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Israel and United States test missile defense system

The Israeli Defense Ministry together with the US Missile Defense Agency has completed testing of the David Sling missile defense system. During the testing, the system successfully detected and intercepted all targets, Gazeta.ru …

Islamic State releases 37 Christian Assyrians

Terrorists from the Islamic State terrorist organization have released captured Christian Assyrians after long negotiations which began in March, a representative of the Assyrian community in Lebanon, Father Sargon reported. "Today …

Ancient Baalbek

Baalbek is a city in Lebanon. It is located 80 km north-east of Beirut at an altitude of 1130 m. It is the oldest city on earth. It is surrounded by many legends. According to one of them, the foundation of Baalbek were created by …

Sunni leader detained in Lebanon

A leader of the Sunni Islamists, Sheikh Ahmed al-Assir, has been detained in Lebanon, the authorities of the country reported. Al-Assir was detained at Beirut Airport while trying to leave the country. The leader of the Sunni Islamists …

Hezbollah leader will not allow Syria to split

The leader of the Hezbollah Shiite group,  Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, has accused the US of an ‘unserious approach’ to the fight against the terrorist organization Islamic State. Speaking at a meeting dedicated …

Zarif visits Assad

Today Syrian President Bashar Assad met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is on a visit to this republic, and his delegation. Prior to that, the Iranian Foreign Minister was met at …

US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah officials

The US government has imposed sanctions on three leaders of the militant group Hezbollah and a businessman in Lebanon. These measures were taken against them due to "its terrorist activities worldwide" as well as its "ongoing …