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Nigeria seizes $11 million worth of amphetamine pills in shipment from...

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Nigerian authorities intercepted nearly half a million amphetamine pills hidden in machinery coming into a Lagos port, an official said on Thursday. The 451 807...

Two rockets from Lebanon hit Israel, drawing Israeli retaliation

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Two rockets launched from Lebanon on Wednesday struck Israel, which responded with artillery fire amid heightened regional tensions over an alleged Iranian attack on...

In locked-down Lebanon, protester killed in night of unrest

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A man was killed in the Lebanese city of Tripoli on Thursday in clashes between security forces and protesters angry over a strict coronavirus...

Israel, Lebanon resume talks on disputed maritime border

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Israel and Lebanon resumed US-mediated talks on Wednesday over their disputed Mediterranean Sea border, that has held up hydrocarbon exploration in the potentially gas-rich...

Lebanon and Israel, long-time foes, to start talks on disputed waters

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Lebanon and Israel, formally still at war after decades of conflict, launch talks on Wednesday to address a long-running dispute over their maritime border...

Hashish destined for Africa intercepted

Lebanese police seized 25 tonnes of hashish set to be smuggled to an African state in the country’s biggest drug bust, Lebanese security forces...

New government for Lebanon

Lebanon formed a new government on Tuesday, the presidency announced after Shi’ite Hezbollah and its allies clinched a deal on a cabinet that must...

Lebanon clashes continue

Cat-and-mouse clashes between Lebanon’s security forces and protesters wounded scores on a night of violence that rocked central Beirut. Riot police fired tear gas and...

Beirut shaken by barbaric crackdown on protests

An upsurge of violence in Lebanon’s protests against the ruling elite, with police meting out beatings and protesters hurling stones, has alarmed rights groups...

Lebanon protests turn violent

Protests in Lebanon turned violent for a second night on Wednesday with dozens injured after security forces used batons and tear gas to break...

Second night of violence in Lebanon

Clashes between supporters of Lebanon’s caretaker prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, and Shi’ite groups Hezbollah and Amal erupted into gunfire in Beirut, state news agency...

Lebanon turmoil continues

A new wave of protests paralysed Lebanon after President Michel Aoun enraged demonstrators urging them to end a revolt against corruption and cronyism in...

Warnings of chaos, civil war in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement warned a power vacuum could tip the country into civil war, suggesting adversaries including the US and Israel were seeking to...

Lebanon ministers face pay cut

Lebanon’s cabinet is expected to approve reforms including halving ministers’ wages in a bid to ease an economic crisis and defuse protests against the...

Hezbollah claims drone hit

Hezbollah said it downed an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon in another flare-up raising tensions between the Iran-backed group and Israel. The drone is...

Lebanese security agency turns smartphone into selfie spycam

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Lebanon's intelligence service may have turned the smartphones of thousands of targeted individuals into cyber-spying machines in one of the first known...

Lebanese army, Hezbollah announce offensives against Islamic State on Syrian border

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The Lebanese army launched an offensive on Saturday against an Islamic State enclave on the northeastern border with Syria, as the Lebanese...

Egypt deports popular Lebanese political talk show host

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Egypt on Monday arrested and deported popular talk show host Liliane Daoud, security and airport sources said, hours after the Lebanese journalist...

Saudi Arabia halts $3 billion package to Lebanese army, security aid

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Saudi Arabia said on Friday it suspended a $3 billion (£2.1 billion) aid package for the Lebanese army in what a official...

Hezbollah sees no end to Syria war, Mideast at risk of...

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Lebanon's Hezbollah says the Middle East is at risk of partition and sees no end to the war in Syria, where it...

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