Lebanon

Pompeo Tells Lebanon To Choose Hezbollah Or Independence

A seven-minute media address by United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday was dominated by his country’s preoccupation with Hezbollah and, in effect, its patron Iran. Pompeo read out his statement during his visit to Beirut...
Related topics: Mike Pompeo, Hezbollah, Iran

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Syrian Watchdog Urges To Hold Us-led Coalition Accountable For Baghuz Bombing

BEIRUT (Sputnik) – The US-led international coalition to defeat the Daesh* and the SDF must be held accountable for the numerous civilian casualties that were the result of a 12-hour bombing of the Syrian village of Baghuz, Ahmad Kazem, the head...

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Lebanon Today : Friday March 22 Top News

Here are the top stories for Lebanon today: Aoun may visit Syria if necessary “If it is necessary to make a visit to Syria to solve issues between the two countries, then I will do it. If not, ambassadors and ministers can make these visits...
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Service And Sacrifice: Malaysian Peacekeepers In Lebanon Proud To Serve Their Homeland And The...

Peacekeepers from Malaysia serving under the United Nations flag in Lebanon face a “a totally new experience” according to the commander of the Malaysian contingent in the country.
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Us Says Iran Missile Program Destabilizing Middle East

A senior U.S. arms control official said on Tuesday that Iran's missile program is destabilizing the Middle East and raising the risk of a "regional arms race" through the provision of such weapons to armed groups in Lebanon and Yemen. U.S....
Related topics: Iran, Yemen

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Lebanon Today : Tuesday March 19 Top News

Here are the top stories for Lebanon today: Gebran Basil says he has no personal ambitions and should not have become a minister Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil said Sunday that he “should not have become a minister” in the new government denied...

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A Long Way Home For Refugees: Un Official Sheds Light On Syria's Restoration

The op-ed was written for RIA Novosti by Herve Verhoosel, UN World Food Programme Senior Spokesperson on the refugee crisis in Syria and the region, with personal anecdotes from a trip to a school in Lebanon which accommodates Syrian refugee...
Related topics: Syria, Ria Novosti

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Explore Puts Lebanon Back On The Travel Map “as A Must-see Destination”

OAKLAND, Calif., March 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — On this trip travelers will learn about Lebanese life and discover aromatic souks, walk through fragrant cedar forests and savor the many flavorful foods. The trip starts in the capital city...

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Lebanon’s Hezbollah Asks For Donations To Combat Sanctions

 Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement has called for donations from its popular base because it says it is coming under financial pressure as a result of Western sanctions. Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah’s appeal on Friday came days after...
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Germany Won't Fully Outlaw Hezbollah Despite Us Criticism - Reports

Hezbollah has sided with Bashar Assad's government and crushes terrorists in war-torn Syria and today is part of Lebanon's parliament and government, but Washington and Tel Aviv claim that the organisation is being used by Iran as a proxy against...
Related topics: Germany, Hezbollah, Bashar Al-Assad, Terrorism, Syria, Israel, Tel,aviv, Iran

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Syria Rejects Opcw Report On ‘toxic Chemical’ Used In Attack: Sana

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s foreign ministry said on Thursday it “categorically rejects” the finding of the global chemical weapons agency that a “toxic chemical” was used in an attack last April on a Syrian rebel-held town....
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Lebanon Just Got The Middle East’s First Zero-waste Store

A good idea that is going global. EcoSouk sounds like a lot of other trendy new stores: It’s package-free, zero-waste, and eco-friendly with a wide selection of organic soaps and shampoos and cute kitchenware made out of recycled material for...

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S&p Downgrades Lebanon’s Credit Outlook To Negative From Stable

S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook on Lebanon to negative from stable on Friday, amid worries about the ability of the world’s third most indebted country to pay its foreign debt. The rating agency, though, affirmed the country’s...

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Amber Heard Arrives In London Amid Defamation Lawsuit

Amber Heard makes her way through the airport on Friday afternoon (March 1) in London, England. The 32-year-old Aquaman actress kept things cool in a black, suede jacket, dark jeans, and sunglasses for her flight into town after her mission trip to...
Related topics: United Kingdom, London, Lawsuits, Airports, Black Friday

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Syria Slams Uk's Hezbollah Ban As 'historical Hostility Against Arab World'

BEIRUT (Sputnik) - Damascus denounces London's move on listing Lebanese movement Hezbollah as a terrorist organization and sees it as another piece of evidence of UK "historical hostility" toward the Arab world, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said on...
Related topics: Syria, United Kingdom, Hezbollah, London, Terrorism

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France Issues An Ultimatum To Lebanon Over Reforms, Sets Deadline For Implementation

Pierre Duquesne, the French inter-ministerial delegate for the Mediterranean who is in charge of following up on the implementation of the resolutions of the CEDRE conference, has issued an ultimatum to Lebanon by setting a two-month deadline to...
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From Lebanon To Iraq, Us-iran Escalation Shows No Sign Of Abating

BY Dr Lina Khatib Head, Middle East and North Africa Program On 25 February, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited Tehran, only his third trip abroad since the start of the Syrian conflict in 2011, following trips to Russia in 2015 and 2017....
Related topics: Iraq, Iran, Bashar Al-Assad, Tehran, Russia

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In Middle East, Impunity For Human Rights Abuses Reigned In 2018: Amnesty

Beirut (AFP) – “The crackdown on civil society actors and political opponents increased significantly in Egypt, Iran and Saudi Arabia,” the rights watchdog said in its annual regional report. “Is it acceptable for activists...
Related topics: Human Rights, Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Activism

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Aoun Pledges Safe Return Of Syrian Refugees

 Lebanese President Michel Aoun pledged the safe return of Syrian refugees, with the European Union (EU) confirming it was ready to help in all areas of repatriation. Aoun met the EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, in Beirut. She had...

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85 Percent Of The Lebanese Do Not Trust Their Politicians, Poll

85 percent of the Lebanese do not trust their politicians, according to an opinion poll by Beirut-based Information International. Although the results do not dispute the prevailing public opinion, but paradoxically contradict the outcome of the...
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