- Lebanon Hizbullah Destroys IS Positions in Ras Baalbek Hizbullah has reportedly destroyed Islamic State group positions entrenched on the outskirts of the border town of Ras Baalbek and al-Zwaytineh, al...
- Lebanon Report: Security Forces Keeping an Eye on Encampments of Refugees Lebanon's security apparatuses are keeping an eye of the encampments of Syrian refugees which they believe provides a shelter for Islamic State mem...
- Lebanon Nasrallah Says 'Security under Control': We Won't Allow Displacement of Qaa Residents Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah reassured Friday that the security situation in Lebanon is “under control” after security fears engulfed th... 56
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said Friday that “terrorism suffered total failure in al-Qaa,” urging citizens not to surrender to fear.Full Story
The Contempt Judge at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, Judge Nicola Lettieri, has scheduled the judgment in the contempt case against al-Akhbar newapaper editor-in-chief Ibrahim al-Amin and Akhbar Beirut S.A.L for July 15, 2016, the STL said in a statement on Friday.Full Story
UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag on Friday lauded the anti-terror efforts of the army and the security forces in the wake of the latest attacks and arrests, as she urged politicians to reach a “compromise” over the stalled presidential vote.Full Story
Internal Security Forces chief Maj. Gen. Ibrahim Basbous on Friday appointed Brig. Gen. Naim Shammas as ISF Chief of Staff, after Brig. Gen. George Lattouf reached the legal retirement age.Full Story
Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas said that the Lebanese must not develop enmity towards the Syrian refugees, and assured that the Ministry will conduct a full survey of the displaced in Lebanon, An Nahar daily reported on Friday.Full Story
Crouched atop a blue minivan at a refugee camp near Lebanon's eastern border, the Syrians act out tales of pain and hope with which their audience is all too familiar.Full Story
Speaker Nabih Berri urged Lebanon's political forces on Friday to accept an initiative he made to end the political impasse and warned that the due date for the parliamentary elections are growing closer, al-Joumhouria daily reported on Friday.
“This is our last chance and time is passing,” Berri told the daily.Full Story
The Lebanese army is still in a search operation for an IS member who managed to escape after it had arrested five terrorists a day earlier who planned to carry out attacks in Lebanon, An Nahar daily reported on Friday.
The army is closely monitoring the suspect's movements and it is expected that he he will be arrested soon, added the daily.Full Story
Al-Mustaqbal Movement leader ex-PM Saad Hariri announced Thursday that his movement is a “firm bulwark in the face of extremism and terrorism,” while stressing that “only the State and the army” can protect Lebanon against any terrorist threats.Full Story
Security forces on Thursday seized an explosive vest and a quantity of arms during a raid in the outskirts of the northeastern border town of Arsal.
“Based on the confessions of a detained terrorist, and as part of its security duties, the General Directorate of General Security carried out a preemptive raid on a terrorist den in the Wadi Ata area in Arsal's outskirts, assisted by the Lebanese Army,” a General Security statement said.Full Story