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.
When one of Lebanon’s most wanted terrorists kills himself while planting a bomb it is cause for at least some sort of grim celebration. But when the chief bomb-maker of the country’s most notorious terror group self detonates while helping rebels
As Syria’s yearlong conflict has heightened tensions in neighboring Lebanon between groups loyal or hostile to the Syrian regime, discord and factional infighting in Lebanon’s Palestinian refugee camps have added to the country’s instability. The country’s camps are becoming “more and more of a battlefield” between those who are for or against the Assad regime […]
Another riot in Roumieh Prison and Fatah al-Islam inmates captured a number of security forces members , Voice of Lebanon reported on Friday.
The Lebanese Armed Forces’ Directorate of Orientation said in a statement issued on Sunday that Medhat Hassan Khalil Ahmad , one of five inmates that escaped from Roumieh Prison was captured in North Lebanon ..
One child was killed and at least six people wounded in violent clashes between Fatah and Islamist groups that erupted Saturday afternoon in the Palestinian refugee camp of Ain al-Hilweh in south Lebanon, a security source told Xinhua.
Lebanese security officials say troops have intensified a search for seven Estonian cyclists kidnapped this week after crossing into the country from Syria.
Fatah-Intifada denied claims that its group is behind the kidnapping of the seven Estonians ” is not true and only serves those keen on destabilizing Lebanon. The group has never and will never resort to such actions.” According to a statement.
Two prisoners from the radical Fatah Islam Organization Tuesday morning escaped from a prison in Lebanon, the country’s state-run National News Agency (NNA) reported. The report said that the two prisoners attempted their escape from Roumieh Prison by climbing over a wall. However, one fell to the ground, breaking bones
An al-Qaida-inspired group says its leader and a top commander were heading to Iraq to join insurgents there when Lebanese security troops killed them over the weekend, according to a U.S. terror-monitoring firm.