As Lebanon marks its Resistance and Liberation Day that saw Israel’s withdrawal from its territories in 2000, an Israeli official said his country’s “confrontation with Lebanon is not over.”Full Story
The appointments at high-ranking positions within the Central Bank of Lebanon will be discussed during the Cabinet meeting likely to be held on Friday, the Saudi Asharq al-Awsat reported on Monday.Full Story
Two decades after the end of the war in Lebanon, Israeli veterans still deal with dark memories of the conflict, arguing that many comrades were denied the help they needed.
"When we were in Lebanon, we counted on each other. Today as well we need to support each other," said Avi Maier, 50, at a veterans' march in Tel Aviv, marking two decades since the Israeli withdrawal from southern Lebanon.Full Story
Lebanon on Sunday confirmed 17 more COVID-19 coronavirus cases, which raises the country's tally to 1,114, the Health Ministry said.Full Story
Jalal was barely three years old when Israeli troops withdrew from Lebanon two decades ago, but he speaks fondly of the Hizbullah "victory" that shaped his allegiance to the group.Full Story
Al-Mustaqbal Movement leader ex-PM Saad Hariri performed the Eid al-Fitr prayer Sunday at the Imam Ali Mosque in Tariq al-Jedideh, in the presence of former MP Ammar Houry and a number of religious figures and dignitaries and a crowd of worshipers.
Upon leaving the mosque, worshipers and a large group of people from Tariq al-Jedideh – a Mustaqbal bastion -- gathered around Hariri and reiterated their support for him.Full Story
Egypt's president has pardoned thousands of prisoners including a former policeman jailed over killing a Lebanese pop diva more than a decade ago, according to the official gazette.
President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi granted clemency to a total of 3,157 people jailed on different cases on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr holiday marking the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan.Full Story
Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul Latif Daryan stressed Sunday that Dar al-Fatwa, the country's highest Sunni Muslim religious authority, does not tolerate any “marginalization” of the premiership or “encroachment on the prime minister's powers.”Full Story
For automakers Renault and Nissan, the world is currently a very different place to what it had been just a few short months ago.Full Story