US: Syria must be held accountable’ for destabilizing Lebanon

The U.S. Embassy in Beirut expressed concern over the continuing violence in Tripoli and said in remarks posted on Twitter on Friday that the “Assad regime officials should be held accountable for involvement in alleged attempts to destabilize Lebanon.” The embassy called on all parties to “exercise restraint

3 more killed in sectarian fighting in Lebanon’s Tripoli

At least three people including an Sunni Islamist commander were killed on Friday in a fifth day of sporadic sectarian fighting in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli triggered by the conflict in neighbouring Syria. A Lebanese security source said the situation in Tripoli, where clashes between Sunni Muslims and Alawites have killed 16 people since […]

Army trying for dialogue between Tripoli rival factions

The Army Command decided on Thursday to try and initiate dialogue between the fighters of Jebel Mohsen and Bab al Tabbanah with the aim of ending the security violations in the city of Tripoli without involving the politicians. This comes after the Army Command met privately in Yarzeh with the fighters of the rival factions […]