Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

Turkish firm tells Lebanon to fix debts, end legal action or face power cut

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Drowning in crises, Lebanon now galvanized to solve offshore gas row with Israel

Looking out from the limestone cliffs of Rosh Hanikra, the tiny “island” of Tekheilet is barely visible, a rocky outcropping just barely kissing the waveline a kilometer from Israel’s shoreline at the country’s northern frontier. In November 2020, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz, his chief of staff Mor Halutz and ministry director-general Udi Adiri donned bright […]

Hezbollah is the main target of Riyadh’s ban on Lebanon

April 30, 2021 – 22:36 By Mohammad Ali Saki Tehran – Riyadh has kicked off a series of widespread economic pressures on Beirut to push the Lebanese government to exclude Hezbollah from the country’s political and military scene. Saudi officials announced on Friday an indefinite ban on Lebanese agricultural products under the pretext of a […]

Hypocritical Fear Mongering Over Alleged Hezbollah Takeover Of A Collapsing Lebanon

As the Lebanese State nears complete economic collapse, fear-mongering spreads throughout Israeli and Western media with claims that the country will fall into the hands of Hezbollah, without an acknowledgement of how the West and its allies have aided the country’s collapse. Ignoring the impact of Western imposed sanctions and the corrupt Lebanese establishment, as […]

The Kingdom of Drug Trafficking Bans Lebanese Produce, Should Lebanon Have Banned Entry of Saudi Royals Since It Arrested ‘Captagon Prince’ in 2015?

24/4/2021 By Staff, Agencies Saudi Arabia announced on Friday a ban on imports of fruits and vegetables from Lebanon, blaming an increase in drug smuggling. The Lebanese foreign ministry said it had been informed of the ban through the Saudi embassy and the foreign minister had relayed it to top officials. The ban will take […]

As crisis deepens, Pope promises Lebanon visit ‘after a government is formed’

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Everyone is Trying to Help Lebanon Out of the Political Crisis

In Lebanon, the political crisis associated with the inability to form a new government has kept the situation tense and complex. A number of countries have already joined in resolving it, knowing full well that the protracted Lebanese crisis has a very negative impact not only on the situation in this Middle Eastern country, but also […]

Hezbollah positions itself as a welfare bureau in rudderless Lebanon

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The Three Deadly Components of Entitized Lebanon Heading Towards Collapse

Source By George Haddad A hundred years after the establishment of the “State of Greater Lebanon”, owned by the invading French General Henri Gouraud, this combination has miserably failed to achieve the fundamental geostrategic objective for that it was created in our view, which is the creation of a “Zionized Christian nationalist homeland”, in which […]

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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