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The United Arab Emirates, a small and ambitious country in the Persian Gulf, faces various security threats. Its geographical location places it at the center of instability, sectarianism and regional rivalries in the Middle East, which has led the country to pay particular attention to its security. In recent years, Arab countries in the Persian …

“Where is the investigation?” I, like Monika, Lokman’s sister Rasha al Ameer and her mother Salma Merchak, get asked the same question over and over. “Where is the investigation?” I navigated my response both friendly and frankly, depending on which side of the bed I wake up on. Citizens cannot do justice. It is not …

LONDON: Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian people is a study of the mechanisms and policies through which apartheid systems operate and reproduce oppression, according to a new report by Amnesty International.In its report, released on Tuesday, the human rights watchdog says there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that these legal, technical and …

As if Lebanon needs more chaos, one of the country’s most iconic leaders is ditching politics and taking his Sunni party with him, handing another victory to Iran-backed Hezbollah. Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri made the surprise announcement of his political future from his home on January 24, while urging his Future Movement not to …

Lebanon will be “another failed state dominated by Iran and riddled with corruption” if critical steps are not taken soon to end government corruption in the country, address the economic challenges it faces and resolve the “crippling” problem of Hezbollah violence. That’s the conclusion of a report released Tuesday by two leading Washington-based Middle East …

Lebanese officials hold talks over border dispute amid anger over port blast BEIRUT: Lebanese officials began internal talks on Thursday in preparation for a response to US envoy Amos Hochstein, who urged them to settle a maritime border dispute with Israel. Hochstein passed on ideas to move forward the negotiations, which have been stalled for …

US State Department officials warned in a briefing with reporters on Monday that restoring the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action may be “impossible” due to Iran’s nuclear advances. The senior State Department official also said it was “difficult to imagine” restoring the JCPOA agreement without Iran also releasing four Americans held hostage by Iranian forces. …

Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement said it expected the Mediterranean country’s parliamentary elections to be held on time in May, days after former Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said he would would not stand for election. “Everything indicates that the legislative elections will take place on time,” Sheikh Naim Qassem, deputy secretary general of Hezbollah, said …

All bets off for Lebanon after Hariri’s withdrawal Lebanese Foreign Minister Abdallah Bou Habib, on his way to the meeting of Arab foreign ministers in Kuwait, said: “I am not going there to hand over the weapons of Hezbollah. If he was going to deliver only flowery language and empty words, it was better that …

The first-ever peace attempt launched by the Gulf neighbors for Lebanon, which is plagued by economic collapse, social unrest and remains determined to establish a viable government bent on rooting out corruption while withdrawing from the old Prime Minister. Gulf Arab states are seeking to mend a stalemate with Lebanon, Kuwait’s foreign minister said during …

This does not mean that the Church has always followed the same line when it comes to Lebanese politics. He sometimes opposed Lebanese Maronite presidents who threatened his agenda. When President Chamoun sought to extend his term in 1958, the Church did not support him. Yet the Church has been consistent on one thing: it …

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the United Arab Emirates (WATER) (69) and Qatar (63) are perhaps the best performing countries in the region, but both have weathered major transnational scandals. The Pandora Papers investigations revealed the use of offshore accounts by the Emir of Qatar and the country’s former prime minister, alongside the vice president and prime minister of the …

In a televised address on Monday afternoon, Hariri, three-time prime minister and the country’s most prominent Sunni politician, announced that he was retiring from political life. He called on all members of his Future Movement party, which is the largest Sunni parliamentary bloc in the country, to do the same. Hariri said neither he nor …

Lebanese leader Saad al-Hariri said yesterday he was retiring from political life and would not stand in parliamentary elections, reversing Lebanon’s sectarian politics as the country grapples with a financial crisis.Three-time prime minister Hariri also called on his party not to field any candidates in the May vote, saying several factors were behind his decision, …

In the Armenian-Catholic Cathedral of St. Elijah and St. Gregory the Illuminator in the Lebanese capital, the Cilicia Patriarch of Armenian Catholics, Raphael Bedros xxi Minassian, invites everyone to overcome differences by turning to Christ the Redeemer and the mystery of the Eucharist. Opening the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Beirut, Lebanon, Cilician …

So why is this the case? Although there are probably myriad reasons, it is very important to focus on the separation of economic development and political dysfunction in Northern Ireland as well as the role of foreign powers in its politics. Peace and stability in Northern Ireland did not necessarily come from the political settlement …

In the past month, there has again been an upsurge in political violence in Iraq. But, instead of the American bases or convoys that are often attacked, there were less usual targets. Last week, grenades were thrown at offices belonging to Sunni Muslim and Iraqi Kurdish political parties in Baghdad. On January 16, grenades were …

In the Armenian-Catholic Cathedral of Saint Elijah and Saint Gregory the Illuminator in the Lebanese capital, the Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholics, Raphael Bedros XXI Minassian, invites everyone to overcome differences by turning to Christ the Redeemer and the mystery of the Eucharist. By Tiziana Campisi Opening the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity …

Six years after denouncing the Iran nuclear deal, Arab Gulf states are encouraging their regional rival to return to the deal and are embarking on a separate diplomatic campaign to pressure Tehran to drop both its nuclear pursuit and its interference in the Arab States. Indeed, the Gulf states believe they have the most to …

[ad_1] Some friends, as they commented on the results of the 2009 parliamentary elections, reminded me that Hezbollah “broke its promise … ‘whoever wins should rule.’ Instead, he imposed his blockade third party on the first government formed after the elections, only to overthrow it when the head of that government, Saad Hariri, entered the …

[ad_1] Inter-ministerial disputes over the control of penitentiary establishments, coupled with police brutality and lack of funding, have exacerbated the human rights situation of those incarcerated in the country. In a Lebanon already without law, prisons border on purgatories. Roumieh, for example, the country’s largest detention center – which just a few years ago held …

[ad_1] Sacred, historic, ancient and breathtaking. These are some of the first words that come to mind when you see the priceless antiques and archaeological sites in Lebanon. A country so rich in history, it has some of the most inhabited cities in the world and archaeological sites from Roman times. The anthropological heritage of …

Egypt’s 15 million Coptic Christians join national celebrations with renewed hope LONDON: On Sunday, the 15 million Coptic Christians in Egypt and another 2 million in migrant communities scattered around the world celebrate Orthodox Easter. The following day, along with Egyptians of all faiths, Coptic Christians will celebrate the national holiday of Sham Ennessim. Like …

[ad_1] Two years have passed since the Trump administration ordered the assassination of senior Iranian general Qassem Suleimani in the hope of not only sending a message to Iran, but also halting much of the ambitions. of Iran in the region. While the general’s death apparently did little to stop Iran’s regional ambitions, his absence …

[ad_1] In his 1968 review of “Blood and Freedom”, an exhibition by Arref El Rayess (1928-2005) opened in the aftermath of the Six Day War, journalist Walid Shmait noted formal inconsistencies in the artist’s work. . He observed: “The path of revolution, for El Rayess, is divided in its appearances but is unified in concept …

[ad_1] The realities and attitudes towards the faith and community of Arab Christians are very different from those of their Western counterparts, as they are immersed and shaped by the multiple struggles that surround them, writes Harry Hagopian. Father Emmanuel Gharib, president of the National Evangelical Church of Kuwait and pastor of the Presbyterian Church …

The 1961 New Year’s Eve coup attempt organized and led by the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), with some elements of the Lebanese Armed Forces, is a forgotten episode in Lebanon’s long and turbulent history. The coup attempt and its aftermath were largely overshadowed by the 15-year-long Lebanese civil war (1975-1990). The PSNS remains one …

[ad_1] “All government institutions are measured by results: social protection, access to electricity and water, education and basic health care, good governance and the protection of human rights”, he added. declared Secretary General António Guterres. ‘Critical role’ Speaking at a press conference marking the end of his three-day solidarity mission, he said that if the …

[ad_1] After hearing and seeing for himself the suffering of the Lebanese people, the UN chief told political leaders on Tuesday that they “have no right to be divided”, leaving the nation paralyzed, in the middle multiple seizures. “All government institutions are measured by results: social protection, access to electricity and water, education and basic …

[ad_1] We have to admit that Lebanon is a failed state. Other states have already taken this path, while some Arab and other neighboring countries are suffering from financial, economic and social collapse, threatening them with disintegration. Perhaps the most serious of these is the suffering of Iraq, Syria and Jordan. Egypt, Turkey and Israel, …

[ad_1] Al-Wefaq is a Shiite opposition group banned in Bahrain for allegedly undermining the state and spreading bigotry. Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi ordered the expulsion of non-Lebanese members of the Bahraini Shiite opposition group Al-Wefaq, banned in Bahrain since 2016. On Wednesday, Mawlawi, during a call with his Bahraini counterpart Rashid …

[ad_1] Between the ongoing tragedy of the COVID pandemic and rising tensions in Eastern Europe and the South China Sea, it’s no surprise that little Lebanon and its terrible suffering are often overlooked. But world leaders must not be fooled: the fate of more than just a small nation is at stake. What happens in …

[ad_1] In depth: Already one of the most food insecure regions in the world, the Middle East could be particularly affected by the ongoing crisis, with serious security implications. In October, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) set a new ten-year record for world food prices. Basic food items like grains, …

[ad_1] The political tension over Hezbollah’s arms reappeared after the joint Franco-Saudi declaration which called for the arms to be under the sole authority of legitimate state institutions. While Hezbollah rejected the provision relating to its weapons, Paris called on Lebanon to “prove its credibility in its commitment to reforms, in particular structural reforms which …

[ad_1] The leader of the Progressive Socialist Party, Walid Joumblat, denounced “today, more than ever, we live in another Lebanon”. “The Lebanese decision has been completely usurped by a party that stretches from here to the Islamic Republic” of Iran, Joumblat said in an interview with the PSP’s al-Anbaa news portal, referring to Hezbollah. “At …

[ad_1] A member of the Loyalty to Resistance bloc affiliated with the Lebanese Hezbollah group, MP Hassan Ezz El-Din, called on Prime Minister Najib Mikati to remove obstacles preventing the cabinet from meeting, Anadolu reported. “We demand that the Prime Minister and the officials concerned remove the obstacles and put an end to the causes …

[ad_1] The United States signaled ahead of next week’s Democracy Summit that it is unlikely to translate empty words into adherence to human rights and democratic values ​​in the Middle East into a policy that demonstrates seriousness and commitment. In a statement, the State Department said the December 9-10 summit would “present an affirmative agenda …

[ad_1] Iran and Turkey agreed on Sunday to strive for “an overall improvement in relations” at a meeting of the 15th summit of the Organization for Economic Cooperation (ECA) in Ashgabat, the capital of Turkmenistan. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Twitter that Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan …

I have the right to wonder about the value of the moral, material and historical cost that the nation is still paying with the continuation of the sectarian killings! For example, we saw what happened and is still happening in Iraq, in the midst of the unprecedented sectarian division that our nation is experiencing these …

[ad_1] On the occasion of the commemoration of the 78th independence day of Lebanon and the deadline for registration of Lebanese expatriates to participate in the next legislative elections, the Speaker of the Parliament Nabih Berri called on Monday to “convene independence as a story that began as a station for assuming national responsibility which …

[ad_1] This November 27 marks the 43rd anniversary of the founding of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), which was created at its first conference, held by a group of revolutionary students in the village of Vis, Amed in Kurdistan Bakur. The founding of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), led by leader Abdullah Ocalan, who was …

[ad_1] NNA – Marking the commemoration of the 78th independence day of Lebanon and the deadline for the registration of Lebanese expatriates to participate in the legislative elections, the Speaker of the House, Nabih Berri, called for “to call independence as a story which began as a station for assuming the national responsibility which ensured …

[ad_1] A broken system When it comes to crimes against children, Lebanon has two sets of laws on the books. The penal code covers all crimes and considers crimes against adults and minors alike. However, if a crime is committed against a minor, then the penalties against the offender are more severe and increase in …

Transmission lines running through villages in rural Lebanon Photo credit: JossK / Shutterstock.com Last month, Lebanon’s national power grid went dark and this tiny Mediterranean country, known for its elite educational institutions, tourism and banks but struggling to emerge from decades of conflict and corruption, once again found itself in the headlines of newspapers around …

[ad_1] Dr Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Image credit: AFP Abu Dhabi: Dr Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, said the UAE has taken steps to reduce tensions with Iran, with the aim of building confidence and to …

The National Symphony Orchestra of Lebanon is feeling the effects of the financial crisis in the country. The crisis has left many people in Lebanon suffering from poverty and struggling to meet simple needs. The crisis has worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The August 2020 explosion in Beirut also aggravated the crisis. The explosion …

[ad_1] The weekend’s triple drone attack on the home of Mustafa al-Kadhimi, the Iraqi prime minister, is breathtaking. The assassinations of senior politicians are not uncommon in Iraq or the Middle East. Even so, the response to this attempted murder – Kadhimi was not seriously injured although several of his bodyguards were – could make …

Lebanon (MNN) — The Arab League has sent an emissary to arbitrate a rupture between Lebanon and Saudi Arabia. The Gulf Kingdom last week expelled a Lebanese ambassador and banned all Lebanese imports. It all started when a Lebanese politician makes remarks on Saudi Arabia’s military campaign in Yemen, appearing to call them the aggressors …

BEIRUT – As the National Orchestra of Lebanon prepared for its season-opening concert with half of its musicians absent, conductor Lubnan Baalbaki faced a dilemma: attempt a piece made for a full ensemble or prepare a reduced version. On the day of the concert, three additional musicians showed up, braving the pressures of an economic …

[ad_1] BEIRUT (Reuters) – As Lebanon’s National Orchestra prepared for its season opening concert with half of its musicians absent, conductor Lubnan Baalbaki faced a dilemma: attempting a piece for an ensemble full or prepare a smaller version. On the day of the concert, three more musicians showed up, braving the pressures of an economic …

BEIRUT, Nov 10 (Reuters) – As Lebanon’s National Orchestra prepared for its season-opening concert with half of its musicians absent, conductor Lubnan Baalbaki faced a dilemma: attempt a piece for a complete set or prepare a reduced version. On the day of the concert, three additional musicians showed up, braving the pressures of an economic …

Already plagued by financial, medical, political and security crises, Lebanon is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world. Its plight only worsened this fall, when Saudi Arabia, until then a major trading partner, severed ties with Lebanon over its relationship with arch-enemy Iran. This decision – a consequence of the close ties maintained …

[ad_1] By Hasan Mustafa Apart from Pope Francis and the Dalai Lama, few religious leaders today command as much respect among Muslims and non-Muslims as Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, the 91-year-old “supreme marja” of Shia Muslims in the country. world. Al-Sistani was a disciple of Ayatollah Abu Al-Qasim Al-Khoei, who for decades was the most …

[ad_1] Wednesday, October 27e, the Lebanese leader of the Lebanese Christian Front (LF) Samir Geagea did not appear before an investigation by the army’s secret services into the attack of 14 Octobere street clash in Beirut, as crowds of LF supporters blocked access to his home. Geagea and the FL deny responsibility for the killings, …

[ad_1] Start or start over The problem is that not all non-sectarian groups have much to rely on. Some lack visibility, especially outside of cities, and clash with traditional sectarian parties with clear hierarchies, supported by cohesive patron-client relationships for decades. Others have been active for longer, but remain on the fringes of the Lebanese …

[ad_1] WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger ONE of the western tech companies has around 155,000 employees, while another has 70,000 employees. These two companies have provided mankind with more than 11,000 patents in various types of technologies. Moreover, they are devoid of any affiliation or prejudice towards a religion or even a sect. However, when …

[ad_1] Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati meets with Maronite Patriarch Bechara Boutros Al Rai at the Government Palace in Beirut on October 26, 2021. Mikati, during a phone call with Kordahi on Friday evening, asked him to put national interest first. and “make the right decision to repair Arab relations with Lebanon,” a statement from …

[ad_1] Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a fierce defender of Muslim causes, except when …

[ad_1] Dr Rami Rayess, a well-known journalist and professor of politics, is knowledgeable about the complexity of Lebanese politics, which he openly shared with 961News in an interview. “The more we are divided as Lebanese, the more we should expect intervention from foreign powers,” he said of these political interventions in the country, which had …

[ad_1] By Ramin Mazaheri (Ramin Mazaheri is the chief Paris correspondent for Press TV and has lived in France since 2009. He has been a journalist for a daily in the United States and has reported in Iran, Cuba, Egypt, Tunisia, South Korea and elsewhere. He is the author of “Socialism’s Ignored Success: Persian Islamic …

[ad_1] Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan during a meeting in Sochi, Russia, September 29, 2021. Sputnik / Vladimir Smirnov / Pool via REUTERS Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate, as the mullahs contemplate their next …

[ad_1] By Baria Alamuddin * Evidence of Lebanon’s impending collapse is mounting day by day: around 230,000 citizens have emigrated in the first four months of this year alone, a disproportionate number of them Christians. About 40 percent of Lebanese doctors and 30 percent of its nurses have left; with comparable levels among teachers, lawyers, …

[ad_1] Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a staunch defender of Muslim causes, except when …

[ad_1] The future of American engagement in the Middle East is at stake. Two decades of eternal war in Afghanistan and continued military engagement in Iraq and elsewhere in the region have sparked debate over what constitutes an American interest in the Middle East. China, and to a lesser extent Russia, feature prominently in the …

[ad_1] Lebanon’s descent into social anarchy, economic despair and sectarian conflict has been abrupt Image Credit: Gulf News Sectarianism may remain the comfort zone of Lebanon’s ruling elite, but if left unchecked, it will become a big problem. In his iconic poem, Pity the Nation, both a sardonic and frightening accusation of the turbulent politics …

[ad_1] Two years ago, on October 17, 2019, the people took to the streets of Lebanon with an unprecedented sense of unity, calling for the downfall of the entire political and economic power structure that has governed the country since the end of the armed conflict. in 1990. The trigger for this collective mobilization was …

[ad_1] A woman holds a photo of Sadr movement leader Moqtada al-Sadr as her supporters celebrate the announcement of the preliminary results of the Iraqi parliamentary elections in Baghdad, Iraq on October 11, 2021. REUTERS / Thaier Al-Sudani The future of American engagement in the Middle East is at stake. Two decades of war in …

[ad_1] Since the withdrawal of the Americans from Afghanistan, it has become clear that everyone is holding their breath. This is exactly what Recep Tayyip Erdogan is doing these days. Ten years have passed since his war against Syria; however, he has so far failed to achieve any fulfillment towards his 2023 dreams. In fact, …

[ad_1] Two separate developments involving improved relations between Sunni and Shia Muslims and women’s sports rights demonstrate major changes in the way the rivalry for leadership of the Muslim world and the competition to define Islam in the 21st century is playing out in a world in which the states of the Middle East can …

[ad_1] Bloodshed in Beirut reminds Christians in the region have been betrayed Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern times of Tokyo Lebanon is the only country in the Middle East to have a significant Christian population, although Coptic Christians are more numerous in Egypt. However, regional nations and ethnic groups have used Lebanon for …

[ad_1] “Whoever doesn’t like it can leave,” Lebanese President Michel Aoun told television of the Lebanese Revolution in 2019, illustrating the ruling class’s indifference and attachment to power when the Lebanese population descended. in the street to demand political change. . This week marks the second anniversary of the Lebanese Revolution, known locally as Thawra, …

[ad_1] Sayyed Muqtada al-Sadr, the fiery Iraqi cleric, said Israel is the party behind the obstruction of political reforms in his country. Of course, there are those in Iraq who are tempted to believe this. Just as some Syrians are tempted to believe that Israel is the one preventing Bashar al-Assad’s regime from opting for …

[ad_1] Iraq announced on Monday that it had detained a top ISIS leader and a longtime al-Qaeda member in a cross-border operation. Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi tweeted the news, identifying the man as Sami Jasim, who oversees the financial operations of the Islamic State group and was deputy head of ISIS under the late …

[ad_1] Two separate developments involving improved relations between Sunni and Shia Muslims and women’s sports rights demonstrate major changes in the way the rivalry for leadership of the Muslim world and the competition to define Islam in the 21st century is playing out in a world in which the states of the Middle East can …

[ad_1] Soldiers, prisoners and internally displaced people voted on Friday in special early polls in Iraq as the country prepared for Sunday’s general election where turnout will show how much confidence voters have in a still young democratic system. Many Iraqis say they won’t vote, after seeing established parties they don’t trust sweep through successive …

[ad_1] Few Lebanese will be surprised that the latest leak of offshore financial documents alleges that senior Lebanese officials, including the current prime minister, have used offshore tax havens (although Najib Mikati, a businessman who took the job on highest in July, denied). The fact that the so-called Pandora Papers rank Lebanon among the world’s …

[ad_1] In recent weeks, Kerala has seen the spectacle of sections of the clergy and politicians making unfounded allegations that non-Muslim youth are the targets of “love jihad” and “drug jihad”. The language used was clearly aimed at driving a sectarian wedge into a state that boasts centuries of communal harmony. It is commendable that …

[ad_1] ASIA / MIDDLE EAST – Document on the future of Christians in the Middle East: Western “protections” or “alliances between minorities” do not help us Antelias (Agenzia Fides) – In the Middle East, there are ecclesial realities according to which “in order to obtain the help of certain American and European Christian groups, they …

[ad_1] As attempts to stoke sectarian conflict continue in Kerala, it will pay off for the state to study the lessons of Lebanon’s history. In recent weeks, Kerala has seen the spectacle of sections of the clergy and politicians making allegations that non-Muslim youth are the targets of “love jihad” and “narcotics jihad”. The terminology …

[ad_1] This summer, several picturesque countries in the Middle East have become powder kegs. As extreme temperatures and severe droughts ravaged the region, forests burned down and cities became islands of unbearable heat. In June, Kuwait recorded a temperature of 53.2 degrees Celsius (127.76 degrees Fahrenheit), while Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia …

[ad_1] Jewish tradition teaches that the divine courts in heaven permanently close the books of life and death on Hoshana Raba on the last day of the feast of Sukkot. This includes the fate of nations as well as individuals. This is a late appeal period after Yom Kippur. So here are some global and …

[ad_1] While the main protagonists of the Iran-Iraq war are long gone, the seeds sown by the conflict continue to ripple through the region today. With Iranian soft power at unprecedented levels, what future for Iraq? In response to what the Baathists claimed were ongoing Iranian provocations, attempted assassinations of officials, support for separatist groups …

[ad_1] The human tragedy unfolding in Lebanon could be blamed on its corrupt politicians, but its roots run deep in Lebanese sectarianism. While the world appears to have been too busy with developments in Afghanistan, another tragedy is currently unfolding in Lebanon. One country facing one crisis after another. However, the crisis in Lebanon is …

[ad_1] The Syriac Catholic bishops, gathered in Lebanon for the first time since 2019 because of the pandemic, called on the governments of the Middle East to work “to stop wars and renounce the logic of sectarianism and racism”. In a statement following their September 12-19 meeting, chaired by Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignatius Joseph III …

[ad_1] WhatsApp Facebook Twitter E-mail Messenger The FMs express their support for peace in Afghanistan DJEDDAH, September 18: The Ministerial Council of the member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) on Thursday reiterated its firm opposition to Iran’s continued occupation of three islands in the United Arab Emirates. The final statement of the 149th …

[ad_1] Less than a month ago, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah announced that an Iranian oil tanker was on its way to aid in fuel-starved Lebanon, challenging the United States and Israel to stop it. On Thursday, 20 trucks, each carrying 50,000 liters of Iranian fuel, entered northeast Lebanon via Syria. The trucks duly proceeded to …

[ad_1] The influencers aim to challenge Lebanon’s sectarian culture and put out inflammatory narratives as the country seeks to rebuild itself. Twenty social media influencers from Lebanon have come together to open various conversations about social, cultural and political tensions in hopes of challenging bigotry across the country. The group includes Nadine Nassib Njeim – …

[ad_1] Lebanese politics should be added to French literature and philosophy programs. This would fit very well into the study of the philosophy of the absurd. So, as they say in France, culture is like jam: the less we have, the more it must be disseminated. I will spread my lack of culture and my …

[ad_1] After nearly a year of dragging and wrangling over forming a much-needed cabinet, the Lebanese nation finally learned on September 10 that officials had succeeded in forming a government on which all parties concerned were desirous. ‘OK. All political parties involved but not the whole nation. The announcement came as a surprise on Friday, …

[ad_1] Added September 14, 2021 Assad Mirza The human tragedy unfolding in Lebanon could be blamed on its corrupt politicians, but its roots run deep in Lebanese sectarianism. While the world seems to have been too busy with developments in Afghanistan, another tragedy is unfolding in Lebanon. One country facing one crisis after another. However, …

[ad_1] After a year of political paralysis that sank its economy, Lebanon finally has a new government. Analysts wonder, however, if Prime Minister Najib Mikati, the richest man in the country, will make the reforms needed to revive the ailing nation and save Lebanon from bankruptcy. His cabinet reinforces the country’s crippling bigotry and Gulf …

[ad_1] After a year of political paralysis that sank its economy, Lebanon finally has a new government. Analysts wonder, however, if Prime Minister Najib Mikati, the richest man in the country, will make the reforms needed to revive the ailing nation and save Lebanon from bankruptcy. His cabinet reinforces the country’s crippling bigotry and Gulf …

[ad_1] On a trip to Lebanon last week, US Senator Christopher Murphy had promised to find additional means “to support” the Lebanese population and the Lebanese army. On September 7, Murphy kept his promise after US President Joe Biden authorized Secretary of State Antony Blinken to raise a total of $ 47 million to provide …

[ad_1] Since the attacks on the United States by 15 Saudi Islamic fanatics on September 11, 2001 (now known as 9/11), the world has been divided by a “war on terror” with any protest group defined as “terrorist “. New anti-terrorism laws have been introduced both in the West and elsewhere over the past 20 …

[ad_1] Lebanon has suffered from a serious economic crisis for two years. The lack of foreign exchange made it difficult for pharmaceutical companies to pay their suppliers, which resulted in a severe shortage of drugs. Lebanon owes more than $ 600 million to pharmaceutical suppliers and is unable to pay its debt. Drug importers have …

[ad_1] “COLLAB Beyond” is a European solidarity project focused on culture, skills development, education and training, with the aim of bringing young people from different cultures and backgrounds to collaborate through music. Through the project, young people from The Hut in Gurranabraher partnered with a school in Lebanon to write and record a song with …

[ad_1] U.S. Foreign Policy Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about U.S. foreign policy news. The last American flight left Kabul airport amid the din of Taliban festive gunfire. The American and Western debacle in Afghanistan sets off alarms from Eastern Ukraine to the Taiwan Strait. The flash …

[ad_1] TEHRAN (IQNA) – The Forum of Muslim Scholars of Lebanon has highlighted Imam Musa Sadr’s views against sectarianism. In a press release published on 43rd anniversary of the main cleric’s kidnapping, academics said Sadr viewed bigotry as a sinister phenomenon. They also said that since the start of his movement, Sadr has emphasized that …

[ad_1] Lebanon, which recently lived on limited fuel supplies, faced sectarian tensions this weekend between two neighboring Muslim and Christian Shia villages in the south of the country over a fuel dispute, forcing the army to intervene, said a security source. Clashes mainly centered on crippling gasoline and diesel shortages have become daily in Lebanon, …