LATEST Lebanese News

Date: 25-26  Jan. 2015


LF leader Samir Geagea and his wife MP Sethrida Geagea have returned to Beirut from Riyadh.

MTV: Political meetings at Hariri's Riyadh residence were confined to generalities.

National News Agency: The Israeli army fired 6 flares over the eastern heights of the town of Kfarshouba as an unmanned drone flew over the occupied Shebaa Farms.

OTV: Patriarch al-Rahi has been discharged from the Notre Dame des Secours hospital and has returned to the patriarchal seat in Bkirki.

Jerusalem Post: The Israeli army has dropped the security alert after a suspicious activity was spotted on Lebanon's border and the roads have been reopened.

Army Commander General Jean Qahwaji is now extending his condolences to Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz over King Abdullah's death.

MTV: The army contained the clash in Khalde and arrested those involved and is now restoring calm and security in the Nael area and its surroundings.

MTV: A dispute between members of Hizbullah and others from the Resistance Brigades erupted into gunfire in the Khalde area of Nael.

National News Agency: The State Security bureau in Qbayyet has arrested Syrian national Ahmed Rifaat al-Ahmed on charges of smuggling a stolen car from Yabrud to Arsal.

Yediot Ahronot: A number of roads were closed Sunday evening amid a possible security incident along Israel's northern border.

LBCI: The list backed by March 8, March 14 and the FPM won 16 seats in the elections of public secondary school teachers as the list headed by Hanna Gharib won 2 seats.

National News Agency: Security forces raided the house of M. S. in Sidon's al-Qayaa in connection with yesterday's shooting.

Al-Arabiya: A Lebanese security delegation led by the army commander has arrived in Riyadh to offer condolences over the death of King Abdullah.

Hizbullah's media department denied reports of a militant attack on Brital's outskirts, noting that “the situation in the area is normal.”

National News Agency: Toddler girl Fayza Abdul Rahman Darwish was injured by a stray bullet during the funeral of martyr soldier Ahmed al-Dinni in Saadnayel and her condition is stable.

National News Agency: The takfiris have waged an armed attack on Hizbullah's posts in the mountainous outskirts of Brital and Baalbek.

VDL (100.5): The Internal Security Forces have deployed heavily in the Sidon area of al-Qayaa.

VDL (93.3): Fierce clashes with RPGs and artillery shells have erupted in Brital's outskirts between Hizbullah and the militants.

The army is burying soldier Mojtaba Imad Amhad in Beirut's Rawdat al-Shahidayn cemetery.

The funeral procession of soldier Hassan Ali Wehbe got underway in his hometown of Nabha in Baalbek.

PSP chief MP Walid Jumblat arrived in Riyadh to offer his condolences over the death of Saudi King Abdullah.

U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Sigrid Kaag expressed concern over the attack on the army in Ras Baalbek.

Al-Jadeed: The army is targeting gunmen in al-Malahi area on the outskirts of Arsal.

LBCI: Israeli MK-type reconnaissance aircraft flew over the southern town of Marjayoun.

VDL (93.3): The army is carrying out raids in Brital in search for suspects.

VDL (93.3): A Hizbullah delegation and Army Intelligence chief Brig. Gen. Edmond Fadel arrived at the hospital to check on Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi's health after he underwent a minor surgery.

NNA: A taxi driver, who works between Tripoli and al-Abdeh, has been missing since Friday.

NNA: Two Syrians were detained in Khreybet al-Jundi in Akkar over suspicious theft attempt.

VDL (100.5): The U.S. Embassy in Lebanon urged its citizens not to travel to Lebanon due to “safety and security concerns.”

MP Bassem al-Shaab to VDL (93.3): The army should be offered our complete support during this critical stage.

Hizbullah deputy leader Sheikh Naim Qassem: The Quneitra attack is a direct assault against Hizbullah in particular.

A popular rally for Hizbullah is underway to mourn the party fighters who were killed in an Israeli airstrike in Syria's Quneitra.

Saudi Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Awadh Asiri to VDL (93.3): Saudi Arabia is keen to push forward all constitutional deadlines in Lebanon.

MP Ammar Houri to VDL (100.5): We will inform Hizbullah that linking the election of a president with the regional conflict is useless.

ISF Intelligence Branch detained M.A. in Cola area after impersonating a security official and robbing a Syrian national.

ISF detained 67 people for committing various crimes throughout Lebanese territories.


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