Lebanon

Lebanon's revival of Arab music traditions

In the mountains above Beirut, one organisation is breathing life back into a treasured period of Arab music history.

Lebanon's revival of Arab music traditions

Middle East

US-led air attacks block ISIL evacuation deal

Jets carry out two sets of air raids to block ISIL evacuees from reaching area held by the group near Syria-Iraq border.

US-led air attacks block ISIL evacuation deal

Middle East

ISIL evacuation deal angers Iraq

Iraqi PM terms Hezbollah- and Syria-backed deal to send fighters to country's border area an 'insult to Iraqi people'.

ISIL evacuation deal angers Iraq

Inside Story

Is Hezbollah stronger after its involvement in Syria?

ISIL fighters moved from northeast Lebanon to Syria as part of deal with Hezbollah and Syrian government forces.

Middle East

Lebanon finds suspected remains of ISIL-held soldiers

Eight bodies believed to be of Lebanese troops kidnapped by ISIL in 2014 have been found buried near the Syrian border.

Middle East

Lebanon and Syria pause anti-ISIL fights on borders

Lebanon declares truce to pave way for release of ISIL-held troops as Syrian army and Hezbollah halt separate campaign.

Lebanon, Syria declare ceasefires in fight against ISIL

Middle East

Syrian refugees in Lebanon live in fear after Arsal

Thousands of refugees living near Arsal were sent back to Syria under a deal aimed at quelling border violence.

Syrian refugees in Lebanon live in fear after Arsal

Middle East

Deadly clashes grip Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon

Five die and dozens suffer injuries as fighting between rival groups continues in Lebanon's largest Palestinian camp.

Deadly clashes grip Ain al-Hilweh refugee camp

Middle East

ISIL mine kills three Lebanese troops on Syrian border

Lebanon army advances against ISIL in border battle and has recaptured two thirds of the territory, says military.

ISIL mine kills three Lebanese troops on Syrian border

Middle East

Lebanese army launches offensive against ISIL

The Lebanese army says it has killed 20 ISIL fighters while pushing the group out of an area on the Lebanese-Syrian border. The army is targeting the group's positions in the country's northeast.

Middle East

Twin offensives target ISIL on Lebanon-Syria border

Lebanese army starts operation near Ras Baalbek while separate Hezbollah-Syrian army offensive begins in Qalamoun.

Lebanon

Scrapping of Lebanon rape law 'is one small step'

Activists and lawyers say more is still needed to protect women's rights in the country.

Scrapping of Lebanon rape law 'is one small step'

Middle East

'Victory for women's dignity': Lebanon scraps rape law

Parliament abolishes contentious 1940s law that allows rapists to marry their victims in order to avoid jail sentence.

Lebanon scraps controversial rape law after campaign

Middle East

Syrian refugees and fighters begin leaving Lebanon border area

A group of Syrian fighters and refugees has started to leave a border enclave in Lebanon for Syria following a deal between the Lebanese armed group Hezbollah and Syrian opposition groups.

Refugees

Refugees and fighters in Lebanon's Arsal head for Syria

Hezbollah-owned al-Manar reports 300 fighters and 3,000 refugees left for Syria after offensive.

Refugees and fighters in Lebanon's Arsal head for Syria