Lebanese troops reinforced road junctions and official buildings in Beirut on Saturday and the government met to mull a response to the car bomb killing of a senior intelligence official opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Anti-Syrian politicians in Lebanon have accused Damascus of being behind a car bomb in Beirut that killed Lebanon’s head of internal intelligence. Opposition leader Saad Hariri and Druze leader Walid Jumblatt say Syria’s Bashar al-Assad was behind the blast. A Syrian minister has condemned it.
March 14 youth held an open sit-in at Martyrs’ Square Saturday to vent their outrage over the assassination of Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hasan and to call on the government to resign. Addressing the March 14 audience at Martyrs’ Square, Nadim Koteish, a TV host and prominent figure in the coalition, called on the Lebanese to […]
The Issam Fares Institute Research and Policy Forum on Youth in the Arab World at AUB is holding a roundtable discussion on “Young Lebanese: What they feel, how they behave.”