Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

Sputnik: Hannibal Gaddafi calls on UN, Russia to help release him from prison

  • 4 February 2019 - 13:26
Sputnik: Hannibal Gaddafi calls on UN, Russia to help release him from prison

Hannibal Gaddafi, the son of Muammar Gaddafi, has revealed in an exclusive interview with RIA Novosti, how he was kidnapped in Syria and ended up imprisoned in Lebanon. Hannibal explained to the Russian news agency what he really knows about the disappearance of famous Shia religious leader...

Libya’s eastern forces call UN delegate “opponent”

  • 24 January 2019 - 14:05
Libya’s eastern forces call UN delegate “opponent”

Eastern self-styled army forces in Libya, which are headed by Khalifa Haftar, regarded Wednesday the UN envoy Ghassan Salame as an enemy contributing to the country's violent crisis, as said spokesman Ahmed Al-Mismari in his press conference. This criticism followed the UNSMIL's expression of...

Libya boycotts Beirut Arab summit over “humiliation act” toward its flag in Lebanon

  • 14 January 2019 - 15:09
Libya boycotts Beirut Arab summit over “humiliation act” toward its flag in Lebanon

Libya will not participate in the Arab Economic and Social Development summit in Beirut this weekend, Libya’s foreign minister reportedly said in an interview with a Libyan TV channel Sunday night. Amal Movement leader Speaker Nabih Berri has been calling for the summit to be postponed over...

Invitation of Libya to Lebanon-based summit sparks controversy

  • 13 January 2019 - 13:36
Invitation of Libya to Lebanon-based summit sparks controversy

 Lebanon's Caretaker Economy Minister Raed Khoury Saturday said that any measure against the invitation of Libya to take part in Beirut Summit "is not in the interest of Lebanon," local media reported. "Inviting Libya to Beirut summit is very normal," Khoury was quoted as saying by...

Hezbollah: Israel pushing the Levant region to war

  • 1 October 2017 - 21:05
Hezbollah: Israel pushing the Levant region to war

Lebanon’s Hezbollah accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government on Sunday of pushing the region to war in Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip, and said nowhere in Israel would be safe if such a conflict were to erupt. Tensions have risen this year between Iran-backed...