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Ali Defends Hezbollah’s Role In Syria Blames Lebanon Dissociation Policy For Arsal Violence
2 hours ago: Ya Libnan
Syrian Ambassador Ali Abdul Karim Ali defended Hezbollah’s role in Syria and blamed the violence caused by the jihadists in the border town of Arsal earlier this month on the country’s dissociation policy and its alleged compliance with...
Related topics: Hezbollah, Syria
Mother Of Hostage American Journalist Pleads With Islamic State While Gruesome Photos Emerge Of...
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BEIRUT (AP) — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images emerged of mass killings, including masked militants shooting kneeling men after the...
Related topics: World Photos, World Videos
Geagea Seeking To End Lebanon Presidential Election Impasse
11 hours ago: Ya Libnan
Lebanese Forces Leader Samir Geagea  who was the first to announce his candidacy for the presidential election revealed on Wednesday that he will reiterate his solution to the presidential deadlock in an effort to end the stalemate . In remarks...
“where Is Lebanon Heading Now ?” Report Predicts A Bleak Future
11 hours ago: Ya Libnan
The economic, security and political situations in Lebanon are likely to worsen in the coming six months according to a report by the Assessment Capacities Project (ACAPS), a humanitarian needs assessment group. The report titled “Where is Lebanon...
Why Activists Sent 128 Tomatoes To Every Single Member Of Lebanon's Parliament
11 hours ago: Global Voices
A slogan used for a protest on Aug. 19: “No to the extension of trash,” likening members of parliament to garbage. Posted among others on the “Take Back Parliament” Facebook page. With the Lebanese parliament's term...
You Can't Understand Isis If You Don't Know The History Of Wahhabism In Saudi Arabia
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BEIRUT -- The dramatic arrival of Da'ish (ISIS) on the stage of Iraq has shocked many in the West. Many have been perplexed -- and horrified -- by its violence and its evident magnetism for Sunni youth. But more than this, they find Saudi Arabia's...
Related topics: Saudi Arabia, Iraq
Security Council Extends Un Peacekeeping Force In Lebanon For Another Year
August 26, 2014: UN News Centre - Top Stories
The Security Council today renewed the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) for another year, while strongly condemning attempts to threaten the country’s security and stability.
Duke Realty Inks Deal With B&g Foods To Lease Lebanon Asset - Analyst Blog
August 26, 2014: Zacks Investment Research
Duke Realty Corporation (DRE) inked a new deal with B&G Foods Inc. (BGS) for leasing 445,942 square feet of space in Park 840 Logistics Center Building 653. With the transaction, this Lebanon-based property is now fully leased. As a matter of...
Another Rocket Fired From South Lebanon Toward Israel- Update
August 25, 2014: Ya Libnan
A rocket was fired from the Jarmaq area in Wadi al-Litani in south Lebanon towards Israel, LBC reported on Monday evening. Israeli media said sirens were heard in Kiryat Shmona and Metulla, al-Manara, Misgav Am and Kfar Giladi settlements as the...
Related topics: Israel
Edl Contract Workers Preventing Employees From Entering Hq
August 25, 2014: Ya Libnan
Electricite du Liban (EDL) contract daily workers prevented on Monday the company’s employees from entering the firm’s headquarters in Beirut’s Mar Mikhael area, in what was described as a rebellion against a decision for employees...
Berri Says Aoun Has To Wait For Debating His Proposal
August 25, 2014: Ya Libnan
Lebanon Speaker Nabih Berri said that the amendment proposed by Michel Aoun’s Change and Reform bloc, which calls for changing the constitution to allow the Lebanese people to directly elect the president ,cannot be debated in parliament until it...
Islamic State Seizes Control Over At Least Part Of Syrian Air Base
August 24, 2014: Mashable!
BEIRUT — The Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS/ISIL) broke through the defenses of a major military air base in northeastern Syria on Sunday, seizing control of at least part of a facility that is the last government-held outpost in an...
Related topics: Isil, Military, Syria
More Than 500 Dead In Battle For Syria's Tabqa Airport: Ngo
August 24, 2014: Business Insider
Beirut (AFP) - More than 500 Syrian soldiers and Islamic State fighters died in a six-day battle for Tabqa airport, last stronghold of the Damascus regime in the northern province of Raqa, a monitor said Sunday.The Syrian Observatory for Human...
Related topics: Syria, Airports, Human Rights
The Darker Side For Gays In Lebanon
August 24, 2014: Inter Press Service
Gays partying in Beirut. Credit: Mona Alami/IPSBy Mona AlamiBEIRUT, Aug 24 2014 (IPS)In a country where civil liberties remain the prerogative of the powerful and wealthy, the Lebanese gay scene is to be treaded carefully.The recent arrest of 27...
Rai Urges Lawmakers To End Electoral Impasse
August 24, 2014: Ya Libnan
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Boutros al-Rai called on Lebanon’s rival political blocs to set aside their personal and factional interests, and take bold moves to ensure the success of parliament’s next scheduled session to elect a president....
Israel Under Fire From North And South As Rockets From Lebanon Strike Golan Heights
August 24, 2014: The Inquisitr
Not content with waging war, and firing short and long-range rockets indiscriminately at Israel from just one front, Arab terrorists in Lebanon and Syria have now joined Hamas in firing at Israeli villages in the north of the country. On Sunday...
Related topics: Israel, Terrorism, Syria, Hamas
Lebanon Will Be The Graveyard Of Isis , Geagea Warns
August 23, 2014: Ya Libnan
Lebanese Forces leader Samir Geagea   told Ash-Sharq al-Awsat that Lebanon will be the graveyard of ISIS fighters if they decide to come here. “Who said ISIS will come to Lebanon or that they are capable of reaching Lebanon? If they come,...
Rocket Fired From Lebanon Lands In Damage Or Injuries
August 23, 2014: Ya Libnan
Around 10:40 pm Saturday  Beirut time  a rocket fired from   southern Lebanese  near Nakoura  in an area  between the villages of Ed Dhaira and Tair Harfa struck Israel  LBC reported .  The Israeli Army later confirmed the strike, saying...
Related topics: Israel
Lebanon's Army Asks For Aid Against Isis
August 23, 2014: George's Bottom Line
As the Syrian conflict spills over the Lebanese border, the LAF is maintaining a defensive strategy, leaving the aggressive pursuit of ISIS and various rebel groups to Hezbollah.
Related topics: Hezbollah
15 More Hezbollah Fighters Killed In Syria
August 22, 2014: Ya Libnan
Another 15 fighters from Lebanon’s Hezbollah had been killed in recent battles against Syrian rebels in the village of Flita in Syria’s mountainous Qalamoun region on the border with Lebanon,  the opposition National Syrian Coalition...
Related topics: Hezbollah, Syria

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