Na’vi from the film Avatar stage a protest against Israel

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 […]

Iran police clash with protesters

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 […]

Hariri made a surprise visit to Jumblatt in Mukhtara

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 […]

Hariri took part in the Beirut Marathon race

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 […]

Mystery surrounds the bus explosion in Syria

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 […]

Lebanon’s Interior Minister Baroud meets STL Prosecutor Bellemare

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 […]