Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

US Envoy: Border Talks With Israel Will Help Crisis-Hit Lebanon

US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale speaks after meeting with Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon April 15, 2021. Dalati Nohra/Handout via REUTERS The United States stands ready to facilitate maritime border talks between Lebanon and Israel that will have benefits for the crisis-hit Lebanese economy, […]

Batya lost her mother to war with Egypt. Years later her son fell in Lebanon

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Lebanon extends area claimed in border dispute with Israel

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UK Crime Agency Considers Investigating Lebanon Corruption Report, Sources Say

FILE PHOTO: Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh speaks during a news conference at Central Bank in Beirut, Lebanon, November 11, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir/File Photo Britain’s organized crime agency is reviewing a report by a group of London-based lawyers which accuses Lebanon‘s central bank governor Riad Salameh and associates of money laundering and corrupt […]

Does a Third Lebanon-Israel War Lie Ahead?

A Lebanese police officer walks in Beirut, Lebanon on March 4, 2021. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Despite a collapsing Lebanese economy and considerable political turmoil, Hezbollah continues to threaten Israel. These threats must be taken seriously, given that Hezbollah — the Iranian-backed proxy army — has an incredible stockpile of long-range, medium range, and short-range missiles that […]

Lebanon could sink like Titanic, parliament speaker says

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Hezbollah: Russia serious about investing in Lebanon, but requires new govt.

March 28, 2021 Description: The head of Hezbollah’s parliamentary bloc, Mohammad Raad, sat down with RT Arabic and answered questions regarding the purpose of his visit to Moscow, this as Lebanon’s economic and political crisis continues to deepen. Raad was heading a delegation of lawmakers from Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement that travelled to Moscow last month […]

Lebanon’s president tells PM-designate to form government or step down

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Riot police fire tear gas at protesters as Lebanon’s currency falls to new record low (PHOTOS)

Violent protests erupted across Lebanon on Saturday after the country’s currency plummeted to a new record low, amid an economic crisis that poses the biggest threat to its stability since the 1975-1990 civil war. The Lebanese pound has lost roughly 85 percent of its value in recent months and slid to a record new low […]

Lebanon: Week of protests and unrest as currency falls to record low

Source Authorities have cracked down on protesters taking to the streets, as the Lebanese lira now worth 85 percent less than in late 2019 A man in face mask in the colours of the Lebanese flag stands next to flaming tyres at a make-shift roadblock set up by demonstrators in Dora on the northern outskirts […]

Lebanon’s army chief warns of ‘implosion’ as economic collapse takes toll on security forces

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Six months ago Beirut blew up, now Lebanon is on the brink of collapse

H aloed by the lights from their mobile phones, the medical staff at St George University Hospital picked through the dead to carry injured patients and colleagues on bed sheets through the ravaged remains of the nine-storey building. Outside, a tidal wave of wounded coming out of the building crashed into the wave of wounded […]

Lebanon’s catastrophe: Political paralysis and a vaccine mafia

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Lebanon Bids Farewell to Struggler and Thinker Anis Al-Naqqash

Posted on February 25, 2021 by martyrashrakat  February 25, 2021 Lebanon bade farewell on Wednesday to the struggler and political thinker Anis Al-Naqqash, who died of the coronavirus in Damascus on Monday. A number of the resistance supporters, Al-Naqqash friends, and the representatives of resistance movements attended the burial ceremony during which Sheikh Maher Hammoud […]

Lebanon appoints new prosecutor to lead probe into Beirut blast

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After neutrality: internationalization … another controversial file in Lebanon! What is the solution? بعد الحياد: التدويل ملف خلافيّ آخر في لبنان فما الحلّ؟

**English Machine translation Please scroll down for the Arabic original version ** After neutrality: internationalization … another controversial file in Lebanon! What is the solution? Brigadier General Dr. Amin Mohammed Hatit As if Lebanon was short of additional controversial files, so the internationalization of the Lebanese crisis came to fill in the presentation of this deficiency, and to […]

Lebanon court asks Beirut port blast lead investigator to step down

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First batch of Pfizer COVID vaccines arrive in Lebanon

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Murders of women spark anger in Lebanon as domestic violence doubles

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S. Arabia playing destructive role in Lebanon: analyst

TEHRAN – In an attempt to undermine Hezbollah, Saudi Arabia has been playing a vicious role in Lebanon, a Lebanese military analyst says. “There is no doubt that recently Saudi Arabia played an overt destructive role in relation to Lebanon, especially after it considered Hezbollah a terrorist organization,” Omar Maarabouni tells the Tehran Times.  Over […]

Prominent Hezbollah critic found dead in his car in south Lebanon

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Lebanon – British Embassy Infiltrates Military Intelligence, Provides Snooping Equipment, Indoctrinates Young Palestinians

The British ambassador to Lebanon is ‘very exited’ to hand off some useless, half armored patrol vehicles to the Lebanese army: Martin Longden @MlongdenUK – 12:25 UTC · Feb 1, 2021 Very excited to witness the arrival in Beirut of 100 armoured patrol vehicles, a donation from 🇬🇧 to @LebarmyOfficial. This is a great practical […]

Tense calm follows violent clashes in Tripoli amid Lebanon’s worst economic crisis ever

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Security forces clash with protesters in locked-down Lebanon

Lebanese security forces clashed for the third night with protesters in Tripoli angry about a coronavirus lockdown, with witnesses and local media reporting that riot police fired live bullets as protesters tried to storm the city’s government building. Security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who threw stones, hurled Molotov cocktails and […]

France wants more U.S. ‘realism’ in dealing with Lebanon’s Hezbollah

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Israeli Army Says It Downed Drone That Came From Lebanon

Israeli soldiers stand guard on the road leading to the Rosh Hanikra border crossing with Lebanon, northern Israel, Oct. 14, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ammar Awad. Israel‘s military said on Friday it downed a drone that crossed from Lebanon and would continue to protect its sovereignty. With frictions high between Israel and Iranian-backed Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, […]

Lebanon is collapsing, along with its banks and hospitals

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Lebanon round the clock lockdown begins as covid infections reach daily high

Lebanon has entered an 11-day round the clock curfew in a last-ditch attempt to rescue the country’s overwhelmed healthcare system, as ICU beds reach near full capacity and medics report coronavirus patients being dumped at hospital doors or treated in their cars. The measures are among the toughest yet announced by any country and could […]

Lebanon enters 24-hour curfew amid lockdown as COVID cases soar

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2,000-Year-Old Limestone Pyramid Tomb Discovered in Lebanon

An ancient pyramid-shaped  megalithic burial has been discovered in North Lebanon dating back to 2,000 years before the pyramids of Egypt. What’s more, it is speculated that this, and other similar  pyramid tombs in Lebanon, might have inspired the rulers of  Egypt to construct their world famous pyramidal super-structures. A Blazing White Pyramid among the Blackness This very […]

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