Lebanon accepts Syrian ambassador

Move comes after Beirut appointed its envoy to Damascus last week and normalises ties.

    Ali is Syria's first ambassador to Lebanon [AFP]

    Syria established diplomatic ties with Lebanon last year, after facing international pressure to formally recognise the smaller neighbour from where it pulled out thousands of troops and intelligence agents following fallout from al-Hariri's death.

    A UN tribunal convened this month as part of its probe into the former premier's death.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?