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Jan 21, 2018
Over 13 Syrian refugees died of cold while fleeing to Lebanon, says United NationThe number of Syrians who have died trying to flee their war-torn country into neighbouring Lebanon during a snowstorm has risen to at least 13, the United Nations said on Sunday.
Dec 10, 2017
United Nations calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children stranded in rebel-held suburbThe United Nations children's agency said 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in which five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care.
Nov 23, 2017
Lebanon PM shelves resignation after return to Beirut, eases crisis in West Asia; US welcomes decisionLebanon’s Saad al-Hariri shelved his decision to resign as prime minister at the request of President Michel Aoun, easing a crisis that had deepened tensions in West Asia.
Nov 19, 2017
Saudi Arabia, other Arab nations to discuss confronting Iran, Hezbollah after allegations of interference in internal affairsSaudi Arabia and other Arab foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting in Cairo on Sunday to discuss confronting Iran and its Lebanese Shi‘ite ally Hezbollah
Nov 13, 2017
Ex-Lebanon PM Saad al-Hariri says he is free, will return to Beirut very soon from Saudi Arabia after shock resignationSaad al-Hariri pledged on Monday he would return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia "very soon," in his first television interview since his shock resignation as prime minister eight days ago.
Nov 11, 2017
UN chief Antonio Guterres warns new conflict in Lebanon would be 'devastating' following PM Saad Hariri's resignationLebanon's prime minister Saad Hariri resigned in a shock announcement broadcast from Riyadh as a power struggle intensified between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Aug 21, 2017
Lebanon Army advances against Islamic State in border battle along SyriaLebanon's army began its operation into Islamic State strongholds, and has already recaptured two thirds of the territory in the area
Jul 22, 2017
Kuwait lodges protest with Lebanon over Hezbollah training 21 Shias convicted for forming terror cellKuwait has protested to Lebanon over the alleged training by Hezbollah of 21 Shiites convicted in June on charges of forming a "terror cell" in the Sunni-majority emirate.
Jul 02, 2017
Syria conflict: Three feared dead as fire breaks out at Lebanon refugee campA big fire tore through a camp for Syrian refugees in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley on Sunday, killing three people, Lebanese media reported.
Jun 23, 2017
Syria crisis: China calls for political solution to speed refugees' returnChina's Foreign Minister is calling for a political solution to end Syria's six-year crisis saying that once the country's security conditions begin to improve refugees will start returning to their country.