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Lebanese soldier killed in clashes with Sunni militants

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A Lebanese soldier was killed on Thursday evening during clashes with Sunni Muslim fighters in the coastal city of Tripoli after the...

Militias battle anew in Lebanon’s Tripoli, army arrests 21 fighters

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Clashes resumed on Tuesday between Lebanese militias who back opposing sides of Syria's war and 21 fighters were arrested by the army...

Suicide bombings kill 23 near Iran embassy in Beirut

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Two suicide bombings rocked Iran's embassy compound in Lebanon on Tuesday, killing at least 23 people including an Iranian cultural attaché and...

Two die in northern Lebanon in spillover from Syria war

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Two people died in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli on Monday, in fighting between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad...

Four killed in Sunni-Alawite clashes in Lebanon’s Tripoli

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Four people have been killed in fighting in Lebanon's northern city of Tripoli between Sunni Muslim gunmen who oppose Bashar al-Assad and...

Rockets fired across Lebanon, Israel border

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Several rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern Israel today, the first since 2009, prompting Israel to return fire, military officials said. Two buildings...

Mandate of UN peacekeepers in southern Lebanon extended for another year

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The Security Council yesterday extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon until 31 August 2012. Established in 1978,...

Gaza aid delegation to go on Lebanon ship: Iran

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Iranian lawmakers protesting at Israel's blockade of Gaza, plan to travel on an aid ship that plans to leave from Lebanon, an...

Nasrallah threatens ships going to Israel in future war

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Lebanon's Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said the Shi'ite guerrilla group would attack all military, civilian and commercial ships heading towards Israel's...

Israel deploys “Iron Dome” anti-rocket system

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Israeli is deploying an interceptor system it has developed at a cost of US$210 million to shoot down the short-range rockets and...

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SA’s top soldier right on decline upon a decline in the SANDF

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South Africa’s senior soldier – SA National Defence Force (SANDF) Chief – General Rudzani Maphwanya has it spot on in that the decline upon...