Lebanon

Monday, December 18, 2017

Monday, December 18, 2017

Rebecca Dykes: Who was the British diplomat found dead in Lebanon?

Rebecca Dykes: Who was the British diplomat found dead in Lebanon?

Rebecca Dykes: Who was the British diplomat found dead in Lebanon?

It is thought that Rebecca Dykes was strangled and could have been sexually assaulted

Man arrested over death of British diplomat Rebecca Dykes

Man arrested over death of British diplomat Rebecca Dykes

Man arrested over death of British diplomat Rebecca Dykes

Reports claim the suspect has confessed to murder but this has not yet been confirmed

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Suzanne el-Hajj had a key role within Lebanon's security forces (Instagram: suzannehajjhobeiche)

Lebanon's 'most powerful woman' sacked for liking rude tweet about Saudi female drivers

Lebanon's 'most powerful woman' sacked over Saudi female drivers tweet

Lieutenant Colonel Suzan el-Hajj was previously called 'the most powerful woman in Lebanon'

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Human rights group claims Syrian refugee school aid budgets are missing millions

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Syrian refugee school budgets are missing millions, claims human rights group

Human Rights Watch says problems of getting Syrian refugees into education are magnified by lack of funds

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

US calls for United Nations to investigate Hezbollah

The US ambassador to the UN says she wants UNIFIL to increase commitment to investigating violations

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

Police arrest group who attacked Syrian refugee in Lebanon

The group beat the man and accused him of wanting to be a part of Isis

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Wonder Woman banned in Lebanon due to lead actress from Israel

Wonder Woman banned in Lebanon because lead actress Gal Godot is from Israel

Wonder Woman banned in Lebanon because lead actress Gal Godot is from Israel

A premiere for Wonder Woman in Beirut has also been cancelled

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Palestinian militant group Hamas drops calls for the destruction of Israel in new document

Hamas doesn't want to annihilate Israel any more, document shows

Hamas drops calls for the destruction of Israel in new document

Hamas has claimed it will distance itself from the Muslim Brotherhood, in what is described as an attempt to make the group look more moderate

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Religious committee orders authorities to remove 'offensive' Coca-Cola adverts in Lebanon

Coca-Cola adverts banned from Lebanon for 'exploiting women's bodies'

Coca-Cola adverts banned from Lebanon for 'exploiting women's bodies'

The Association of Muslim Scholars claimed it was scandalous for adverts to show a topless man and a woman in a swimsuit

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

'Electronics ban is not about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas', says former bomb disposal officer

'Electronics ban isn't about what we’re doing in UK airports; it’s what’s not being done overseas'

'Electronics ban is about what’s not being done overseas'

Major Chris Hunter, a former bomb disposal officer who served in Iraq, spoke to Paul Ross about the new electronics ban on inbound UK flights from six Middle East and North African countries

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries in Middle East and North Africa

Downing Street confirms laptop ban on flights from six countries

The move comes after America implemented a similar policy via Donald Trump's executive order on Tuesday