Latest in Tag: Lebanon Highlight
Latest in Tag: Lebanon
The mission finalised an agreement between the Egyptian polycarbonate sheet company Polyee Playst and Lebanese companies operating in Ghana, Niger, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Iraq, and Kuwait
Three months after a heartbreaking photo kickstarted a crowd-funding campaign, life has improved for Abdul Halim Atar, the refugee and single father in Beirut who resorted to selling pens to provide for his family
Al Qaeda’s Syrian branch, the Nusra Front, has released 16 Lebanese policemen and soldiers as part of a prisoner swap. The return of the body of a Lebanese soldier was also part of the deal. Television footage obtained by the Qatar-based Arabic news channel Al-Jazeera on Tuesday showed the Nusra Front release 16 captives. The …
The bombings were claimed by “Islamic State”
The militant group “Islamic State” has said it carried out a twin suicide bombing in Beirut that killed more than 40 and injured 200. The target of the attack was Iran-backed Hezbollah’s stronghold in Lebanon’s capital. The explosions happened just minutes apart in front of the Burj al-Barajneh shopping center, police said Thursday. The Sunni …
Two attackers activated their bomb vests during rush hour in a densely populated quarter of the Lebanese capital, killing dozens of people, officials said. The area is a known stronghold of the Shiite Hezbollah militia. The explosions happened just minutes apart in front of the Burj al-Barajneh shopping center, police said Thursday. At least 37 …
The prince was charged on Monday together with nine others – five of them in absentia – with smuggling and selling drugs. Lebanese officials have yet to name him and Saudi Arabia has not commented on the case.
Agreement will be signed Tuesday or Wednesday, says ministry spokesman
Lebanese Interior Security Forces reported no knowledge of the case
The UN food agency says funding shortages have forced it to deny food vouchers to 229,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan. Experts say chronic harsh conditions, also in Lebanon and Turkey, are behind the exodus to Europe. The World Food Program said on Saturday donors must do far more to support some 11 million desperate Syrians …
A series of recent mass protests in several Arab countries have called into question suggestions that civil wars, brutal crackdowns and military coups and interventions have quelled popular willingness to stand up for rights in the Middle East. The protests, although focussed on specific social and economic demands, fundamentally have the same objectives as popular …
Security forces in Lebanon have removed activists who had taken over part of the environment ministry building to protest the country’s rubbish crisis. The “You Stink” movement is taking on the country’s political class
Syrian refugees are so anxious for the brutal civil war to end, one exclaimed: “If God let the war end tomorrow, we would walk barefoot back home.” Nikki Gamer, of Catholic Relief Services, just met Syrians displaced in Lebanon and Jordan. She says: “They want the violence to stop. And they want to return to …
20 were arrested in clashes between protesters and security forces on Saturday
A rally in Beirut has drawn huge crowds as people voice their frustration over government corruption and the crisis created by uncollected garbage. Organisers of the campaign have issued an ultimatum to the government
Shoukry also met with Lebanese Prime Minister Salam about Lebanon’s political crisis
The report also stated that the most difficult challenge that faces e-commerce companies is their clients’ trust for online payment methods. 16% of the companies believe that users accept these methods, while 13% of the companies say that clients consider them unsafe.
Signingis Egypt’s third extension of agreement, prolonging cooperation period from 2015 to 2018
Al-Hariri said he would support Egypt in counter-insurgency
In an interview with Daily News Egypt, the Jordanian writer gave profound analysis for the book market in his homeland Jordan, revealing some secrets about his upcoming literary works.
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb invited businessmen and investors to participate in Egypt’s Economic Summit and urged them to pump more investments into the country during his visit to the Dubai Government Summit in February.
Nasrallah’s pompous speech rejecting the “rules of engagement” ignores the reality of Hezbollah’s difficult geo-strategic situation in Syria and the fear of a second front with Israel
Egyptian president discusses terrorism, religious moderation with Egyptian, Lebanese clerics
Some of small- and medium-sized real estate companies tended towards providing gifts to motivate the client to buy their units.
Analysis suggests Syria and Iraq bear brunt of direct costs of war, losing 14% and 16% in per capita welfare, respectively
Lebanese interior minister meets Egyptian counterpart and Sheikh of Al-Azhar during Cairo visit
UN able to reach only 60% of refugees in Egypt needing assistance this winter due to lack of funding
Souad Al-Shammary was arrested for a tweet calling Saudi society “male-dominant”
Obama stresses there is no “quick fix” in military and ideological fight against ISIS
The explosion happened at around midnight near an army checkpoint and a cafe where football fans were watching a World Cup match.