(UPDATE) Ceasefire deal agreed in Arsal outskirts

Thu 27 Jul 2017 at 09:58 Security & Law

NNA - A ceasefire deal brokered by General Security Chief Abbas Ibrahim has been reached between Hezbollah and the remaining al-Nusra gunmen in the outskirts of Arsal, National News Agency correspondent reported on Thursday.


The ceasefire came into effect as of 6:00 am today.


As per the deal, al-Nusra militants and their families shall leave to Idlib province in Syria.


Ibrahim is expected to release a statement detailing the ceasefire terms in the next few hours.


Meanwhile, calm is prevailing over Arsal and its outskirts, as well as over the heights of Wadi Hmayed and al-Malahi.



==========R.A.H.


Follow the latest National News Agency (NNA) news on Radio Lebanon 98.5, 98.1, and 96.2 FM

How to adopt good manners in the times of C...

NNA - AD Excellence shares the secrets of a “healthy" containment With the spread of

Sun 10 May 2020 at 10:07 Read more

UfM Secretary General declares state of cl...

Written by Rana Hajj Kamel: “It is important to turn climate emergency into an o

Mon 02 Dec 2019 at 14:26 Read more
  • NNA Services
  • Email Service
  • Mobile App
  • Responsive Website