Lebanon`s Hezbollah detains `Israeli spy` in its ranks

Lebanon`s Hezbollah has detained a senior party official it accused of spying for Israel and "sabotaging security operations" abroad, a source close to the movement said on Thursday.

Tent school offers hope to Syrian child refugees

In a squalid camp in eastern Lebanon, a school in a tent with a chalkboard and brightly coloured desks offers children who fled Syria`s war a chance of an education.

UN asks Israel to pay Lebanon $856 million for oil spill

 Israel was asked by the UN General Assembly on Friday to compensate Lebanon for $856.4 million in oil spill damages it caused during its 2006 war with Hezbollah.

Surajkund fair from Feb 1, Lebanon partner country
Surajkund fair from Feb 1, Lebanon partner country

The 29th edition of the Surajkund International Crafts Mela (fair) will be held from Feb 1-15 at Surajkund near Faridabad, a senior Haryana official said here Thursday.

Chhattisgarh will be theme State for Surajkund Mela next year

The fortnight-long annual Surajkund International Crafts Mela will begin on February 1, with Chattisgarh as its theme state and Lebanon, the partner nation, a senior official said on Thursday.

Russia seeks dialogue in Lebanon, Syria

Visiting Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov stressed Friday that Moscow is seeking "accord and comprehensive national dialogue that respects the interests and rights in Lebanon and Syria."

In Lebanon, a garden blooms on former 'trash mountain'

Lebanon's southern city of Sidon is best known for its Crusader castle and ancient market, but a more modern landmark has marred its Mediterranean shoreline for decades -- a towering "mountain" of trash.

Hezbollah members killed in alleged Israeli attack

 An unknown number of members of the Lebanese Shiite group Hezbollah were killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the outskirts of Damascus over the weekend, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, SOHR, said Monday.

Israel stops arms transfers to 'terrorists': Minister

Israel said on Monday it will not allow "sophisticated weapons" to fall into the hands of its enemies, after furious claims from Syria that Israeli warplanes carried out air strikes near Damascus.

Lebanon needs more help to tackle jihadist threat: PM

Lebanon needs more international help to fight jihadist forces that have launched a series of attacks against the army and kidnapped security forces, the country`s prime minister told AFP.

Al-Nusra executed Lebanese soldier

 The al-Nusra Front, al Qaeda's wing in Syria, has killed a Lebanese soldier and vowed to kill more in retaliation to the arrest of women by the Lebanese authorities.

Anger erupts in Lebanon after reported killing of policeman

Anger erupted in eastern Lebanon early Saturday after al Qaeda-linked Syrian extremist group the Al-Nusra front said it had killed a captured Lebanese policeman to avenge the arrest of Islamic militants` wives and children.

Lebanon holding IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's 'daughter, ex-wife', DNA test shows
Lebanon holding IS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's 'daughter, ex-wife', DNA test shows

Seeking to clear the confusion over the identity of the woman detained by Lebanon, the country's Interior Minister has confirmed that the lady is the ex-wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Lebanese soldier killed while dismantling bomb near Syria

A Lebanese soldier was killed while dismantling an explosive device outside the town of Arsal on the border with Syria on Wednesday, security sources said. 

Lebanon detains wife, son of Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; blow to ISIS
Lebanon detains wife, son of Islamic State chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi; blow to ISIS

 In what could be seen as a big blow to the ISIS, one of the wives of Islamic State Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and her son, are said to have been detained by the Lebanese Army, reports said Tuesday.

In Hezbollah children`s magazine, not fairies but fighters

It`s aimed at children, but instead of princes and princesses, fairies and magicians, the heroes of Lebanon`s "Mahdi" magazine are the "fighters who fell resisting the Israeli enemy".

Lebanon confirms direct negotiations with servicemen''s abductors

Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam Monday confirmed that his government is holding direct negotiations with the kidnappers of at least 28 soldiers and policemen abducted in August.

Beirut mourners celebrate life of Lebanese diva Sabah

Thousands of mourners gathered in central Beirut on Sunday to celebrate the life of famed Lebanese diva Sabah who died this week at the age of 87.

All victims identified in Air Algeria crash

The identification of victims from a mysterious Air Algeria crash in Mali in July has been completed, allowing the remains to be returned to their families, the French foreign ministry said on Friday.

Lebanon scraps independence rally in first since civil war

 Lebanon`s government has decided to cancel Independence Day celebrations for the first time since the 1975-1990 civil war because of the country`s presidential vacuum, the Information Minister said Friday.