In exile, Syrian Armenians feel echoes of genocide

For thousands of Syrian Armenian refugees in Lebanon, the slaughter and expulsion of their ancestors a century ago is less a historical event than an ongoing trauma.

France provides first weapons to Lebanon for Islamic State fight

The first French weapons from a $3 billion Saudi-funded programme will arrive in Lebanon on Monday as allies seek to bolster the country`s defences against the Islamic State group and other jihadists pressing along its Syrian border.

Lebanese journalist accused of exposing Hariri witnesses

A Lebanese reporter and her TV station went on trial on Thursday accused of jeopardising the case against the alleged killers of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik al-Hariri by trying to expose witnesses.

Lebanese journalist goes on trial for contempt in The Hague

A Lebanese journalist and her television channel are due to go before a UN-backed court on Thursday in a trial that critics say raises questions about press freedom, but which prosecutors say is essential to protect vulnerable witnesses.

`Never again', Lebanon says on civil war 40th anniversary

Several Lebanese leaders on Monday warned that the lessons of the country`s civil war should not be forgotten, 40 years after the 15-year conflict began.

Lebanon truckers trapped in Syria crossing return home

More than a dozen Lebanese truck drivers trapped for almost two weeks in a Syria-Jordan border crossing after it was seized by rebels have returned home, Lebanese authorities said Monday.

Lebanon forces kill `militants`, arrest cleric: Report

 Lebanese security forces killed two suspected Islamist militants and arrested an extremist cleric during a shootout in the north of the country, a security official said Friday.

Spanish king visits troops in Lebanon after peacekeeper`s death

Spain`s King Felipe VI on Wednesday visited Spanish troops stationed in southern Lebanon, where Israeli artillery killed a Spanish peacekeeper in January.

Lebanese army kills three jihadis near Syrian border

The Lebanese army on Tuesday killed three jihadis and injured four others in a military operation near the border with Syria.

Israelis targeted UN peacekeepers in Lebanon: Spanish report

 A confidential Spanish military report on the death of a Spanish UN peacekeeper in Israeli shelling in Lebanon said he was manning a post that appeared to have been targeted, a newspaper reported Sunday.

Eight children wounded by cluster bomb in south Lebanon

Eight children were wounded on Friday, one severely, when a cluster bomb from the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah exploded in south Lebanon, security and medical officials told AFP.

Pro-Iran Hezbollah condemns Saudi `aggression` in Yemen

Lebanon`s Iran-backed Hezbollah movement called on Saudi Arabia Thursday to "immediately stop the aggression" after the kingdom launched air strikes against Shiite rebels in Yemen.

Lebanon army detains suspect in beheading of soldier

The Lebanese army said on Tuesday it had detained a suspect in the August 2014 beheading of a soldier, along with a second man accused of attacks on troops.

UN Security Council urges help for Lebanon`s Syrian refugees

The UN Security Council called on the international community Thursday to help Lebanon in its efforts to host more than a million refugees from neighboring Syria.

UN envoy appeals for Syrian refugee education in Lebanon

Gordon Brown, UN special envoy for education, launched an international appeal Wednesday to close a funding gap and pay for the education of 500,000 Syrian refugee children in Lebanon.

Assyrians struggle in Lebanon after fleeing IS jihadists

 Waiting in an aid line outside Lebanon`s capital Beirut, Assyrian Christian Francie Yaacoub remembers the well-stocked home she left behind in Syria as she fled advancing Islamic State group jihadists.

Beirut says UAE to expel 70 mostly Shiite Lebanese

The United Arab Emirates will expel 70 Lebanese nationals, mostly Shiite Muslims, within the next 24 hours, Lebanese officials said on Friday.

Beirut says UAE to expel 70 mostly Shi'ite Lebanese

The United Arab Emirates will expel 70 Lebanese nationals, mostly Shi'ite Muslims, within the next 24 hours, Lebanese officials said on Friday.

Fleeing war, Syrian refugees seek new life in Brazil

"Good day, my name is Mouaz." The Portuguese is rudimentary, but the effort is sincere.

Australian detained in Lebanon over links with terror groups

An Australian citizen of Lebanese descent was detained by Lebanese Army intelligence due to a possible link to terrorist organisations.