Lebanon & Syria
November 26, 2014
A captured Hezbollah fighter was released by the Free Syrian Army in exchange for two rebels held by the Shia group.
November 25, 2014
A Syrian refugee was killed while several others were injured during clashes Monday between two groups linked to Fatah in Lebanon's Burj al-Barajneh camp.
November 20, 2014
Saudi officials on Wednesday asked the UN Security Council to blacklist both Shia groups Hezbollah and Yemen's Houthis.
November 19, 2014
Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah met Tuesday with Defense Minister Samir Moqbel as the minister holds a series of talks with high-ranking political officials after his return from Tehran late last month.
Clashes continued into the early hours of Wednesday in the Syrian town of Assal al-Ward, close to the Lebanese border.
November 18, 2014
Military Prosecutor Judge Saqr Saqr Tuesday issued a decision to release Free Syrian Army commander Abdullah al-Rifai after he had been detained for nine days for allegedly attempting to sneak into Lebanon’s outskirts, according to judicial sources.
Terrorist attacks soared in 2013 across Middle East nations including Lebanon, Iraq and Syria, according to a new study by the UK-based Institute for Economics and Peace.
November 17, 2014
ISIL has announced an extension of four hours their ultimatum to the Lebanese government to revoke death sentences for Islamists or expect the execution of seven Lebanese captives.
A group of "veiled females" linked to ISIL are allegedly recruiting girls to adopt extremist ideologies in northern Lebanon.
ISIL threatened Monday morning to execute the Lebanese servicemen it is holding captive along the northeastern border of Lebanon if the government doesn't revoke sentences handed down to Islamist Prisoners in Roumieh Prison.
November 14, 2014
The Special Tribunal handling the trial to prosecute bombers who killed former premier Rafik Hariri will allow prosecutors to show evidence of a deteriorating relationship between Syria President Bashar al-Assad and Hariri as the first stepping stone to demonstrate the possibility of Syria's role in the assassination.
During a speech Sunday, Lebanon's interior minister Nouhad Machnouk suggested Syrian President Bashar al- Assad may be linked to the assassination of ex-Prime Minister Rafik Hariri.
A bomb hit a Lebanese military vehicle Friday in the outskirts of Arsal's northeast region, according to a security source, wounding two soldiers.
November 13, 2014
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has urged the Lebanese parliament to immediately choose a new president.
November 12, 2014
Christians, Druze and Sunni Muslims are being recruited by Hezbollah in east Lebanon to fight ISIS according to a local newspaper.