US calls for new sanctions against North Korea

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Erdogan: We want a ‘new start’ with the US

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Trump administration considering assisting Arab coalition in war against Houthis

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GCC achievements despite challenges highlighted

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif expressed the pride of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries with the GCC’s outstanding More »

Erdogan says Turkey retaliating against ‘serious’ mortar fire on Syria border

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Tag Archives: Lebanon

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.

Security forces enter Lebanon’s Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian camp after clashes

Local security forces were deployed across Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp – Lebanon’s most densely populated – on Thursday, a commander said. The deployment ended a week

Lebanese president blocks expected extension of parliament’s term

Lebanese President Michel Aoun suspended a parliamentary session for a month on Wednesday, temporarily blocking proposed plans to extend parliament’s term for the third time in a

Lebanese Army issues eviction orders to 10,000 Syrian refugees

The Lebanese army issued eviction orders to over 10,000 Syrian refugees on Friday, claiming that the camps are near an air force base in the Bekaa valley.

Show of power? Hezbollah units raid drug warehouses in Beirut

Masked and armed Hezbollah units reportedly raided a number of drug warehouses in Beirut’s southern suburb, according to photos which circulated on social media platforms on Friday

PM Hariri: Lebanon at ‘breaking point’ due to refugees

Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said Lebanon was close to “breaking point” due to the strains of hosting 1.5 million Syrian refugees, and he feared unrest could spiral

The repercussions of misunderstanding history

Eyad Abu Shakra

By : Eyad Abu Shakra It is never a must that all those engaged in politics should hold university degrees in history. Actually, many of the world’s

Lebanese PM urges world help to cope with refugee influx

Lebanon’s prime minister is appealing to the international community to invest in the country’s infrastructure and educational system to help alleviate the enormous burden of hosting more

Lebanon reveals its first budget in 12 years

Lebanon’s government has revealed the country’s first budget in 12 years after discord and political paralysis had prevented politicians in past years from agreeing on a figure.

US charges Lebanese ‘Hezbollah financier’

US authorities arrested a long-wanted alleged Hezbollah financier Friday on charges of violating US terror-related sanctions, after he was apparently deported to the United States from Morocco.

Turkey arrests 3 Lebanese-German citizens with ‘links’ to Berlin attacker

Turkey arrested three German citizens of Lebanese origins, suspected of having links to the slain perpetrator of an ISIS attack on a Christmas market in Berlin last

Lebanese diva Nicole Saba accuses Turkish singer of plagiarism

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, Lebanese singer Nicole Saba has many fans across the Arab world. This was evident when it was revealed that

Hundreds of Lebanese protest proposed tax hikes as PM pelted with water bottles

Demonstrators in central Beirut hurled empty water bottles at Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Sunday when he tried to calm hundreds of people protesting against proposed

Hezbollah says UN “weak” after critical Israel report pulled

The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement denounced the United Nations on Saturday as weak after the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an “apartheid

Lebanon charges 18 with transferring $19 million to ISIS

A Lebanese military court on Friday charged 18 people, most of them Syrians, with transferring more than $19 million from Lebanon to the ISIS, a judicial source

Lebanese businessman wanted by US for financing Hezbollah detained in Morocco

A lawyer for a Lebanese businessman that the US says has provided millions of dollars to the Hezbollah group says his client has been arrested by Moroccan

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