Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Hizbullah was “putting thousands of missiles and rockets in homes, in the heart of the civilian population”. Photograph: Dan Balilty/Reuters

Israeli artillery pounded south Lebanon yesterday after two rockets landed in northern Israel, and an additional two projectiles landed short, falling(...)

Lebanese security forces stand outside the Turkish Airlines office in downtown Beirut yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Hasan Shaaban

Turkey urged its citizens to leave Lebanon after a militant group claimed the abduction early yesterday of two Turkish airline pilots travelling in a (...)

Residents flee from clashes between the Lebanese Army and gunmen of hardline Sunni Muslim cleric Sheikh Ahmed al-Assir, in Abra near Sidon, southern Lebanon. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

In the latest bloody spillover from the Syrian conflict, Lebanese commandos supported by armoured vehicles yesterday seized a mosque compound in the s(...)

Damage is seen in a purported ammunition depot following an air strike near Damascus yesterday, in this handout photograph distributed by Syria’s national news agency SANA.

The people of Damascus were torn out of their sleep at 2am yesterday when Israeli rockets slammed into a scientific research centre at Jamraya,(...)