Lebanon Needs To Step Up On Reform, Says Saudi Foreign Minister

MUNICH – Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Saturday Lebanon must offer stronger signals that is serious about reform to secure support from the international community as it struggles with a final crisis. ‘Lebanon first needs to be actively saving itself … We need a stronger signal from the Lebanese body political that they are … More Lebanon Needs To Step Up On Reform, Says Saudi Foreign Minister

France’s Macron hopes for progress on Lebanon during Saudi talks

 French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped talks he would hold in Saudi Arabia later in the day would help alleviate tension between Gulf states and Lebanon. Lebanon’s Information Minister George Kordahi resigned on Friday to help end a diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia over comments he had made criticising Saudi Arabia’s role … More France’s Macron hopes for progress on Lebanon during Saudi talks

Saudi, UAE Summon Lebanon Envoys Over Minister’s Yemen War Remarks

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia and the UAE summoned Lebanon’s ambassadors on Wednesday over Information Minister George Kordahi’s criticism of the Riyadh – led military coalition fighting rebels in Yemen. Kordahi said during an interview aired on Monday that the Iran – backed Huthi rebels are ‘defending themselves…against an external aggression’, adding that ‘homes, villages, … More Saudi, UAE Summon Lebanon Envoys Over Minister’s Yemen War Remarks

Saudi – Lebanon Diplomatic Crisis Worsens As Envoy Expelled, Importa Banned

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia order the Lebanese ambassador to the kingdom to leave within 48 hours on Friday and banned all Lebanese imports in response to critical comments made by a Lebanese minister about the Saudi – led military intervention in Yemen. The diplomatic rupture throws Lebanon’s capital into further crisis as it tries to … More Saudi – Lebanon Diplomatic Crisis Worsens As Envoy Expelled, Importa Banned

Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens Not To Travel To Lebanon – Ministry

PARIS, France – Saudi Arabia has advised its citizens not to travel to Lebanon in light of the latest security events, the foreign ministry wrote on Twitter on Sunday. Lebanon remains on  a Saudi travel list where obtaining prior permission to visit is required. On Thursday, seven people were killed in violence in Beirut  as crowd … More Saudi Arabia Advises Citizens Not To Travel To Lebanon – Ministry

Israeli Aircraft Strike Rocket Launch Sites In Lebanon, Military Says

Israeli jets struck what its military said were rocket launch sites in Lebanon early on Thursday in response to two rockets fired towards Israel from Lebanese territory, in an escalation of cross – border hostilities amid heightened tensions with Iran. The rockets launched from Lebanon on Wednesday struck open areas in northern Israel, causing brush … More Israeli Aircraft Strike Rocket Launch Sites In Lebanon, Military Says

UAE Expresses Strong Disapproval Of ‘Disgraceful, Racist’ Statements Of Lebanese

The United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation expresses its strong disapproval of the ‘disgraceful and racist statements made’ by Lebanon’s caretaker Foreign Minister Charbel Wehbe which offered Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, according to a statement released by WAM. Lebanese Foreign Minister Charbel Wehbe threatened to … More UAE Expresses Strong Disapproval Of ‘Disgraceful, Racist’ Statements Of Lebanese

BREAKING NEWS | Missile Fired At Israeli Drone Over South Lebanon

MILAN – – Anti – aircraft missiles were fired at an Israeli drone flying over south Lebanon on Wednesday but did not hit the target, the Israeli military spokesman said. Two Lebanese security sources said Lebanon’s Hezbollah armed movement fired at the drone. One of the sources said the missile did not hit the aircraft, … More BREAKING NEWS | Missile Fired At Israeli Drone Over South Lebanon

ARTS & CULTURE | Lebanon Return Two Stolen 18th – Century Religious Icons To Greece

ATHENS – – Lebanon handed back two 18th – century religious icons of Jesus and Mary to Greece on Tuesday after they were seized during an auction, a judicial sources said. The paintings were stole from an exhibition in Athens in 2016, and Greece put out an international notice calling for their return. Icons are … More ARTS & CULTURE | Lebanon Return Two Stolen 18th – Century Religious Icons To Greece

NEWS ALERT | Lebanon Closes Bars, Nightclubs To Curb Coronavirus

BEIRUT – Lebanon said on Sunday it will close bars and nightclubs to help contain the COVID-19 outbreak which has killed more than 450 people in a country also reeling from financial crisis and an explosion in Beirut two months ago. The Interior Ministry shut bars and nightclubs until further notice and enforced local lockdowns … More NEWS ALERT | Lebanon Closes Bars, Nightclubs To Curb Coronavirus