XY 720: Lebanon MP calls the Nas Air incident a ‘scandal’- Update 2

The discovery of human remains on the landing gear of Saudi-owned Nas Air jet following a flight from Beirut to Riyadh has raised a lot of questions about security at Rafik Hariri international airport. Nas Air flight XY 720 took off from Beirut airport late Friday with 130 people on board and landed Saturday morning […]

XY 720: Lebanon MP calls the Nas Air incident a ‘scandal’- Update 2

The discovery of human remains on the landing gear of Saudi-owned Nas Air jet following a flight from Beirut to Riyadh has raised a lot of questions about security at Rafik Hariri international airport. Nas Air flight XY 720 took off from Beirut airport late Friday with 130 people on board and landed Saturday morning […]

Israel bans iPad, confiscating devices at airport

Israel’s communications ministry hasn’t given the Apple iPad the necessary Wi-Fi clearance to operate domestically, although the chip in the iPad has already been used in scores of approved devices. The customs authority has been directed to confiscate them. The head of customs at Ben-Gurion International Airport said yesterday they have confiscated 10 iPads.

Lebanese Police graduate from U.S. training program

The U.S. embassy in Lebanon Thursday announced the graduation of Lebanese police officers from an American training course amid internal debate over the nature of this program, stating that “the first class of 73 Internal Security Forces (ISF) cadets and officers” graduated on Wednesday “from the newly developed Community Policing training class.”

Lebanese Police graduate from U.S. training program

The U.S. embassy in Lebanon Thursday announced the graduation of Lebanese police officers from an American training course amid internal debate over the nature of this program, stating that “the first class of 73 Internal Security Forces (ISF) cadets and officers” graduated on Wednesday “from the newly developed Community Policing training class.”

If your name sounds Jewish, skip the vacation in Lebanon this year

If you’re British, Irish, French, German or Australian, or if your name sounds at all Jewish, you might think twice before deciding to spend your vacation in Lebanon this year. Not because the Switzerland of the Middle East isn’t a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the sunshine, but because you might be detained at […]