"Some guys poured fuel on my house and set it alight. The next morning workers were already pulling down my house."
Natalya Tatjana Strezhniova
""This is something that happened in the past, and of course it will happen in the future again.""
Director, Museum of Natural History Vienna & Professor, University of Vienna
""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
A Spanish UN peacekeeper in Lebanon has been killed amid clashes between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters. “We are looking into the
Thousands of Hezbollah supporters have turned out for the funeral of a prominent fighter killed in a suspected Israeli helicopter strike in Syria’s
A double suicide bombing in the Lebanese city of Tripoli is said to have killed up to nine people, not including the bombers, and left scores
The Lebanese, struggling to cope with the more than a million and a half refugees from Syria they are currently looking after on their soil, are
The former two-time prime minister of Lebanon, Omar Karami, has died peacefully in hospital in Beirut aged 80. He initially served as PM for two
Lebanese authorities are said to be questioning a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after she and a child of the ISIL leader were detained near the Syrian border.
The funeral of the Lebanese singer, actress and entertainer Sabah has been held in Beirut, with hundreds of family, friends and fans celebrating her
Heavy fighting continued for a third day in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli on Sunday October 26. The Lebanese army brought in tanks and commando
Germany is playing host to an international conference on the Syrian refugee crisis at which ministers and aid agencies from more than 40 countries
Three Lebanese teenagers have created an internet anti-terror sensation with their #BurnISISFlagChallenge
The trio took to a square in Beirut and
The Lebanese Army brought in reinforcements on Monday as part of an advance into a border town attacked by Syrian Islamists over the
A fire fight broke out between Lebanese troops and Syrian Islamists on Sunday near the town of Arsal which has become home to thousands of Syrian
Lebanese security forces have killed a suspected bomb maker during a raid at his home in Tripoli.
Monzer al-Hassan was accused of providing
The UN peacekeeping force UNIFIL has intensified its patrols in southern Lebanon, along another volatile border over which rockets have been fired
A suicide bomber blew up a car near an army checkpoint in the Lebanese capital Beirut on Monday evening.
The blast killed a security officer and
A suicide bomber has blown up his car near an army checkpoint in Beirut on Monday night.
The bomber was killed in the attack and around 20 people
A suicide bomber has killed one person and wounded more than 30 others at a security checkpoint in Lebanon.
The explosion occurred in the country’s
There are now an estimated 2.5 million Syrian refugees scattered across neighbouring countries, including many artists.
Rabee Kiwan is one of
International performance group, ‘Clowns Without Borders’
The Lebanese parliament has failed to elect a new president after the first round of voting. The leading candidate, Samir Geagea, failed to get the