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Lebanon detains Iraqi allegedly spying for Israel: Report

Lebanon's state-run news agency is reporting that security forces have detained an Iraqi citizen who was allegedly spying for Israel.

Israel strikes Iran-supplied arms depot near Damascus airport

Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional sources said, targeting weapons regularly sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes.

Israeli strike hits Iranian arms supply depot in Damascus

Israeli strike hits Iranian arms supply depot in Damascus

An Israeli strike on Thursday hit an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese Hezbollah group near Damascus airport.

US accuses Iran of ''alarming provocations''

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Iran of "alarming ongoing provocations" aimed at destabilising the Middle East and undermining America`s interests in the region, a media report said.

Syrian refugee regional plan remains 91% underfunded: UN

Two UN organisations on Tuesday warned of low funding for their ongoing support operations for Syrian refugees.

Over 5 million Syrians have fled homeland

More than five million people have fled Syria`s civil war to neighbouring countries, according to data from the UN refugee agency UNHCR and the government of Turkey.

Sikh-American girl harassed on US train, White man shouts 'go back to Lebanon'

Sikh-American girl harassed on US train, White man shouts 'go back to Lebanon'

As New York City works to respond to a rise in reports of discrimination and harassment, subways have emerged as a source of special concern.

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning.

Ex-Qaeda affiliate in Syria claims Damascus bombings

Syria's former Al-Qaeda affiliate Fateh al-Sham Front today said in a statement it was behind twin bombings targeting Shiite pilgrims in the centre of Damascus that killed 74 people.

City of Beirut, capital of Lebanon looks enchanting from space station! Thomas Pesquet shares the pic

City of Beirut, capital of Lebanon looks enchanting from space station! Thomas Pesquet shares the pic

French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who is part of Expedition 50 crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has been showering his social media followers and space enthusiasts with the breathtaking views of the Earth.

UNHCR, UK appeal to support Lebanon in Syrian refugee crisis

British Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi called for urgent international support to Lebanon and Syrian refugees here.

First Hindu Congresswoman says she met Assad on Syria trip

The first Hindu elected to the Congress, Hawaiian Democrat Tulsi Gabbard, has said that she met Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a secret, "fact-finding" trip to Syria and Lebanon.

United Nation seeks nearly $5 bn for Syria refugees

UN agencies and aid groups appealed on Tuesday for $4.63 billion (4.31 billion euros) in 2017 to help Syrians who have fled their country`s war and sought refuge in neighbouring countries.

Lebanon seeks cooperation with Saudi Arabia: President

Lebanon seeks cooperation with Saudi Arabia, the country's Hezbollah-backed President Michel Aoun told Saudi television today, after a tense year in relations between the two countries.

Clashes near Damascus despite Syria truce

Syrian pro-government forces clashed with rebels around the main water source for Damascus on Thursday, a monitor said, threatening a fragile ceasefire as it entered its seventh day.

Lebanon's Hezbollah should leave Syria, demands Turkey

Turkey says Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group should withdraw from Syria and a nationwide cease-fire should come into effect before the end of the year.

Bring back Nassak diamond from Lebanon museum: Trimbakeshwar trust

The Trimbakeshwar Devasthan trust has sought to bring back the blue Nassak diamond, which once graced the crown of Lord Shivs idol at the famous temple here.

Syria`s Assad congratulates Lebanon`s new president

Lebanese lawmakers earlier Monday elected the 81-year-old ex-army chief, who promised to protect the country from spillover from the five-year war in neighbouring Syria.

Michel Aoun sworn in as Lebanon's 13th President, end 29-month vaccum

Michel Aoun sworn in as Lebanon's 13th President, end 29-month vaccum

The Lebanese parliament elected former army commander Michel Aoun as president on Monday, ending a 29-month presidential vacuum as part of a political deal that is expected to make Sunni Muslim leader Saad al-Hariri prime minister.

Israeli soldier wounded by gunfire on Lebanese border: Army

Gunfire from a vehicle in Lebanon towards Israeli forces on the border wounded an Israeli soldier on Wednesday and officers returned fire, the army said.