August 19, 2014
Japan's government is investigating a video posted online depicting a Japanese man apparently kidnapped by ISIS militants.
August 18, 2014
The Syrian air force carried out air strikes against ISIS militants in the province of Raqqa Monday.
Lebanese authorities tightened controls on Syrian refugees in Bsharri after a wave of violence between militants and the army across Arsal earlier this month.
Clashes between Druze and Bedouins in southern Syria killed 15 people.
Syria's air force continued to carry out dozens of strikes against ISIS militants in Raqqa Sunday, killing 31 extremists and eight civilians.
The combined net profits of six out of seven Lebanese banks operating in Syria dropped 54 percent in the first half of 2014.
August 17, 2014
The Syrian army's jet fighters have launched a series of fresh aerial strikes against the strongholds of Takfiri ISIL militants in northern Syria, killing nineteen ISIL militants and injuring tens of others.
ISIS extremists in Syria executed 700 members of the al-Sheitaat tribe, while 1,800 people remain missing, according to a British-based monitoring group.
August 16, 2014
Lebanese PM Tammam Salam reassured relatives of kidnapped soldiers and police officers Saturday that the state was exerting all efforts possible to secure the release of their loved ones.
The mayor of Tfail said Saturday that the Syrian army ordered residents to evacuate in 48 hours before the military shells the tiny eastern border village in Lebanon.
August 14, 2014
Mais Hamdan humored her fans with a picture of the man of her dreams, and he wasn't what they were expecting, at all!
August 13, 2014
Militants from the Islamic State have taken control of a string of villages in Syria's Aleppo province.
Tensions remain high in the aftermath of Arsal. Lebanese nationals blame Syrian refugees for the violence, while the latter deny any involvement. But, who is right?
August 12, 2014
A large influx of Palestinian refugees from Syria is causing a strain on Lebanon's refugee camps.
Lebanese lawmakers failed in a tenth attempt to elect a new president Tuesday, prompting Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri to postpone voting till September 2.