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Lebanese army captures strategic hilltops from ISIS

Lebanese army captures number of strategic hilltops bordering Syria from ISIS jihadists.

Lebanese army captures strategic hilltops from ISIS

Lebanon: Former pro-Syrian minister granted bail

Lebanese military tribunal orders release on bail of Michel Samaha, a former minister and adviser to Syrian President.

Lebanon: Former pro-Syrian minister granted bail

Lebanon releases ISIS chief's former wife

Prisoner swap with Nusra Front takes place, seeing 16 Lebanese hostages go free in exchange for 13 prisoners.

Lebanon releases ISIS chief's former wife

Lebanon Jails Former Pro-Syrian Minister

Former adviser to Bashar Assad given 4.5 year prison sentence for terrorism.

Lebanon Jails Former Pro-Syrian Minister

Israel Won't Hit Back at Hezbollah, Say Analysts

Consensus among Israeli pundits indicates the IDF has accepted Hezbollah's offer in the latest escalation.

Israel Won't Hit Back at Hezbollah, Say the Analysts

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Northern Lebanon

Suicide bomber blows himself up in a crowded cafe in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli. Al-Nusra Front claims responsibility.

Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Northern Lebanon

Hezbollah Vies Over Elections in Lebanon

As sectarian violence in Lebanon, spillover from Syria continue, Hezbollah-backed candidates vie for the presidential post.

Hezbollah Vies to Win Presidential Elections in Lebanon

Fatah Officer Shot Dead in Lebanon

Jamil Zeidan, a high-ranking military official from Abbas’s Fatah faction, killed by gunmen in a "refugee camp" in southern Lebanon.

Fatah Officer Shot Dead in Lebanon

Jihadist Group Claims Latest Lebanon Bombing

Nusra Front claims responsibility for suicide car bombing in Hermel, which killed three soldiers.

Syrian Jihadist Group Claims Latest Lebanon Bombing

Syrian Jihadists Claim Lebanon Bombing

Al-Nusra Front in Lebanon claims responsibility for Saturday’s suicide car bombing in Hezbollah stronghold.

Syrian Jihadists Claim Lebanon Bombing

Syrian Jihadist Group Claims Lebanon Bombing

A Lebanese branch of the Al-Nusra Front has claimed responsibility for Thursday’s car bomb explosion in the town of Hermel.

Syrian Jihadist Group Claims Lebanon Bombing

Fatal Bombing in Lebanon as Hariri Trial Begins

Fatal bomb strikes town close to Syrian border on same day that trial opens in former PM’s death.

Fatal Bombing in Lebanon as Hariri Trial Begins

Hezbollah Buries Commander Who was Missing

Body of Hezbollah commander Hussein Salah Habib returned to Lebanon after he was tortured and killed by Syrian rebels.

Hezbollah Buries Commander Who was Missing for Months in Syria

Hezbollah Denies it Killed Former Minister

Hezbollah denies it was responsible for the assassination of Mohammed Shatah in a Beirut car bomb.

Hezbollah Denies it Killed Former Lebanese Minister

Hezbollah Silent on Latest Lebanon Attack

Hezbollah keeps quiet over bombing that targeted its soldiers in Baalbek. At least two dead.

Hezbollah Silent on Latest Lebanon Attack

Lebanon to Place Tripoli Under Military Control

Lebanon decides to put the northern city of Tripoli under the command of the military in a bid to end sectarian clashes.

Lebanon to Place Tripoli Under Military Control

Report: Hezbollah Preparing 'Battle for Damascus'

Was Hezbollah "withdrawal" a diversion? Terror group reportedly preparing for massive battle around Damascus.

Report: Hezbollah Preparing for 'Battle for Damascus'

Tension as Hezbollah Wiretaps Christian Town

Christian locals stop Hezbollah’s attempt to expand wiretap operations, but terror group continues to push.

Tension as Hezbollah Wiretaps Christian Town

Syrians Charged in Deadly Lebanon Attacks

Five people, including a Syrian army captain, have been charged over deadly attacks in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli.

Syrians Charged in Deadly Lebanon Attacks

Sheikh: Beirut Explosion Because of Hezbollah

The Lebanese Sunni Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir says that last week's explosion in Beirut was a result of Hezbollah’s “crimes in Syria.”

Sunni Sheikh: Beirut Explosion Because of Hezbollah Crimes

Two Turkish Pilots Kidnapped in Lebanon

Two pilots working for Turkish Airlines abducted near Beirut's international airport. Unknown group claims to be holding them.

Two Turkish Pilots Kidnapped in Lebanon

Hizbullah Convoy Targeted by Roadside Bomb

A Hizbullah convoy was hit with a roadside bomb on an east Lebanon highway bordering Syria. One person may have been killed.

Hizbullah Convoy Targeted by Roadside Bomb Near Syria

Dep. Hizbullah Chief: Israel Responsible for Blast

Sheikh Naim Qassem, deputy head of Hizbullah, says Israel was behind a car bomb explosion in Beirut this week.

Deputy Hizbullah Chief: Israel Responsible for Beirut Blast

UN to Hizbullah: Stay Out of Syria Conflict

The Security Council called on Hizbullah to stop interfering in the civil war in Syria, though it failed to mention the group by name.

UN to Hizbullah: Stay Out of Syria Conflict

UN Concerned as Lebanon Violence Continues

UN Secretary General expresses concern over the sectarian violence in Lebanon, which has intensified in recent days.

UN Concerned as Lebanon Sectarian Violence Continues

Lebanon: 6 Killed in Clashes with Radicals

Six Lebanese soldiers killed in a clash with supporters of a radical Sunni Muslim sheikh opposed to Hizbullah.

Lebanon: Six Killed as Military Clashes with Radicals