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Adel Karam, left, and Kamel El Basha as, respectively, an aggrieved apartment owner and Lebanese member of the Christian Party, and a construction worker who is a Palestinian refugee in the Oscar-nminated Lebanese drama, "The Insult," at Triplex Cinema in Great Barrington. COHEN MEDIA GROUP ...
Both Gidanian and Pakradouni are members of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF), which has been an active political party in Lebanon since the 1920s. Currently, two Armenians are a part of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri's Cabinet—Gidanian and Jean Oghassabian, who serves as the ...

Few months ahead of Lebanon's May parliamentary elections, the Future Movement and the Free Patriotic Movement decided to run on a joint list in the ... The dispute was solved in the past few hours, when the FPM party accepted to receive seats in another district where both parties are running in a joint ...
According to today's Lebanese media reports, the US mediation has failed “in advance” because it first requires the consent of both parties, while Lebanon refuses to negotiate with Israel fearing that it could be dragged into subsequent peace talks. “The Israeli side also adamantly adheres to its position on ...
Dar al-Manar, a project of Hezbollah-affiliated Lebanese media outlet Al-Manar, published a trailer for its new title Holy Defense on an official website ... It also forms one of the largest political parties in Lebanon, claiming the country's Christian president and Shiite Muslim speaker of parliament as allies.
On July 29th, 2017, UNITE Tomorrowland took place in Dubai, Germany, Israel, Lebanon, Malta, South Korea, and Spain at the same time. The parties in all seven countries were connected. This year on July 28, Lebanon will party with Malta, Mexico, Spain, Taiwan, Italy, and Abu Dhabi. The event will take ...

This hardly means that Lebanon is safe. Hezbollah may yet go to war if Iran demands it, just as Israel may strike Lebanon, seeing an opportunity to neutralise the party. Yet this complex reality stands against a crude reading of Lebanon as a country controlled by Hezbollah. In fact, a majority of Lebanese ...
Lebanese Forces Party leader Samir Geagea considered that the State of Lebanon is closely linked to the Cedar Revolution and not to Hezbollah or its ... on March 14, 2005, during which the March 14 coalition was composed of the largest parties that revolted against the Syrian presence in Lebanon.
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Meanwhile, Lebanon's National News Agency reports an errant anti-aircraft missile "fired by the Israeli enemy" fell in a Lebanese citrus grove. Hezbollah, a Lebanese Islamist political party, said in a statement that the downing of the Israeli jet marks the "start of a new strategic phase." The statement went on ...
Both parties are allies of Hezbollah and members of the March 8 alliance it leads since 2005 following the exit of Syrian troops from Lebanon. ... The Shia party also failed to condemn the overly exaggerated and intimidating street protests by Berri's supporters, who did not hesitate to take the demonstrations ...
According to him, these kind of statements are directed at Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Lebanese party, which also fights in support of Bashar al-Assad's government in Syria. "They're sending a message to Hezbollah. They don't want Lebanon to generate income, which they think would be diverted to ...
Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Thursday that talks were underway "to prevent Israeli greed" amid a dispute over a cement wall on the two ... for the United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon known as UNIFIL, said the force is "fully engaged with both parties in order to find common solutions.
The Wilson County Democrat Party decided against a caucus in mid-December, and both parties failed to schedule a primary by the Aug. ... Wilson County Board of Education seats in Zones 2, 4 and 6 and a Lebanon Special School District at-large board member will also appear on the August ballot, but ...
Victoria El-Khoury Zwein, a potential candidate with a new party called "Sabaa," meaning seven in Arabic, agreed that a "patriarchal society" is holding Lebanon back. Parties have no political will to involve women, as they see them in stereotypical roles connected only to family, she said. "I don't know if the ...
The number of Syrian refugees who died after a storm struck while they were attempting to cross the Lebanese-Syrian border has risen to 15, a security source told The ... Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted.
A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds ... said the trove ran the gamut, from Syrian battlefield photos to private phone conversations, passwords and pictures of children's birthday parties.

The scale of the spying efforts emanating from the General Security building is surprising, said Mohamad Najem, the codirector of SMEX, a Lebanese digital-rights organization. So, too, is the list of countries where individuals were targeted, many of which are Lebanon's allies. Najem questioned whether ...
“I also assured them of our continued best efforts to preserve the calm along the Blue Line and to work towards peace and stability in south Lebanon,” said ... In relation to the situation along the Blue Line, UNIFIL Head of Mission stressed the need for the parties to take advantage of UNIFIL's liaison and ...
A major hacking operation to snoop on government and military officials in 21 countries has been traced back to Lebanon's security headquarters after bungling spies ... The tranche of data spanned a huge variety of themes, from photographs from Syrian battlefields to details of children's birthday parties.
Hezbollah are a potent political force in Lebanon and form part of a political coalition with Hariri, dominating Lebanon's cabinet, thought to be the strongest organ of Lebanon's state. “Hezbollah has been a member of this government. This is an inclusive government that has all the big political parties, and ...
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Progressive Socialist Party head Walid Jumblatt said Wednesday he had not yet formed any electoral alliances and would not agree to proposals of a five-party coalition if it came at the expense of a major party during a wide-ranging TV interview. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and ...
Rebecca Dykes was being taken home by a ride-hailing app driver after attending a party in the Beirut nightlife district of Gemayze. According to a police report, the ... Following the tragic incident, Lebanese women speaking to Al Arabiya English have expressed their concerns. “My daughters are between ...
Not surprisingly, the UAE came top in the Mena region, while little old Lebanon, a country that for millennia has been a historical byword for trading, came ... Of all Iran's foreign legions, Hizbollah is the jewel in the crown, a political party that, to its grass root Shia constituents, is as Lebanese as a Cedar tree, ...
Tony is a follower of Lebanon's Christian party, which is less a matter of religious devotion than of ideological zeal. ... he has lived in Beirut for decades, his legal status is ambiguous, and the neighborhood where he lives with his Lebanese wife, Manal (Christine Choueiri), is classified as a refugee camp.
In Lebanon, where a civil war raged from 1975 until 1990, the conflict revolved largely around power, positions and resources, but most of the parties ... In the wake of repeated attacks on its forces, this time by Lebanese militias – particularly Hezbollah, the Shi'ite party-militia – the government of Israel ...
After the daughter of a Lebanese politician posted an Instagram with her best friend, tabloids mistakenly reported the pair were married, sparking an onslaught of homophobia. Last week, Dalia Jumblatt, whose father, Walid Jumblatt, is the leader of Lebanon's Progressive Socialist Party, posted a pic ...
Lebanon is often portrayed in the Western media as a vibrant tourist destination. Its capital, Beirut, has been praised as one of the “most exciting party cities in the world”, but underneath the veneer of beach parties and chic cocktail bars lies an ugly truth: Lebanon is simply not a safe country to travel to.
Saudi Arabia's policy failures in Lebanon enhance most Lebanese parties' incentives to co-operate with Hizbullah ... Saudi Arabia's escalation in Lebanon by holding its Prime Minister Saad Hariri and compelling his resignation has had the unintended consequence that Lebanon's government is now likely ...
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Discussions between head of the Democratic Gathering bloc MP Walid Jumblat and Lebanese Christian parties on a political alliance in the Shouf-Aley ... Gathering minister told Asharq Al-Awsat that talks held between Jumblat, the Free Patriotic Movement, the Lebanese Forces and the Kataeb Party are ...
BEIRUT: Members of the Lebanese Communist Party (LCP) gathered Sunday in Masrah Al Madina to launch its political campaign in the lead up of May's parliamentary elections, with key points calling for an end to sectarianism and the rise of Lebanon's civil society. According to the party, a hike in votes ...
Sal Lavallo is an American traveler who has been to every country around the world. In this video, he briefly describes his experience in the 193 countries he has visited. We are not surprised that Sal named Lebanon the best party place! It looks like you may be having problems playing this video.
BEIRUT, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Monday called on Lebanese political parties to stay clear of regional conflicts. "I reiterate the necessity of committing to the policy of dissociation and the necessity of maintaining our relations with our brotherly Arab nations," Hariri said ...
Beirut (CNN) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced ... party flags of Hariri's Future Movement, as others held Lebanese or Saudi flags aloft. ... parties holding arms outside of the government, meaning Hezbollah." ...
Aboul Gheit heard Lebanese President Michel Aoun say: “Lebanon is ... the decision to include stances regarding a specific Lebanese party; ...
#TrimTheTree:The lights burned bright at Mary and Frank Clements' home in Mt. Lebanon during Friday night's posh patrons party for 120 ...
Lebanon — In the homestretch of the annual auction supporting Lebanon High School's alcohol-free graduation party, volunteers were ...
It was a small birthday party and the carnivores were outnumbered by the ... to be precise), their lands stretched across what is now Lebanon, ...
Beirut, Lebanon (CNN) Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being ... of his own political party believe Saudi Arabia is "restricting" his movements. ... It's also important that all Lebanese parties agree to respect civil peace." ...
White House Calls on 'All States and Parties to Respect Lebanon's ... The White House said Lebanese Prime Minister Sa'ad Hariri "has been a ...
The political party of Lebanon's former prime minister Saad Hariri, who ... "The return of the Lebanese prime minister, the national leader, Saad ...
I am talking to all the parties in the region to preserve it," Al-Sisi said in an ... Speaking from Riyadh, Hariri criticized Iran, and its Lebanese ally ... Supporters of Lebanon's Hezbollah party parade to mark the last day of Ashura ...
A Sunni-majority party headed by Saad Hariri, former prime minister and ... understanding with Hezbollah in February 2006, and the two parties ...
She even had a birthday party there. “That was just the beginning of my love for books,” she said in a prepared speech. “I heard of this program ...
A spokeswoman for the main Catalan party ousted from the regional government for pushing ahead with an independence bid has vowed to ...
Riyadh's demands that the Lebanese government and public take action ... party during the lead-up to Lebanon's 2018 parliamentary elections.
Lebanon has recently appointed a new ambassador to Syria in a move ... al-Joumhouria quoted sources from the Lebanese Forces party who ...


 

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