Gunmen ambush Lebanese army patrol killing 7 soldiers, updates

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 and former Iraqi PM met in Lebanon

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 […]

MP Hamadeh: Do we need to form militia’s to protect ourselves?

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.