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BEIRUT: The Syrian Army has launched a series of artillery strikes on the Lebanese border town of Tfail, causing both Lebanese residents and Syrian refugees to flee into the surrounding hills.
BEIRUT: One of the two suspected Hezbollah members held in Thailand confessed to planning an attack against Israeli tourists on April 13 during the Jewish festival of Passover, the Bangkok Post reported Friday.
Forty-one years ago this month, in April 1973, in one of the IDF's boldest operations ever, a young Ehud Barak dressed himself as a woman, entered Beirut with a group of soldiers from the elite Sayeret Matkal unit and assassinated several key players from the Palestinian Liberation Organization in retribution for the Munich massacre at the Summer ... (more)
A Syrian man carrying on his back his daughter makes his way amid rubble following reported air strikes by government forces in the Aleppo district of Ansari, in the southwest of the city, on April 15, 2014.
Minister Nouhad Machnouk arrives to attend a Cabinet session in Baabda, Thursday, March 27, 2014.
With the conflict in Syria now in its fourth year, some Lebanese are growing increasingly hostile to the million Syrians taking refuge in their country When Dima Wannous, a 32-year-old Syrian novelist and daughter of the renowned Syrian playwright Saadallah Wannous, hailed a taxi in Beirut on April 15th she did not expect her ride would end with ... (more)
A suspected member of the group which carried out an attack on Iran's cultural center, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, was arrested, the Lebanese army said Thursday Lebanese security forces claimed Thursday to have arrested a Palestinian man with alleged ties to the international terror group al-Qaeda, Lebanese media reported.
BEIRUT: Military Investigative Judge Fadi Sawwan issued 30 arrest warrants in absentia against suspects involved in Syria-linked clashes in the northern city of Tripoli.
Editor's note: Ahead of the 2014 presidential election, this is the sixth in a series of articles examining the circumstances and conditions that shaped the elections of Lebanon's 12 presidents since 1943.
BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora warned of grave consequences if Parliament passed the salary scale proposal without modifications, calling on authorities to cut waste at Electricite du Liban and other state institutions.
BEIRUT: The Cabinet Wednesday appointed a female head for the Civil Service Board and approved a plan to address the deteriorating Rafik Hariri University Hospital in Beirut.
This photo released by Hezbollah-owned Al-Manar TV Facebook page, shows a combo picture of three Al-Manar TV journalists, cameraman Mohammed Mantash, left, reporter Hamza al-Haj Hassan, center, and technician Halim Allaw, right, who were killed while covering the battle between the Syrian government forces and rebels, in the Syrian town of ... (more)
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea, second right, speaks during a press conference as he announces his candidacy for the presidency, in Maarab, Friday, April 4, 2014.