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Under fire - The Economist (blog)

Tue, 2014-04-15 14:19

Under fire
The Economist (blog)
But the Lebanese authorities increasingly talk of the need to “fight terrorism”, encouraged by foreign governments including America, France, Britain, the UAE and Saudi Arabia, who do not want to see Lebanon destabilised by Syria's war. Some donors ...

Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 2014-04-14 20:44

The Daily Star

Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border
Aljazeera.com
The regime has prioritised capturing the area to protect the highway linking Damascus to Homs that runs through the region, as well as to sever rebel supply lines across the border with Lebanon. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which ...
Syrian army seizes ancient Christian town near Lebanon borderReuters
Lebanon News Three Al-Manar staff killed in SyriaThe Daily Star
Assad forces seize two villages near Lebanon borderHaaretz

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Lebanon objects to Arab League final statement - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 17:49

The Daily Star

Lebanon objects to Arab League final statement
The Daily Star
BEIRUT: Foreign Affairs Minister Gebran Bassil Monday voiced his country's reservation and opposition to a recent resolution by the Arab League that he said failed to mention the Palestinian right of return, a crucial item for Lebanon. During a news ...

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Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border - Aljazeera.com

Mon, 2014-04-14 13:51

Aljazeera.com

Syrian army seizes towns near Lebanon border
Aljazeera.com
Syrian government troops seized two towns, one of them an ancient Christian hamlet north of Damascus, as part of the military's relentless offensive along the rugged frontier with Lebanon, state media and activists said. Syria's state news agency said ...
Syrian forces take rebel town near Lebanon borderSTLtoday.com
Assad forces seize two villages near Lebanon borderHaaretz

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Army demands camp hand over shooting suspect - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 13:15

The Daily Star

Army demands camp hand over shooting suspect
The Daily Star
SIDON, Lebanon: The Lebanese Army Monday blocked roads leading to the Palestinian refugee camp of Bass in the southern town of Tyre, demanding the handover of a shooting suspect. The military tightened its cordon around the camp, blocking its ...

Lebanon, Jordan to coordinate on refugee crisis - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 12:24

The Daily Star

Lebanon, Jordan to coordinate on refugee crisis
The Daily Star
The minister will also hold talks Wednesday with Jordanian Foreign Affairs Minister Naser Joudeh to "coordinate each country's stance on the political level with regards to the Syrian crisis," the state-run agency said. The number of refugees in ...

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Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 14, 2014 - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 09:54

The Daily Star

Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 14, 2014
The Daily Star
Lebanon's Arabic press digest - Apr. 14, 2014. April 14, 2014 09:55 AM (Last updated: April 14, 2014 11:47 AM). The Daily Star. A+, A-. The following are a selection of stories from Lebanese newspapers that may be of interest to Daily Star readers. The ...

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Gantz: IDF training for new Gaza, Lebanon wars - Jerusalem Post

Mon, 2014-04-14 05:12

Press TV

Gantz: IDF training for new Gaza, Lebanon wars
Jerusalem Post
In the interviews, Gantz said a ground offensive in Lebanon was not only possible and realistic, but also “necessary” in the event of a war with Hezbollah. Addressing Gaza and Syria, Gantz said the military was readying itself for every type of ...
Israel preparing for war with Lebanon, Gaza: GantzPress TV
Israel's army chief says a military operation in Lebanon is realistic scenarioMiddle East Monitor

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Pilot killed in Lebanon ultralight crash ID'd - The Tennessean

Mon, 2014-04-14 02:55

Pilot killed in Lebanon ultralight crash ID'd
The Tennessean
LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot who was killed when his ultralight aircraft crashed in Wilson County. According to WTVF-TV in Nashville, officials with the Wilson County Sheriff's Office say the pilot was 61-year-old David ...

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UCC calls strike ahead of salary scale debate - The Daily Star

Mon, 2014-04-14 00:25

The Daily Star

UCC calls strike ahead of salary scale debate
The Daily Star
... Fadlallah told a memorial ceremony in the southern town of Bint Jbeil. “Those who are making huge profits from the Lebanese people must pay a little. The taxes [in Lebanon] are much less than those imposed in Western and other countries,” he added.

Silvio Berlusconi associate to appear in Beirut court over Lebanon arrest - The Guardian

Sun, 2014-04-13 20:57

The Guardian

Silvio Berlusconi associate to appear in Beirut court over Lebanon arrest
The Guardian
Berlusconi was quoted on Sunday as having said it was he who had sent Dell'Utri to Lebanon. The daily La Repubblica said the former prime minister told a delegation from his Forza Italia ("Come on Italy") party that he was responding to a request from ...
Berlusconi associate Dell'Utri arrested in LebanonBBC News
Berlusconi senior aide arrested in BeirutThe Daily Star
Berlusconi ally arrested in Lebanon ahead of mafia rulingEmirates 24/7
The Voice of Russia
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Warily, Lebanon tackles violent spillover from Syria - Reuters

Sun, 2014-04-13 15:57

The Daily Star

Warily, Lebanon tackles violent spillover from Syria
Reuters
Syria's civil war has divided Lebanon's politicians, while gunbattles, car bombs and rocket attacks linked to Syria have killed scores of Lebanese and revived memories of the country's own 15-year civil war that formally ended in 1990. Disputes have ...
Syrian rockets hit east LebanonThe Daily Star
Lebanon patriarch suggests housing refugees in SyriaAl-Arabiya

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