Ayas Ibrahim in the unofficial refugee camp at Eb Elias: “The UN does not register us. We get nothing.”  Photograph: Hamzah Tahan

Abu Yasser boasts that his “non-camp” in Eb Elias is home to 3,000 refugees from every Syrian province. Last spring there were about 500 people when t(...)

Lebanon’s Hizbullah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah (2nd R), escorted by his bodyguards, greets his supporters at an anti-US protest in Beirut’s southern suburbs, in September. Photograph: Sharif Karim/Reuters.

The European Union has agreed to put the armed wing of Hizbullah on its terrorism blacklist, a move driven by concerns over the Lebanese militant grou(...)

Supporters of Lebanon’s Hizbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah near the site of an explosion in Beirut earlier this month. Photograph: Reuters/Khalil Hassan

Lebanon has asked the EU not to add Hizbullah to its blacklist of terrorist organisations, arguing that the movement is an “essential component” of Le(...)

Minister for Justice  Alan Shatter: told a Lebanese newspaper that it is not a “valid distinction” to differentiate between Hizbullah’s political and military wings

While some individual member states have recognised Hizbullah as a terrorist group, the EU as an entity has not. The Obama administratio(...)

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