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  • Lebanese
  • Lebanese security officials said at the time that the rockets launched into Israel were reportedly transported from Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon, and launched by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine movement, in "symbolic retaliation" for Kuntar's death. (news-front.info)
  • artillery
  • The day after three rockets were fired from southern Lebanon and landed in open areas in northern Israel, which responded with "targeted artillery fire" into southern Lebanon. (news-front.info)
  • Assad
  • President Bashar al-Assad's will to open diplomatic representation in Lebanon is historic progress," Sarkozy said after he met Assad and Lebanese President Michel Suleiman separately. (spokesman.com)
  • Lebanese arms-smuggling revelations lend support to claims that Saudi or US forces are trying to seize on protests in Sunni-majority regions of Syria to destabilize Assad, and replace him with a regime more directly aligned with the interests of US imperialism. (wsws.org)
  • On the other hand, the clashes in Tripoli that broke out in December 2012 when several pro-opposition Lebanese men were assassinated, presumably by Assad forces, directly resulted from the spillover from Syria, as those killed had actively been fighting in Syria on behalf of the opposition. (understandingwar.org)
  • Hizbollah's intervention in Syria against mainly Sunni rebels has further inflamed sectarian rivalry in Lebanon, where fighting between Alawite pro-Assad and Sunni anti-Assad gunmen in the northern city of Tripoli has killed dozens. (thenational.ae)
  • Mr Suleiman, a Maronite Christian, has become increasingly assertive in criticising Syria, which dominated its smaller neighbour militarily and politically for three decades before the outbreak of the uprising against Mr Al Assad in 2011. (thenational.ae)
  • Iraq and Syria
  • But the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) has changed the rules of the game and has been providing ballistic missiles and the technology to build them to its allied militias in Yemen, Iraq and Syria and probably even Lebanon for the past two years. (eurasiareview.com)
  • Tripoli
  • According to Al-Akhbar , army intelligence had been notified that two members of the Tamim clan from Tripoli were seeking large quantities of arms to be delivered to Syria. (wsws.org)
  • rebel
  • Since the battle for Qusayr started a month ago, there have been frequent rocket attacks on Shiite areas of eastern Lebanon from rebel-held areas in Syria. (thenational.ae)
  • By the way, this is Russia's primary concern as well - to ensure that a failed-state Syria does not end up emboldening Russia's opponents in Central Asia, especially if Syria's chemical weapons stockpile was to fall into rebel hands). (themonkeycage.org)
  • ties
  • He told reporters not to speak of normalizing ties between Lebanon and Syria because "they are completely normal. (spokesman.com)
  • RAZ: One of the first things that the new president, General Suleiman, did today was he said he would strengthen ties with Syria. (npr.org)
  • Antiochus
  • At the same period died Seleucus, son of that Seleucus who had the double surnames of Callinicus and Pogon: he was succeeded on the throne of Syria by his brother Antiochus. (tufts.edu)
  • Syrians
  • Severe winter weather - the worst in 100 years - hit Lebanon last week with snow, freezing temperatures and high winds, exacerbating already poor living conditions for Syrians taking refuge there. (mercycorps.org)
  • It's estimated that nearly 1.5 million Syrians have fled to Lebanon to escape the ongoing violent conflicts. (cnn.com)
  • border
  • The Turkish border town of Kilis was struck by a missile fired from Syria on Sunday, a Reuters witness said, the fifth cross-border missile fired in the same day. (lebanese-newspapers.com)
  • Turkish jets bombed the Kurdish-controlled city of Afrin in northern Syria Saturday, as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan promised to expand Turkey's military border operations against a Kurdish group that has been the U.S.'s key Syria ally in the war on Daesh (ISIS). (lebanese-newspapers.com)
  • Emergency vaccination and targeted feeding of livestock grazing in areas along the Syria-Lebanon border. (fao.org)
  • concern
  • Before yesterday, Barak had refrained from demanding any halt to the fighting as a condition to continuing talks with Syria, apparently out of concern that Syria would demand something in return. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Russia's
  • Russian-led peace talks on Syria will be held Jan. 30 in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia's chief negotiator Aleksandr Lavrentyev said Saturday. (lebanese-newspapers.com)
  • areas
  • The day after three rockets were fired from southern Lebanon and landed in open areas in northern Israel, which responded with "targeted artillery fire" into southern Lebanon. (news-front.info)
  • conflicts
  • Israel could face military conflicts on three different fronts-Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip-at the same time in 2019, according to an annual assessment of security challenges done by the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), a national security think-tank. (ynetnews.com)
  • forces
  • With Australian and Indian support, as well as that of Free French forces, Britain invaded both Syria and Lebanon, fighting Vichy French garrisons loyal to Germany. (history.com)