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The deaths are the latest in multiple rounds of fighting between the Sunni neighbourhood of Bab al-Tebbaneh and the Alawite neighbourhood of Jabal Mohsen
The blast took place on busy Al-Arid Street in the Haret Hreik neighbourhood, targeted by a suicide car bombing earlier this month.
The blast took place in a southern Beirut neighbourhood, a stronghold of Lebanon’s Hezbollah
The blast took place on a busy commercial street
AFP- Four people have been killed in fighting in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, where sectarian clashes linked to the Syrian conflict regularly break out, a security source said Monday. “Three people, a woman and two men, were killed in heavy clashes overnight in which heavy artillery and rockets were used,” the source told …
The talks opening Wednesday are aimed at setting up a transitional government to find a way out of the brutal conflict that has killed 130,000 people and made millions homeless since March 2011.
This was the fifth major assault on a Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon since the Shi’a movement admitted it was fighting alongside President al-Assad’s forces in Syria
The “Not A Martyr” campaign sprung up after Chaar was killed in a 27 December car bombing that targeted moderate Lebanese politician Mohammad Chatah.
Saudi Arabia’s interior ministry also confirmed that Majid, a Saudi citizen, was on a list of 85 suspects wanted by the kingdom.
The bombing raised fears about the fragile situation in Lebanon, which has seen the war in neighbouring Syria regularly spill over.
The Israeli government accused the powerful Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah of being behind the rocket fire and threatened an even tougher response to any further attacks.
More than 50 injured
Mohammad Chatah was assassinated when a car bomb targeted his convoy in the city centre
Television channels showed pictures of thick smoke near the Serail, where Lebanon’s prime minister has his offices
The army said the soldier was shot by Lebanese troops as he was driving a civilian vehicle along a section of the border near Rosh HaNikra on the Mediterranean coast.
By Andrew Tabler, Now. As more and more Syrians flee to neighboring Lebanon, the situation there is a growing national security concern not only for Lebanon, but the entire region. While Hezbollah and Iran are supporting the Assad regime in Syria, their increased vulnerability in Lebanon should give them pause, as the recent bombing of …
RSM activist highlights hardships Syrian refugees face in Egypt
By Anno Bunnik Extremist movements and parties tend to disguise their true colours. The English Defence League, notorious for its racism, calls itself a ‘Human Rights’ Organisation. Dutch politician Geert Wilders, bent on banning the Quran, mosques and immigration, heads the ‘Freedom’ Party. Hezbollah, the self-proclaimed champion of Islamic ‘resistance’ is not alone in its …
Fahmy discusses roadmap, domestic affairs and foreign policy in UN address
By Isabella Eisenberg Here, in the northern Lebanese district of Akkar, Catholic-Maronite, Sunni, Greek-Orthodox and Alawite villages are scattered all over the landscape. The Syrian border is a 15 minute drive to the north of the northern Lebanese town of Halba, and residents can hear shelling in Syria at night and episodes of sectarian strife …
Both blasts hit at the hour of weekly Muslim prayers, in a city where Sunni supporters of Syria’s rebels engage in frequent, often deadly, clashes with Alawites, who back the Assad regime.
Israeli aircraft “targeted a terror site located between Beirut and Sidon in response to a barrage of four rockets launched at northern Israel yesterday”
A security source in Lebanon said that four rockets were fired at Israel from the south
The abduction is believed to be related to the kidnap of nine Lebanese Shi’as in Syria in May 2012
A Lebanese documentary offers new perspective on a country’s history
The term of the mandate of the legislature will be modified on an exceptional basis to end on November 2014 rather than this June as scheduled
There was no immediate comment on Assad’s remarks from Israel
The Egyptian embassy in Damascus says more than 5,000 Egyptians have been evacuated since the onset of the civil war in Syria
Rocket-propelled grenades, mortars and machineguns have all been used in six days of clashes in the port city, in the deadliest violence to rock the country for years.