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Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments Israeli Airstrikes Target Hezbollah Weapon Shipments

In 2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a 34 day battle which ultimately resulted in nothing gained but many lives lost. This conflict, known as the 2006 Lebanon War or 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War, was just part of the much larger Israeli-Iranian …

Israeli Airstrikes Reportedly Hit Hezbollah Target Israeli Airstrikes Reportedly Hit Hezbollah Target

Israeli aircraft reportedly carried out an airstrike near the Syria-Lebanon border late Monday. Israel has declined to comment on the situation and there has been no confirmation from Lebanon, according to the AP. However, Lebanon’s National News Agency has taken …

Jackie Chamoun’s Topless Photos Stir Controversy Jackie Chamoun’s Topless Photos Stir Controversy

A Lebanese skier that is currently competing in the Sochi Olympics has stirred controversy over a topless picture that was taken over three years ago. 22-year-old Jackie Chamoun posed topless for an Austrian sports calendar, in 2011, at Lebanon’s Faraya …

Beirut Car Bomb Kills Prominent Politician Beirut Car Bomb Kills Prominent Politician
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The nation of Lebanon is still reeling from the latest in a series of politically-motivated terrorist bombings. Early Friday a car bomb exploded in Beirut’s commercial and banking district. About 132 pounds of explosives were believed to have been detonated …

Proposed Internet Legislation In Iraq and Lebanon Concerns Free Speech Advocacy Groups Proposed Internet Legislation In Iraq and Lebanon Concerns Free Speech Advocacy Groups

Proposed legislation on the table in both Iraq and Lebanon has free speech and human rights watch groups on alert. The proposed laws — which deals with press freedom and online publishing — could use draconian methods and punishments to …