Recent

An unknown gunman opened fire on the office of Al Jadeed TV's chairman overnight on July 26, 2016. (Twitter/Al Jadeed)
July 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
It's not the first time the news broadcaster has faced threats and attacks.
File photo shows a Lebanese army soldier manning a checkpoint at the entrance to Arsal. (AFP/File)
July 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Arsal municipality Monday night began implementing a curfew imposed on Syrian refugees to contain the town's increasing crime rates, the most recent being the attempted murder of mukhtar Mohammad Alouli last week.
Syrians look for victims under the rubble of a collapsed building following a reported air strike on the rebel-held neighborhood of Sakhur in the northern city of Aleppo on July 19, 2016. (AFP/Thaer Mohammed)
July 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Earlier this week the UN Special Envoy for Syria said he hoped a new round of peace talks would begin in August in Geneva.
Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp in Lebanon is home to different extremist factions, and is sometimes used as a base for militants to plan attacks. (AFP/File)
July 24, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
The men had been hiding in the Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp and were affiliated with the Jund al-Sham group.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in front of a church where a suicide bomber blew himself up the previous day in the Christian village of al-Qaa. (AFP/File)
July 14, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
Investigations revealed that one suspect had links to the group responsible for carrying out the Al-Qaa bombings. Two of the suspects are Syrian, one is believed to be of Lebanese origin.
Palestinian refugees stand next to graffiti bearing a portrait of late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat at Ain el-Helweh camp in Lebanon. (AFP/File)
July 14, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
It quoted security sources as saying that the Palestinian factions and residents have been cautioned that "the terrorists are trying to turn the camp into a time bomb that might explode any moment."
Lebanese security forces have been conducting raids, arresting people suspected of belonging to militant groups. (AFP/File)
July 14, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
One of the men arrested confessed to smuggling weapons and ammunition from Lebanon into Syria.
The Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of the southern Lebanese city of Sidon, on May 19, 2013. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
July 10, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Abd al-Sultan of Fatah came under fire from an assailant in the Mieh Mieh camp near Sidon.
A statute of Saint Elie stands in front of a church where suicide attacks took place earlier this week in the village of al-Qaa, near the country's border with war-ravaged Syria, on June 29, 2016. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
July 05, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The army arrested 35 Syrians and seized several motorbikes.
An illegal settlement is seen in East Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
July 04, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
560 units will be built in the Maale Adumim settlement near East Jerusalem, while 42 units were approved for a settlement near Hebron.
Lebanese security forces secure the site of multiple suicide bombings which took place early on June 27, 2016 in the predominantly Christian village of Al-Qaa, in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria. (AFP/Stringer)
June 30, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Syrians will be barred from the town streets from 7:30 pm until 6 am, except in cases of medical emergencies.
Lebanese soldiers patrol the Christian village of al-Qaa, near the country's border with war-ravaged Syria, on June 28, 2016 after two waves of suicide bombings struck the village killing and wounding several people. (AFP/Stringer)
June 30, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Lebanese security officials are investigating a video threatening to target planes from Iran.
The Federal Supreme Court in Abu Dhabi convicted an Emirati woman of spying for Hezbollah. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
A court found her guilty of exploiting sensitive information she obtained through her husband's job.
Lebanese political scene in disarray amid security threats and seemingly interminable presidential vacuum. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Lebanon has been in a state of alert since eight suicide bombings claimed the lives of five people and wounded more than 30 others, believed to be carried out by Daesh.
Lebanese army troops deploy in Wadi Khaled on Lebanon's northern border with Syria in May 2011. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 09:36 GMT
The Lebanese daily said that military sources revealed that the army’s intelligence was able to thwart a double attack targeting an important tourist site in one of the capital’s eastern areas set to take place late last week.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said Hezbollah is only working for Iranian interests and prolonging Lebanon's political crisis. (AFP/File)
June 29, 2016 - 06:30 GMT
Riyadh hits back after Hezbollah said Saudi interests were preventing Lebanon from electing a president.