Live updates

Israeli warplanes strike in eastern Lebanon

Israeli warplanes struck a target in eastern Lebanon near the border with Syria on Monday, security sources told Reuters.

It was not immediately known what the target was or the exact location of the air strike, which occurred in a mountainous area near the border.

The Israeli army declined to comment but an Israeli security source confirmed that there has been "unusually intense air force activity in the north", referring to Lebanon.



Lebanon Minister: It's crazy the Iranians not at talks

ITV News Middle East correspondent Geraint Vincent has tweeted:

'At least four killed' in Beirut southern suburbs blast

A fire is extinguished at a building at the site of the blast Credit: Reuters

At least four people have been killed in a blast in Beirut's southern suburbs, a security source has told Reuters, attributing the blast to a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt.

The source said another 20 people were wounded in the explosion, which occurred in a stronghold of the military and political movement Hezbollah.

People gather at the scene of the suspected suicide bomb attack. Credit: Reuters
Load more updates