- UN chief: Syria war threatens Lebanon's stability Updated: Apr-24-14 3:53 pm
- Lebanon sends aid to cut-off village near Syria Updated: Apr-22-14 2:07 pm
- Zeina Karam appointed AP's Beirut bureau chief Updated: Apr-15-14 10:07 am
- Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war Updated: Apr-12-14 8:46 am
- Germany bans Hezbollah-linked fundraising group Updated: Apr-08-14 11:01 am
- Hezbollah: Danger to Syria's president eliminated Updated: Apr-06-14 3:41 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. secretary-general is warning that the 3-year-old conflict in Syria poses a serious threat to the stability of neighboring Lebanon, as thousands of refugees stream into the small country and weapons and fighters are transferred out.
TFAIL, Lebanon - A Lebanese convoy of soldiers, clerics and Red Cross officials delivered aid Tuesday to a remote village near the Syrian border that was bombed by Syrian government aircraft and blocked by Lebanese militants fighting alongside President Bashar Assad's forces in the civil war next door.
CAIRO - Zeina Karam, who has reported on political upheaval, war and transformation in the Middle East for almost two decades, has been named as Beirut bureau chief for The Associated Press, leading coverage of Lebanon as well as the devastating conflict in Syria.
BEIRUT - The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa before slipping inside to plant a powerful bomb. The next morning, they detonated it as three rebel explosive experts and four assistants met inside, turning the villa to rubble in seconds.
BEIRUT - The government of Syrian President Bashar Assad is no longer in danger of falling, the leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group said in an interview with a Lebanese newspaper.