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Clerics mediate truce in Lebanon after army battles Syrian jihadists

Aug 07, 2014

Clerics mediate truce in Lebanon after army battles Syrian jihadists

At least 17 soldiers have been killed battling the jihadists, who are reportedly from several different extremist groups fighting in Syria. #World #Syria #NewsTracker #Lebanon #islamic-state #ISIL #Arsal
Lebanon Forces fight Syria-linked militants in border town

Aug 06, 2014

Lebanon Forces fight Syria-linked militants in border town

Security officials say the gunmen in Arsal include fighters linked to the Islamic State, an al Qaeda offshoot that has seized territory in Syria and Iraq, as well as Syria's al Qaeda branch, the Nusra Front. #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Middle East #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Jihadists #Syrian civil war #islamic-state #ISIL #Arsal #the Nusra Front #Fouad Siniora
Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas

Jul 11, 2014

Israel retaliates after rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern areas

That area in southern Lebanon is a stronghold of the Shiite militant group Hezbollah, which has battled Israel numerous times. However, past fire from Lebanon has been blamed on radical Palestinian factions in the area and Hezbollah has not been involved in the ongoing offensive. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Ban Ki-moon #Palestine #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Shi'ite #Gaza #Sunni #Airstrike #air strikes #Mahmud Abbas
Gaza: Death toll mounts as Israel continues relentless offensive

Jul 11, 2014

Gaza: Death toll mounts as Israel continues relentless offensive

The military have carried out more than 1,000 strike strikes against Gaza targets that have killed at least 95 people, including dozens of civilians. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Middle East #NewsTracker #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #West Bank #Lebanon #Hezbollah #Gaza #Mahmud Abbas #Air strikes in Gaza #Israel air raids Gaza #Teenagers kidnapped
Save the date: George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin wedding on 12 Sep?

May 19, 2014

Save the date: George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin wedding on 12 Sep?

Alamuddin is apparently poised to send out save the date cards warning friends and family that they will need to fly to Italy and then to Lebanon in September #BuzzPatrol #Hollywood #Italy #Entertainment #George Clooney #Lebanon #Amal Alamuddin #Clooney marriage

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Save the date: George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin wedding on 12 Sep?

Aug 02, 2014

Gunmen From Syria Hit Army Checkpoints in Lebanon

Security posts and homes were also attacked on Saturday by gunmen who were thought to be Syrian rebel fighters working to win the release of one of their own... #Syria #Lebanon
Save the date: George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin wedding on 12 Sep?

Aug 04, 2014

New Border Fighting Between ISIS and Lebanon’s Army

The fighting in the Lebanese town of Arsal appeared to be the worst spillover into Lebanon since the Syrian conflict began more than three years ago... #Lebanon #Syria
Save the date: George Clooney, Amal Alamuddin wedding on 12 Sep?

Aug 03, 2014

Lebanese army: 8 soldiers killed in clashes with Syrian rebels

Lebanon's army says eight soldiers have been killed in clashes with Syrian rebels in and around an eastern Lebanese border town... #Lebanon #Syria