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One person displaced every two seconds: UN

19 June, 2018

Syria's seven-year conflict has pushed more than 6.3 million people out of the country, the UN said, with Turkey hosting by far the largest number of refugees.

Lebanon FM 'endangering lives of anti-Assad Syria refugees'

17 June, 2018

Lebanon is ignoring the safety of thousands of Syrian refugees in the country who are opponents of the Assad regime, as it increases pressure from them to return.

Germany's Merkel to visit Jordan, Lebanon this month

16 June, 2018

Germany's chancellor will make a visit to Jordan and Lebanon later this month, local media has reported.

Assad claims 'still pursuing political solution' over southern Syria

14 June, 2018

President Bashar al-Assad said that his regime is still looking at a possible 'political solution' to the handover of opposition territories in southern Syria.

Lebanon urged to unblock permits for Syria refugee staff

12 June, 2018

Beirut blocked residency permits for UN refugee agency staff after a spat over Syrians returning home.

Twenty-seven arrested in Iran over Ramadan 'terrorist' plot

12 June, 2018

The country is a target of Sunni jihadists for its regional role and backing of Shia militias in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and elsewhere.

Lebanese man stranded for 42 days in Ecuador airport

12 June, 2018

A Lebanese man has been stuck in an airport in Ecuador for over a month after losing his documents.

Hariri says Iran should not interfere in Lebanon's affairs

11 June, 2018

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has criticised Soleimani, saying Iran's meddling in Lebanon's internal affairs was "not in their interest".

Syria 'dissolves loyalist militias in capital under Russian orders'

11 June, 2018

The Syrian regime has reportedly dissolved loyalist militias in the capital Damascus under orders from its main backer Russia, The New Arab's Arabic-language service has reported.

Lebanese army installs e-gates at Palestinian refugee camp

10 June, 2018

In 2016, the Lebanese army began construction of a wall with watchtowers to segregate the camp from surrounding areas due to security concerns.

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