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Nasrallah calls on tribes to fight Islamic State group

01 June, 2015

Analysis: Nasrallah has called for residents of the northern Bekaa Valley to fight Syrian groups, writes Abdel Rahman Urabi.

Driven crazy: Lebanon targets road chaos with new law

15 April, 2015

Feature: Potholes, road rage and crashes galore... Lebanon's traffic is notorious for many reasons. Now the government hopes a new law will stop the carnage.

Tackling the scourge of domestic violence in Lebanon

08 March, 2015

International Women's Day: Pressure group Kafa creates new information film to highlight Lebanon's new law on domestic violence.

Lebanon debates introducing civil marriage

04 February, 2015

Analysis: If Lebanese couples of mixed religious backgrounds decide to marry, then they have to fly to Cyprus to have their union recognised - but perhaps not for much longer.

IS group 'speaking with Red Cross'

15 January, 2015

Despite its bloody and extremist interpretation of Islam, the IS group are reported to be in indirect talks with the humanitarian movement as health care in areas it controls lies in ruin.

Lebanese commandos raid prison after suicide bombing

13 January, 2015

Security forces entered Roumieh prison in Beirut after intercepting conversations between Sunni militant inmates and would-be suicide bombers.

Syrian options for escape just got worse

06 January, 2015

Lebanon has admitted more than 1.5m Syrian refugees during the civil war. But a new law will make it harder for others to follow.

IS demands 'buffer zone' in exchange for Lebanese troops

31 December, 2014

A prisoner swap and a hospital are also among the demands issued to secure the release of 25 Lebanese servicemen held captive by the Islamic State group and al-Nusra Front.

Hizballah Syria prisoner swap puts pressure on Lebanon's government

01 December, 2014

Shia group secures release of fighter from armed Sunni group in Syria, as Lebanese government struggles to free soldiers captured by militants in Lebanon.

Death and despair stalk Tripoli as fighting rages

27 October, 2014

The northern Lebanese city has seen fierce fighting between the army and groups allied to IS.

Abdel Rahman Urabi
Abdel Rahman Urabi

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