Lebanon

Touch of joy: The last trip with Baba writes Joy Bimal Roy

Touch of joy: The last trip with Baba writes Joy Bimal Roy

A few years before this Baba had visited Lebanon for the first time and he had brought back an album of a concert in Baalbek.

Lebanon receives Interpol arrest notice for Carlos Ghosn: state media

Lebanon receives Interpol arrest notice for Carlos Ghosn: state media

It quoted Justice Minister Albert Sarhan as announcing that "the public prosecutor

Lebanon’s Prez names Hassan Diab new PM

Lebanon’s Prez names Hassan Diab new PM

Beirut: Lebanese President Michel Aoun has named Hassan Diab, a Hezbollah-backed college professor and former Education Minister, as the ...Read More

Lebanon condemns US take on Golan Heights

Lebanon condemns US take on Golan Heights

Beirut: Lebanon has condemned the United States decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty on Golan Heights. Citing NNA, IRNA quoted Leba...Read More

Indian peacekeepers garner praise for helping local communities

Indian peacekeepers garner praise for helping local communities

United Nations: Going beyond their call of duty, Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN missions in Lebanon and South Sudan have earned ...Read More

Iran wants Lebanon to be giant missile site, say Israeli Premier  

Iran wants Lebanon to be giant missile site, say Israeli Premier  

Jerusalem : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of wanting “to turn Lebanon into one giant missile site” and warned of...Read More

UK woman embassy worker found dead in Beirut, man arrested

UK woman embassy worker found dead in Beirut, man arrested

Beirut: A woman who worked at the UK embassy in Lebanon was found dead at the side of a highway here and a man has been arrested over the...Read More

Lebanon to hold first parliamentary elections in 9 years

Lebanon to hold first parliamentary elections in 9 years

Beirut, Lebanon is to hold its first parliamentary elections in nine years on May 6 next year, the media reported. Citing Lebanese news a...Read More

Saad Hariri says resignation on hold, pledges to stay in Lebanon

Saad Hariri says resignation on hold, pledges to stay in Lebanon

Beirut: Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri today said he was suspending his surprise resignation, pending talks, providing a potential ...Read More

Woman fights to bring back Nassak diamond

Woman fights to bring back Nassak diamond

NASHIK: Efforts are on to file a PIL in the Supreme Court to bring back the blue Nassak Diamond, which once belonged to the Trimbakeshwar...Read More

Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

Hezbollah commander killed in Syria

Beirut : Lebanon’s Hezbollah announced that its top military commander had been killed in an attack in Syria where the Shiite militant gr...Read More

Top IS operative killed in Lebanon

Top IS operative killed in Lebanon

Beirut: A top Islamic State (IS) operative was killed in a military raid in a town bordering Syria, authorities said on Thursday.

Most young Arabs reject IS, think ‘caliphate’ will fail

Most young Arabs reject IS, think ‘caliphate’ will fail

London: A vast majority of young Arabs is increasingly rejecting the Islamic State (IS) extremist group and believes it will fail to esta...Read More

Gulf monarchies declare Lebanon’s Hezbollah ‘terrorist’ group

Gulf monarchies declare Lebanon’s Hezbollah ‘terrorist’ group

Riyadh: Gulf monarchies today declared Lebanon’s Hezbollah a “terrorist” group, in the latest regional move against the Shiite organisati...Read More

Muammar Gaddafi’s son Hannibal freed after kidnap in Lebanon

Muammar Gaddafi’s son Hannibal freed after kidnap in Lebanon

Tripoli: Late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s son Hannibal has been freed after being briefly kidnapped by an armed group in Lebanon, sec...Read More

GST takes back seat to intolerance debate

GST takes back seat to intolerance debate

New Delhi : Just a few days ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared unequivocally in the Lok Sabha that the religion of government was...Read More

Decoding the IS threat and its ideology

Decoding the IS threat and its ideology

Just as the world changed after 9/11, the world will no longer be the same after the Paris attacks. Change however doesn’t mean that the ...Read More

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Suicide blasts in Beirut’s Shiite suburb kill 43

Beirut : Lebanon mourned 43 people killed in south Beirut in a twin bombing claimed by the Islamic State group, the bloodiest such attack...Read More

Twin suicide blasts in Beirut’s Shiite suburb kill 43

Twin suicide blasts in Beirut’s Shiite suburb kill 43

Beirut: Twin suicide bombings struck a southern Beirut suburb that’s a stronghold of the militant Shiite Hezbollah group, killing at leas...Read More

Race bias lurks beneath compassion

Race bias lurks beneath compassion

Last weekend’s meeting in Brussels of 11 of the European Union’s 28 member nations and the outcome of Poland’s general election both sugg...Read More

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