Tag: Lebanon

staffJuly 14, 2018

Lebanon makes Vatican 2019 pilgrimage list

The Vatican will authorize official pilgrimage visits to Lebanon in 2019, Lebanese Charge d’Affaires in Vatican City and UNESCO Ambassador ...

staffJuly 12, 2018

Lebanon gets another film festival

The Lebanese Independent Film Festival opened its three-day program Thursday night, celebrating independent films from Lebanon and around the world. ...

staffJuly 11, 2018

Yemeni FM slams Hezbollah’s Houthi support

Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled al-Yamani has denounced Hezbollah’s interference in the war in Yemen in a letter he sent to ...

staffJuly 10, 2018

UAE voices support for ‘independent’ Lebanon

The United Arab Emirates has been and continues to remain supportive of Lebanon, the country’s envoy in Beirut said Tuesday. ...

staffJuly 9, 2018

Lebanese FM Gebran Bassil blames Syrian refugees for economic crisis

The Lebanese economy is on the verge of collapse due to the Syrian refugee crisis, caretaker Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil ...

staffJune 29, 2018

Syrian army takes hill overlooking key Deraa road

Lebanon’s Hezbollah-run Al-Manar television reported Friday that the Syrian army had seized a hill overlooking the road connecting eastern and ...

staffJune 29, 2018

Airport inspection arrests Romanian with over $100,000 counterfeit cash

BEIRUT – A Romanian national departing from Lebanon’s Rafik Hariri International Airport was arrested by the airport’s inspection unit after ...

staffJune 25, 2018

Lebanese Army commander begins US visit

BEIRUT – Lebanese Army Commander Gen. Joseph Aoun has started an official visit to the United States, where he is ...

staffMay 31, 2018

UN warns of ‘critical gap’ in funding for Syrian refugees this year

A “critical gap” in funding for Syrian refugees and host communities this year could lead to cuts in vital services, ...

staffMay 8, 2018

Hezbollah, Amal and allies claim Lebanon election sweep

Hezbollah and its political allies are the biggest winners in Lebanon’s first general election in nine years, an analysis of ...