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Lebanese army on standby for Arsal unrest

by the militants who retreated into rugged territory to the east of Arsal under an agreement brokered by the Muslim Scholars Committee.   ... The Lebanese Army went on full alert in Arsal Sunday ...

24/08/2014 - 12:46 - comment 0

Lebanese army regains Arsal control but still waits for hostage release

Mahdeh Hamdeye, thanked the Committee of Muslim Scholars and Arsal residents for trying to negotiate ... with Arsal,” he said. The Committee of Muslim Scholars, which mediated the cease-fire and is overseeing ... clashes with the gunmen in the northeastern town of Arsal, as relatives of kidnapped soldiers and security ...

09/08/2014 - 14:42 - comment 0

Militants pull out of Lebanese border town with captives

captives have so far been released as part of mediation efforts by the Committee of Muslim Scholars, which ... The Lebanese Army is working to restore order in Arsal ... the northeast border town. he Lebanese Army is working to restore order in Arsal ...

07/08/2014 - 12:12 - comment 0

Militants in Arsal free two kidnapped Lebanese soldiers

King Abdullah in light of recent turmoil. Sheikh Adnan Amama, from the Muslim Scholars Committee, the group ... the militants had placed on the hostages’ release. The Muslim Scholars Committee mediated the cease-fire ... forces, and the Muslim Scholars Committee will not fail in this regard,” he said. Hujeiri, known ...

18/08/2014 - 10:23 - comment 0

Lebanon's army clashes with ISIS militants in Arsal as ceasefire efforts continue

the army, the sources said. A delegation from the Committee of Muslim Scholars, which negotiatied ... Wednesday. The Committee of Muslim Scholars underlined the need for a negotiated truce. "It ... the bloodshed, particularly of innocent civilians,” head of the Muslim Scholars Committee ...

06/08/2014 - 13:07 - comment 0

Lebanon army - militants launch peace initiative in Arsal

by the Committee of Muslim Scholars. Security sources said machine gun fire and rocket-propelled grenades were ... militant attacks, the sources told The Daily Star. The Muslim Scholars informed the government ... overnight from the embattled northeastern town of Arsal as mediation efforts continued to end the fighting ...

06/08/2014 - 08:44 - comment 0

Islamic State militants hand over body of beheaded Lebanese soldier

and the Red Cross left from Arsal and will receive the body directly from IS,” Muslim Scholars Committee ... The committee member clarified that the areas controlled by IS in the outskirts of Arsal, are closer ... soldier in Arsal. A delegation from the border village of Arsal alongside ...

01/09/2014 - 13:49 - comment 0

ISIS militants agree to leave Lebanon’s Arsal

According to the Association of Muslim Scholars that mediated a 24-hour ceasefire on Wednesday, three more ... of Muslim Scholars that mediated a 24-hour ceasefire on Wednesday, three more captured Lebanese soldiers ... town of Arsal within 24 hours, according to a source while three additional captured soldiers were ...

07/08/2014 - 07:12 - comment 0

Government receives demands of militants holding Lebanese soldiers captive

The Committee of Muslim Scholars mediated the cease-fire that ended five days of clashes in Arsal earlier ... of the Muslim Scholars Committee told The Daily Star. Eleven members of the Army were being held captive ... to the "Muslim Scholars" member, the Nusra Front had seventeen captives from the ISF and three captives from ...

18/08/2014 - 20:03 - comment 0

Lebanon vows to rescue soldiers captured at Arsal

the Army in its confrontation.” The Committee of Muslim Scholars, the party that mediated ... fighting between the Army and militants from Syria in the  border town of Arsal , the two agreed to a cease-fire that saw the withdrawal of the gunmen, the entry of aid of into Arsal and transport of wounded ...

16/08/2014 - 14:23 - comment 0