Confiscated scooters that are to be destroyed, are parked at a garage in Beirut
Palestinians dressed as the Na’vi from the film Avatar staged a protest against Israel’s separation barrier in the West Bank village of Bilin near Ramallah. The Palestinians dressed as Na’vi to draw attention to their campaign against the controversial Israeli barrier. Israel says the barrier is needed for security, but Palestinians consider it a land […]
Despite a heavy police presence in and around Tehran, demonstrators took to the streets on Monday to protest Iran’s regime as the country marked a key national anniversary. Ordinarily, Students Day has been an annual observance of national pride, when Tehran extolls the virtues of the Islamic Revolution. Source: CNN Iranian protesters holds picture of […]
Both President Michel Suleiman and Prime minister Saad Hariri displayed a spirit of of sportsmanship and participated in the Beirut Marathon today
Lebanon’s PM Saad Hariri headed to Mukhtara, Shouf in a surprise visit to progressive Socialist party leader MP Walid Jumblatt after taking part in the 10-kilometer race that was held on the streets of downtown Beirut. Hariri intended to attend the tribute commemorating the birthday of assassinated PSP leader Kamal Jumblatt The fathers of Hariri […]
Prime Minister Saad Hariri took part Sunday in the 10-kilometer race at Beirut Marathon, saying sport is “important for building a healthy and sound society.” “We have to bring Lebanese together, and sport is a very important event that can bring them together,” Hariri said as he arrived in downtown Beirut to participate in the […]
A blast at a gas station in Sayyida Zainab, a Damascus suburb killed three people Thursday, gutting the back of an empty bus and blowing out nearby windows, officials said. Syria’s interior minister, Said Mohammad Sammour, ruled out a terrorist attack and said on state-run Syrian TV that the Iranian bus driver and two Syrian […]
Interior Minister Ziad Baroud met with Special Tribunal for Lebanon ( STL) Prosecutor Daniel Bellemare who was accompanied by Lebanon’s Deputy Prosecutor General Jocelyn Tabet. They discussed cooperation between the Ministry of Interior and the Prosecutor’s office. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon is charged with trying the killers of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri who […]
Lebanese environmental activists run in their underwear in Beirut November 30, 2009. The activity was organised by the League of Independent Activists (IndyACT) to raise money for youth activists from the Arab region who will have to travel to take part in the COP15 climate summit in Copenhagen.
Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah speaks via a giant screen during a news conference announcing the party’s new political strategy in Beirut.