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Hizbullah supporters attack a bus carrying anti-Hizbullah protesters in front of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, yesterday. Photograph: Reuters

One person was killed and several injured in a clash between opponents and supporters of Lebanon’s Hizbullah movement outside the Iranian embassy in B(...)

Lebanese soldiers and Hizbullah supporters are seen gathered in front of the Iranian embassy in Beirut . Photograph: Reuters

A Lebanese protester was killed outside the Iranian embassy in Beirut today after gunmen from the Iranian-backed Shia militia Hizbullah opened fire wh(...)

Forces loyal to Syrian president Bashar al-Assad carry the national flag as they ride on motorcycles in Qusayr, after the Syrian army took control from rebel fighters yesterday.  Photograph: Reuters/Mohammed Azakir

Syrian troops and their Lebanese Shia Hizbullah allies yesterday took control of the strategic Syrian border town of Qusayr, routing thousands of rebe(...)

Aoibheann and Mouzawak

Beirut exists today as a crumbling, bullet-ridden melting pot of exquisite food and enchanting, endlessly hospitable people. The urban landscape is un(...)

Hizbullah supporters and relatives of members of the the Islamic Shia movement attend the funeral yesterday of a Hizbullah fighter who died in the Syrian conflict in Ouzai in Beirut. Photograph: Issam Kobeisy/Reuters

Two crude rockets fired from the Lebanese coastal mountain range into a Shia majority neighbourhood in south (...)

Mena City Lawyers (left to right): Marcus Tadros, Mark Thompson, Fady Jamaleddine, and Niall Donnelly

A placement programme at one of Lebanon’s main law firms has been giving Irish and British graduates a taste of international practice in a rap(...)

The band’s third record follows the nuanced compositional flair of The Sleeper (2009(...)

Internally displaced children in a school playground in Zayta, where pictures of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad still hang in schools and public building.

Civilians of all ages caught up in the Syria n conflict increasingly face death, maiming and severe trauma, according to Un icef, Save the Chil(...)

Israeli reserve soldiers preparing to take on Hizbullah, their militia vanguard in neighbouring Lebanon. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

The elephant in the Lebanese- Syria n room is Hizbullah, the Lebanese Shia movement that is a major political, economic and military player on (...)

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