Ceasefire agreed at Lebanese-Syrian border

BEIRUT- A ceasefire took effect on Thursday in a mountainous area of the Lebanese-Syrian border near the Lebanese town of Arsal, where Hezbollah has been fighting jihadist militants since last week, Hezbollah's al-Manar TV reported on its website.
The report cited a military news service run by the group.
It said the ceasefire in the Juroud Arsal area, which was also reported by the Lebanese National News Agency, took effect at 6 a.m. (0300 GMT) and halted fighting on all fronts.
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