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Lebanon MPs back cabinet to end deadlock
MPs approve government policy statement, which stops short of outlining specific Hezbollah role in resistance of Israel.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2014 23:33 GMT
Lebanese PM unveils national unity cabinet
Government formed after 10 months of stalemate due to deep divisions, mostly over Syria's civil war.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2014 15:31 GMT
Lebanese Tripoli put under army control
Dragged into Syria's civil war, sectarian splits in Lebanon's second largest city led to months of deadly clashes.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2013 17:26 GMT
Deadly gun battles erupt in Lebanon's Tripoli
Clashes between neighbourhoods backing rival sides in Syria's war leave six people dead and 30 injured, officials say.
Last updated: 30 Nov 2013 17:53 GMT
Nasrallah: Hezbollah in Syria for long haul
Lebanese Shia group's leader says his men will fight alongside Syrian President Assad's forces as long as necessary.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2013 05:06 GMT
Syrian rebels free Lebanese hostages
Nine men kidnapped in Aleppo last year have been released and taken to Turkey, from where they will return to Lebanon.
Last updated: 19 Oct 2013 14:58 GMT
Asylum-seekers drown off Indonesia coast
Search launched for 35 mostly Middle East nationals missing after boat capsizes en route to Australia, killing 21.
Last updated: 28 Sep 2013 21:07 GMT
Group claims responsibility for Beirut blast
Explosion near facility used by the Shia group Hezbollah killed 22 people, damaged buildings and set cars ablaze.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 12:03 GMT
Car bombing rocks Hezbollah bastion in Beirut
At least 22 people killed and buildings and cars set ablaze by explosion near facility used by the powerful Shia group.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 09:17 GMT
Baalbeck: Lebanon's show must go on
With violence from Syria spilling over into Lebanon, the famed music festival has been moved from the Bekaa Roman ruins.
Last updated: 24 Jun 2013 18:28 GMT
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