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Smoke rises from the provincial capital of Idlib after being taken by Islamist rebels on March 28 (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 10:48 GMT
Islamist fighters overrun one of the regime's last holdouts in the Idlib province.
The jets reportedly struck Lebanon's northern town of al-Qalamoun (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 07:29 GMT
Report states that IDF targeted brigades armed with long-range missiles.
Al-Nusra fighters after taking the city of Idlib on March 29, 2015 (File-AFP)
April 25, 2015 - 07:07 GMT
Jabhat al Nusra and allies launch joint assault on strategic city in province of Idlib.
Al-Jadeed news editor Karma Khayat arrived in Beirut on Thursday after a week of a trial for contempt at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. (Screenshot: Twitter)
April 24, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Al-Jadeed news editor Karma Khayat arrived in Beirut on Thursday after a week of a trial for contempt at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.
The army raided a northern town and arrested three suspected militants connected to a soldier who joined Nusra Front, a security source said Thursday. (Screenshot: YouTube)
April 23, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
The army raided a northern town and arrested three suspected militants connected to a soldier who joined Nusra Front, a security source said Thursday.
Lebanon to consider Aqaba Port in Jordan as alternative export route. (Creative Commons/Gerard Janot)
April 23, 2015 - 12:40 GMT
The government will discuss opening an alternative maritime export route due to the closure of the Nasib crossing with Syria.
Jacqueline Toutounjian, a 73-year-old Syrian Armenian, who fled the violence in Aleppo, prays inside her home on April 17, 2015, in Lebanon's historic town of Anjar. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
April 22, 2015 - 15:14 GMT
A UN representative held a series of meetings with Lebanese officials Wednesday over issues facing women in conflict.
In addition to the Assad regime, several militant groups, including Islamists, are presently fighting Daesh (File-AFP)
April 22, 2015 - 14:55 GMT
Activist group says 12 Daesh figthers dead in battle with Islamist rebels.
The Lebanese Army arrested three people suspected of shooting at soldiers in 2011, the military said Tuesday.
April 21, 2015 - 11:28 GMT
The Lebanese Army arrested three people suspected of shooting at soldiers in 2011, the military said Tuesday.
Fighting in Yarmouk has intensified since April 1 when Daesh seized part of the neighborhood, clashing with other armed groups as Syrian government forces besieged the area. (Image: AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 07:55 GMT
As fighting continues in Yarmouk, the UN Security Council the council "called for unhindered humanitarian access to the Yarmouk camp and for the protection of civilians inside the camp."
Lebanese Army chief Jean General Jean Kahwaji, Lebanese Defence Minister Samir Moqbel, Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awad Asiri and French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian at the hand-over ceremony of a shipment of French weapons to the Lebanese Army in Beirut. (Image: AFP/Joseph Eid)
April 21, 2015 - 07:07 GMT
Lebanon rolls out the red carpet to receive the first shipment of French weapons, as part of a $3 billion deal financed by Saudi Arabia.