Latest News for: Beirut area


Syrian refugee situation: Minister Mawlawi addresses law enforcement measures

LBC International 24 Apr 2024
Caretaker Minister of Interior Bassam Mawlawi affirmed that patrols on the road to BeirutRafic Hariri International Airport would be intensified, and they will also request better lighting for the area.

“Deadliest days” in the West Bank

The Electronic Intifada 24 Apr 2024
The “Dahiya Doctrine” is a strategy named after the southern suburb of Beirut that Israel deliberately flattened, where Israel indiscriminately targets civilian areas in order to turn civilians ...

The Latest | Germany will resume working with UN relief agency for Palestinians after a review

The Call 24 Apr 2024
BEIRUTIsrael’s air force carried out a series of airstrikes on border areas in southern Lebanon Wednesday hours after Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah said it fired dozens of rockets in retaliation for strikes a day earlier that killed two civilians.

‘Where can you hide from pollution?’: cancer rises 30% in Beirut as diesel generators poison city

The Observer 22 Apr 2024
In the area of Makassed, one of the ... Since 2017, the last time AUB took these measurements, the level of carcinogenic pollutants emitted into the atmosphere has doubled across three areas of Beirut.

After Over Six Months of Genocide, Israel Must Come to Terms With Its Defeat

Scheerpost 20 Apr 2024
... the Israelis reached Beirut and besieged Beirut, and theoretically or in theory, I guess, defeated the Palestinian PLO in three months, an area of the Gaza Strip, tiny in comparison to Lebanon.

Israeli army launches airstrikes in eastern Lebanon

Anadolu Agency 18 Apr 2024
Previously, the farthest north any Israeli attack had ventured during the current clashes with Hezbollah was the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut, about 85 kilometers from the border.

Fear grips Syrian communities as violence surges in Lebanon

Syria Direct 17 Apr 2024
BEIRUT — For the seventh evening in a row, Abed and his brother George watched the sunset on Sunday from their small balcony in Burj Hammoud, a historically Armenian town just east of Beirut.

Will the post-1920 maps survive the Middle East’s great implosion?

Arab News 17 Apr 2024
... Idlib to Aleppo and the Euphrates, the Americans and Kurds in the areas east of the Euphrates and, finally, the “Iranian corridor,” stretching from Baghdad through Abu Kamal and Damascus to Beirut.

Israel’s War on Lebanon’s Trees

GlobalResearch 17 Apr 2024
“An increase in cross-border shelling and rocket fire since 7 October has triggered blazes in a key agricultural area of Lebanon that have run wild through olive groves and nearby farming communities.”.

Syrian Refugee Killed After Racist Assault in Lebanon

The Syrian Observer 16 Apr 2024
According to his brother, Bassam Abdel Baqi, Walid had been residing in the Chtaura area and travelled to Beirut about ten days ago in search of work. In Beirut, he was violently attacked by a group of ...

Mossad likely killed alleged Hamas financier in Lebanon

The New Arab 16 Apr 2024
... they were stopped in the southern suburbs of Beirut, where Hezbollah has important political offices ... Later that month, a man was arrested in the same area of Beirut after filming his surroundings.

easyJet cancels all flights to Israel for the next six months because of the

The Daily Mail 16 Apr 2024
A spokesperson for the airline said ... ISRAEL ... LEBANON. Passengers wait at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport after Lebanon closed its airspace ... A Qantas spokesperson said ... IRAQ ... Empty areas at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport on Sunday after Lebanon closed airspace ... S ... .

Life in the shadow of settler violence in Masafer Yatta

The New Arab 16 Apr 2024
"The Palestinians are all terrorists, we must occupy their land!" shouts the youngest settler, about ten years old, as he intrudes into the Palestinian area with his herd while others watch from afar, armed and ready to intervene.

Will your holiday plans be disrupted by tensions in the Middle East? Britons flying abroad to...

The Daily Mail 15 Apr 2024
Passengers wait at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport after Lebanon closed its airspace ... Flights to Beirut and Tehran will remain suspended until at least Thursday. ... Empty areas at Beirut Rafic Hariri Airport yesterday after Lebanon closed airspace.

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