Heavily-armed Lebanese security forces deployed across the northern city of Tripoli on Saturday as forensic experts sifted through the rubble from twin car bombs that killed at least 47 people the day before.Saturday, 24 August, 2013, 6:07pm
Unknown gunmen killed three Lebanese soldiers near the Syria border overnight, an official said on Tuesday, in the deadliest such attack since the start of the Syrian revolt more than two years ago.28 May 2013 - 4:20pm
A pair of rockets slammed into a car dealership and a residential building in strongholds of Lebanon's Hezbollah militia in southern Beirut yesterday, wounding four people and raising fears that Syria's civil war is increasingly spreading into Lebanon.27 May 2013 - 4:26am
Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah's comments offered the clearest public confirmation yet that the Iranian-backed group is directly involved in Syria’s war.26 May 2013 - 2:47pm
Russia warned on Thursday that any air strike against its ally Syria would be “unacceptable”, as Israel maintained a strict silence on claims that it had bombed Syrian targets.31 Jan 2013 - 6:29pm
Troops bring calm to Beirut streets24 Oct 2012 - 4:31am
More than 100,000 Syrians have fled their war-torn country for neighbouring Lebanon, itself hit by rising tensions in recent days, the UN refugee agency said on Tuesday.
“Lebanon has become the third country in the region to see its population of registered Syrian refugees and people waiting for registration (exceed) the 100,000 mark,” the UNHCR said in a statement.23 Oct 2012 - 9:54pm
Lebanese troops deployed in Sunni areas of the capital as more sectarian violence erupted, stoking fresh fears after a top security official was killed in a bombing blamed on neighbouring Syria.23 Oct 2012 - 12:42pm
Beirut gunfight raises fears war may spread
BEIRUT - Lebanese troops and gunmen exchanged fire in Beirut's southern suburbs yesterday, wounding five people and deepening a political crisis following the assassination of a senior intelligence official. The violence heightened fears that the civil war in neighbouring Syria could be spreading into Lebanon. Reuters
23 Oct 2012 - 4:26am
Violence erupted in downtown Beirut yesterday as protesters tried to storm the offices of Prime Minister Najib Mikati after the funeral of an assassinated intelligence chief whose death they blame on Syria.
Security forces shot into the air and police fired tear gas to repulse the hundreds of protesters who overturned barriers and threw stones and steel rods.22 Oct 2012 - 10:13am
Violence erupted in downtown Beirut on Sunday as protesters tried to storm the offices of Prime Minister Najib Mikati after the funeral of an assassinated intelligence chief whose death they blame on Syria.
Security forces shot into the air and police fired tear gas to repulse the hundreds of protesters who overturned barriers and threw stones and steel rods, witnesses said.21 Oct 2012 - 11:06pm
Lebanese opposition supporters were expected to turn out in the thousands on Sunday for an anti-Syria demonstration at the funeral of a top security official killed in a car bombing blamed on the Damascus regime.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Senior Lebanese intelligence official Wissam al-Hassan, who led the investigation that implicated Syria and Hezbollah in the killing of former prime minister Rafik al-Hariri, died yesterday in a Beirut explosion.
"I can just say that it is true, he is dead," a Lebanese official, who worked with al-Hassan, said.20 Oct 2012 - 3:58am
A huge car bomb exploded in central Beirut during rush hour on Friday killing a top security official and seven others, wounded about 80 and heightened fears that Syria’s war is aggravating tensions in Lebanon.20 Oct 2012 - 2:15am
Tight security as pope visits Lebanon14 Sep 2012 - 2:47am