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Lebanon’s new parliament re-elects Hezbollah ally as speaker

Lebanon’s new parliament re-elects Hezbollah ally as speaker Nabih Berri held the position of assembly speaker since 1992, with the focus now shifting to who will be prime minister.   Source: Lebanon’s new parliament re-elects Hezbollah ally as speaker From News Feed

Israel’s Murderous Strikes on Syria (via “Pacified” Lebanon)

Israel’s Murderous Strikes on Syria (via “Pacified” Lebanon) On April 9, 2018 at least 14 people were killed during the murderous strike by the Israeli air force on the Syrian T-4 airfield at Homs. Israeli F-15 fighter jets flew over Lebanese airspace, as they have done on many previous occasions, in total disregard of international…

The MOST Important Election in the World! Lebanon?…What Election?

The MOST Important Election in the World! Lebanon?…What Election? Op-Ed by Brett Redmayne-Titley In a matter of mere hours, a new election will take place. Unlike seemingly all other national elections worldwide, this election…Source: The MOST Important Election in the World! Lebanon?…What Election?

Paper Discloses S. Arabia’s Intention to Spread Yemen War to Lebanon

Paper Discloses S. Arabia’s Intention to Spread Yemen War to Lebanon The Arabic-language al-Akhbar newspaper released the text of a letter wrote by Kawar to the UAE diplomats on November 22, 2017, in which she elaborated on her meeting with Mike Bell, a retired US Army colonel who served in the Iraq war and is…

French FM to visit Lebanon after elections

French FM to visit Lebanon after elections French Ambassador to Lebanon Bruno Foucher said in a meeting Monday with President Michel Aoun that France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is planning to visit Lebanon after the May 6 parliamentary elections, according to a statement from the presidency.Source: French FM to visit Lebanon after elections From…

Russia to support Lebanon in refugee return: Russian minister

Russia to support Lebanon in refugee return: Russian minister A Russian official said that Russia will support Lebanon in returning Syrian refugees to their country, during a meeting with Lebanese President Michel Aoun in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Source: Russia to support Lebanon in refugee return: Russian minister From News Feed

A Palestinian seat in Lebanon’s parliament?

A Palestinian seat in Lebanon’s parliament? How a mock political campaign spread confusion and awareness ahead of Lebanon’s parliamentary elections. Source: A Palestinian seat in Lebanon’s parliament?

Lebanon plans to boost army presence on Israel border

Lebanon plans to boost army presence on Israel border ROME (Reuters) – Lebanon plans to increase its military presence along its southern border with Israel, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said on Thursday at a meeting in Rome, where he is seeking financial support for the armed forces. Source:

UNHCR, UNICEF heads say Lebanon needs support

UNHCR, UNICEF heads say Lebanon needs support A frank discussion Monday with Education Minister Marwan Hamadeh summed up the struggles facing U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi in getting more aid for Lebanon.Source: UNHCR, UNICEF heads say Lebanon needs support From News Feed

Lebanon: Should it be Devil, Deep Blue Sea … or Russia?

Lebanon:  Should it be Devil, Deep Blue Sea … or Russia? Lebanon, as so often in the past, is facing mortal danger. Saudi Arabia is putting great pressure on the Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, a powerful but controversial figure who holds dual nationality – Saudi and Lebanese. Riyadh expects Lebanon to play by its…

Lebanon ready to confront any ‘Israeli aggression at all costs’ – army

Lebanon ready to confront any ‘Israeli aggression at all costs’ – army The Lebanese army has reaffirmed its readiness to confront the “Israeli aggression” by any means at its disposal if the ongoing disputes and already tense relations between the neighbors escalate into an armed confrontation. “I reaffirm again our categorical rejection of the Israeli…

Lebanon’s Berri says government might stumble over tension

Lebanon’s Berri says government might stumble over tension BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri said on Wednesday the work of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri’s government work could be obstructed by political tension, al-Manar TV reported, as a row involving President Michel Aoun showed no signs of abating. Source:

Netanyahu visits Russia, sets red lines for Iran in Lebanon

Netanyahu visits Russia, sets red lines for Iran in Lebanon Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Russia Monday for talks focused on Syria, but warned Israel would not accept what he called Iran’s growing military presence there and in Lebanon.Source: Netanyahu visits Russia, sets red lines for Iran in Lebanon From News Feed

Beirut Lebanon: “You’re Not in Turkey Anymore!”

Beirut Lebanon: “You’re Not in Turkey Anymore!” We have seen war… too much war. We desire peace. To have peace we must live together as one people. The new government says so. We support our government. — Taxi driver on the streets of Beirut Author’s Note: This is Part Two in a multi-part series direct and…