Iran pledges equipment for Lebanon army

 Iran is to offer equipment to the Lebanese army to bolster its battle against jihadist extremists, a senior Iranian official said on a visit to Beirut Tuesday.

US dual policy is recipe for more violence: Syria

Syria's foreign minister on Monday blasted the United States' "dual policy" of striking at some militants in Syria while providing money, weapons and training to others, calling it a recipe for more violence and terrorism.

Syria Qaeda urges Lebanon to negotiate for captive troops

Al Qaeda`s Syria affiliate called on the Lebanese authorities Saturday to discuss its terms for the release of dozens of captive troops, after three of them were executed.

Lebanon detains 450 suspected militants in Syria border crackdown: Sources

 Lebanon`s army has detained about 450 suspected Islamist militants near its border with Syria, Lebanese security sources said on Thursday, as it steps up efforts to prevent them from using the frontier town of Arsal as a base.

Gunmen kill soldier in Lebanon`s Tripoli: Army

Gunfire killed a soldier on Tuesday in Lebanon`s main northern city of Tripoli, where clashes often break out between Sunni Muslim gunmen and troops, the Lebanese army said.

Bomb explodes at Hezbollah checkpoint in eastern Lebanon

 A car bomb exploded at a checkpoint controlled by Shi`ite Muslim group Hezbollah in eastern Lebanon on Saturday, security sources and the state news agency NNA said.

Suicide car bomber kills three in Lebanon: State media

Lebanon's state media says that three people were killed in a suicide car bombing at a checkpoint manned by the Shiite Hezbollah militia.

Israel drone crashes inside Lebanon: Military source

An Israeli drone on Saturday crashed inside Lebanon, coming down close to the demarcation line with the Jewish state, a military source said. "The drone crashed on the Lebanese border, inside Lebanese territory. Lebanese troops are in the area," the source told AFP.

Israel drone crashes inside Lebanon: Military source

An Israeli drone crashed inside Lebanon on Saturday, coming down close to the demarcation line with the Jewish state, a military source.

Bomb attack kills 2 troops on Syria border: Lebanon army

A bomb attack on a Lebanese military patrol killed two soldiers and wounded three others Friday near the border with war-torn Syria, the army said.

Border rocket attack on Lebanon Army wounds 2: Military

Two Lebanese soldiers were killed when insurgents hit a military personnel carrier with a rocket-propelled grenade in an attack at the Syrian border on Friday, a security source said.

In Lebanon, jihadist threat breeds fear, but also farce

As Islamic State fighters have advanced in neighbouring Syria and after the brutal beheading of two of its soldiers, Lebanon has reacted with fear but also dark humour mocking the jihadists.

Lebanon arrests 'prankster' for threatening to behead children

Lebanese police have arrested a man who staged a sick prank by filming himself threatening to behead three Syrian refugee children left in his care, a security official said on Saturday.

New batch of US aid delivered to Lebanon

 The Lebanese Army said it has received a new batch of military aid under the US military assistance programme.

Islamic State terror spillover: Extremists behead another Lebanese soldier
Islamic State terror spillover: Extremists behead another Lebanese soldier

Just days after Lebanon put to rest its first soldier beheaded by the barbaric Islamic State militants, the Sunni extremists claim to have decapitated another soldier, reports said Saturday.

Israeli spy device blast kills Hezbollah man in Lebanon

A member of Lebanon's Hezbollah was killed when an Israeli listening device exploded in the south of the country, the Shiite militant group said on Saturday.

Israeli spy device blast kills Hezbollah man in Lebanon

A member of Lebanon`s Hezbollah was killed when an Israeli listening device exploded in the south of the country, the Shiite militant group said on Saturday.

Lebanon army battles gunmen near Syria border

Lebanese troops clashed with gunmen Thursday in a mainly Sunni Muslim area near the Syrian border where there was deadly fighting with rebels from over the frontier three weeks ago.

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.