Showing posts with label Lebanon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lebanon. Show all posts

Friday, February 16, 2018

US Cutting Funds for Palestine Increases Refugee Burden for Lebanon

US Cutting Funds for Palestine Increases Refugee Burden for Lebanon
The United States' decision to reduce financial assistance to the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) will place an additional burden on Lebanon, which currently hosts enough Syrian and Palestinian refugees to constitute half the country's population, Lebanese President Michel Aoun said Thursday.

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Syrian refugees in Lebanon drop below 1mn for first time since 2014 – UN

Syrian refugees in Lebanon drop below 1mn for first time since 2014
The number of registered Syrian refugees in Lebanon has dropped to below 1 million for the first time since 2014, AFP reported on Tuesday, citing the UN.

Monday, November 20, 2017

Iran, Lebanon dismiss Arab League’s harsh statement

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi
Iran on Monday rejected a harsh statement by Arab League foreign ministers condemning the Islamic Republic and its proxy Hezbollah, saying the tirade was "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda."

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017

US Withdraws from UNESCO

UNESCO
The US withdrew from the UN's cultural and educational agency Thursday during a contested race for the director general position, a source said.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Last Christians of Golan Heights endure

When about a hundred Arab Christians recently attended Mass at the small church at Ain Qiniye in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, it was a turnout not often seen there. Few Christians remain on the Israeli-held part of the strategic plateau northeast of the Sea of Galilee, where Christians believe Jesus walked on water.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

EU continues to support Lebanon for refugee crisis

The European Union ambassadors to Lebanon expressed on Tuesday their "full support of Lebanon in its handling of the immense challenge of hosting Syrian refugees since the crisis began."

Friday, November 13, 2015

Day of mourning in Lebanon after deadly Beirut bombings

A national day of mourning will be held Friday after two suicide bombers on motorcycles killed at least 43 people and wounded more than 200 others in a predominantly Shia area of southern Beirut.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.