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‘nyt’ Abided By Israeli Gag Order Even As ‘ei’ Scooped It Repeatedly
10 hours ago: 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
13 hours ago: 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
13 hours ago: 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...
Tix On Sale: War On Drugs, Beirut, Fuck Buttons, Afghan Whigs, Eleanor Friedberger, Veruca Salt,...
15 hours ago: 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
Lebanon Parliament To Elect A New President On April 23
April 17, 2014: Ya Libnan
Lebanon’s parliament speaker on Wednesday called for a meeting to elect a new president on April 23, kicking off what is expected to be a lengthy and fiercely contested vote for the country’s top Christian post amid regional unrest. The...
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
Syria Poison Gas Attack: Rebels, Government Blame Each Other
April 12, 2014: The Huffington Post
BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government and rebel forces say poison gas has been used in a central village, injuring scores of people, while blaming each other for the attack.The main Western-backed opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition,...
Related topics: Syria
Hezbollah Convince Their Followers That It Is Their Duty To Protect Assad
April 11, 2014: Ya Libnan
As he pushes a cart full of tomatoes and cucumbers in the market at Bint Jbeil in southern Lebanon, nothing marks out Mahmoud as an experienced Hezbollah fighter. The stocky vegetable vendor in his fifties, who sports a red beard, fought Israel in...
Related topics: Hezbollah, Bashar Al-Assad, Israel
Patriarch Al-rai Now Open To March 14 Or March 8 Presidential Candidate
April 11, 2014: Ya Libnan
Maronite Patriarch Beshara al-Rahi stressed on Friday the need to stage the presidential elections on time, saying that he does not have the right to interfere in the elections. He said upon his return to Lebanon from a trip to Geneva: “I have not...
Lebanon Needs A Strong President, Not A Multi-colored Consensus Seeker Says Geagea
April 11, 2014: Ya Libnan
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said that a strong president is the only solution to Lebanon’s problems, emphasizing that the country’s next leader must speak clearly and favor the state’s interests over all others. “[There is] no strong...
Geagea Says He Will Replace Hezbollah With Lebanese Army To Defend Lebanon From Israel
April 11, 2014: Ya Libnan
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea said that he would preserve the Lebanese army’s current combat doctrine which categorized Israel as an enemy, and promised to make the army the sole institution responsible for applying it. Geagea said that...
Related topics: Hezbollah, Israel
Mikati: Next President Will Not Unite Lebanon
April 11, 2014: Ya Libnan
Former Prime Minister Najib Mikati said that although Lebanon is in need of a president all Lebanese parties agree on, he does not believe an all-encompassing candidate will be elected. “The information I am seeing today is not in keeping with the...
Syria Death Toll From Rebel Infighting Jumps To 68
April 11, 2014: Indyposted
BEIRUT (AP) — Activists say the death toll from infighting between rival Islamic rebel groups in eastern Syria has jumped to 68. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says battles are still raging on Friday, for a second day,...
Related topics: Syria, Activism, Human Rights
A Tune From The Middle East, A Bridge To America
April 9, 2014:
We had a lyricist from Lebanon and an arranger from Iraq. We had a melody composed by Quincy Jones. A Libyan, Egyptian, Palestinian, Syrian, Saudi and Emirati were among 26 artists joining recording sessions in Morocco and Qatar. Our result was...
Related topics: Iraq, Morocco, Qatar
While The World Is Watching Eastern Ukraine Is Anyone Still Watching Assad?
April 9, 2014: FP Passport
BEIRUT -- Amid opposition claims of new Syrian chemical weapons attacks, President Bashar al-Assad is fast approaching an important deadline for removing his stockpiles of the deadly armaments from from the country. It doesn't appear that he's going...
Related topics: Ukraine, Bashar Al-Assad
Lebanon Prelates Urge End To Syrian Weapons Sales
April 9, 2014: VOA News
A high-level Christian delegation from Lebanon is calling for nations to stop selling arms to the warring factions in Syria.  The prelates say these weapons are fueling the war and impeding peace efforts.  A high-ranking delegation...
Related topics: Syria

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