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Palestinian National Security Forces in the southern Ai al-Hilweh Palestinian camp Saturday handed a man who shot into the air recently to the Lebanese army intelligence. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...
The Lebanese army has received a new shipment of ammunition and grenade launchers as well as eight additional Bradley armored vehicles worth more than $11.7 million, all within the framework of the U.S. military aid program to the country. Lebanon is also expected to receive a second batch of A-29B ...
... ports in front of Russian military vessels and fleets, in addition to making Lebanese airports a transit station for Russian aircrafts and fighters, and the dispatch of Russian military experts to train and strengthen the capabilities of members of the Lebanese army, according to the Russian agency Sputnik.
Beirut, Feb 6 (KUNA) -- The Lebanese army has received US 11.7 million worth of military aid from the United States of America since start of this month, the US Embassy said in a statement on Tuesday. It indicated that the consignment included rocket launchers, combat vehicles and artillery shells.

Over the last week the United States has delivered ammunition, grenade launchers, and Bradley Fighting Vehicles valued at more than $11.7 million to the Lebanese armed forces, the U.S. Embassy in Beirut said on Tuesday. "On February 1, the LAF received two hundred MK-19 Automatic grenade ...
In this Sunday June 19, 2016 file photo, a Lebanese army soldiers sits on a tank at one of the frontline hills overlooking areas controlled by ISIS at the edge ... United States has delivered ammunition, grenade launchers, and Bradley Fighting Vehicles valued at more than $11.7 million to the Lebanese army, ...
Beirut, Feb. 5 (Petra) -- A member of the Lebanese army was killed and others were injured in a gunfire exchange in the city of Tripoli following counter terrorism raid, a Lebanese army statement said on Monday. "The army was carrying out an operation to arrest one of the most dangerous members of the Daesh terrorist ...
The Lebanese army has received the third batch of arms supplied by the US at the port of Beirut, the army's Orientation Directorate has said. "The eight M2A2 Bradley Fighting vehicles -- carriers of armed troops with a gun platform -- were delivered on Saturday as part of a larger US military assistance ...
The United States renewed on Wednesday its support to the Lebanese army after a series of threats by Israeli officials to wage a "destructive" war against Lebanon ... "As far as I'm concerned, all of Lebanon - the Lebanese army, Lebanon and the Lebanese army - are no different from 'Hezbollah'," he said.
In testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee last November, I raised some doubts about U.S. military aid to the Lebanese armed forces (LAF). My main concern was that the LAF "is increasingly intertwined with Hezbollah." Now there is another reason to doubt that American military aid to Lebanon ...
In testimony to the House Foreign Affairs Committee last November, I raised some doubts about U.S. military aid to the Lebanese armed forces (LAF). My main concern was that the LAF "is increasingly intertwined with Hezbollah." Now there is another reason to doubt that American military aid to Lebanon ...
A unit of the Lebanese army intelligence Directorate on Wednesday arrested the wanted man Mohammed Ahmad Abdel Ghani Al-Hujairi, for his connection with the Syrian fleeing terrorist Sattam Al-Shatyawi, the key suspect involved in the bombing that targeted the town of Burj al-Barajneh on 12/11/2015, ...
Beirut, Jan 23 (KUNA) -- Lebanese army forces arrested a Syrian national who belonged to Al-Nusra Front, in the eastern town of Arsal, the army ... The Lebanese army is keeping a close eye on persons who provide logistics for the terrorist groups, and succeeded in arresting many of them recently.
Maintaining national stability remains the Lebanese army's top priority, army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun said Saturday. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month...$12 | 3 months.

Beirut, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Friday that Israel's plan to build a wall along its border with Lebanon will undermine efforts by the peacekeeping mission and the Lebanese army. Aoun made the comments during his meeting at Baabda Palace with Michael Beary, the ...
The bodies of nine Syrian refugees who crossed into Lebanon have been found frozen in a mountainous area near the border with Syria, according to the Lebanese army. The military said in a statement that the bodies were found on a people-smuggling route in the early hours of Friday after a snowstorm ...
A Lebanese military court has handed down a six-month prison sentence to a journalist for comments critical of the Lebanese army, highlighting the close ties the army has with Hezbollah, the Associated Press reported Thursday. Hanin Ghaddar, a visiting fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East ...
Lebanon's military court has sentenced a Lebanese journalist in absentia to six months in prison for comments critical of the Lebanese army. activists and colleagues say Hanin Ghaddar, a visiting fellow at the Washington Institute For Near East Policy, was accused of "undermining the Lebanese army" at a ...
Beirut, Lebanon (6:45 A.M.) - The Lebanese army raided a Syrian refugee camp inside the city of 'Arsal on Tuesday, the National news agency (NNA) reported. According to a Lebanese military communqiue, the army arrested at least 20 Syrian nationals for either having contact or being members of ...
Beirut, Lebanon (1:00 P.M.) - The Lebanese army commander, General Joseph 'Aoun, stated on Tuesday that his forces are ready to confront Israeli attack in the southern part of the country. "We are committed to preserving the safety of our southern border," General 'Aoun stated, adding that the ...
Hezbollah terrorists are patrolling the Lebanon-Israel border wearing Lebanese army uniforms, an Israeli source was quoted as telling the Ilaf news site in Saudi Arabia. "This is a violation of the ceasefire agreement between Israel and Hezbollah," the Israeli source said. "The Hezbollah members are ...
The U.S. President Donald Trump appears poised to appoint former Pentagon official David Schenker as Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern affairs, in a move that could safeguard support for Lebanon and its army. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of ...
Lebanese army intelligence forces Wednesday worked to dismantle an Israeli spy device found in south Lebanon, the state-run National news agency reported. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...
A man suspected of killing his wife in August was arrested Sunday night in the district of Hermel, the state-run National news agency reported. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month.
The intelligence directorate in the Lebanese army arrested on Saturday one of the most wanted suspects by the country's judiciary and international Interpol. Maher Tleis was wanted on hundreds of arrest warrants linked to arms and drug dealing and car theft. The military succeeded in arresting him during ...
A convoy of Lebanese army AIFV-B-C25 of the Maghaweer Regiment in Beirut October 22, 2012.(Reuters/Mohamed Azakir). Asharq Al-Awsat. The Lebanese government and the army leadership are preparing a well-studied agenda for the Rome 2 conference that is set to be held end of February to ...
Since New Year's Eve will take place tomorrow, the Lebanese army issued a statement warning against celebratory gunfire. This year, there were several incidents of people losing their lives due to celebratory shootings. gun law. These are the laws concerting celebratory gunfire: A person who fired into ...
Today, the Lebanese army's facebook page posted a video of the army's achievement in 2017. Lebanon has been through a lot lately, and our soldiers have proved that we can rely on them no matter what happens. They certainly make us proud! This year's main achievement is the military operation ...
Beirut, Dec 23 (KUNA) -- The Lebanese army Command said Saturday a number of Syrians were arrested in the mountainous Chebaa area, near the eastern borders with Syria, under terror charges. The detainees are accused of involvement in acts of terrorism and association with Jabhat Fateh ...
Beirut, Lebanon (10:40 P.M.) - The Lebanese army arrested a large number of Syrian militants belonging to the al-Qaeda linked Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham jihadist group in the disputed Sheba'a farms on Saturday, a military communique read. According to the communique, the Hay'at Tahrir Al-Sham ...
Beirut, Lebanon (8:20 A.M.) - The Lebanese army arrested a Syrian national in the 'Arsal Municipality, Friday, after learning he was a member of the Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist grou in the Qalamoun Mountains. According to a military communique, the Syrian militant was identified as Zaki S.; he fought ...
The Lebanese army received 60 generators donated by the Chinese authorities in a ceremony Wednesday, an army statement said. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month...$12 | 3 ...
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Beirut, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Lebanese army has received the third batch of arms supplied by the U.S. at the port of Beirut, the army's Orientation Directorate said Sunday. "The eight M2A2 Bradley Fighting vehicles - carriers of armed troops with a gun platform - were delivered Saturday as part of a larger ...
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is expected to visit Lebanon soon and "provide logistical assistance to the Lebanese army as part of Iraq's support for Lebanon," the Lebanese al-Diyar newspaper reported. "Iraq will provide Lebanon the expenses for gasoline, fuel, and all other sources of power for all military vehicles ...
Lebanese army intelligence forces Wednesday worked to dismantle an Israeli spy device found in south Lebanon, the state-run National news agency reported. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...
Beirut, Lebanon (11:10 A.M.) - The Lebanese army intelligence discovered an Israeli spying device in southern Lebanon on Wednesday, the National news agency (NNA) reported this morning. "An Israeli spying device was found today in the outskirts of in the Nabatiyeh town of Zawtar El-Charkiyeh," ...
Beirut (Reuters) - The United States, which wants to prevent violence spilling over from Syria into Lebanon, will give the Lebanese army $120 million more in aid to boost border security and counter-terrorism work, the U.S. ambassador to Lebanon said on Wednesday. Lebanon will get six MD 530G light attack helicopters ...
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Beirut, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The United States, which wants to prevent violence spilling over from Syria into Lebanon, will give the Lebanese army $120 million more in aid to boost border security and counter-terrorism work, the U.S. ambassador to Lebanon said on Wednesday. Lebanon will get six MD ...
The Lebanese army received Tuesday $700,000 worth of hydrographic equipment, donated by the Italian authorities, a statement from the Defense Ministry said. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now ...
Beirut, Lebanon (4:30 P.M.) - The Lebanese army arrested an infamous member of the so-called Islamic State (IS) on Tuesday after receiving a tip from the locals in the Beqa'a Governorate of eastern Lebanon. According to military communique, the intelligence branch of the Lebanese army ...
Today, the Lebanese people are observing the 74th independence day of Lebanon. On this day, we must thank the Lebanese army for protecting our land, our honor, and our sovereignty. The Lebanese army shared a video in celebration of Lebanon's Independence Day. It highlights the army's ...
Beirut, Lebanon (9:45 A.M.) - The Lebanese army increased their presence along the Israeli border, Tuesday, following the IDF's repeated violations in the occupied Sheba'a farms area. According to a Lebanese army communique, their forces have been observing the IDF's recent construction of ...
Lebanese army arrested on Wednesday Mustafa Hujeiri, known as "Abu Taqiyyeh" in a dawn raid in Arsal, after going on rum for nearly three months. The Lebanese army announced the move early on Wednesday in a statement released by the Directorate of Orientation. "Following search and pursue, ...
Beirut, Nov. 8 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. agreed to pay over 40 million U.S. dollars in reimbursement for the Lebanese army's border operations, ...
Head of the U.N peacekeeping mission in Lebanon Wednesday praised the Lebanese army's recent additional deployment of soldiers south of ...


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