Showing posts with label Lebanon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lebanon. Show all posts

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Syrian refugees cross back to homeland with hopes of better tomorrow

Syrian refugees cross back to homeland
After spending years as refugees in neighboring Lebanon, nearly 500 Syrians crossed back to Syria on Thursday, setting foot in their home country for the first time in years with hopes of a better tomorrow.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Syria: Homs military airbase targeted by missiles

Syria: Homs military airbase targeted by missiles
An explosion was heard Thursday evening in the Dabaa military airfield in the Syrian province of Homs, near the Syrian-Lebanese border, Syrian state news agency SANA reported. The source of the blast was initially unclear.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Saudi Arabia designates Hezbollah leader on terror list

Hassan Nasrallah
Saudi State Security Presidency designated on Wednesday 10 Hezbollah commanders, including its head, on the kingdom's terrorism list, Al Arabiya local news reported.

Friday, February 23, 2018

US mediation on Israel-Lebanon offshore oil dispute reportedly failed

LEBANON EEZ
The US mediation between Lebanon and Israel in a dispute over offshore oil and gas blocks and maritime borders has reportedly failed, Lebanese media reported on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

If Israelis are forced into bomb shelters, all of Beirut will be too, Lieberman says

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, who usually makes headlines over his racist remarks regarding Palestinians and Arabs, threatened Lebanese people, saying that if Israeli people are forced to seek refuge in shelters, then the former will also seek shelter, amid escalated tensions between the two countries.

Monday, January 29, 2018

Israeli PM accuses Iran of stockpiling precision missile in Lebanon

stockpiling precision missile in Lebanon
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Moscow on Monday morning to meet President Vladimir Putin to warn him that Iran is trying to "turn Lebanon into a giant missile site."

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Syria: Army’s air defense foils 3 Israeli attacks, downs several missiles, hits an aircraft

Syrian General Command of the Army
Syrian General Command of the Army and the Armed Forces said that the army’s air defense thwarted on Tuesday dawn three successive Israeli attacks as it downed a number of missiles and hit one of the Israeli aircrafts.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri holds off resignation

Lebanon's PM Saad Hariri
Saad Hariri has deferred his resignation as Lebanon's prime minister and has vowed to work with the country's president, Michel Aoun, to "protect" the country and maintain its security.

Friday, November 17, 2017

Hariri to return to Beirut after meeting Macron, Lebanon's top diplomat says

Hariri to return to Beirut after meeting Macron
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has been in Saudi Arabia the last two weeks, will return to Beirut after meeting in Paris with France President Emmanuel Macron, Lebanon's foreign minister said here Friday.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Le président libanais accuse Ryad de détenir Saad Hariri

Le président libanais accuse Ryad de détenir Saad Hariri
Le chef de l'Etat libanais Michel Aoun a durci le ton mercredi en accusant l'Arabie saoudite de garder comme "détenu" le Premier ministre Saad Hariri, qui avait annoncé sa démission le 4 novembre de Ryad.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Sayyed Nasrallah: Hariri Detained in Saudi, Must Be Set Free Immediately

Sayyed Nasrallah
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Nasrallah stressed Friday that the Lebanese prime minister Saad Hariri is detained in Saudi and cannot return to Lebanon, adding that KSA’s regime decided to impose on Lebanon a new prime minister and leader for Al-Mustaqbal party.

Germany sees ‘no evidence’ Saudi Arabia detaining Lebanon’s Hariri


 ‘no evidence’ Saudi Arabia detaining Lebanon’s Hariri
Germany has no evidence that the former Lebanese prime minister, Saad al-Hariri, is being held against his will by Saudi Arabia, a Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said on Friday.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Saudi FM seeks pressure on Iran and Hezbollah

Adel al-Jubeir
Saudi Arabia's foreign minister has called for new international sanctions to be imposed on Iran for "its support for terorrism", as an escalating war of words between Tehran and Riyadh sends ripples across the region.

Saudi Arabia warns its citizens to leave Lebanon 'as soon as possible'

Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs
The Saudi Arabia Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned its nationals living in Lebanon to leave the country as soon as possible.

Lebanon President Seeks Diplomatic Help on PM Resignation

Lebanese President Michel Aoun
Lebanese President Michel Aoun is seeking help from diplomats to uncover the mystery surrounding Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri’s resignation, al-Manar TV reported on Thursday.

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