Category: Lebanon & Syria

16.09.2015

Security forces deployed in force Wednesday ahead of a mass demonstration expected to be stage concurrently to the second round of National Dialogue talks in Beirut’s Nejmeh Square. The entrances of Nejmeh Square, where the Parliament is located, was blocked […]

02.09.2015

Lebanon’s parliament on Wednesday failed – for the 28th time – to elect the country’s new president amid ongoing protests sparked by a months-long sanitation crisis and paralyzing political deadlock. Thirty MPs attended Wednesday’s assembly session, falling well short of the […]

17.08.2015

Three people were killed and 16 injured overnight when a Syrian bus rammed into several vehicles near the Masnaa border crossing in eastern Lebanon, the state-run National News Agency reported Tuesday. NNA said the accident happened around 300 meters away […]