Bahrain says dispute with Qatar is political, accuses it of military escalation

:: Bahrain’s foreign minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa said on Monday that the dispute with Qatar is related More »

What did Iran’s president tell Qatar’s emir on Eid al-Fitr?

:: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday said his country wants to bolster ties with Qatar and rejected a More »

Turkey’s Erdogan backs Qatar’s response to list of Arab demands

:: Turkish President Tayyip Ergodan said on Sunday he backed Qatar’s response to a list of demands issued by More »

Terrorism scourge of this era, says King Salman

:: Terrorism is the “scourge of this era,” King Salman said on Saturday, adding that Saudi Arabia was making More »

Yemen launches investigation into human rights abuses in liberated areas

:: Yemeni Prime Minister Ahmed bin Dajar issued a decision to form a joint committee to investigate allegations regarding More »


Tag Archives: Lebanon

Syrian held for sex trafficking in Lebanon released on bail

:: A Syrian national accused of operating one of the largest sex trafficking rings in Lebanon has been released on bail, a judicial source told AFP on

Israel would go ‘all-out’ if war breaks out again with Lebanon

:: Israel would use all its strength from the start in any new war with the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, the chief of the Israeli air force

Ghassan Salame replaces UN Secretary General’s special envoy for Libya

:: Former Lebanese culture minister Ghassan Salame replaced UN Secretary General’s special envoy for Libya Martin Kobler. Salame is expected to officially take up the post at

Lebanon parties agree on electoral law: Foreign Minister

:: Lebanon’s rival parties reached agreement on Tuesday on an electoral law, Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil said, staving off a political crisis and paving the way for

Lebanon arrests ISIS suicide attack plotter

:: Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese man accused of planning a suicide attack on behalf of ISIS, state news agency NNA reported on Tuesday. The man

New crisis between Lebanon and GCC

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: Nothing seems to make us optimistic in Lebanon; we climb out of a hole only to stumble into another. There are signs

Lebanon bans the new ‘Wonder Woman’ movie

:: A Lebanese security official says authorities have banned the new “Wonder Woman” movie following a campaign against its lead actress, who served in the Israeli army.

Hezbollah associate pleads guilty to money laundering conspiracy in US

:: A Lebanese man, accused of trying to use his ties to Hezbollah as part of a scheme to launder drug money, pleaded guilty on Friday in

Lebanon’s dilemma following the Riyadh Summit

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: Lebanon’s Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil is a different person and in a different position after the Riyadh Summit. Looking at Lebanon’s previous

Suicide bomber attacks Lebanese army in north: Security sources

:: An ISIS suicide bomber detonated an explosive vest in an attack on a Lebanese army post in the north of the country on Friday, lightly injuring

Has Hezbollah withdrawn from Syria?

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah has announced that his party’s mission along Lebanon’s northern border with Syria is “completed,” and that its forces

Experts evaluate Hezbollah’s withdrawal from Lebanon’s eastern borders

:: Military experts are coming up with theories after the announcement of Hezbollah militias that they will dismantle their units on the borders of eastern Lebanon with

Lebanon: Extending Parliament, extending crisis

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: Lebanon is living in a constitutional bubble that is about to burst because of the deficit of its political class and its

Bahrain condemns Syrian ambassador’s interference in Lebanon

:: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bahrain strongly condemned the statements made by the Syrian regime’s ambassador in Lebanon, saying that it represents an unacceptable interference

Iran commander says will continue military support for Syria regime

:: Iran will maintain its support for the Syrian government despite the deaths of hundreds of its advisers and volunteers in the six-year civil war, a commander

Coexistence is the last chance to avoid the precipice

Eyad Abu Shakra

By : Eyad Abu Shakra :: Last week, Egypt’s Coptic Christians cancelled Easter celebrations in mourning for those who were killed in two separate terrorist explosions targeting

Sanctions against Hezbollah

Diana Moukalled

By : Diana Moukalled :: In its responses to questions regarding its sources of funding, Hezbollah has always said it does not deal with Lebanese banks. Its

US military plane makes first trip to Lebanon’s Riyaq airport

According to Al-Hadath sources, a US military cargo plane landed in Lebanon’s al-Riyaq airport in the Bekaa valley, the landing was a first for the US military.

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