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Singers defy nearby Syria war to keep Lebanon's Baalbek Festival alive amid its Roman ruins

in Syria. Last year, the festival had to be moved to a silk factory closer to the capital. The Roman ... Now the festival is back among the temples of the gods, one of the best-preserved and largest Roman ... were stuck in traffic. The road between the capital and Baalbek was clogged up by seven army ...

03/08/2014 - 09:01 - comment 0

Egypt's ancient history reveals itself anew as Roman warrior skeleton discovered

revealed that it is well preserved and belongs to a young warrior who spent his life in the Roman army ... A human skeleton of a young Roman warrior, likely ... archaeological mission has unearthed a well-preserved skeleton of a young Roman warrior. The mission also ...

Editor's Choice - 16/05/2013 - 09:07 - comment 0

Roman Catholic Church in Sudan: Ugandan rebels kill over 470 civilians

down six villages in a week of violence, the Roman Catholic Church in southern Sudan charged in a statement received by AFP on Saturday.    Insurgents of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) ... in a longstanding civil war pitting the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) against successive regimes ...

18/05/2010 - 16:49 - comment 0

France pushes ahead with weapon supply to Lebanon

weapons funded by a Saudi donation to beef up the Lebanese army’s capabilities to combat terrorism has been prioritized and delivery should be imminent, according to the French Foreign Ministry. Roman ... did not imply that there were obstacles impeding the supply of the army with the arms it needs from ...

10/09/2014 - 14:46 - comment 0

Radio: Angolan Army Captures 10-Year-Old Rebel Stronghold

Angola's army has captured the northern town of Buengas, which rebels had controlled for the last 10 years, the Roman Catholic radio network Ecclesia Angola's army has captured the northern town of Buengas, which rebels had controlled for the last 10 years, ...

18/05/2010 - 19:22 - comment 0

Why the Syrian city of Homs won't see peace anytime soon

Deep beneath the city of Homs , in the last days of the Syrian army’s siege, a desperate Islamist ... stately Ottoman offices gutted by flames, Roman columns tossed into gardens of shell-shorn tree trucks. ... for years against an army which had earlier shot down unarmed demonstrators. From that moment, Homs ...

08/06/2014 - 10:28 - comment 0

Syria: Hundreds of Homs women and children refuse to be evacuated without their male relatives

those suffering the worst as a result of the lack of food and medical supplies because of the army ... a Dutch Roman Catholic priest has launched a desperate YouTube appeal for help, describing conditions ... because of the army siege, are ready to be evacuated,” said Abu ...

28/01/2014 - 07:50 - comment 0

Israeli Bill on Ultra-Orthodox Army Service Likely to Win Knesset Approval

on army service deferrals for ultra-Orthodox students is likely to win a majority on the first read An Israeli bill based on the Tal Commission report on army service deferrals for ultra-Orthodox students ... Meanwhile Democratic Choice MK Roman Bronfman's announcement that he will ask for the vote to be one ...

19/05/2010 - 11:15 - comment 0

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli fire on Gaza border

Friday by Israeli army fire along the border with the Gaza Strip A Palestinian was killed and nine others were injured Friday by Israeli army fire along the border with the Gaza Strip, ... to a group of people who had approached the border with Israel to pick up debris from an Israeli army jeep ...

23/11/2012 - 13:00 - comment 1

Al Bawaba exclusive: Israeli woman saves Palestinian boy from IDF guns

an 8-year-old Palestinian from the army’s guns. Sahar Vardi is an Israeli 21-year-old student ... by the Islamic faction, the name Filastin gave to Israeli land by the Romans as punishment for the revolt of Bar ... an Israeli woman helped defend an 8-year-old Palestinian from the army’s guns. ...

22/05/2012 - 17:25 - comments 15