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At least 22 Hezbollah fighters have been killed since the group launched an offensive against Nusra Front in Qalamoun. (Hezbollah press office)
May 27, 2015 - 12:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters Wednesday reportedly killed a group of Nusra Front militants in Qalamoun, retaking control of the area.
Former foreign minister of the Holy See, Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, will land in Beirut on Friday. (AFP/File)
May 27, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Archbishop Dominique Mamberti will arrive Friday to further discuss a Christian presence in the Middle East as well as ways to put an end to the presidential election crisis.
A Syrian regime soldier aims a rocket launcher towards rebel locations in the Qalamoun region. (AFP/File)
May 26, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Six Hezbollah fighters and 30 militants were killed in the Qalamoun mountains near the Lebanese-Syrian border.
A handout picture released by the Hezbollah press office on May 16, 2015, shows a Hezbollah fighter firing toward areas controlled by militants on the Syrian side of the Qalamoun hills close to the Lebanese border. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 17:56 GMT
Hezbollah run-TV said the fighters captured two hilltops from al-Qaeda's Syrian wing and killed dozens of militants Monday.
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war. (Twitter)
May 25, 2015 - 17:40 GMT
The site was previously home to about 300 Syrian families who had fled the war.
Palestinians wave the national flag inside the Al Aqsa compound during a protest to commemorate the 67th anniversary of the Nakba, May 15, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 25, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Six teenagers and two elderly Palestinians were among dozens arrested by Israeli forces outside the Al Aqsa compound in Jerusalem for protesting against right-wing settlers who toured the area.
Syrian refugees living in a camp. (AFP/Getty Images/Nikolay Doychinov)
May 24, 2015 - 14:45 GMT
The UN agency urged the international community to support those countries hosting refugees.
One of the men had been previously arrested for smuggling rockets. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Three people have been arrested in Lebanon, accused of financing armed groups in Syria, according to the Lebanese Army.
A Hezbollah fighter looks over a hill in the Qalamoun region, May 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 11:29 GMT
Lebanese security forces shelled militant positions on the border with Syria Thursday in a bid to thwart terrorist attacks.
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday.
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2015 - 12:37 GMT
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons.