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Ap Photos: Syrians On Treacherous Trek To Safety
11 hours ago: George's Bottom Line
AP PHOTOS: Under cover of darkness, Syrians make grueling nighttime trek to safety in Lebanon
Related topics: World Photos
Syrian Rebels Make Last Stand For Homs
19 hours ago: Indyposted
BEIRUT (AP) — Weakened Syrian rebels are making their last desperate stand in Homs, as forces loyal to President Bashar Assad launch their harshest assault yet to expel them from the central city, once known as the capital of the revolution. Some...
Related topics: Homs, Syria, Bashar Al-Assad
Syria’s Chemical Weapons Wild Card: Chlorine Gas
19 hours ago: Ya Libnan
By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, Lebanon – Chlorine gas attacks in Syria this month, if proven, expose a major loophole in an international deal to remove chemical weapons from the war-torn country and suggest chemical warfare could persist after the...
Related topics: Syria
Rescue Plan For Besieged Tfeil Village To Start Tuesday, Mashnouq
April 22, 2014: Ya Libnan
Lebanon’s Interior Minister Nohad Mashnouq said that implementation of a plan to aid residents of the besieged Lebanese border town of Tfeil will begin on Tuesday morning. “The plan that the Interior Ministry intends to carry out in Tfeil...
I Am Going Home On May 25 , Says Lebanon President
April 20, 2014: Ya Libnan
President Michel Suleiman said he is going home on May 25 and reiterated his opposition to the extension of his term as head of state. “On May 25 I’m going home”, Suleiman said on Sunday following a meeting behind closed-doors with...
Construction Frenzy In Lebanon Alters Beirut’s Skyline
April 20, 2014: Ya Libnan
/ One by one, the old traditional houses of Beirut are vanishing as luxury towers sprout up on every corner, altering the city’s skyline almost beyond recognition amid an ongoing construction frenzy seemingly immune to tensions from the civil...
New Militant Group Claims Responsibility For Deadly Blast In Cairo
April 19, 2014: Business Insider
CAIRO (Reuters) - The Egyptian militant group Ajnad Misr claimed responsibility on Saturday for a blast that killed one police officer in Cairo. The bomb exploded in Cairo's Lebanon Square on Friday night, killing the officer and wounding another....
Related topics: Egypt, Cairo, Reuters, Police
Mp Calls On M14 Christians To Agree On 1 Presidential Candidate
April 19, 2014: Ya Libnan
BEIRUT , Lebanon- Future Movement bloc MP Atef Majdalani urged the Christian parties of the March 14 coalition to agree on one presidential candidate, in remarks published Saturday in Kuwaiti newspaper As-Seyassah. “All the names and candidates of...
Rai Calls For Electing A Responsible President Who Is Best Suited For Lebanon
April 19, 2014: Ya Libnan
Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rai said during his Easter address that the the entire world is watching the parliament and hopes the MPs will meet the necessary quorum needed to elect a new president. “The entire world is watching the parliament...
‘nyt’ Abided By Israeli Gag Order Even As ‘ei’ Scooped It Repeatedly
April 18, 2014: Mondoweiss
Ali Abunimah Last Saturday, Israel arrested Majd Kayyal, an Israeli Palestinian journalist who works for the human rights group Adalah, after he had visited Lebanon, then detained him incommunicado. Matt Lee of the Associated Press brought up the...
Related topics: Israel, Human Rights
Syrian Helicopter Raids Arsal Area In Eastern Lebanon
April 18, 2014: Ya Libnan
A Syrian helicopter carried out   two air raids  near the  Beqaa town of Arsal in eastern Lebanon , in the area of Kherbet Daoud ,  National News Agency reported on Thursday. This development comes after  Syrian warplanes staged two raids  on...
Conditions Not Ripe To Hold Presidential Elections; Berri
April 18, 2014: Ya Libnan
” Lebanon Speaker Nabih Berri sounded skeptical over the parliamentary session set to elect a president will be held, pointing out that the conditions to ensure its success are “not ripe yet “and expressed his hope that former PM Saad...
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April 18, 2014: brooklynvegan
If you missed out on getting tickets for the Agalloch show at Irving Plaza during the Invisible Oranges presale, you can still get them in the general on-sale which starts today at 10 AM. Tickets to the Thievery Corporation show at new summer venue...
Glaxo Looking Into Misconduct Charges - Analyst Blog
April 17, 2014: Zacks Investment Research
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) recently responded to investigations and charges of misconduct in Jordan and Lebanon. Glaxo clarified that it is taking a number of steps to address the issue. The company disclosed that it is looking into allegations brought...
Israel Arrests Arab Journalist Over Lebanon Visit
April 17, 2014: George's Bottom Line
Israel detains Israeli Arab journalist for attending newspaper conference in Lebanon
Related topics: Israel
Syria’s Opposition Accuses Assad Of New Poison Gas Attack
April 17, 2014: Ya Libnan
Beirut, Lebanon- Syria’s opposition activists accused President Bashar al-Assad’s forces of a new poison gas attack in the Syrian capital on Wednesday, posting footage of four men being treated by medics. They said the chemical attack,...
Related topics: Syria, Bashar Al-Assad, Activism
Glaxosmithkline Says It Is Looking Into New Bribery Allegations In Jordan And Lebanon
April 16, 2014: Canadian Business Magazine
NEW YORK, N.Y. – British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is looking into allegations of bribery within its operations in Jordan and Lebanon. The company said Wednesday that it started looking into the conduct of “a small number of...
Detained Berlusconi Ally Taken Ill In Lebanon
April 16, 2014: George's Bottom Line
Detained Berlusconi ally moved to hospital in Lebanon, in stable condition
Related topics: Silvio Berlusconi
Lebanon To Limit Immigration Of Syrian Refugees
April 15, 2014: Ya Libnan
Interior Minister Nohad Mashnouq said that the cabinet would work on limiting the number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon. “Limiting the immigration of Syrian refugees will be coordinated with the concerned organizations and will depend on two...
Us Addresses Lebanon's Rising Security Challenges
April 12, 2014:
Lebanon is known for its un-demarcated and porous border with Syria that offers opportunity for terrorist infiltration in both directions.
Related topics: Syria, Terrorism

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