Latest News for: Lebanon week


Pope asks an aide to read a speech aloud for him, raising further concerns over ...

Albany Democrat Herald 02 Mar 2024
Landscape of 5A will look much different in 2024 Condemned Lebanon house finally will be vacated OSU football ... Unseeded Isaac Jordan makes run to finals for Lebanon. Pope Francis attends his weekly ...

Gaza cease-fire could lead to ‘long-term stability’ between Hezbollah and Israel, Lebanon PM says

New York Post 01 Mar 2024
A cease-fire deal with Hamas in Gaza could lead to “long-term stability” between Israel and Hezbollah militants operating in Lebanon, the nation’s prime minister Najib Mikati said.

Mikati: Hochstein to visit Lebanon soon, truce would trigger land border talks

Naharnet 01 Mar 2024
special envoy Amos Hochstein will visit Lebanon soon, amid fears of an all-out war between Lebanon and Israel as tensions escalated between the two archfoes in recent weeks.

Can US strikes on Yemen’s Houthis be justified as ‘self-defence’?

Al Jazeera 01 Mar 2024
Kaine, a Democrat who was Hillary Clinton’s running mate in the 2016 US Presidential election, expressed his doubts about the US claim to self-defence at a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Tuesday this week.

Concern rising among Biden officials Israel may launch incursion into Lebanon

CNN 29 Feb 2024
“Not necessarily imminently in the next few weeks but perhaps later this spring ... Israeli strikes in Lebanon have also hit the US-supported Lebanese army so frequently that the administration has told Israel to scale them back.

Fears of war with Hezbollah grow in Israel

Naharnet 29 Feb 2024
... war against Lebanon's Hezbollah ... Gallant, on a visit to the army's Northern Command this week, said a Gaza ceasefire would not change Israel's objective of pushing Hezbollah out of southern Lebanon.

Mikati: Ceasefire in Gaza Will Launch De-Escalation Talks in Lebanon

LBC International 29 Feb 2024
... lead to indirect talks to end the fighting along the southern border of Lebanon.

CPJ joins calls to UN to push for accountability in murder of Lebanese video journalist ...

CPJ 28 Feb 2024
According to CPJ data, more journalists were killed in the first 10 weeks of the Israel-Gaza war, which has included attacks in Lebanon, than have ever been killed in a single country over an entire year.

Is Gaza Really the Biggest Case of Arab Suffering?

The Algemeiner 28 Feb 2024
In 12 weeks, Lebanon estimated its losses at 18,000, with many more thousands of Palestinians fighters unaccounted for. Even Israel suffered heavier losses in 1982 Lebanon, 350 troops in 88 days, compared to 230 in 140 days in 2024 Gaza.

BPD search warrants lead to 2 arrests, 6 kg of cocaine

The Kentucky Standard 28 Feb 2024
Carlos Hurrigan, of Danville, and Mark Bell, of Lebanon, were arrested last week following search warrants executed in Lebanon, Danville and Campbellsville ... Danville, Louisville and Lebanon.

Musick, Honaker boys down George Wythe in Class 1 quarterfinals

The Roanoke Times 28 Feb 2024
LEBANON — Sweet Musick led to sweet victory ... Region 1D champion Honaker (22-7) will host Region 1C champion Auburn in a Class 1 state quarterfinal game on Friday, also at Lebanon High School.

Baalbek strike shows Israel willing to 'step up the heat' in war with Hezbollah

The National 27 Feb 2024
The intensity of strikes, which have ventured deeper and deeper into Lebanese territory in recent weeks and culminated in the strike on Baalbek, is an attempt by Israel to increase pressure on ...

Israel's air force strikes deep inside Lebanon, killing 2 people, after Hezbollah downs a drone

TDT News 27 Feb 2024
Lebanon's caretaker Foreign Minister Abdallah Bouhabib said Monday that he discussed with the country's prime minister, Najib Mikati, a French proposal about the southern region, adding that the ...

Escalating conflict: Baalbek shelling and Lebanon's political challenges

LBC International 27 Feb 2024
Lebanon witnessed an unprecedented escalation at the beginning of this week, manifested by the Israeli enemy's shelling of the Baalbek area, marking the third time that an area outside the geographical scope of the south has been targeted.