Passenger traffic to Lebanon drops more than 50%

Passenger traffic to Lebanon’s Rafik Hariri International Airport declined in excess of 50 percent in the first week of August compared to the same period last month, with the holy month of Ramadan and unrest in Syria playing a key role in the fall. Air passenger traffic fell in the first week of August from […]

Jumblatt praises airport security chief for resigning

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt praised Beirut airport security chief Brigadier General Wafiq Choucair on Tuesday for submitting his resignation calling it “first of its kind in Lebanon.” “Putting his resignation at the disposal of the Minister of the Interior against the backdrop of what happened at the airport, is a first of […]

XY 720: Haidar had picture of Khamenei and martyrdom slogan in his pocket

MTV reported that the Lebanese man found dead on the landing gear of a Saudi jet on Saturday had a picture of Iranian spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a “martyrdom slogan” in his pocket. Lebanon’s justice minister said Monday, that family members have identified the dead man whose body was found by Saudi airport […]