Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli foreign minister, has said he was resigning after being charged with fraud and breach of trust, Reuters news agency has reported. Lieberman made the announcement on Friday a day after being charged with fraud and breach of trust for promoting an ambassador.
U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman urged Lebanon on Wednesday to help the Syrian opposition and do more for refugees fleeing the violence in their home country while voicing understanding of Lebanon’s dissociation policy toward events in Syria.
Outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri received U.S. Senators John McCain and Joseph Lieberman, in the presence of U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly, and Hariri’s political advisors Mohammad Shatah and Hani Hammoud. The discussion focused on the situation in Lebanon and the region and bilateral relations.
Israel picked up negotiations over the future of the northern town of Ghajar on Tuesday with the new UNIFIL commander, Spanish Maj.-Gen Alberto Asarta Cuevas, following three rounds of talks over the matter with his predecessor, Italian Lt.-Gen Claudio Graziano, who left his post last month. According to a statement put out by the ministry, […]