Monday, October 27, 2014 - 07:03
Six Lebanese soldiers were killed as the army clashed with Islamist gunmen in northern Lebanon for a second day on Saturday, using helicopters to fire rockets in the first such air attack since the war in neighboring Syria began.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 08:50
Lebanese Army defector Abdallah Shehadeh in a video released Thursday said Hezbollah’s "manipulation" of the military and its "discrimination" against Sunni personnel were what prompted him to join the Nusra Front.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 09:03
The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned a network of companies in Lebanon, the United Arab Emirates and China for allegedly procuring sophisticated military equipment for the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, including materials for aerial drones, senior U.S. officials said.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 07:38
Lebanon's military, a bulwark of stability in one of the Middle East's most fragile countries, is coming under immense strain from the Syrian conflict spilling across the border, army and government officials said. Built with billions of Western aid dollars, the armed forces are taking on an even more crucial role in holding this strategically important country together with parliament too deadlocked to elect a president.
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 07:24
I was once asked about the issue of Michel Samaha, and I replied that I was waiting for a call from President Assad to explain the situation, since there are Lebanese accusations against a Syrian official (Maj. Gen. Ali Mamlouk).
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 13:44
BEIRUT: Conditions are still not conducive for holding the presidential election, Hezbollah's deputy leader Sheikh Naim Qassem said Wednesday after Parliament failed again to vote for a new president.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 07:08
BEIRUT: Prime Minister Tammam Salam said Tuesday that the dispute over Hezbollah’s arms is tied to the role of the state in decisions of war and peace, adding that Lebanese intervention in Syria should stop.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 06:56
The Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah is a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime. Fighters from the group have traveled to Syria and have been instrumental in helping Syrian troops secure key areas near the Lebanese border.
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 07:52
“The better our cooperation with Egypt is, there will be less need to work near the border, but the army is prepared to act.”
Monday, April 14, 2014 - 07:43
Officials say Hezbollah has turned to a variety of new tactics - including complicated commando operations - to hunt down rebels and opposition commanders.