Hezbollah’s most senior military commander, Mustafa Amine Badreddine, has reportedly been killed in the Syrian capital, Damascus.
At least 43 people have been killed, and more than 240 injured, following two Islamic State suicide bombings, in a crowded residential district, in Lebanon.
At least eight people, including two soldiers, and two men wanted in connection with organised crime, have been killed, following a shootout, in Lebanon.
Around 230 kg of drugs, bound for Qatar, have been seized by customs officials, at an airport in Beirut, Lebanon.
Five Czech citizens, and their Lebanese driver, have reportedly gone missing in Lebanon, with their vehicle being found abandoned.
At least 90 Assyrian Christian men have been abducted by Islamic State militants from villages in northeastern Syria, according to human rights activists in the region.