Lebanon faces 4 dangerous issues in 2013

Western sources told “Al-Nahar” newspaper that 4 dangerouss issues will face Lebanon in the coming year. They identified them as follows: 1 – The launching of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon trial against those accused of assassinating former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri could result in the summoning of nearly 500 witnesses to the court.

Assir accuses Hezbollah, Amal of dictating Shiite decisions

During a rally in Sidon in south Lebanon, Salafist cleric Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir accused Hezbollah and Amal Movement leaders of dictating Shiite decisions and stressed that his people want to live in peace with all sects, including Sunnis, Shiites and Christians. He accused Hezbollah of trying to create hegemony in Lebanon through the use of […]

Hariri, Pope Benedict discuss ME peace

Former Lebanese Prime Minister and Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri met Wednesday with Pope Benedict XVI at The Vatican for talks on recent developments in the region, including Syria , according to a statement by Hariri’s press office. “Talks tackled the latest developments in the region and the importance of exerting all possible efforts […]

Lebanon’s Sunnis at risk of radicalization

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 […]