The Lebanese army said on Saturday that it has arrested a Syrian national in the northern city of Tripoli for belonging to terrorist organizations.
An army communique said Mohammed Assaad Awad was apprehended in the area of al-Mankoubine.Full Story
The General Security Department said Friday that its officers have arrested a Lebanese and a Syrian suspected of belonging to terrorist groups.
General Security has apprehended a Lebanese who belongs to the groups of terrorists Osama Mansour and Shadi al-Mawlawi, said a communique.Full Story
The young man cowered behind a barrel on the barely lit stage, as his companion pointed a fake weapon towards a roaring audience in a Beirut theater.
The amateur actors were re-enacting a familiar scene from their native Tripoli, one of Lebanon's most volatile cities.Full Story
A bomb has targeted the vehicle of a Lebanese army chief warrant officer in the northern city of Tripoli, the state-run National News Agency reported on Monday.
NNA said 200 grams of explosives went off in the gray Mercedes that was parked in a parking lot in al-Wadih street of Tripoli's al-Qobbeh area at 3:00 am.Full Story
The Lebanese army has taken strong measures in and around the southern city of Sidon after a suspect revealed that wanted Islamist cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Asir had moved occasionally between the city and the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh.
As Safir daily said Thursday that the measures were also taken over fears that militants would carry out attacks through sleeper cells in Sidon.Full Story
A man confessed to faking his own kidnapping to cover the funds he embezzled from the company he works for, announced the Internal Security Forces Intelligence Bureau in a statement on Wednesday.
It said that N.H., an accountant at a commercial establishment in the northern city of Tripoli, faked his abduction at the hands of alleged assailants.Full Story
Wanted Islamist cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Asir had moved occasionally between the southern city of Sidon and the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain el-Hilweh, a suspect admitted to court on Tuesday.
According to al-Akhbar daily published on Wednesday, Alaa al-Moghrabi known as Hatem told the military court that one time a wanted cleric transported al-Asir from the northern city of Tripoli to Sidon from where he took him to Ain el-Hilweh.Full Story
A man was kidnapped Sunday in the northern city of Tripoli after leaving his workplace carrying a large sum of money, media reports said.
“Lebanese national Nazih Zakaria al-Hussein was abducted after he left his workplace at the Tripoli Plaza company carrying 8 million Lebanese pounds,” LBCI television reported.Full Story
Libyan political parties and members of civil society initialed a UN-proposed peace accord in Morocco on Saturday, despite the absence of a rival parliament not recognized by the international community.
"This is a step, but it is really an important step along the path to peace," UN envoy Bernardino Leon said at a ceremony in the Moroccan resort of Skhirat marking the agreement.Full Story
An Israeli drone crashed in the northern city of Tripoli on Saturday, the army said, in the second such incident in three weeks.
"At around 8:30 am (0530 GMT), a drone belonging to the Israeli enemy went down in the port of Tripoli, and the army has taken the necessary measures," the military said in a statement, without elaborating.Full Story