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North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2015 - 17:42 GMT
North Lebanon governor ordered the temporary closure of all amusement parks in Tripoli two days after an accident left one girl dead.
Regime forces near Nabuk, in the Qalamoun mountains. (AFP/Sam Skaine)
May 04, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
Nusra-affiliated militants launched a surprise attack in the western Qalamoun mountains on Monday against Hezbollah and Syrian army positions.
Lebanese prisoners walk between the cells at Roumieh prison, northeast of Beirut. (AFP/Ramzi Haidar)
May 04, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Nineteen guards were injured in a mutiny attempt by inmates last month in Lebanon's notorious Roumieh Prison.
Lebanese soldiers stand guard in the border town of Arsal, August 9, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 11:34 GMT
Security forces arrested a top Daesh recruiter early Sunday, as he tried to cross from Lebanon into Turkey.
Smoke billows following air strikes by regime forces in the restive Jobar area, in eastern Damascus on April 29, 2015. (AFP/Lens of a Young Dimashqi)
May 04, 2015 - 09:58 GMT
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in a busy area of downtown Damascus. No casualties have been reported as of yet.
Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri (center). (AFP/Joseph Eid)
May 04, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Two men were arrested in connection with an assassination plot against Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Lebanon, Ali Awad Asiri.
Armed fighters loyal to Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, Al-Nusra Front, sit under a gate at the entrance of the northern town of Jisr al-Shughur on April 26, 2015. (AFP/Hass News/Ali Nasser)
May 03, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Nusra Front militants allegedly received anti-tank weapons training in Syria’s Qalamounin region as they prepare to battle Hezbollah.
Arsal has been the site of fierce clashes between Lebanese authorities and Daesh and Nusra militants, who kidnapped 25 Lebanese servicemen after a brutal offensive there last August. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 16:19 GMT
The bodies of one Lebanese soldier and one civilian were handed over to Lebanese authorities on Friday by Daesh militants in the Lebanese border town of Arsal.
Lebanese troops travel through the town of Arsal, close to the Syrian border, August 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
May 01, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Fourteen Syrian refugees were arrested by Lebanese security forces Friday for "suspicious" activity, the country's state news agency reported.
Syrian refugee children attend the Bunia Mustaqbal school in Lebanon's eastern town of Ersal, on the border with Syria, on October 25, 2014. (AFP/Maya Hautefueille)
April 30, 2015 - 15:30 GMT
The health ministry launched a new campaign Thursday to address water sanitation in Lebanese schools.
Lebanon has witnessed an increase of militant activity on the border with Syria in recent months. (AFP/File)
April 30, 2015 - 09:35 GMT
Nusra Front militants reportedly killed six Hezbollah members during an ambush near the Syrian border with Lebanon Wednesday.