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Tag Archives: lebanon

Lebanon … don’t give up

THE international community has turned a blind eye to Iran’s domination of Lebanon. Pleas for help to rid this Arab country of an armed militia under Tehran’s orders have gone unheard because world powers do not consider this small Mediterranean country has sufficient strategic significance to warrant military involvement. Adding …

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Lebanon exposed

HOW much longer will we fool ourselves that Lebanon’s loyalties rest with the Arab World? During a recent Arab League emergency meeting of foreign ministers, called by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to discuss measures to be taken in answer to Iran’s “terrorist acts” and its aggression against Saudi Arabia, …

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Qaeda Syria wing frees Lebanese captives

BEIRUT, Dec 1, (RTRS): Al Qaeda’s Syrian wing freed 16 Lebanese soldiers and policemen on Tuesday in exchange for the release of jailed Islamists including the ex-wife of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Nusra Front seized the Lebanese 16 months ago during an attack on the Lebanese border …

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Lebanon army commander sees growing risk from Syrian camps – Potential hideouts for militants: Kahwaji

BEIRUT, Nov 27, (RTRS): The Lebanese army commander says camps that are home to refugees from neighbouring Syria represent a growing security risk as potential hideouts for militants who have been prevented from using other areas to launch attacks and rig car bombs. General Jean Kahwaji told Reuters the security …

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Lebanon arrests 11 people over Beirut bombings

BEIRUT, Nov 16, (AFP): Lebanon has arrested 11 people, mostly Syrians, over last week’s Beirut bombings that killed 44 people, an attack whose original target was a hospital, officials said on Sunday. “The detained include seven Syrians and two Lebanese, one of them a (would-be) suicide bomber and the other …

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Lawmakers strongly condemn twin terror bombings in Beirut – Commerce minister warned over appointment

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 13: Kuwaiti lawmakers have strongly condemned the twin terrorist bombings which occurred Thursday in the southern suburbs of Beirut killing dozens of victims and called on all the rational people in the region to stand united in the face of terrorism and uproot this menace from our …

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Twin suicide blasts kill at least 41 in Beirut Hezbollah bastion

BEIRUT, Nov 12, (Agencies): At least 41 people have been killed and more than 200 wounded after twin suicide bombings rocked a stronghold of Lebanon’s Shiite Hezbollah movement in south Beirut, officials said. Police said two men on foot set off suicide vests in front of a shopping centre in …

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Lebanon club shooting kills 8

BEIRUT, Nov 2, (AP): Lebanon’s state-run news agency says a shootout at a nightclub north of Beirut has killed two army intelligence officers and six other people. Four officers have been wounded. The shootout erupted early Monday during a police raid seeking to apprehend fugitives at the White Night Club …

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