Four Syrians were arrested Sunday in the town of Dahr al-Ain in the northern Koura district on suspicion of having ties to terrorist groups, state-run National News Agency reported.Full Story
The army on Sunday seized a truck loaded with foodstuffs that was headed for the jihadist groups in the outskirts of the Bekaa border town of Arsal, state-run National News Agency reported.Full Story
General Security chief Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim has pledged that “there will be leniency with terrorism or the Israeli enemy.”Full Story
Free Patriotic Movement chief Jebran Bassil on Sunday called on some political parties not to “waste time,” stressing the need to pass a new electoral law containing the proportional representation system.Full Story
Change and Reform bloc secretary Ibrahim Kanaan has revealed that President Michel Aoun will not sign a decree that calls for parliamentary elections to be held on May 21.Full Story
President Michel Aoun has slammed a recent Israeli letter to the U.N., warning that any Israeli threats to Lebanon's sovereignty will be met with an “appropriate response.”Full Story
Lebanese Forces Information Minister Melhem Riachi emphasized on Saturday that contacts with Hizbullah are merely limited to the party's ministers and lawmakers, the state-run National News Agency reported.
“We do not negotiate with Hizbullah. There are some contacts limited to Hizbullah ministers and deputies,” said Riachi during a visit to the eastern city of Zahle where LF MP Toni Abi Khater received him at his residence in the presence of a number of LF lawmakers.Full Story
Economy Minister Raed Khoury stressed the need to separate the longtime wage scale file from the state's annual budget over concerns that it would remain pending if the cabinet discussions stuttered.
“The wage scale must be separated from the annual budget over fears that discussions would remain pending in the cabinet,” Khoury told VDL (93.3).Full Story
Police in north Lebanon arrested a Syrian national suspected of having links to a terror group, the National News Agency reported on Saturday.
The police patrol arrested, Sami Ahmed Salloum, a Syrian, in Akkar's town of al-Ayoun for having ties to terror groups, NNA said.Full Story
Two Syrian nationals were robbed at gunpoint on an inland road in Akkar north of Lebanon, the State-run National News Agency reported on Saturday.
A group of unidentified gunmen, riding a brown Mercedes, robbed Adnan al-Sadbbashi and Mohammed Moustafa on a village road in Akkar at around 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, said NNA.Full Story