Rebel and Palestinian sources reported that over 60 high ranking members of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command ( PFLP -GC ) defected to the rebels and allies during the fighting in Yarmouk, Syria.
Ahmed Jibril, head of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command ( PFLP -GC ) and staunch supporter of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has fled the Yarmouk district of Damascus Saturday and headed to the Mediterranean city of Tartous , after 12 days of intense clashes with the rebels, Palestinian and
Al Jumhouriaya newspaper reported on Monday that the meeting between Public Works and Transportation Minister Ghazi Aridi and Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah is related to the recent strain in Hezbollah-PSP relations.
Nearly seven weeks after the kidnapping of seven Estonian cyclists in Lebanon, the case remains shrouded in mystery with little information gleaned on their whereabouts or those behind the abduction.
Lebanese security officials say troops have intensified a search for seven Estonian cyclists kidnapped this week after crossing into the country from Syria.
Fatah-Intifada denied claims that its group is behind the kidnapping of the seven Estonians ” is not true and only serves those keen on destabilizing Lebanon. The group has never and will never resort to such actions.” According to a statement.
The whereabouts of the Estonian tourists who went missing in the eastern Bekaa Valley while on a biking trip remain unknown. AFP quoted witnesses yesterday as saying the seven were kidnapped in 2 vans by armed men wearing masks .
Lebanese forces leader Samir Geagea held a press conference during which he condemned the burning of the holy Quran by U.S. Pastor Terry Jones: The Islam-hating Florida preacher who scuttled plans to burn the Quran last year, changed his mind and had a copy of the holy book set on fire
Lebanon Security and army officials told AFP that the Lebanese troops are seeking the whereabouts of seven Europeans ( Estonians) who went missing in the eastern Bekaa Valley while on a biking trip.
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine says one of its founders, Ahmed Yamani, has died in Beirut after a stroke. He was 86.