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Lebanon PM quits, blasts Iran, Hezbollah

HARIRI TARGET OF ASSASSINATION BID DAYS AGO BEIRUT, Nov 4, (Agencies): Lebanon’s prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world. His resignation thrusts Lebanon back into …

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Kuwaitis hold on to their properties in Lebanon despite shaky circumstances

‘Kuwaiti nationals always feel at home in Sawfar town’ BEIRUT, Sept 19, (KUNA): Despite the shaky economic, security, and political circumstances, which ironically seem to always be the norm in Lebanon, Kuwaitis continue to hold on to their properties in the neighbouring Arab country. According to a report by the …

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Amir receives Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in presence of His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah, met Sunday with visiting Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri and his accompanying delegation. They had fraternal talks that reflected historical relations between Kuwait …

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Lebanon win 7-A-Side Football Tournament

Embassies of the Islamic countries in Kuwait concluded the 7-A-Side Football Tournament organized by Youth Section of the Public Authority for Sports as part of the activities to celebrate Kuwait as the Capital of Islamic Culture for 2016. The final match was between the Embassies of Lebanon and Azerbaijan, and …

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Lebanese women protest against rape law

BEIRUT (AP) — A dozen Lebanese women, dressed as brides in white wedding dresses stained with fake blood and bandages, have gathered outside government buildings in Lebanon’s capital to protest a law that allows a rapist to get away with his crime if he marries the survivor. The law, in …

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Amir congratulates Michel Aoun

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Monday sent a congratulatory cable to Lebanon’s newly elected president Michel Aoun. In the cable, His Highness the Amir lauded good fraternal relations between Kuwait and Lebanon, and stressed mutual willingness to promote and develop …

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The time-wasting Lebanon leaders

A POPULAR adage among Lebanese applies to the current situation in their country: “If you want to destroy your country, pray for a lot of leaders.” Two years and a half after the presidential vacuum comes the paralysis of the legislative authority which is just waking up from a deep …

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Lebanon’s Speaker shows true colours

NABIH Berri, head of Lebanon’s primarily Shiite Amal Movement who has served as Parliamentary Speaker since 1992, has finally confirmed what many Lebanese have long suspected. Rather than a senior official representing all religious sects and a respected mediator between Iran’s radical proxy Hezbollah and the March 14/Future Movement, he …

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Lebanese army detains 103 Syrians in wake of border bombings

BEIRUT, June 28, (Agencies): Lebanese troops detained 103 Syrians for illegal entry into the country in a security sweep Tuesday, a day after a series of deadly bombings struck a village near the Syrian border, the military said. The government warned of a mounting challenge in tiny Lebanon, which abuts …

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To Lebanon’s Arab Shiite communities

PEOPLE often question why the Arab World, in particular, is in such a mess. The fact is that so many of our problems have been triggered by the interference of foreign powers eager to dominate this strategically-located and resource-rich area. The Ottomans, the British and the French carved-up the region …

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