Prime Minister Najib Mikati said there was no evidence that al Qaeda militants were operating in Lebanon. A blast ripped through a restaurant frequented by tourists and UN peacekeepers in Tyre, drawing wide condemnation from officials and prompting some restaurants in the city to cancel New Year's Eve events.
The ANSF Order of Battle
A breakdown of the structure and units in the Afghan National Security Forces.
The Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan
A look at the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's top leaders.
The Quetta Shura
A look at the Afghan Taliban's top leaders, military councils, and committees.