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Hezbollah: ceasefire reached on Lebanon-Syria border

Hezbollah: ceasefire reached on Lebanon-Syria border

Fighting between Lebanon's Hezbollah movement and a former Al-Qaeda affiliate on the Syria-Lebanon border halted on Thursday after a ceasefire was reached, Lebanese media and Hezbollah outlets reported.

Hezbollah advances against militants near Syrian border

Hezbollah advances against militants near Syrian border

Fighters from the Lebanese Hezbollah movement on Saturday made further progress against militants on the second day of a military operation near the border with war-torn Syria, Lebanon's official National News Agency reported.

Lebanon's Hezbollah launches Syria border operation

Lebanon's Hezbollah launches Syria border operation

Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah group said on Friday its fighters had begun an operation against militants on both sides of the country's border with Syria.

Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese border

Hezbollah, Syria army launch offensive at Syrian-Lebanese border

The Lebanese group Hezbollah and the Syrian army launched an offensive on Friday to clear militants from an area of the Syrian-Lebanese frontier, a commander in the military alliance fighting in support of President Bashar al-Assad said.

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing

Syria evacuations resume days after bombing

Evacuations from four besieged areas of Syria resumed on Wednesday, Syrian state television, a Hezbollah media unit and a war monitor reported, days after a suicide bombing killed dozens in a convoy which was part of the same reciprocal agreement.

Hezbollah says UN "weak" after critical Israel report pulled

Hezbollah says UN "weak" after critical Israel report pulled

The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement denounced the United Nations on Saturday as weak after the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians.

Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria as tensions flare

Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria as tensions flare

Israeli warplanes struck several targets in Syria early Friday, prompting retaliatory missiles launches, in the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six years ago.

Syrian military recaptures valley near Damascus

Syrian military recaptures valley near Damascus

Syrian government forces have recaptured all towns and villages in the Wadi Barada valley near Damascus, the Syrian military said, in another blow to rebels who have fought for years to unseat President Bashar al-Assad.

Lebanon foils suicide attack in busy Beirut district

Lebanon foils suicide attack in busy Beirut district

Lebanese soldiers arrested a would-be suicide bomber inside a crowded cafe in one of the busiest neighbourhoods in the capital Beirut on Saturday night, security sources said.

Syrian army and allies take village from Islamic State

Syrian army and allies take village from Islamic State

The Syrian army and its allies on Sunday drove Islamic State from the village of Soran, east of Aleppo, bringing them closer to territory held by Turkey-backed rebels.

Lebanese newspaper closes after 42 years, hit by financial woes

Lebanese newspaper closes after 42 years, hit by financial woes

Lebanese daily newspaper As-Safir printed its final edition on Saturday, forced to close after 42 years because of financial problems as other news outlets in the country face similar difficulties.

Romania's first female, Muslim PM rejected

Romania's first female, Muslim PM rejected

Romania's president sparked fresh political turmoil on Tuesday after rejecting a proposal by the election-winning leftist party to name the EU country's first female and first Muslim prime minister.