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3 Syrian children killed in Lebanon fire: security source

Three Syrian refugee children burned to death in a fire that destroyed their makeshift wooden hut in northern Lebanon on Thursday, a security services official told AFP.

Hezbollah has `presence` in Iraq fighting: Nasrallah

Lebanon`s Shiite movement Hezbollah is involved in fighting in Iraq, its chief Hassan Nasrallah revealed for the first time Monday in a speech beamed to supporters in southern Beirut.

Scores dead in intensified fighting in southern Syria: Monitor

Intense clashes in southern Syria have killed scores of pro-government and insurgent fighters in the past week, a group monitoring Syria`s war said on Sunday, forecasting even fiercer violence as the weather clears.

Former PM Hariri in Lebanon for anniversary of father's assassination: Report

Lebanon`s former prime minister Saad al-Hariri arrived back in the country overnight on a rare visit and will make a speech on Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of his father Rafik`s assassination, Lebanese media said.

Syria troops shell southern villages: Monitor

Regime troops shelled rebel-held villages in southern Syria, as a snowstorm slowed an advance led by Lebanon's Hezbollah near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, a monitor said.

Sandstorm lashes Middle East, halting Suez traffic

A fierce sandstorm lashed Egypt, Israel and Lebanon on Wednesday, forcing the closure of the Suez Canal and grounding domestic flights in Israel, officials said.

Hezbollah in Syria fighting close to Israeli lines: Monitor

 Lebanon`s Hezbollah and Syrian regime forces have advanced to the edge of Israeli-held territory as part of a joint offensive against rebels in southern Syria, a monitoring group said Wednesday.

Lebanon to start receiving French arms in April: Paris

The first deliveries of Saudi-funded French weapons to help Lebanon combat jihadists will begin in April, a spokesman for Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Sunday.

UN Security Council condemns killing of Spanish peacekeeper

The UN Security Council has condemned "in the strongest terms" last week's killing of a Spanish peacekeeper in southern Lebanon.

Hezbollah says doesn't want war with Israel but not afraid of one

The leader of Hezbollah said on Friday his group did not want war with Israel but was ready for one and had the right to respond to Israeli "aggression" in any time and place.

Israel buries soldiers, says Hezbollah doesn't want conflict

Israel was on Thursday to bury two soldiers killed in a Hezbollah missile strike that triggered Israeli fire on southern Lebanon, raising tensions between the bitter enemies to their highest in years.

Israel says Hezbollah not interested in escalating violence

Israel said on Thursday it received a message from the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah that it was backing away from further violence, a day after the worst deadly clashes in years erupted along the border.

Lebanon flays Israeli military escalation at border

Lebanon on Wednesday condemned Israeli military escalation at the border, while stressing that it was committed to the resolution of the UN Security Council (UNSC), according to a Xinhua report.

Hezbollah will pay `full price` for deadly attack: Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Lebanon`s Hezbollah it will pay the "full price" after missiles killed two Israeli soldiers Wednesday in an attack that raised fears of another all-out war.

Lebanon`s Hezbollah claims attack on Israeli military

Lebanese Shi'ite militant group Hezbollah claimed responsibility on Wednesday for an attack against a military convoy in an Israeli-occupied border area.

Two Israeli soldiers killed, seven injured in Hezbollah attack
Two Israeli soldiers killed, seven injured in Hezbollah attack

At least two Israeli soldiers were killed and seven others injured today when a missile fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group hit an army convoy, promoting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to threaten strong retaliation similar to the one carried out in Gaza last year.

Syria refugee children depict joy, pain in photos

The photos on display at a Beirut theatre show Syrian refugees chopping wood, getting married, and playing in a Lebanese field. They are the work not of professionals, but Syrian refugee children.

Five Lebanese soldiers killed in clashes near border with Syria

Five Lebanese soldiers were killed in a clash with gunmen in eastern Lebanon on Friday, the Lebanese army said, in an area that has seen regular incursions from Islamist militants fighting in Syria`s war.

UN saw drones over Syria before Israel strike in breach of truce

UN peacekeepers stationed in the Golan Heights along the Syrian-Israeli border observed drones coming from the Israeli side before and after an airstrike that killed top several Hezbollah figures, the United Nations said on Monday.

Iran general killed with Hezbollah fighters in Israel raid

An Israeli strike on Syria killed an Iranian general, Tehran confirmed Monday, as Lebanon`s Hezbollah movement buried one of six of its fighters killed in the same raid.