A Lebanese-Canadian who is the main suspect in a 1980 bombing that killed four people outside a Paris synagogue was placed under formal investigation on Saturday, his lawyer told Reuters. Hassan Diab arrived in Paris from Canada on Saturday after the country’s highest court on Thursday refused to rule on his appeal against extradition to […]
A criminal complaint has been filed against the Saudi newspaper al-Watan over the publishing of a cartoon mocking Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai and criticizing his visit to Syria, according to a report by LBC
DEARBORN, Michigan- McDonald’s and one of its franchise owners agreed to pay $700,000 to members of the Muslim community to settle allegations a Detroit-area restaurant falsely advertised its food as being prepared according to Islamic dietary law (Halal) .
Lebanon Prime Minister Najib Mikati has requested on Tuesday the help of the communications chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to retrieve the bodies of the Lebanese men killed in the Syrian border town of Tal Kalakh. “The committee expressed its readiness to fulfill its humanitarian, lucid, and impartial role as […]
Future bloc MP Khaled Daher told LBC television on Saturday that four of the 22 Lebanese citizens were actually killed in an ambush in Syria. “Only four of the fighters were killed in the ambush in Syria, two of the fighters are detained and the rest are either missing or fled,” Daher said.
Hezbollah Secretary General Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah on Saturday admitted that five Syrians were arrested in Nabatiyeh with “arms” in their possession, but denied reports claiming that the group was planning to use the explosives to attack the Shiite mourners marking Ashoura on Sunday .
Lebanese soldiers raided an apartment in the country’s south on Saturday and arrested five Syrian nationals for possession of explosives, the army said, the latest incident fanning fears that Syria’s civil war is spilling across the border.
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,”
South African police have arrested a man who they say swallowed 220 polished diamonds in an attempt to smuggle them out of the country. The man was arrested as he waited to board a plane at Johannesburg airport.
Jill Kelley is a fixture on the Tampa, Florida, military scene, volunteering for community relations work with foreign military officers and their families stationed at MacDill Air Force base. She is also a friend of David Petraeus, and yet, she appears to have contributed to his stunning downfall and departure as director of the CIA.