Jumblatt: Lebanon is not Gaza

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt  revealed on Monday his initiative for ending Lebanon tension  which calls for   rejecting the use of  Lebanon by Iran to improve  its negotiating  position with the western countries over its nuclear program, and  rejecting the use of Lebanon  as a base  to   fight Iran.

Turkey admits talking with Israel over ending Gaza conflict

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu admitted on Sunday that Turkey had resumed contacts with Israel to try to bring an end to the hostilities in Gaza, despite its decision to freeze diplomatic relations with the Jewish state. “In the Gaza process, it’s true, Israel held discussions with Turkey through foreign ministry and secret service channels,”

a Shattered Gaza celebrates cease-fire, Hamas claims victory

Celebratory gunfire crackled across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday night as Palestinians hailed what they called a victory by Hamas in forcing an end to Israeli attacks. But the hum of Israeli drone aircraft lingered overheard, underscoring a sense of uncertainty about whether a week of violence that has killed more than 130 Palestinians had […]

Egypt declares ceasefire agreed in Gaza conflict

Egypt announced on Wednesday that a ceasefire had been reached to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, starting later in the day. Egyptian Foreign Minister Mohamed Kamel Amr made the announcement in a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The ceasefire would come into effect at 1900 GMT, Amr […]