Lebanon Concerned Over Possible Hezbollah Engagement In Regional War

By: Youssef Diab The Lebanese are watching with great concern the developments in the region, most notably the attacks on Saudi Aramco’s oil plants, the purported Iranian involvement and its serious repercussions. The recent events have brought back to their mind a speech by Hezbollah Secretary General Hassan Nasrallah, when he put himself at the disposal […]

PM Hariri: Lebanon remains committed to UN resolution 1701

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Tuesday that the UN Security Council Resolution 1701 is still in effect despite the latest conflict between Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Israel. “What we care mostly about is to continue to protect Lebanon by ensuring full implementation of the resolution,” Hariri said in a statement issued by his office. Hariri […]

Washington Denies Visa Entry to Hezbollah’s Minister Jabak

Washington refused to grant a travel visa to Lebanon’s Health Minister Jamil Jabak, the representative of Hezbollah in the government, ahead of a scheduled visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly as part of the official delegation accompanying President Michel Aoun. The Markaziya news agency reported on Thursday that Jabak presented […]

Arrest warrant for Lebanese-American who worked for Israel

BEIRUT — A Lebanese judge issued an arrest warrant Tuesday for a Lebanese American who confessed he’d worked for Israel during its occupation of Lebanon for nearly two decades, Lebanese judicial officials said. The officials said acting military investigative judge Najat Abu Shakra postponed the questioning of Amer Fakhoury at the Military Court in Beirut […]

Lebanese dance group Mayyas stun ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ audience

The winners of 2019’s “Arab’s Got Talent” competition once again wowed TV audiences at “Britain’s Got Talent” with their superb synchronized moves during the third round of auditions this week. The Lebanese dancers are a group of 31 all-female performers aged 13 to 25. “The fact that we are female is something big, especially that […]

STL indicts Hezbollah’s Ayyash in the attempted murder of Murr, Hamadeh and Hawi’s murder

The Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) unveiled fresh charges on Monday that widen the investigation into other killings and assassination attempts believed to be linked to the 2005 murder of prime minister Rafiq Hariri, six years after the last indictment was issued and as the court process enters the final stages. Pre-trial judge Daniel Fransen […]

Lebanon’s PM condemns attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities

Beirut- Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Sunday condemned attacks by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saudi Arabian oil facilities a day earlier disrupting half of the kingdom’s oil production capacity. “This attack requires very big measures from the international community to put an end to all terrorism acts attacking the Arab world and exposing the […]

Hariri sounds upbeat as he prepares to visit France to Initiate CEDRE

Lebanon Prime Minister Saad Hariri is scheduled to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron next week in Paris, to “initiate” the implementation of CEDRE conference. Hariri will kickstart his meeting after a Cabinet meeting set on Tuesday. Speaking at the Digital Transformation Conference on Friday, Hariri said : “CEDRE will be launched after my visit to Paris […]