Britain will help train 2,000 Lebanese soldiers this year amid heightened concern that Syria’s neighbour will be sucked into the country’s civil war, the Foreign Secretary has said. The announcement by William Hague during a two-day visit to Lebanon came amid a tense face-off between the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and the Lebanese militant group […]
The Beqaa town of Mreijat in east Lebanon bid its last farewell to its son, late LAF Major Pierre Bachaalany who was killed in Arsal, holding a funeral for him at the town’s St.Georges Church in the presence of a large crowd, political and military officials.
March 14 opposition leaders denounced the fatal attack that targeted the Lebanese Armed Forces in the Bekaa region , near the border with Syria. In a statement issued on Saturday, Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea condemned the attack and extended his condolences to the families of the victims.
The Lebanese army said on Sunday it arrested 18 gunmen in Tripoli after one of its units came under gunfire in the area of Zahriyeh, National News Agency reported.
Finally the Army and the Internal Security Forces leadership will meet to coordinate their joint efforts in arresting those involved in the latest kidnappings of Syrians and Turkish nationals, According a report by An Nahar
The Lebanese Army Command issued the following statement on Friday: “In the framework of the U.S. aid for the Lebanese Army, the Logistics branch received at the port of Beirut on Friday 31 armored Humvee vehicles which is part of the U.S. aid package for the army.”
Beirut, Lebanon- Judges freed nine Islamists on bail from a Lebanese prison on Tuesday in a move which could help defuse tensions in the city of Tripoli, after deadly clashes between rival groups of gunmen and between Palestinian refugees and the army.