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  • Pharaon: Medical tourists still flock to Lebanon

    Despite the volatile security situation, Lebanon remains one of the top destinations for people seeking medical care in the eastern world, Tourism Minister...

  • Rifi accuses Military Tribunal of prejudice

    Justice Minister Ashraf Rifi raises questions over the Military Tribunal's impartiality in trying suspected militants, three days after calling for the court...

  • Palestinian premier visits Salam

    Prime Minister Tammam Salam meets with his Palestinian counterpart Rami Hamdallah to discuss the political developments in the Arab world and the situation of...

  • Residents flee floods in north Lebanon

    Flooding caused by heavy rain sweeps through homes and disappears roads across Lebanon, causing some panicked residents to seek refuge, while defense forces...

  • Derbas: 100,000 refugees had military training

    More than 100,000 Syrian refugees received military training in their home country before entering Lebanon, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas says.

  • Abu Faour condemns counterfeit medical trade

    Lebanon has devised a plan to ensure the quality of pharmaceuticals despite the drug market being flooded with counterfeits, Health Minister Wael Abu Faour...

  • Jumblatt: Army requires absolute backing

    The Army requires absolute political backing to restore security in the country, Progressive Socialist Party leader Walid Jumblatt says after meeting with a...

  • Machnouk blames Hezbollah for security failures

    Hezbollah’s "partisan immunity" has led to the failure of the security plan in Lebanon, Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk said Saturday, adding that security...

  • Salam wary over Lebanon's future: report

    Prime Minister Tammam Salam expresses concern over the security and political situation in Lebanon, saying there are no simple solutions to the many...

  • Army arrests suspect in Arsal clashes

    The Lebanese Army detains a Syrian man accused of involvement in the deadly August clashes with militants in the northeast town of Arsal.

  • Fars: Moqbel to return Beirut with Iranian aid

    Defense Minister Samir Moqbel is expected to return home from his trip to Tehran with the military aid Iran promised to donate, Fars News Agency said Saturday.

  • Army detains 11 after arms cache found

    The Lebanese Army Saturday detained 11 people including nine Syrian refugees in Jezzine during raids that were launched following the discovery of explosives...

  • Hariri: Hour of reckoning coming for Hasan's killers

    Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri says that the time will come when the killers of Wissam al-Hasan, the security chief who was killed in a car bomb in 2012,...

  • Mufti Shaar: Fifth column destabilizing Tripoli

    North Lebanon Mufti Sheikh Malek al-Shaar Saturday said a fifth column sought to destabilize the north and Tripoli and that the recent attacks against the...

  • ISF disciplines policemen over airport dispute

    The Internal Security Forces clarifies reports about a dispute between two of its officers at Beirut's airport, saying the men were both relieved from duty.

  • Army arrests 15 Syrians, seizes ISIS flags

    The Lebanese Army arrests 15 Syrians and confiscates ISIS flags in the eastern town of Zghorta Saturday, the National News Agency reports.

  • De Mistura holds talks with Iran envoy in Beirut

    U.N. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura holds talks with Iranian Ambassador Mohammad Fathali before leaving for Tehran, saying Iran should be...

  • Authorities investigating counterfeit meds

    Authorities are interrogating three people in the case of a warehouse security forces shit down for containing counterfeit medications and supplements in the...

  • Refugee influx reduced, but not stopped

    While Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas has reiterated that Lebanon was no longer allowing the entry of Syrian refugees, a General Security source said...

  • Refugees evacuated after north Lebanon flood

    The Lebanese Red Cross Saturday morning evacuated 90 Syrian refugees in north Lebanon due to heavy floods, which also destroyed a bridge in the northern region.

  • Lebanon's Arabic Press Digest - Oct. 18, 2014

    The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers. The Daily Star cannot vouch for the accuracy...


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