Lebanon PM calls Syrian refugee crisis ” unprecedented situation”

Lebanon, a country of just over four million inhabitants, is struggling to shelter 1.5 million Syrian refugees. “They are sharing our water, electricity, schools and hospitals with us,” said Lebanese prime minister Tammam Salam. “The country was not programmed for this. It was barely programmed to handle its own needs.” Salam was in the European […]

Salam regrets attending March 14 Bristol meeting

MP Tamam Salam who reportedly participated for the first time in March 14 meetings when he attended the Bristol Hotel gathering in response to an invitation from the March 14 coalition seems to regret his action: “They insisted that I attend… I could have apologized, but I did not find an excuse for apology, specially […]