Posts Tagged ‘Lebanon’

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...