Militants ambushed a Lebanese army patrol near the border with Syria on Tuesday, killing six Lebanese soldiers and wounding one, a Lebanese security official said. The attack occurred in a remote region of Ras Baalbek in eastern Lebanon and was followed by fierce clashes between the two sides, said the official, speaking on condition of […]
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah and Iraq’s Vice President Nouri al-Maliki met recently in Beirut and reportedly expressed their confidence in a statement ( issued by hezbollah ) that the people and governments of the region would defeat the terrorist Islamic State group. Such groups and “their destructive plans don’t have a future in any country […]
The head of Libya’s national congress has vowed to dissolve the country’s militias, in the wake of demonstrations against them. Mohammed Magarief called on Libyans to stop carrying weapons and said that checkpoints and patrols set up by illegitimate groups would be banned.
March 14 MP Marwan Hamadeh told Al-Mustaqbal newspaper in remarks published on Saturday that “the actions of some armed parties and fake diplomatic delegations are intolerable and threaten the security of Lebanon and its people,” in a reference to Hezbollah and the Syrian Embassy in Beirut respectively.