvement with the torture of inmates at Roumieh prison were referred to Lebanon's Military Tribunal.
The Information Branch chief condemned the media framing the ISF in a negative light following the release of the footage. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
June 23, 2015 - 09:24 GMT
The announcement follows the release of a video showing Roumieh guards torturing inmates inside the notorious prison last April.
Families protest for the release of the nine Lebanese captives being held by Daesh. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2015 - 14:15 GMT
Families of the nine Lebanese soldiers being held captive by Daesh received messages via WhatsApp threatening to torture the prisoners in response to the videos leaked from Roumieh prison.
A Hezbollah soldier surveys the landscape near Lebanon's northern Qalamoun region. (AFP/File)
June 22, 2015 - 13:27 GMT
An attempted Daesh attack on Hezbollah posts in northern Qalamoun on Monday was thwarted by Hezbollah forces and the Syrian army.