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ISF Announces Arrest of Another Two Lebanese IS Militants

Two Lebanese militants belonging to the terrorist Islamic State group have been arrested in the Bekaa town of Kamed al-Lawz, the Internal Security Forces said on Wednesday.

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Berri Condemns Blocking of Roads, Says May 15 Session Aims to 'Avoid Vacuum'

Speaker Nabih Berri on Wednesday condemned the blocking of the country's key roads at the hands of protesting truck owners and noted that the May 15 legislative session is aimed at “avoiding lethal vacuum.”

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March 14 Activists Urge Aoun to Protect Lebanon from 'Risks Created by Hizbullah Arms'

The March 14 Moustamerroun group of activists noted Wednesday that the latest remarks by President Michel Aoun about “economic and financial threats facing Lebanon and the Lebanese due to the new U.S. and international sanctions that are being prepared to target Hizbullah and its supporters” were “a blunt acknowledgment of the threats created by Hizbullah's arms for the country, the people and the institutions.”

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Kanaan Decries 'Systematic Anti-FPM Campaign in Media, Protests'

Change and Reform bloc secretary MP Ibrahim Kanaan lamented Wednesday that “there is a systematic campaign against the Free Patriotic Movement in the media and through the street protests.”

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LF Denies Rejecting Bassil's 'Qualification Electoral System'

The Lebanese Forces has denied rejecting the so-called qualification electoral system that has been proposed by Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil.

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Hizbullah Reportedly Trying to Sway Berri, Jumblat on 'Qualification Electoral System'

Hizbullah is exerting efforts to convince Speaker Nabih Berri and Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat of the so-called qualification electoral system that has been proposed by Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil, a media report said on Wednesday.

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Army Chief to Visit Washington Soon

Newly-appointed Army Commander General Joseph Aoun will soon make an official visit to Washington, the first since assuming his post in March, a media report said on Wednesday.

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Berri Rejects Reallocation of Some Seats if Polls are to be Held under 1960 Law

Speaker Nabih Berri has stressed that the upcoming legislative session will be held on May 15, noting that the political forces have been given a chance to agree on a new electoral law and avoid “vacuum.”

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5 Arrested after Army Patrol Shot at in Dar al-Wasaa

An army patrol came under gunfire Tuesday in the Baalbek district town of Dar al-Wasaa, state-run National News Agency reported.

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Fateh al-Sham Militant Killed while Preparing Bomb in Arsal Outskirts

An explosion rocked an area on the peripheries of the eastern border town of Arsal on Tuesday, state-run National News Agency reported.

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