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One of the men had been previously arrested for smuggling rockets. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 16:42 GMT
Three people have been arrested in Lebanon, accused of financing armed groups in Syria, according to the Lebanese Army.
A Hezbollah fighter looks over a hill in the Qalamoun region, May 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 11:29 GMT
Lebanese security forces shelled militant positions on the border with Syria Thursday in a bid to thwart terrorist attacks.
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday. (AFP/File)
May 21, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Hezbollah fighters and the Syrian government seized control of a number of strategic hilltop positions Wednesday.
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2015 - 12:37 GMT
Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Wednesday there was a temporary solution to the overcrowding of Lebanese prisons.
The Lebanese army shelled jihadi positions deep in the outskirts, which comprise an area of around 400 square kilometers. (AFP/File)
May 19, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
The Lebanese army shelled the border near Arsal Tuesday, as Daesh and Nusra clash nearby.
US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey takes part in a briefing at the Pentagon on May 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 17, 2015 - 11:20 GMT
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights stated that a US military operation in eastern Syria killed 32 Daesh militants, although US officials reported a smaller number.
Syrian refugees living in Ouzaii compound are evacuated after a fire broke out in the building on May 7, 2015 in the southern Lebanese city of Sidon. (AFP/Mahmoud Zayyat)
May 17, 2015 - 11:01 GMT
Soldiers inspected refugee camps in the town of Barr Elias in Zahle.
A Hezbollah militant patrols a Lebanese town near the Syrian border.  (AFP/Sam Skaine)
May 17, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Fighting goes on to rid Lebanon's border region of militants, says Hezbollah leader Nasrallah.
Dozens of fugitives and suspected militants were arrested by Lebanese forces across the country. (AFP/File)
May 14, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Lebanese security forces arrested 150 suspected militants Wednesday during raids in Beirut, Bekaa Valley and Akkar.
A military court sentenced former information minister Michel Samaha to four and a half years in prison on charges of terrorism Wednesday. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
May 13, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
A military court sentenced former information minister Michel Samaha to four and a half years in prison on charges of terrorism Wednesday.
Syrian government forces gather on a street in the old city of Homs on 8 May 2014. (AFP/File)
May 13, 2015 - 16:00 GMT
More than 100 people from both sides were also wounded in the fierce fighting.