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Reports emerged in May that the Daesh group was planning to carry out attacks in areas crowded with cafes and nightclubs in Beirut, which sent fears spiking high. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The Minister pointed out to several deterrent operations where a number of suspects were arrested after plotting to carry out attacks in Lebanon.
Lebanese army personal arrest a man in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. (AFP/File)
June 21, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
An army force intervened to restore calm and cracked down on the houses of several residents suspected of being involved in firing weapons in the town of al-Knaisseh and its surroundings.
A security officer tries to keep people back as fire takes over cars at the site of a car bomb attack in Beirut. (AFP/File)
June 20, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Gharzawi allegedly admitted to planning suicide attacks during the month of Ramadan against targets in Beirut's south suburbs, foreign embassies and at military and General Security posts.
Hezbollah supporters carry posters of chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah at a rally. (AFP/File)
June 16, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The Hezbollah chief is expected to deliver a televised speech 40 days after the death of Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine and in the wake of the Beirut bank bombing.
Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam. (AFP/File)
June 13, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Salam voiced doubt that there will soon be an end to the more than two-year presidential vacuum, blaming the self-interests of internal and external players.
The Lebanese army is seen on patrol in the border town of Arsal. (File photo)
June 11, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The army also arrested 21 Syrians in Bekaa for attempting to enter Lebanon illegally.
Young Lebanese sit below posters of Shia leaders including Hezbollah's Hassan Nasrallah. (AFP/File)
June 09, 2016 - 08:45 GMT
All Lebanese and international banks are obliged to freeze or suspend the accounts of all names listed by OFAC or face sanctions if they fail to do so.
The Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp is located on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city, Sidon. (AFP/File)
June 08, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Such incidents have become frequent in recent years in Ain el-Hilweh, the largest of Lebanon's 12 Palestinian refugee camps.
More than 1,000 Hezbollah soldiers have been killed since joining the Syria conflict in 2012. (AFP/File)
June 07, 2016 - 12:18 GMT
Al-Sayyed Hassan belonged to the first generation of Hezbollah operatives.
Lebanese army soldiers are seen near the border town of Arsal. (AFP/File)
June 06, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Cluster cells protect themselves by working independently of each other, and the members of one cell do not know the identity of members belonging to other cells.
A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing towards militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
June 05, 2016 - 14:15 GMT
The Hezbollah-linked War Media Center said the party's fighters fired at the militants' bunker on the outskirts of Ras Baalbek, killing everyone inside.
People walk past posters of Lebanese candidates running in the country's municipal election. (AFP/File)
June 05, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
A Hezbollah MP backed up the Iranian ambassador's statement, saying Iran was always ready to help Lebanon.
Palestinian refugees protest in front of an UNRWA office in Lebanon after controversial healthcare cuts. (AFP/File)
June 04, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The General Security Chief and Hamas officials met on Saturday to discuss the changes to UNRWA's healthcare options in Palestinian refugee camps.
Lebanese MPs seen casting ballots in a parliamentary session. (AFP/File)
June 02, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
It is unlikely that this session will succeed in securing the needed quorum to fill the presidency, which has been vacant since 2014.
A view of Beirut's Zeituna Bay at night. (File photo)
May 31, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Mashnouq said that the security forces are waging the "fiercest battle" against attempts to shake the security situation, and that the army intelligence was able to thwart a plan of a terror act in one of the capital's streets.
People walk past posters of Lebanese candidates running in the country's municipal election. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The Interior Ministry said that 5,976 candidates will be running for seats in 273 municipal councils and 1,553 candidates will be running for 740 mayoral seats.