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"We will continue our efforts at strengthening those institutions that bolster Lebanon's sovereignty and stability," Goldstein told journalists. Shiite movement Hezbollah - the only faction to have retained its weapons after Lebanon's civil war - is a member of the Lebanese government of Prime Minister Saad ...
"We're moving from the Syrian civil war to the Syrian war," just as Lebanon's civil war morphed into an international contest over Lebanese territory in the 1970s and '80s, argued Andrew Tabler, a Syria-watcher at the Washington Institute. Previous international flare-ups in the conflict, such as Turkey's ...

The downing of an Israeli f-16 last weekend brought back memories of the Lebanese civil war which pitched Soviet advisers embedded with the Syrian Arab Army's air defences against the Israeli Air Force and its proxy forces in Southern Lebanon. Indeed this was the first time the Israeli Air Force had lost ...
TRIPOLI, Lebanon - Ghassan Baytieh has staked out his turf in the city of Tripoli. One of about 10 large-scale private generator operators in the northern Lebanese city who can help provide electricity to homes and businesses when the ... Before civil war broke out in 1975, Lebanon had 24-hour electricity.
Lebanese and Israeli officials said David Satterfield, acting assistant U.S. secretary of state, was in Israel last week and in Lebanon this week on a mediation ... Both are attractive for Lebanon which has been short of electricity since its 1975-90 civil war and has an anemic economy battered by war in ...
Lebanon is such a tiny place, but it really absorbs all those kinds of things," he said. "So, whenever you have that many conflicts and such a tiny place surrounded by so many countries we are on a hot bed of problems. Things can get out of hand because since the end of the civil war the Lebanese never sat ...

Aoun sees himself as a leader of the Christians of the region as a whole, and not just those of Lebanon. When he commanded the Lebanese army during the civil war, predominantly manned by Christians, he was noted for his rejection of all political settlements, his readiness to do battle with everyone, ...
The bull's head had been exhibited at the Met and was spotted as part of a drive by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. The official has made it a priority to track stolen artwork and the repatriation of the Lebanese sculptures capped months of cooperation between Beirut and the U.S. authorities.
He tracked down the sculptures and arranged for their repatriation back to Lebanon. Among the other items unveiled Friday was a 6th century BC marble statue that had ended up in the same private collection as the bull's head. Also returned was a 4th century BC statue that had been in the possession of a ...
Lebanon did not recognize Israel's 1948 creation, which caused a mass exodus of Palestinians and a regional war between the majority-Jewish State and its Arab, mostly Muslim neighbors. Israel has invaded Lebanon twice, the first time during the 15-year Lebanese civil war and a second time in 2006 in ...
Meanwhile the film's director Ziad Doueiri was detained in Lebanon last year as he came to the country for the movie's premier. He was arrested over filming parts of his previous movie "The Attack" in Israel in 2012, because visiting Israel, "an enemy terrority", is prohibited under Lebanese law as the two ...
Beirut: A marble bull's head made 2,400 years ago for a Phoenician temple and looted during Lebanon's civil war arrived in Beirut on Friday after American officials found it in the United States and sent it home. The object -- along with two partial statues that the United States is also returning -- will be ...
The Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri, at the Le Gray Hotel in Beirut. ... backed factions in Lebanon's civil war and fought a 34-day war with ...
... review - musical road trip untangles trauma of Lebanese civil war ... The blind Lebanese singer and musician Barakat Jabbour takes the ...
Among these people are 4 Lebanese singers. ... of the Lebanese people who went missing during the civil war. Lebanon will miss her!
Ourouba: The Eye of Lebanon, curated by Rose Issa, also a ... of iron bars, the building looks as it did in the wake of the Lebanese civil war, ...
Trump's call for refugee resettlement causes a stir in Lebanon ... million Syrian refugees have fled since civil war broke out in their country in 2011. ... Lebanese president Michel Aoun raised the refugee issue in his address to ...

As chief of staff prior to the Second Lebanon war in 2006, Moshe Ya'alon was .... Another upshot from the Syrian civil war is that Tehran has cemented ... of the idea that destruction of Lebanese civil infrastructure could bring ...
Israel, after all, has carried out offensive actions in Lebanese territory since the ... Similarly, a broad cross-section of Lebanon's population--including much of its ... And in Syria's civil war, Hezbollah has been a key actor in a ...
9 Sons of Union veterans of the civil war, fires off his musket during a memorial for Civil war veterans on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017, at Hillside ...
Lebanon has its share as its 15-year civil war, which tore the country ... Approximately 17,000* Lebanese were kidnapped or "disappeared" ...
An estimated 17,000 Lebanese were kidnapped or "disappeared" during the civil war of 1975-90. In addition, scores of citizens and ...
It has been more than three decades since Linden MacIntyre reported on the atrocities of the Lebanese civil war, but the veteran journalist ...
Also last month, Tower Magazine reported that, since the beginning of the Syrian civil war, Iran has provided Hizballah (also transliterated Hezbollah or Hizbullah) with a vast supply of "game-changing," state-of-the art weapons, despite Israel's ...
On March 17, Israeli military jets did what they've been doing every few months since the Syrian civil war started in 2011 - they bombed Syrian weaponry believed destined for Hezbollah, Syria's ally and Israel's enemy in southern Lebanon. But this ...
... the Roman and Ottoman empires, both of which used the castle during their eras in Lebanon. More recently, many old and traditional Lebanese houses were built on the castle. Then during the Lebanese civil war, many houses were built illegally around it.
Every organization or party owns specific weapons, especially those that existed during the country's civil war. For instance, the Russian Makarov guns were known to be owned by the Lebanese Communist Party during the war. After the Civil War and as ...
LAST week thousands of people took to the streets of Beirut to protest against a set of tax increases that form part of the draft budget for 2017.
The ramifications of the Syrian crisis are far reaching in all its neighbouring countries, but are especially felt in Lebanon, a country still recovering from the scars of its own civil war. The crisis has affected Lebanon in many ways: slowing down ...
Soon after civil war broke out in Lebanon in 1975, Syrian forces then under the control of Hafez al-Assad entered the country.
... coexistence in a country that experienced a long and painful sectarian civil war between 1975 and 1990, which claimed the lives of at least 150,000 people.
Both the State Museum and State Library and Archives currently have civil war soldier photographs in their collections, but the museum's curators would like to encourage Tennesseans who have ancestors who fought in the Civil war to share any ...
After a raging civil war that lasted fifteen years (1975-1990), Lebanon found itself way behind its competitors who in the meantime had drastically evolved in technology and developed an advanced agricultural stratum.
10 years later, Lebanon's legacy of landmine and cluster munition contamination is still affecting the lives of the Lebanese people. Today, Lebanon is relatively peaceful, even though there is an ongoing civil war in neighbouring Syria. However, from ...
Shortly afterward, Lebanese President Michel Aoun told Egyptian media that he saw Hezbollah's arms as essential to Lebanon's defense from Israel.6. Aoun, who owes his position to Hezbollah's parliamentary coalition, is now a strong political ally of ...
At its zenith, the Jewish population in Lebanon reached 15,000 in the early 50s, but now they're estimated to be at less than 100.
General Ghassan Chamseddine, head of Lebanon's drug enforcement unit, previously told the BBC that the Syrian war has left the Lebanese authorities with limited resources, preventing them from cracking down on large-scale drug traders. But, the ...
After its own 15 year civil war Lebanon doesn't do camps any more, but rather in what it calls 'informal settlements'.
Kamal's butchering - he was shot to death in his car, along with his driver and bodyguard, not long after the start of the Lebanese civil war - was followed by a massacre of hundreds of Christians by their Druze neighbours in surrounding villages ...
It was the whole Lebanese farce enacted for us. Over six days in ... The last time this many refugees entered the country - about half a million Palestinians after 1948 - Lebanon held on for a long time before the 15-year civil war savaged it beyond ...
Israel's next big war is almost certainly going to pit it against some combination of Iranian, Syrian and Hezbollah forces along its northern borders with Syria and Lebanon. To be sure, an additional confrontation with Hamas in Gaza (Israel's opponent ...
The Pope expressed appreciation for the many Syrian refugees Lebanon has welcomed during the years of the civil war.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad has received support in the country's civil war from Shia militias from countries including Iraq, Afghanistan and Lebanon. Iran, which backs Lebanese Hezabollah, is also a key ally. The attack took place at a bus ...
In the 1970s an accumulation of seemingly unrelated events destabilized the government and plunged the country into a Christian-Muslim civil war that lasted 15 years. No one compares Lebanon to Switzerland anymore. My father's grandparents immigrated ...
BREMERTON - USS Independence (CV-62), moored at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard since its decommissioning in 1998, embarked on its final journey ...
While in service, the ship made one tour off the coast of Vietnam in 1965, carried out airstrikes against Syrian forces during the Lebanese civil war and enforced the no-fly zone over southern Iraq and part of Operation Southern Watch. For more ...
Many laws in Lebanon need to be reconsidered, passed, enforced. I am convinced that the Lebanese Parliament is in dire need of new blood.
Taylor is currently serving a 50-year sentence in Britain after being found guilty of war crimes by a U.N.-backed special court for his role in the bloody civil war in Sierra Leone when he was Liberia's leader. Liberia has never had such a special ...
Amal is British and Lebanese. She was born in Beirut, Lebanon but she and her family relocated to Buckinghamshire, England to escape the Lebanese civil war when Amal was two-years-old. She remained in England until she moved to the US to attend the ...
As millions of Syrians are forced to flee their home country, the descendants of earlier migrants enjoy a life of cultural and economic assimilation.


 

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