Morsi trial in Egypt prison break case adjourned till Sep 15

Cairo: A criminal court in Egypt on Saturday adjourned the trial of ousted President Mohamad Morsi and 130 others in a 2011 jailbreak case till September 15.

Lebanon cautions against repercussions from Syrian crisis

Beirut: Lebanon`s social affairs minister Rachid Derbas cautioned Friday that the "country is on the verge of drowning" and it cannot bare anymore the repercussions of the Syrian crisis and Syrian displaced.

Arab ``trespasser`` arrested in Lebanon

The Lebanese Army arrested an Arab citizen from Israel who had cut through the border`s barbed wire fence to cross into the country.

Lebanon`s Hezbollah kills top jihadist in Syria: NGO

Fighters from Lebanon`s Hezbollah have killed a top jihadist from the Islamic State group in Syria who allegedly planned bloody attacks in Lebanon, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.

Syrian army takes town near Damascus in blow to rebels

Syrian government forces backed by Lebanon`s Hezbollah took control of a town just outside Damascus from Islamist fighters on Thursday, a blow to the rebels who had held it for more than a year.

Egypt ready to help Lebanon

Egypt`s Ambassador to Lebanon Ashraf Hamdi has said that his country is ready to provide "all possible aid" to the Lebanese army and security forces.

Former PM Hariri back in Lebanon for first time in three years

Former prime minister Saad al-Hariri arrived back in Lebanon for the first time in three years, a visit seen as reasserting his leadership over the Sunni community after a deadly incursion by Islamist militants in the northeast.

7 Lebanon troops freed after Arsal militant deal: Report

Seven Lebanese soldiers being held by militants in the Arsal region on the Syrian border were freed on Thursday after a truce deal, the official National News Agency said.

Lebanese Army surrounds border town, evacuates refugees

Lebanon`s army surrounded a border town occupied by Islamist militants on Wednesday, arresting men and evacuating refugees as the most serious spillover of Syria`s civil war onto Lebanese soil lurched into its fifth day.

Saudi Arabia grants Lebanon`s army $1 billion in aid

The Lebanese army and Islamist militants clashed on Wednesday despite a ceasefire agreed to end five days of fighting that has killed dozens of people in the most serious spillover of Syria`s three-year civil war into Lebanon.

Saudi Arabia grants Lebanon`s Army $1 billion in aid

Saudi Arabia has granted $1 billion in aid to Lebanese armed forces, state news agency SPA said, as they battle Islamist militants who seized a border town in the worst spillover yet from Syria`s three-year-old civil war.

Saudi gives Lebanon army USD 1 bn: Ex-PM Saad Hariri

Saudi Arabia has provided Lebanon`s army, battling jihadists on the Syrian border, with one billion dollars to strengthen security, former Lebanese primier Saad Hariri told reporters in Jeddah today.

Ceasefire agreed in Lebanese border town battle: Source

A 24-hour ceasefire was agreed on Tuesday to halt fighting between the Lebanese army and Islamist militants who seized a border town at the weekend, in the most serious spillover into Lebanon from Syria`s three-year-old civil war.

France says to `quickly meet Lebanon`s needs` on arms

France said Tuesday it would move quickly to answer a call from Lebanon for faster arms deliveries as it battles Islamist militants on the Syrian border.

Two Lebanese soldiers killed in clashes near Syrian border: Sources

Two Lebanese soldiers were killed in fighting with Islamist militants overnight in the town of Arsal on the border with Syria and an eight-year-old girl was shot dead in clashes in a northern city, security sources said on Tuesday.

UN warns Lebanon against getting sucked into Syrian war

The UN Security Council has backed Lebanon`s military action against extremist groups but urged it to stay out of the conflict in neighbouring Syria, as Beirut vowed no leniency for the "terrorist killers".

Lebanese Army advances in border battle with Islamists

The Lebanese Army advanced into a border town attacked by Islamists at the weekend in the most serious spillover of the three-year-old Syrian civil war into Lebanon, and the Beirut government said the deadly assault would not go unpunished.

Lebanese Army advances in border town, finds 50 bodies: Official

Lebanese soldiers in armoured vehicles advanced into a border town that was attacked by Islamists in an incursion from Syria at the weekend, finding the bodies of 50 militants, a Lebanese security official said.

Lebanese army battles Syrian militants near border

Hundreds of Lebanese civilians are fleeing an eastern border town that was overrun by militants from neighbouring Syria as Lebanese troops fight to liberate the area.

Lebanese army battles Syrian militants near border

Hundreds of Lebanese civilians are fleeing an eastern border town that was overrun by militants from neighbouring Syria as Lebanese troops fight to liberate the area.