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Dominated by fear: The farce of the Syrian elections

Thousands of Syrians, desperate to vote for President Bashar al Assad, mobbed the Syrian embassy in Beirut ... Thousands of Syrians, desperate to vote for President Bashar al Assad , mobbed the Syrian embassy ... Syrians in Lebanon rushed to the polls to vote ...

29/05/2014 - 11:57 - comment 0

Thousands of pro-Assad supporters bring Beirut to standstill for Syria vote

of Beirut Wednesday amid a chaotic and disorganised day at the Syrian embassy. Thousands of mostly pro-Assad supporters flocked to the Syrian Embassy Wednesday to cast ballots in the presidential elections, causing suffocating traffic jams around Beirut. The embassy opened its doors ...

28/05/2014 - 16:21 - comment 0

Syrian university students protest against discrimination in Lebanon, seeking Assad's support

a protest in front of the Syrian embassy in Beirut Monday, denouncing what they described as discrimination against them at Lebanese universities. BEIRUT: Dozens of Syrian students studying in Lebanon staged a protest in front of their country’s embassy in Beirut Monday, denouncing what ...

Editor's Choice - 22/02/2011 - 16:01 - comment 0

Assad issues decree to open embassy in Beirut

will open an embassy in Lebanon for the first time since the two countries gained independence in the 19 Syria's official news agency said the country will open an embassy in Lebanon for the first time since the two countries gained independence in the 1940s. The agency, SANA , reported Syrian President Bashar ...

16/05/2010 - 18:35 - comment 0

One dead, several injured in Beirut clashes

to protest over Hezbollah's involvement in the Syrian conflict, near the Iranian embassy in Beirut One person was killed and several were injured Sunday outside the Iranian Embassy in the Lebanese ... at the Iranian Embassy coincided with a sit-in at the Central Beirut District which was also held to protest ...

09/06/2013 - 13:24 - comment 0

Beirut: Movement of U.S. Embassy staff restricted after attack

traffic Wednesday near the north Beirut seaside highway where the bomb exploded -- a road that embassy ... The U.S. Embassy restricted the movement of its staff ... The U.S. Embassy restricted the movement of its staff Wednesday and called on Americans to be on the alert ...

17/05/2010 - 21:31 - comment 0

Lebanon identifies suspects in Beirut bombings

in the recent bombings near the Iranian embassy in Beirut. The Lebanese army published ... the two men to Tuesday’s blasts targeting the Iranian embassy in Beirut’s southern suburbs, a stronghold ... suggesting they may be wanted over a double suicide attack near Iran’s embassy last week. Official ...

24/11/2013 - 06:28 - comment 0

The only silver lining? Beirut blast unlikely to result in stock sell-off

suicide bombing that hit the Iranian Embassy in the capital this week dragged the Beirut Stock Exchange ... at $15 or more,” Sassia said. Solidere, which was set up to rebuild the Beirut Central District, has been hurt by lower demand for real estate due to the spillover from the Syrian crisis, and its ...

25/11/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Politics v. pilgrimage: Syrians left desperately waiting at airport for Hajj takeoff

Syrians at the airport, their pilgrimage didn’t get off the ground. Beirut’s ... his wife interjected. The committee source said that the Saudi Embassy in Beirut has given visas ... Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport was packed ...

Editor's Choice - 25/10/2012 - 08:31 - comment 0

Iran and Hezbollah blame Israel for deadly Beirut attacks as Al-Qaeda claims responsibility

Republic of Iran’s Embassy in Beirut, the Foreign Ministry will follow up on the issue with special care ... Republic of Iran’s Embassy in Beirut, Iran’s cultural attaché has been severely injured and is in critical ... Iran blames Israel for Beirut blasts as Al-Qaeda ...

19/11/2013 - 17:23 - comment 0