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U.S. files charges over dead Libyan ambassador

Almost a year after U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens was killed in an attack in Libya’s Benghazi, the U.S. Justice Department has reportedly filed criminal charges. Almost a year after U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens was killed ...

07/08/2013 - 08:58 - comment 0

U.S. reaffirms support for Lebanese army

U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa said his ... U.S. Republican Congressman Darrell Issa  held meetings with top Lebanese officials Monday ... of Lebanon.”  He affirmed continued U.S. support for Lebanon’s security institutions, and coordination ...

20/08/2014 - 14:32 - comment 0

U.S. pushes for more Hezbollah sanctions

U.S. lawmakers are seeking to implement more sanctions ... U.S. lawmakers are pushing for new legislation that will impose further economic sanctions ... website Al-Monitor said Sunday it had obtained a copy of the bill that provided the U.S. administration ...

07/04/2014 - 06:54 - comment 0

U.S. lifts Tel Aviv flight ban

on U.S. flights in and out of Israel. The Federal Aviation Administration ... Airport and will take additional actions as necessary." The FAA instituted a 24-hour prohibition ... and by Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, who questioned whether President Barack Obama used a federal agency ...

24/07/2014 - 08:13 - comment 0

Syrian government says it stands with international effort to combat IS

as U.S. President Barack Obama admitted U.S. and Arab airstrikes in Syria targeting the militants were benefitting ... of U.S. and Arab airstrikes in Syria targeting the militants. “The Syrian Arab Republic reiterates ... Obama acknowledged that U.S. intelligence underestimated the rise of ISIS  and overestimated ...

30/09/2014 - 06:51 - comment 0

U.S. declares "long and sustained" military assault against IS in Syria and Iraq

The U.S. and Arab allies launched what leaders declared would be a long and sustained military assault against IS strongholds in Syria and Iraq, and the U.S. simultaneously targeted an Al-Qaeda cell said to be plotting ... phase” of an attack against Europe or the U.S. President Barack Obama said that Arab support ...

24/09/2014 - 12:52 - comment 0

Lebanon's US citizens' bank accounts compromised?

a recent international agreement with the United States, any U.S. passport holders working or banking abroad must have their accounts open to scrutiny by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. This includes ... by The Daily Star. According to a statement issued earlier this year by the U.S. Treasury and Internal ...

16/05/2012 - 15:06 - comment 0

US quietly halts aid to Egypt

A U.S. Senator said this week that military aid Egypt ... A U.S. Senator reportedly said on Monday that military aid to Egypt has been temporarily cut off, in a move that would mean the U.S. has “quietly” taken the decision following a week of deadly unrest ...

20/08/2013 - 19:57 - comment 1

Lebanese-British Amal Alamuddin may one day become First Lady of the U.S.!

of California. The 53-year-old actor is aiming to follow in the footsteps of former Republican Governor ... Copyright © 2009-2014 BANG Media International (ENTERTAINMENT, In the limelight, ... The 53-year-old actor is aiming to follow in the footsteps of former Republican Governor and Hollywood star Arnold ...

16/06/2014 - 17:49 - comment 0

Obama seeks Congress approval for Syria strike

of the U.S. to enforce the international consensus against the use of such weapons and added that the “[U.S ... U.S. President Barack Obama has sought Congress authorization to attack Syria, in retaliation for what the U.S. believes was a chemical weapons attack ...

31/08/2013 - 21:36 - comment 0