France detains suspect in 1980 Paris synagogue bombing

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 […]

Lebanon asks ICRC to retrieve bodies of Lebanese killed in Syria

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 […]

Nasrallah denies the 5 Syrians planned to attack the Shiites

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 .

A Lebanese connection in the downfall of former CIA chief

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.