Lebanon & Syria
July 25, 2013
Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah wrote off Wednesday the recent European Union decision to blacklist the military wing of his group
July 24, 2013
Mixed reactions to the decision continued to be issued by Lebanese leaders from across the political spectrum, further highlighting the rift in the country’s internal politics.
As of July 22, the UN says over 633,000 Syrians escaping their war-torn country have crossed into Lebanon.
July 23, 2013
the decision came in light of a series of meetings held between former Prime Minister Saad Hariri and senior officials in al-Mustaqbal (The Future) movement.
Will the EU's move have any real consequences?
The drop has sparked rising concerns among relief officials of a “mass build-up” of hundreds of Syrians unable to cross into Jordan.
The activists also vowed to continue fighting to see the law strengthened and expanded.
Despite outlining the options, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one for civilian leaders.
July 22, 2013
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency has decided to terminate its "emergency program" for the Nahr al-Bared refugee camp in North Lebanon.
The EU voted unanimously to ban the military wing of Hezbollah Monday
Russia is considering extending a loan to Damascus and is still committed to delivering S-300 missiles in defiance of the West
Speaker Nabih Berri called on former Prime Minister Saad Hariri Sunday to return to Lebanon, as a Future Movement delegation discussed their strategy on the Cabinet formation.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said its casualty toll included 11 children and nine women.
EU foreign ministers decide Monday whether to blacklist the military wing of Hizbullah, with an eye also on the conflict in Syria
July 21, 2013
Syrian Kurds release Abu Musaab leader in ceasefire