Showing posts with label Lebanon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lebanon. Show all posts

Friday, February 2, 2018

Lebanon to Go Ahead with Oil Exploration despite Israel Claims

Lebanon to Go Ahead with Oil Exploration
Lebanese Energy Minister Cesar Abi Khalil vowed that Beirut will go ahead with oil and gas exploration near its maritime border despite Israeli claims to the field that provoked wide condemnation in the tiny Arab country.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Monday, November 20, 2017

Iran Asks S. Arabia to Stop Issuing "Worthless" Statements

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi
The Iranian foreign ministry blasted the Arab League (AL) for surrendering to Saudi Arabia's pressures to issue a "worthless" statement against Tehran, stressing that the current regional problems can be resolved by giving up obedience to Israel's policies.

President Aoun rejects Arab League suggestions that Lebanon govt ‘supports terrorism’

Arab League
Lebanon cannot accept suggestions that its government is a partner in acts of terrorism, President Michel Aoun said on Monday.

Saturday, November 18, 2017

En attendant Godot: Macron says Iran misunderstands France’s ‘balanced’ position in region

Macron says Iran misunderstands France’s ‘balanced’ position in region
President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that Iran misunderstood France’s “balanced” position in the region, which centered on not taking sides between Sunni and Shi‘ites, adding that Tehran should be less aggressive in the region.

Lebanese leader in France for talks with Macron

Mr Hariri's press office said he arrived in the French capital this morning.
Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, has arrived in Paris for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron.

Saudi Arabia Recalls Ambassador to Berlin

Sigmar Gabriel, who harshly criticized the foreign policy of the Riyadh
Saudi Arabia has recalled its ambassador to Berlin in protest over the German foreign minister’s comments regarding Lebanon’s resigned Prime Minister Saad Hariri, according to Saudi state media Saturday.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

UN Chief Warns New Crisis in Lebanon

Le Hezbollah accuse l'Arabie Saoudite de "détenir" le Premier libanais Saad Hairiri
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned on Saturday that a new conflict in Lebanon would have "devastating consequences" and said he was engaged in intense contacts with all players to urge de-escalation.

Saudi citizen kidnapped in Lebanon

Saudi citizen kidnapped in Lebanon
A Saudi national was kidnapped in the vicinity of the Keserwan locality of Adma in Lebanon, the National News Agency (NNA) reported on Friday.

Friday, November 10, 2017

Le Hezbollah accuse l'Arabie Saoudite de "détenir" le Premier libanais Saad Hairiri

Hassan Nasrallah, le chef du Hezbollah
Le chef du mouvement chiite libanais Hezbollah a accusé vendredi l'Arabie saoudite de "détenir" le Premier ministre libanais Saad Hariri, qui avait annoncé la semaine dernière sa démission surprise à Ryad.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...