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Lebanese army soldiers drive out of the town of Arsal in the Bekaa valley near the border with Syria, on August 3, 2014. (AFP/STR)
July 02, 2015 - 10:15 GMT
The Lebanese army intercepted the militants trying to set up a rocket launcher in Arsal.
Last month, Hezbollah advanced into Arsal’s outskirts from the south and east, tightening its grip around Nusra Front militants. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters moved into the outskirts of the Syrian border town of Zabadani Wednesday.
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2015 - 05:18 GMT
The families will protest the absence of any breakthroughs in negotiations.
Lebanese security forces have continued to battle militants near the border with Syria in recent months. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 10:42 GMT
Lebanese security forces arrested eight Syrian men on suspicion of being affiliated with terrorist groups in the border towns of Labweh and Arsal.
Kidnappings have been a common occurrence in the Bekaa Valley, an area known for hosting a large number of gangs. (AFP/File)
June 30, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
Kidnappings have been a common occurrence in the Bekaa Valley, an area known for hosting a large number of gangs.
The Syrian national flag waves in the wind over the a prison in Syria. (AFP/Zein al-Rifai)
June 29, 2015 - 16:30 GMT
The two Islamists returned home and were received by their families at a ceremony Sunday.
Hezbollah has been strengthening their positions near the northeastern Lebanese town of Ras Baalbek with rockets and heavy artillery in preparation for an upcoming offensive against Daesh. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2015 - 13:33 GMT
The outskirts of the northeastern town of Ras Baalbek are expected to see a series of fierce clashes between Hezbollah and Daesh in the upcoming weeks.
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2015 - 12:31 GMT
The two militants were killed by the army Thursday after they tried to infiltrate Arsal.
A US State Department report on global human rights said torture and abuse were widely practiced by Lebanese forces. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
A US State Department report on global human rights said torture and abuse were widely practiced by Lebanese forces.
A source said soldiers ambushed a group of militants who tried to attack military positions to try to infiltrate Arsal. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2015 - 07:54 GMT
A source said soldiers ambushed a group of militants who tried to attack military positions to try to infiltrate Arsal.
Beirut's investigative judge granted bail to a doctor in custody on charges of misdiagnosing an infant whose limbs had to be amputated. (Shutterstock)
June 24, 2015 - 16:01 GMT
Beirut's investigative judge granted bail to a doctor in custody on charges of misdiagnosing an infant whose limbs had to be amputated.