Latest News on Lebanon
Showing of 0 - 10 from 173 results
Lebanon - Total results - 173
Nov 20, 2018
Socceroos legend Tim Cahill bids emotional farewell as Martin Boyle scores brace in Australia's 3-0 win against LebanonVeteran Tim Cahill bid an emotional farewell on Tuesday on his 108th and final appearance for Australia as Scottish striker Martin Boyle scored twice for his newly-adopted country.
Nov 15, 2018
Defying abuse and taboos, Iraq's women wrestlers aim to make impact in international competitionsOn the blue mats of the al-Rafideen Club in the conservative city of Diwaniya, some 180 km (110 miles) south of Baghdad, Hussein trains three times a week with 30 other female wrestlers, some still wearing headscarves.
Oct 31, 2018
Human Rights Watch says US should not transfer suspected jihadists from Syria to Iraq 'if they will be at risk of torture or unfair trial'The New York-based watchdog said the United States had transferred suspected members of the Islamic State group for trials in Baghdad. "The US should not be transferring IS suspects from Syria to Iraq or elsewhere if they will be at risk of torture or an unfair trial," HRW's Nadim Houry said.
Oct 26, 2018
Donald Trump signs new Hezbollah sanctions bill, says all US sanctions on Iran to take full effect on 5 NovTrump said these sanctions will be followed up with even more sanctions to address the full range of Iran's "malign conduct". "
Oct 12, 2018
Lebanon's oldest daily An-Nahar goes blank to protest political deadlock, economic crisis in nation; Twitterati see the lighter sideProtesting a political deadlock and economic woes in Lebanon, the tiny Mediterranean country's oldest newspaper An-Nahar went out to newsstands completely blank on Thursday.
Sep 20, 2018
India, Pakistan among 5 Asian countries which saw 59% of all terrorist attacks in 2017, says US reportThe total number of terrorist attacks worldwide last year decreased by 23 percent. Similarly, the total deaths due to terrorist violence decreased by 27 percent, according to the report.
Sep 16, 2018
Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles targeting Damascus airport, says State mediaAFP's correspondent in Damascus heard a loud blast late Saturday, followed by several smaller explosions.
Aug 22, 2018
US national security advisor John Bolton says sanctions on Iran more effective than expected, notes 'devastating' economic impactThe Trump administration slapped back sanctions this month after withdrawing from the 2015 international nuclear deal with Iran. The US turnaround has outraged Iran
Aug 04, 2018
The Occasional Virgin: Hanan Al-Shaykh's book tries to tell story of empowerment, but is let down by translationHanan Al-Shaykh's latest book attempts to show how two women empower themselves, but their confusion and clichéd reactionary responses to traditional Arab norms make for dreary reading
Aug 03, 2018
Hamas leaders to convene for rare meeting in Gaza, will look at long-term solution to hostilities with IsraelPalestinian protests along the Gaza-Israel border have led to frequent clashes, with Israeli snipers firing on protesters burning tires and throwing stones.