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Hezbollah cleared of involvement in Bulgarian bus bombing

JERUSALEM - The long anticipated trial of two men charged with bombing a bus in Bulgaria in 2012 is underway, however the prosecution has dropped a bombshell in the early stages of the

At Beirut Marathon, Lebanese Call for PM to Return

Runners taking part in Lebanon's annual marathon are urging Prime Minister Saad Hariri to return home after he resigned under mysterious circumstances during a visit to Saudi Arabia.

Hezbollah says Syrian government will stay on

Beirut - The head of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah says it is time for political leaders to accept the survival of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government. Hassan Nasrallah,

U.S. Envoy At UN Accuses Iran, Hizballah Of Destabilizing Middle East

The U.S. envoy to the United Nations accused Iran and its ally Hizballah of conspiring to destabilize the Middle East at a open meeting of the UN Security Council on April 20.> BNN Nikki

Foreign Trade Minister criticizes Lebanese decision preventing entry of Syrian agricultural products

Damascus, SANA - Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Humam al-Jazaeri expressed regret over the Lebanese Agriculture Ministry's decision to prevent trucks carrying Syrian vegetables and

Arab League in uproar after Hezbollah designated as terrorist group

CAIRO, Egypt - The Arab world has fractured over the treatment of Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah.> Big News Network Tensions have risen dividing countries over the role of the Lebanese

Israel plotting with Arab states to overthrow Syrian regime says Hezbollah chief

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The head of the Lebanese resistance group Hezbollah claims Israel is plotting with Gulf states and Turkey to bring down the Syrian government.> Big News Network Hezbollah

Hezbollah chief vows revenge attack against Israel

BEIRUT, Lebanon Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has vowed a revenge attack against Israel following the killing of a high-profile militant allegedly in an Israeli airstrike near the Syrian

Blasts hit security post in Beirut suburb, 41 killed

More than 40 people have reportedly been killed and dozens of others wounded after two large explosions rocked a security post in the Borj al-Barajaneh area in a southern suburb of Lebanon’s

Islamic State militants may be posing as Syrian refugees

BEIRUT, Lebanon - A senior Lebanese minister has warned European nations that the brutal terror group, Islamic State, may be sending its militants posing as refugees fleeing Syria. Education

Beirut clashes with police get out of control: one dead, 40 hospitalized

On Sunday, media reports and videos circulating on social media showed security officers using water cannons against demonstrators who have been protesting for days against government inaction.

Socialist tide in Arab world continues to wane

A student group recently asked me to address socialism in the Arab world, with the assumption that there is indeed such a movement that is capable of overhauling inherently incompetent and utterly

Kurds regain control of strategic Kobani border town of Syria

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Kurdish fighters have seized the control over Kobani and were advancing further after chasing away Islamic State fighters who had besieged the Syrian border town in September

Lebanese army to take tough stance against terrorism

Lebanese army Commander Gen. Jean Qahwaji stressed Wednesday that the army is "determined to fight terrorism until it is eliminated." The army will exhaust all possible ways to free

Suicide bombing outside Libyan parliament in Tobruk wounds 11: spokesman

A suicide bomber detonated a car laden with explosives in front of a hotel where Libya's elected parliament was in session in the eastern city of Tobruk on Tuesday, wounding three deputies and

Lebanese army opens fire to intercept Israeli drone

The Lebanese army opened its anti-aircraft fire Thursday at an Israeli drone in the central Bekaa region, the military said in a statement, Xinhua reported. According to the statement,

Lebanese forces reclaim Tripoli centre from ISIS linked militants

TRIPOLI, Lebanon - The Lebanese army has launched an intense counter assault against Sunni militants in the second-largest city Tripoli, forcing a retreat from the Old City on a third day of

Security Sources: Lebanese Army Kills 3 in Raid

BEIRUT - Lebanon's army killed three men and arrested several others during a raid on an apartment containing weapons and ammunition where authorities suspected an attack was being planned,

Israeli army fires at cell that crossed Lebanon border

The Israeli military confirmed opening fire on Sunday when a cell attempted to infiltrate Israel from its northern border with Lebanon, leaving a Lebanese soldier injured, according to a

Iraqi airstrikes on ISIS kill civilians as group beheads second Lebanese soldier

BEIRUT, Lebanon - The Iraqi air force carried out airstrikes on ISIS in Hawija, a northern town controlled by the Islamic militant group on Saturday, killing seven patients and wounding 22 others,

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