Lebanon & Syria
July 8, 2014
A Rocket from Lebanon's border with Syria landed in the town of Al Fakiha in Bekaa Tuesday. No casualties were reported.
Forty-five thousand Syrian refugees were removed from the UNHCR's registry and verification program in Lebanon because they "failed to keep in contact", according to a spokesperson.
July 7, 2014
The head of Lebanon's parliamentary Health Committee MP Atef Majdalani said Syrian doctors and nurses are practicing illegally in Lebanese hospitals and clinics.
A military judge on Monday charged 28 suspects with belonging to the radical Sunni group, the Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria.
The complications surrounding Lebanon's policy for Syrian refugees are back on the negotiating table with the UNHCR.
July 6, 2014
Lebanon's Internal Security Forces believe that radical Sunni militant group ISIS will strike the country with a series of attacks, according to a leaked report.
July 5, 2014
Lebanese Cabinet members announced this week that there is a chance that Lebanon will establish refugee camps for Syrian refugees, in a move that is considered somewhat unprecedented in the country.
Lebanese MPs expressed skepticism Saturday that a new president would lead Lebanon any time soon.
July 4, 2014
Syrian warplanes carried out at least three airstrikes on the outskirts of Arsal in east Lebanon Friday, killing a 12-year-old boy and wounding three family members
The Army carried out another raid in the northern village of Fnaydeq Thursday, confiscating explosives in light of confessions made by a terror suspect.
July 2, 2014
Four people were injured Wednesday when an unknown assailant on a motorcycle threw a hand grenade into a coffee shop in Tripoli. One of the wounded is believed to be in critical condition according to sources.
Amnesty International slammed Lebanon after a leaked document instructed airlines no to bring Palestinian refugees from Syria to Lebanon.
Both Hezbollah and Lebanese security forces prepared to coordinate against any potential ISIS attack, a senior security source said, Tuesday.
July 1, 2014
Some Islamist groups in Syria have "dismissed" the jihadist Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's claim that they have established an Islamic caliphate.
Fear is growing in Lebanon that terrorist attacks in the country could escalate during Ramadan. Western diplomatic sources expressed concern after Lebanese forces dismantled three terror cells this week.