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Berlusconi ally arrested in Lebanon ahead of mafia ruling

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 09:16

An ex-senator friend of former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has been arrested in Lebanon where he was on the run over charges of mafia ties, the Italian interior ministry announced.

Lebanon to draw new policy on Syrians refugees

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 06:57

Lebanon will issue a new policy to address the high influx of Syrian refugees, social affairs minister Rashid Derbas said Thursday.

Danger to Syria`s president eliminated: Hezbollah

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 05:40

The leader of Lebanon`s militant Hezbollah group says that the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad is no longer in danger of falling.

Netanyahu vows response to every effort to attack

Last Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014, 06:47

Two days after Israeli Army shot dead two suspected gunmen while trying to enter the country from Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday to repel all cross-border attacks.

Lebanon Army vows to fight `terror` after troops killed

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 16:14

Lebanon`s Army vowed to battle "terrorism" hours after a suicide bomber killed three soldiers at a checkpoint in the east near the border with war-torn Syria.

Car bomb kills three soldiers in attack on Lebanese Army checkpoint

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 23:46

A suicide bomber killed himself and three soldiers when he detonated a car bomb at a Lebanese Army checkpoint in the border town of Arsal on Saturday, Lebanese security sources said.

27 dead over 12 days in Lebanon`s Tripoli: Security

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 00:21

Twenty-seven people, most of them civilians, have been killed in 12 days of clashes between pro- and anti-Damascus fighters in Lebanon`s second city Tripoli, a security source has said.

Syrians are main asylum seekers in rich world: UN

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 15:11

For the first time, Syrians were the biggest group seeking asylum in industrialised countries last year, as the impact of fighting in the country spread beyond the turbulent region, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday.

Renewed Syria-linked clashes kill 2 in Lebanon`s Tripoli

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 13:54

Two people were killed overnight in renewed clashes in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli tied to the conflict in neighbouring Syria, a security source told AFP on Friday.

Syria regime forces seize famed Crusader fort: State TV

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 20:11

Syrian regime forces seized renowned Crusader castle Krak des Chevaliers on Thursday, state television said, after deadly fighting with rebels in the area near the border with Lebanon.

Lebanon army opens road near Syria border after tensions

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:38

Lebanon`s army deployed in the town of Arsal along the border with Syria early Wednesday, reopening the main road out of the town after a night of tension.

Protests flare across Lebanon against `siege` of border town

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 03:40

Lebanese demonstrators blocked several roads throughout the country on Tuesday evening in protest at what they called a "siege" on the Sunni Muslim town of Arsal on the border with Syria.