A man accused of killing another in a family dispute at Burj al-Shamali Palestinian refugee camp in the southern city of Tyre was handed over to the army on Sunday.
According to the state-run National News Agency, Qassem Jamal Saleh, who opened fire on Saturday night at Imad Zayyan al-Qassem, killing him, was handed over to the army in Tyre barracks.Full Story
The Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch has arrested a Palestinian in southern Lebanon on suspicion of collaborating with Israel, The state-run National News Agency reported Friday.
NNA said Mohammed Kamal Rahil, 29, was arrested by a patrol in the area of Burj al-Shamali in the southern district of Tyre.Full Story
A dispute between men from the southern city of Tyre and the town of Bazourieh to its east turned into a gunfight, terrorizing the residents, the state-run National News Agency reported Thursday.
NNA said that the “personal dispute” started between two men at midnight Wednesday but later expanded to include their relatives and friends.Full Story
A Lebanese woman died on Wednesday after setting herself on fire at her house near the southern city of Tyre, the state-run National News Agency reported.
NNA said that B.Z., 38, was killed when she self-immolated at her home in the area of al-Marj in Jwayya.Full Story
Hasan Awada, the municipal chief of the southern town of Yaroun, was wounded on Monday when a blast ripped through his car as he was driving it in the Tyre area of al-Housh, state-run National News Agency reported.
Security forces immediately cordoned off the area and launched an investigation into the incident, NNA said.Full Story
The Internal Security Forces Intelligence Branch arrested two people on suspicion of their involvement in the kidnapping of a Lebanese businessman in early February, security sources said Thursday.
The sources told al-Liwaa newspaper that Ali Aa, 52, and his cousin, were arrested in the area of Tyre in southern Lebanon on the suspicion of abducting Najib Youssef on Feb. 5.Full Story
A wealthy businessman kidnapped on Tuesday in the Tyre region was released on Sunday evening, a media report said.
“Abductee Najib Youssef has been released and handed over to the Internal Security Forces Intelligence Bureau in Beirut,” al-Jadeed television reported.Full Story
U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly visited Tyre yesterday to promote the protection of cultural property and visit project sites under the Ambassador’s Fund for Cultural Preservation, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.
During her visit, she met with the Mayor of Tyre, Hasan Dbouq, the head of the Union of Tyre Region Municipalities, Abdul Mohsen al-Husseini, Dr. Ali Khalil Badawi, Director of Antiquities for South Lebanon with the Ministry of Culture, and members of the Tyre Municipal Council.Full Story
Kidnappers are demanding a 3-million-dollar ransom in return for freeing a Lebanese businessman abducted in the southern city of Tyre, the National News Agency and Voice of Lebanon radio (100.5) reported on Wednesday.
NNA said that Najib Youssef, 66, was heading on Tuesday afternoon from his house in Bourj al-Shamali in his four-wheel Cadillac to a land he owns in Abou Aswad when several gunmen took him away.Full Story