Prime Minister Najib Miqati blasted in a statement on Tuesday Free Patriotic Movement leader MP Michel Aoun’s remarks over the telecommunications data dispute, saying that there are laws and regulations that specify how to handle this issue and the PM has the final say on this matter not the minister of
A Tunisian opposition politician was shot dead on Wednesday, sending thousands of protesters onto the streets of the capital and in Sidi Bouzid, the epicenter of uprisings that swept the Arab world and Tunisia’s president from power.
Al Hayat newspaper reported that Lebanese military court Judge Saqr Saqr who charged on Friday Mahmoud Hayek with the attempted assassination of MP Butros Harb ( pictured right) has now in his possession the photos taken by the security cameras when he was at the scene of the incident.
A national conference was held on Sunday where a number of artists, journalists, politicians and civil activists participated and launched a national initiative to defend civil peace and democratic change and to prevent strife in Lebanon.
Lebanon Interior Minister Marwan Charbel said that the security agencies are prepared to take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of officials who consider themselves to be threatened, the Kuwaiti al-Seyassah daily reported on Saturday. He told the al-Seyassah: “concern over assassinations still lingers in Lebanon as long as the political tensions and disputes […]
During an interview on Future TV, The Mufti of Tripoli and the north Sheikh Malek al-Shaar revealed on Wednesday the details surrounding the alleged death threats he had received and which made him decide to prolong his stay in Europe. “I have received several phone calls and I even met with army officers that advised […]
A series of rebel mortar attacks rocked Damascus on Wednesday as a bomb killed a judge in the second assassination of a senior official in as many days.
Former Minister Fawzi Hobeish confirmed on Tuesday reports that he and his son Future Movement parliamentary bloc MP Hadi Hubeish received death threats. “Five unknown assailants aboard a BMW X5 model with tainted glass blocked the way off my car near Ghazir junction and asked my driver to convey a message to me and to […]
BEIRUT, Lebanon — The brother of Syria’s speaker of Parliament was assassinated on Tuesday in a central Damascus neighborhood, the official Syrian news agency reported, as clashes between the government and the rebels convulsed most major cities.
Beirut , Lebanon – In the cramped, working-class neighborhood of Tariq al-Jdeideh, Beirut’s last pocket of Sunni control, the walls tell the story of a community in the throes of a potentially profound transformation. Faded portraits of the mainstream Sunni leader Saad Hariri, left over from the last crisis that engulfed Lebanon, are gradually being […]