U.S. introduces next ambassador to Lebanon

Maura Connelly, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the State Department Near Eastern Affairs bureau, and former charge d’affaires at the U.S. embassy in Damascus, will be nominated to be the U.S. ambassador to Lebanon, diplomatic sources say. That’s the job her boss Assistant Secretary of State Jeff Feltman previously held. Connelly traveled with State counterterrorism coordinator […]

Lebanon FM: Feltman should ask Israel why it is not implementing UN1701

Lebanese Foreign Ministry’s Press Office issued a communique on Monday in which it criticized the statements made by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Jeffrey Feltman violations of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants stresses that the biggest threat against UNSCR 1701 comes from Israel itself […]