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The head of Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shiite group in Lebanon, called the recent violence in Beirut “a new dangerous and critical step” in the country’s internal political situation. He also accused the Lebanese Forces, the right-wing Christian party, of trying to start a new civil war in the country. Hassan Nasrallah delivered his fiery speech …

BEIRUT: The families of those arrested during the violence in Tayouneh on October 14, as well as the families of those arrested in the Khalde incident in early August, protest against what they claim to be “biased actions” judicial authorities. In recent days, families have reacted angrily to the lack of arrests of anyone associated …

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers Stock indices closed another wobbly trading day on Wall Street with a patchy end Thursday that includes more all-time highs for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq. The benchmark S&P 500 rose 0.4%, extending its winning streak to a sixth day. The index has seen a …

CHICAGO: Palestinian Christian Said Khoury was praying in the iconic Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem when drops of water fell on his head from the roof above. Maybe it was a signal from God, or just a coincidence as the rains hit the Christian town that day in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, but it …

BEIRUT, Nov. 1 (Xinhua) – The Iraqi Embassy in Lebanon said on Monday that Iraq will keep its markets open to Lebanese exports to help the country weather its financial crisis, the National News Agency (NNA) reported. . “We will provide more facilities to Lebanon and allow a better flow of Lebanese exports to the …

The UK leader said phasing out coal power was a key to reducing emissions and that G-20 leaders had not made a commitment as a group to stop using coal nationally . “What has to happen is that the countries that really depend on coal (,) … they’re going to need help, and they’re going …

BEIRUT (AP) – Kuwait followed Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in ordering the Lebanese charge d’affaires on Saturday to leave the emirate within two days following comments by a Lebanese minister regarding the war in Yemen. Kuwait also recalled its ambassador from Beirut. The move came as the Arab League chief worried about the deterioration of …

A forex trader walks past screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the exchange rate between the US dollar and South Korean won in a foreign exchange trading room in Seoul, Korea South, Thursday, October 28, 2021 Asian stocks fell on Thursday after a retreat to Wall Street as banks and …

Lebanese fear their nation is close to demise Lebanese mark one year since nationwide protests began, Beirut, Lebanon, October 17, 2020 (Reuters) Belonging to a nation, or joining a homeland, may at first glance appear as a “natural” feeling. Yet the nation is anything but a mere idea. Certainly, an individual may have doubts about …

Mason may have seen more of these signs since the abortion ban on October 25.Photo: Claudio Schwarz, Unsplash If you want an abortion, you’ll have to get one somewhere other than Mason’s – even if there aren’t any abortion providers there, anyway. After attempting to ban abortion within city limits in previous council meetings, Mason’s …