Syria spills into Lebanon
Sectarian tensions between Sunni and Shiite in Syria are threatening an uneasy peace in Lebanon.
2,012 words of 2012
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Syria's newest key battlefield: the Lebanese border
Damascus, the Syrian capital, is mere miles away from the lawless Lebanese border, where rebel guns and fighters are pouring over.
Syria’s civil war stokes tensions in Tripoli, 6 dead
Tripoli neighborhoods draw lines for, against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Lebanese fighters killed inside Syria
Syrian security forces killed as many as 20 Lebanese fighters who were fighting alongside rebels in Syria on Friday.
Hezbollah chief warns Israel, marking end of religious holiday
Nasrallah's televised warning comes just days after a tenuous cease-fire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza and the end of Ashura, a religious holiday for Shia Muslims.
Lebanon arrests 5 Syrians on charges of arms possession: military
Arrests underscore fears of encroaching Syrian violence.
Jordan protesters call for King Abdullah's removal as demonstrations escalate
Sparked by fuel price hikes, thousands protested for a fourth straight day, calling for the ouster of Jordan's King Abdullah II.
In skirmish, Israel confronts a newly confident Hamas
Since the Arab Spring, Hamas boasts stronger regional ties.
Gaza’s economic boom
A looming war with Israel could undo economic gains made by Hamas.
Iran has drones more advanced than Hezbollah's, defense minister says
Iran's defense minister said Sunday that the unmanned drone launched into Israeli airspace this month is far from their most advanced.
Lebanon arrests 2 Malaysians believed tied to Al Qaeda
Men were reportedly on their way to join rebel movement in Syria.
Report: Lebanon opposition, which blames Syria for Beirut bombing, repeats call for new government
The opposition blames a Friday bombing on Syria, whose leadership it opposes. Lebanon's government, on the other hand, is dominated by Hezbollah, an ally of Syria.
How Syria's conflict stretches beyond its borders
As civilian casualties mount and refugees flood adjacent nations — and more actors enter the fray — the Syrian conflict threatens to engulf the entire region.
Syrian refugees in Lebanon number more than 100,000
The UN's refugee agency announced Tuesday more than 100,000 Syrian refugees have escaped into Lebanon.
On border with Syria and Lebanon, Israel prepares for the worst
Apart from residents of Beirut and Damascus, who suffered massive bombings last weekend, few people are more attentive to unrest in Lebanon and in Syria than the intelligence officers manning Israel's Northern Command.
Lebanon: Intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan knew of threat before death
Lebanon's intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan, who was killed last week, was aware of threats to Lebanese lawmakers.
Lebanon's assassinations: A timeline
The car bomb that killed Wissam al-Hassan in Beirut last week has been blamed on Syria, echoing a decade of political violence.
Lebanon army calls for political 'caution' as violence continues
Lebanese army officials are now urging the country's political leaders to show caution when expressing their opinions on the ongoing violence in the region.
Chatter: Lebanon rocked by car bomb aftermath
Clashes break out in Lebanon following the bombing that killed a senior security official, the world is watching as US presidential candidates prepare to debate foreign policy, and Fidel Castro isn't dead, you hear?
Beirut: Protesters attempt to storm Lebanese government headquarters
Protesters in Beirut are rallying for government officials to resign in the wake of Wissam al-Hassan's death.
Lebanon rocked by protest a day after bomb kills top official
Wissam al-Hassan, head of the intelligence division of Lebanon's domestic security, was killed along with seven others in a blast in downtown Beirut on Friday in what may be a spillover from the Syrian civil war.
Wissam al-Hassan: Who is he?
Wissam al-Hassan, the head of the information branch of Lebanon's Internal Security Forces, was one of 8 people killed in Beirut.
PHOTOS: Beirut's Sassine Square devastated by car bomb
A huge car bomb explosion in central Beirut killed at least eight people and injured dozens more.
Beirut car bomb: Intelligence chief Wissam al-Hassan reported dead (VIDEO)
A car bomb blast in Beirut killed at least eight people and injured dozens more. One of Lebanon's top security officials, Wissam al-Hassan, was reportedly the target.
Lebanon tourism minister threatens lawsuit against "Homeland" show
Lebanon's tourism minister Fady Abboud wants to sue "Homeland" creators for "lies."
Hezbollah acknowledges sending drone over Israel
Hezbollah acknowledged sending a drone over Israel, and claimed it was Iranian-made.
Lebanon: Hezbollah stronghold hit by explosions
Three explosions ripped through a house in a Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon.
Syria: Hezbollah commander, fighters killed; Assad reportedly tours Aleppo
A Hezbollah commander and fighters were killed inside Syria, stoking tensions over the Lebanese militant group's role in the Syrian civil war.
Hezbollah backers protest in Lebanon against anti-Islam film and French cartoon; shots fired at KFC
Thousands of Hezbollah supporters protested in Lebanon, hours after gunmen fired at a local KFC.
Syrian missiles hit Lebanon: report
Security officials called the strike one of the most serious cross-border violations since the Syrian crisis began.