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The media arm of Lebanon’s militant Hizballah group says hundreds of Syrian rebels and civilians have started leaving the Lebanon-Syria border area after a deal was reached for their departure.

Lebanon’s US-backed military is gearing up for a long-awaited assault to dislodge hundreds of Islamic State militants from a remote corner near Syrian border

US Special Forces operating in Lebanon 'close to Hizballah'

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US Special Forces operating in Lebanon 'close to Hizballah'

US Special Forces are operating in Lebanon ahead of an imminent battle with Islamic State group militants near the north-eastern border with Syria, the department of defence has confirmed.

Hizballah to join fight against IS on Lebanon-Syria border Hizballah to join fight against IS on Lebanon-Syria border

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Hizballah to join fight against IS on Lebanon-Syria border

Hizballah will join the fight against the Islamic State group on the Lebanon-Syria border, days after declaring victory against an ...

Refugees, fighters reach Syria after truce with Hizballah Refugees, fighters reach Syria after truce with Hizballah

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Refugees, fighters reach Syria after truce with Hizballah

The refugees and fighters from al-Qaeda's former Syrian branch arrived in bus convoys into the rebel-held area of Al-Saan in the central Syrian ...

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Thousands of Syrian refugees leave Lebanon under Hizballah-Nusra ceasefire

Thousands of refugees on the Syria-Lebanon are set to be transferred to Syria's Idlib province under the second phase of the ceasefire deal struck between Hizballah and Nusra Front.

Paul McLoughlin

Show of force: Hizballah declares 'mission accomplished' against al-Nusra

In-depth: Hizballah say they have completed the first stage of a campaign in eastern Lebanon's Arsal region, but was it little more ...

The New Arab & agencies

Hizballah, Nusra exchange bodies under Syria-Lebanon border plan

Hizballah and former al-Qaeda-linked militants will exchange the bodies of dead fighters after reaching a ceasefire deal aiming to restore order ...

Paul McLoughlin

Hizballah and Lebanon army open new front against IS

The Lebanese army and Hizballah fighters have extended their campaign into eastern Lebanon's Ras Baalbeck, with a new offensive against IS after ...

Where does Hizballah's recapture of <em>Arsal</em> leave Lebanese army?

Mona Alami

Where does Hizballah's recapture of Arsal leave Lebanese army?

Comment: After its Arsal victory, Hizballah's war against jihadis provides it with a fresh justification for clinging to its military ...

The New Arab & agencies

Ceasefire between Hizballah and rebels reached on Lebanon-Syria border

Hizballah and Syrian rebel forces will end fighting on all fronts in areas near the Lebanese border town of Arsal, after a ceasefire ...

Hariri stunned as Trump claims Lebanon army 'fighting Hizballah'

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Hariri stunned as Trump claims Lebanon army 'fighting Hizballah'

President Trump has promised Prime Minister Hariri that the US will continue to back the Lebanese army in its battle with IS militants, ...

Hizballah seizes strategic valley from militants at Syria-Lebanon border

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Hizballah seizes strategic valley from militants at Syria-Lebanon border

Hizballah has said its forces have captured a strategic valley from Sunni militants on the Syria-Lebanon border, two days after launching a ...

Lebanese mediator killed in fighting near Syrian border

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Lebanese mediator killed in fighting near Syrian border

Lebanese mediator Ahmad al-Fliti, who was mediating between the powerful Hizballah group and militants near the border with Syria, was killed on ...

Hizballah and Syrian regime launch operation on Lebanon border Hizballah and Syrian regime launch operation on Lebanon border

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Hizballah and Syrian regime launch operation on Lebanon border

Hizballah and Syrian regime forces have launched operations on both sides of the Lebanese border to clear rebel fighters.​

The New Arab

Canadian-Lebanese man tries to send tank to Lebanese army

A video has emerged of a Lebanese man who appears to have bought a tank in Canada with the intention of shipping it to the Lebanese army

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon army to act against militants near Syria border

An operation is expected to launch against militants near informal refugee camps in the Lebanon's east, the prime minister said on Tuesday.

Paul McLoughlin

Lebanese authorities clamp down on Syrian refugee campaign

In-depth: Protests organised by Syrian refugee solidarity campaigners, and a rival pro-army demonstration, have both been banned by Lebanese ...

The New Arab

Crack Hizballah fighters head for the Syrian-Lebanese border

Hizballah fighters could soon be fighting in areas around Syrian refugee camps in Lebanon, where as many as ten men were killed in army custody ...

300 refugees return to Syria from Lebanon border camps

The New Arab & agencies

300 refugees return to Syria from Lebanon border camps

The refugees returned on Wednesday under a deal negotiated by Syrian rebels in the camps and Lebanese militant group Hizballah.

The New Arab

Lebanese army carries out fresh raids on refugee camps

At least 36 Syrians were arrested following fresh army raids in al-Qasr town near the Syrian border, state-run news agency reported on Sunday.

Lebanese army prosecutor to probe 'death-by-torture' of Syrian refugees

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Lebanese army prosecutor to probe 'death-by-torture' of Syrian refugees

Lebanese prosecutor ordered forensics to examine the bodies of four Syrians who died in army custody last week following calls for an inquiry by ...

Syrian activists launch hunger strike for tortured Lebanon detainees

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Syrian activists launch hunger strike for tortured Lebanon detainees

A group of Syrian activists from across the world have started a hunger strike demanding Beirut investigates the killing of refugees in Lebanese ...

NGOs urge probe into deaths of Syrians in Lebanon

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NGOs urge probe into deaths of Syrians in Lebanon

Human Rights Watch and Lebanese NGO LIFE called for a full investigation to determine the circumstances behind the four deaths.

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