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

Lebanon

A legacy of torture: Inside Lebanon's Khiam jail

Thousands were abused in Israeli custody at the Khiam detention centre, where locals hope to build a larger memorial.

A legacy of torture: Inside Lebanon's Khiam jail

Syrian Refugees

Syria's lost generation: Refugee children at work

Far from home in an overcrowded Beirut camp, children trade school for work to help their families survive.

Syria's lost generation: Refugee children at work

Syria's Civil War

Syrian rebels, refugees cross border in Hezbollah deal

Buses carrying fighters and refugees arrive in Idlib and Hama provinces from Lebanese border town of Arsal.

Syrian fighters, refugees arrive in rebel-held Idlib

Middle East

Syrians leave Lebanon border area after Hezbollah truce

Fighters, families and refugees head to Idlib in bus convoy following deal between Hezbollah and Jabhat Fateh al-Sham.

Middle East

Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border

Under a deal between Hezbollah and Syrian opposition groups, 9,000 fighters and their relatives will return to Syria.

Thousands to be evacuated from Lebanon-Syria border

Middle East

Hezbollah announces ceasefire in northeast Lebanon

Group 'close to military victory' calls truce with Jabhat Fateh al-Sham, whose fighters will reportedly return to Syria.

Middle East

Lebanon urges US to help resolve Gulf crisis

Visiting Washington, DC, PM Saad Hariri says 'dialogue is the best way' for improving Saudi-Qatari relationship.

Lebanon calls on US to help solve Gulf crisis

Lebanon

Bringing facts back to Lebanon's refugee conversation

Beirut-based professor has launched campaign to challenge misperceptions in the online discussion about Syrian refugees.

Bringing facts back to Lebanon's refugee conversation

US & Canada

Trump says Assad won't get away with 'horrible' crimes

Trump also called Hezbollah a 'menace' to the Middle East during a joint press conference with Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri.

Trump says Assad won't get away with 'horrible' crimes

Middle East

Hezbollah’s Syria offensive on agenda of Lebanon-US talks

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri is due to meet with US President Donald Trump in Washington, DC on Tuesday.

Middle East

Arsal, Lebanon: Hezbollah close to expelling Jabhat Fateh al-Sham

The Lebanese group Hezbollah says it is close to driving out Jabhat Fateh al-Sham fighters from the Syria-Lebanon frontier.

Witness

Hani al-Moliya: Legally Blind, Photographer, Refugee

A photographer from Homs becomes a youth leader after his photos of life in a refugee camp are noticed in Canada.