The civil war in Syria could have been stopped last year if President Obama had armed the rebels, Republican Senator John McCain told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Monday. “I always believed that we could provide weapons and training, but I also felt it was important to establish a safe zone,”
Despite President Michel Sleiman’s call for resuming the debate in the Cabinet over legalizing civil marriage in Lebanon , Prime Minister Najib Mikati said on Tuesday after returning from Saudi Arabia that such a debate is useless amid the current circumstances in the country. “This issue is not on the table at the moment, since […]
Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt also jumped on the civil marriage bandwagon and voiced his support for it a day after President Michel Suleiman called for legalizing civil marriage in Lebanon to help build unity in the multi-faith country. In his weekly article in PSP’s al Anbaa newspaper ,Jumblatt lauded Suleiman’s “progressive thinking,”
A day after President Michel Suleiman called for legalizing civil marriage in Lebanon to help build unity in the multi-faith country, 2 cabinet ministers jumped on the civil marriage bandwagon and voiced their support for it as an alternative. Interior Minister Marwan Charbel and Justice Minister Shakib Qortbawi
Syrian students at British universities have been trapped in the UK without money to pay fees or meet their living costs because of the civil war in their home country.
Lebanese President Michel Suleiman who is currently in Moscow on an official visit expressed on Sunday his support for a law allowing civil marriages, currently illegal in Lebanon, saying it will help build unity in the multi-faith country.
by Ghassan Karam- The following is a brief summary of the final chapter of the book The Lebanese Connection; Civil War, And The International Drug Trafficby Jonathan Marshall
by Ghassan Karam- This is the 5th installment of the book: The Lebanese Connection: Corruption, Civil War and the International Drug Traffic by Jonathan Marshall
BEIRUT , Lebanon – When clashes between Syrian rebels and government forces spilled into his Palestinian neighborhood outside Damascus, Amir knew where to go: Shatila, a teeming Palestinian camp in Lebanon notorious as the site of a massacre during Lebanon’s civil war.
Hundreds of Lebanese rallied on Saturday in memory of the 17,000 people who disappeared during Lebanon’s civil war, and called for action on behalf of the families of the victims, organizers and participants said. “Today is important because it shows we will not be silent,”