Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

Sayyed Nasrallah: Al-Quds A Red Line. The ‘Israeli’ Game in Palestine, Lebanon or Syria might lead To A Regional War

April 15, 2023 Translated By Staff Hezbollah Secretary General His Eminence Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah delivered on Friday a speech in the festival held to celebrate International Al-Quds Day 2023. At the beginning of his speech Sayyed Nasrallah reminded that “The April 1996 understanding established the foundations for the era the resistance’s victories against ‘Israel’.” He […]

The risk of a major earthquake in Lebanon

TEHRAN – After the earthquakes on 6 February 2023, Mw7.8 and Mw7.5 which caused extensive damages in Southern Turkey and northwest Syria, and more than 57000 victims, questions are raised on the possibility of similar events in Lebanon.  Source

Israel bombs Lebanon and Gaza in response to daring resistance attack

April 07 2023 As Israel reportedly dropped ’50 tons’ of explosives on the besieged Gaza Strip, dozens of rockets were launched by the resistance towards adjacent settlements By News Desk Israel launched overnight airstrikes targeting several locations in southern Lebanon and the besieged Gaza Strip on Saturday 7 April, in retaliation for rocket attacks launched […]

Resistance Confronts Israeli Tripartite Aggression in Al-Quds, Gaza, Lebanon

 April 7, 2023 The Israeli occupation goes ahead with its aggression in Palestine’s Gaza and Al-Quds, with Lebanon coming on the scene on Friday as Israeli warplanes launch several strikes on the country’s south. Al-Manar correspondent Samer Hajj Ali said three Israeli strikes targeted at dawn on Thursday open areas in Qlayle, Ras Al-Ein and […]

Two killed in West Bank after Israeli strikes in Lebanon and Gaza Strip

Escalation has sparked fears of a broader conflict after days of violence over Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Source

Dozens Of Rockets Pound Israel From Lebanon In Most Serious Escalation Since 2006 War

Israel is reportedly now shelling southern Lebanon, and has scrambled air force jets to neutralize the attacks. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is also set to convene an emergency security meeting as the crisis escalates, which is already being called the most serious escalation since the 2006 war. Source

Israel Stages Rare Strikes In Lebanon, Also Hits Gaza Strip

The air strikes mark a further escalation in the region following violence this week at Jerusalem’s most sensitive holy site. Source

Lebanon’s Mufti calls for choosing president before it’s too late

Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel Latif Derian warned on Tuesday of chaos should a president not be chosen soon, Arabi21 reported. In a message issued on the occasion of the start of the holy month of Ramadan, Derian said: "Oh, Lebanese politicians, it is enough to waste time. We reached the last stage before the complete collapse. Unite your vision […]

Lebanon’s Tragedy and the difficulties in overcoming it

When Michel Aoun left office as president of Lebanon last October, many politicians assumed that finding a successor would be relatively easy, not least because none of the main political parties were interested in blocking the election of a new president. Four months later, however, no compromise solution has been found, and many wonder when […]

Response to be swift if ‘Israel’ attacks anyone in Lebanon: Nasrallah

22 Mar 2023 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen English  Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah touches on numerous domestic, regional, and international issues, from the Israeli occupation to Palestine and Yemen. The incident that took place earlier in the month in Northern occupied Palestine caused confusion for the Israeli occupation, Hezbollah Secretary-General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said Wednesday. […]

Zoom-in Video: Hezbollah Not Giving ‘Israel’ Breathing Space on Lebanon’s Border

 March 22, 2023 The Islamic Resistance Military Media Department posted a zoom-in video that shows the evacuation of the Zionist soldiers injured in the landmine blast on Lebanon’s border. Three Israeli soldiers were injured on Tuesday in a landmine explosion off the Lebanese town of Aita Al-Shaab, according to Al-Manar reporter. The high-quality video displays […]

UNRWA discusses work opportunities for Palestine refugees in Lebanon

Commissioner-General of the United Nations Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Philippe Lazzarini, on Friday discussed with Lebanese officials the situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon and their work opportunities. The two sides addressed the Lebanese National Plan and what Lebanon can offer to Palestinian refugees. In a press release, Lazzarini said: "The [Lebanese] National Plan is […]

The Army, People and Resistance: Lebanon’s Golden Equation

10 Mar, 2023 By Mohammad Youssef Lebanon has been enjoying stability and safety since 2000, thanks to the resistance that achieved the triumphant liberation after years of sacrifices. The resistance has accumulated a significant military expertise and coordinated with the Lebanese army and deeply entrenched the triumphant equation: the army, people and resistance. This equation […]

‘Impact area of earthquakes in Turkiye is twice total area of Lebanon’: Geologist

The impact area of the earthquakes that hit southern Turkiye on Monday was equivalent to twice the total area of neighbouring Lebanon, according to a Lebanese geologist, Anadolu News Agency reports. “The fault line that broke in Turkiye is nearly 350 kilometres (217.5 miles) long. It is a very long fault line covering a large […]

Lebanon MPs denounce top Prosecutor’s moves against judge probing port blast

Some 40 Lebanese lawmakers, on Friday, became the latest group to back the judge investigating the catastrophic 2020 Beirut port blast and call for the country's top Prosecutor to be held accountable for steps taken against the judge and his probe, Reuters reports. Judge Tarek Bitar, on Monday, resumed his probe into the blast that […]

Lebanon: Bitar Fumes Flames of Blast Probe…Why Now?

January 25, 2023 Probe into Beirut Port blast in 2020 returned to the scene of Lebanon’s political developments this week, with the investigating judge Tarek Bitar charging top Public Prosecutor Ghassan Oweidat along with several judges and officials in connection with the case. The investigating judge also charged Major General Abbas Ibrahim, head of Lebanon’s […]

USA Escalates War on Lebanon: It’s Barbara Leaf’s Disintegration Scheme

January 24, 2023 Mohammad Salami In November, 2022, the Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, Barbara Leaf, said the Lebanese will have to bear more pain before their country sees a new government. Leaf insolently explained what the word ‘pain’ refers to by indicating that collapse and disintegration would be inevitable before the Lebanese […]

Lebanon’s Middle Class Vanishes as Economy Collapses

JANUARY 20, 2023 Posted by INTERNATIONALIST 360°  Jennifer Holleis Following years of political and economic crises, Lebanon’s population structure has changed, and not for the better. Experts believe that the structural inequality will only widen in future. Lebanon’s capital Beirut has turned into a city of contrasts. Expensive cars park before popular restaurants and bars, while people […]

Lebanon at crossroads to improve or deteriorate: Mikati

Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati said Thursday that Lebanon is at a crossroads: improve its conditions or further deteriorate, Anadolu reports. Mikati's statement was made at the opening of the Arab Economic Forum in Beirut. Mikati said if the country managed to realize the first scenario, the economy will grow 4% or 5% in 2023 […]

To the US Administration: Lebanon’s Presidential Issue is No Concern of Yours.

December 21, 2022  By Mohammad Youssef The US administration is stepping up its pressures and aiming for more intervention in the Lebanese politics. The latest appeal by the US Senate Foreign Relation Committee Chairman Robert Menendez and member James Risch to impose sanctions against more members of the Lebanese political elite, more particularly many members […]

Israeli Enemy Seizes More Controversial Territories on Lebanon’s Border: UNIFIL Troops Just Watching

 December 17, 2022 In a new violation of the Lebanese sovereignty, the Israeli occupation army erected a barbed wire fence off the Lebanese border town of Adaisseh, seizing more controversial territories. Upon the Zionist enemy’s withdrawal from southern Lebanon due to the Lebanese Resistance attacks, the United Nations demarcated the Lebanese-Palestinian borders without observing Lebanon’s […]

Maronite Patriarch, Al-Rai, reiterates call to ‘internationalise’ Lebanon cause

Lebanon Maronite Patriarch, Bechara Boutros Al-Rai, has reiterated the call for the "internationalisation" of the Lebanese cause and for "heading to the UN and world powers to rescue Lebanon before it's too late". Speaking during his Sunday service, Al- Rai wished the caretaker Prime Minister, Najib Mikati had reconsidered the cabinet session held last Monday, […]

UN calls for more support for refugees ‘dying a slow death’ in Lebanon

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has called for more support to help the organisation assist vulnerable Palestinian refugee families, amid the deteriorating financial situation in Lebanon. "The humanitarian situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon is extremely alarming," UNRWA's Commissioner General, Philippe Lazzarini, said yesterday. The UN official also emphasised the harsh living […]

Lebanon condemns Israel strike on Syria, saying it violates Lebanese airspace

Lebanon has condemned an Israeli air strike on Syria, emphasising that it violated Lebanese airspace by doing so. According to Syria's military, the Israeli strike on the Shayrat Airbase in Homs province yesterday killed two soldiers and injured three. A warehouse for Iranian militias and Hezbollah were also destroyed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported. […]

The Full Story Behind Lebanon Maritime Borders: Lines and Gains (Videograph)

 November 3, 2022 Marwa Haidar Have you ever known that the story of Lebanon maritime borders started when an embattled premier offered major concessions because he wanted to “avoid tensions” with ‘Israel’ and Cyprus? Back then in 2007, former PM Fuad Siniora, who didn’t even bat an eyelid when hundreds of thousands of Lebanese took […]

Lebanon Signs Maritime Border Agreement With Israel, Provocation Until The End

Lebanon and Israel have concluded a maritime-border demarcation agreement, granting Lebanon the right to explore and extract natural gas from the Qana field prospect to its coast. The agreement may have averted not only a Lebanon-Israel war, but also tells us a lot about the strategic thinking of Lebanese Hezbollah and how it achieved granting […]

Cholera Outbreak Hits Syrian Refugees Sheltering in Camps in Lebanon

QUB ELIAS, Lebanon—Syrian refugees in displacement camps are falling victim to a cholera outbreak in Lebanon, already suffering from an economic meltdown that has slashed access to clean water and strained hospitals. Lebanon recorded its first cholera case in early October—signalling the return of the bacteria for the first time in 30 years. It now […]

Schenker: Hezbollah Threats Enabled Lebanon to Obtain 100% of Maritime Requests

October 14, 2022 Former US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, David Schenker, indicated in an article published by WSJ that the final version of the US-brokered maritime border demarcation between Lebanon and the Zionist entity reflects that ‘Israel’ fell to Lebanon’s Bait-and-Switch game. Schenker explained that the Lebanese negotiators won the day […]

Israel PM slammed for not putting Lebanon maritime deal before Knesset for vote

Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked yesterday slammed Prime Minister Yair Lapid after he announced that he will not put the maritime border agreement with Lebanon to a vote in the Knesset, Maariv newspaper reported. “Yair… The Knesset is not a list of Yesh Atid and you are the only ruler in it,” Shaked wrote on […]

Israel’s Strikes On Syria Signal It Is Preparing For Possible War With Lebanon

Israeli airstrikes against Syria’s Aleppo International Airport may have shown us that Tel Aviv has been planning an offensive against Lebanon, striking Syrian airports in order to stop the supply-chain of aid to the Lebanese armed movement, Hezbollah. On August 31, Israeli airstrikes were launched once again against sites throughout Syria, this time hitting highways […]

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