Lebanon

BEIRUT | Families of Lebanon’s war missing choose to forgive past

BEIRUT— Families of people who went missing during Lebanon’s civil war called on the government Wednesday to expedite the formation of a commission to look into the fate of relatives and urged those who know what happened to come forward nearly three decades after the conflict ended. The families say they are not seeking punishment … Continue reading BEIRUT | Families of Lebanon’s war missing choose to forgive past

United States | Lebanon National Day

United States – Today, on behalf of the American people, I wish to offer our sincere congratulations to the people of Lebanon as you celebrate the 75th anniversary of your independence. The United States commends the extraordinary progress you have made to safeguard Lebanon’s stability in the face of many challenges. We greatly value our … Continue reading United States | Lebanon National Day

MIAMI Realtors Signs International Partnership Agreement with FIABCI-Arabic Countries

  MIAMI/ NOVEMBER 20, 2018 (STL.News) The MIAMI Association of REALTORS® (MIAMI) recently signed an international collaboration agreement with FIABCI-Arabic Countries during FIABCI World President -Elect and FIABCI-Arabic Countries President Walid Moussa’s visit to Miami, increasing MIAMI’s international partners to 180 (the most of any U.S. Realtor association). The alliance will create business opportunities for … Continue reading MIAMI Realtors Signs International Partnership Agreement with FIABCI-Arabic Countries

MICHIGAN News: Two Ohio Men Plead Guilty To Conspiring To Unlawfully Export Firearms To Lebanon

GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that Abdul Majid Saidi, 42, and Walid Mounir Chehade, 38, both of metro Cleveland, Ohio, each pleaded guilty before a U.S. Magistrate Judge pursuant to a plea agreement to one count of conspiring to violate the Arms Export Control Act. The guilty pleas were accepted … Continue reading MICHIGAN News: Two Ohio Men Plead Guilty To Conspiring To Unlawfully Export Firearms To Lebanon

LEBANON, Ohio | Trump urges Ohio supporters to vote GOP in November midterms

LEBANON, Ohio— President Donald Trump is urging his supporters in Ohio to vote Republican in the Nov. 6 midterm election. It’s the president’s third campaign rally this week. He has a fourth one scheduled for Saturday night in Kentucky. Trump is using Friday’s event to boost Ohio GOP candidates for governor and for Congress. He … Continue reading LEBANON, Ohio | Trump urges Ohio supporters to vote GOP in November midterms

BEIRUT | Hezbollah says it possess ‘highly accurate’ missiles

BEIRUT — The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah made no mention of weapons capability in his first speech since Israel claimed that the Islamic militant group has a missile-launching facility near Beirut’s international airport. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah’s comments Friday were his first since Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last month— holding up an aerial image of … Continue reading BEIRUT | Hezbollah says it possess ‘highly accurate’ missiles

DAMASCUS, Syria | Israeli jets fly over Lebanon in rare daytime raid on Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria— Israeli jets flying high over Lebanon struck at targets inside Syria on Tuesday, Syrian state media reported, in a rare daytime raid that killed at least one person. Syria’s SANA state news agency said the country’s air defenses shot down five missiles, adding that one person was killed and 12 others were wounded. … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Israeli jets fly over Lebanon in rare daytime raid on Syria