Lebanon's president says his country is eager to take part in Russia-backed political meetings on the Syrian war because it wants to monitor efforts that may accelerate the return of hundreds of thousands of refugees in living in Lebanon.
Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says Syrian troops are holding two Lebanese security agents who crossed by mistake into the neighboring country.
Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people.
Syria's state-run news agency says Israel has attacked a military position in southern Syria, causing material damage.
Syrian warplanes have struck rebel-held towns and villages in the country's northwest as the World Food Program says weekslong violence has hampered some of its activities in the area.
Lebanon's state-run National News Agency says three Lebanese who were recently released in the United Arab Emirates have arrived home.
A Syrian Kurdish official says authorities in northeastern Syria have handed 12 French and two Dutch orphans whose fathers were killed fighting for the Islamic State group back to their countries.
An Islamist political party in Lebanon says gunmen have shot and killed one of its officials in his village in the country's south.
A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.
Syrian armed opposition and a war monitoring group say insurgents have launched an offensive against government forces on the edge of their stronghold in northwestern Syria.
Lebanon's Foreign Ministry says Iran has agreed to release a Lebanese man who has been imprisoned there since 2015.
Muslims across the Middle East and beyond are celebrating the start of the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, a time for family and festivities.
The lawyer of a Lebanese man held in Iran since 2015 says his client will be released in the "next few days."
Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants.
A local official and witnesses in northeastern Syria say hundreds of Syrian women and children related to fighters from the Islamic State group are leaving an overcrowded camp in the country's north to return to their homes.
Syrian opposition activists are reporting that a car bomb in a northern town held by Turkey-backed fighters has killed at least 13, and wounded dozens of people.
Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others.
Syrian opposition activists are reporting that two explosions killed 10 people in the northern city of Raqqa.
Lebanon's Hezbollah leader has rejected what he calls U.S. conditions for mediating a border and maritime dispute with Israel.
Syrian rescue workers and activists say government warplanes have bombed the last rebel stronghold in the country again, levelling a building and killing five people inside it, including three members of a single family.