Lebanese

United States | Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

United States (STL.News) – MODERATOR: Thank you. Good morning, everyone. Thank you for joining us for today’s background call to preview Secretary of State Pompeo’s upcoming trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City. For your situational awareness only and not for reporting, we are joined today by [Senior State Department Official], who will be referred … Continue reading United States | Previewing Secretary Pompeo’s Trip to Beirut, Jerusalem, and Kuwait City

CAIRO | Lebanese woman sentenced to 8 years over Egypt insults video

CAIRO  — An Egyptian court sentenced on Saturday a Lebanese woman to eight years in prison over insulting Egyptians in a video she posted online, and set July 29 as the date for her appeal, state media reported. Mona el-Mazbouh was initially handed down 11 years but the sentence was later reduced to eight, the … Continue reading CAIRO | Lebanese woman sentenced to 8 years over Egypt insults video

JERUSALEM  | The Latest: Lebanese cleric calls for jihad

JERUSALEM  — The Latest on developments related to Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A senior Sunni cleric in Lebanon has called on all Muslims to wage jihad, or holy war, in support of the Palestinians after the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Mohammed Rashid Kabbani, the former top … Continue reading JERUSALEM  | The Latest: Lebanese cleric calls for jihad

Researchers: Hacking campaign linked to Lebanese spy agency

LONDON/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— A major hacking operation tied to Lebanon’s main intelligence agency has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published Thursday. Mobile security firm Lookout, Inc. and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, said the haul, which … Continue reading Researchers: Hacking campaign linked to Lebanese spy agency