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Beirut Blast Leaves Dozens Dead, Thousands Injured 05 Aug 2020

Beirut Blast Leaves Dozens Dead, Thousands Injured

A large blast in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, has killed at least 50 people and injured more than 2,700 others, said the health minister of Lebanon.

Beirut Roads Opened Peacefully 05 Nov 2019

Beirut Roads Opened Peacefully

TEHRAN (Iran News) – Lebanese troops are deploying in different parts of the country to reopen roads and main thoroughfares closed by anti-government protesters. In many areas, protesters withdrew peacefully as the troops moved in. But in Beirut’s northern suburb of Zouk Mosbeh, a scuffle erupted on Tuesday when some demonstrators refused to move away. […]

Iran’s Jaberi Ansari holds talks with Lebanon’s FM in Beirut 17 Jul 2018

Iran’s Jaberi Ansari holds talks with Lebanon’s FM in Beirut

Hossein Jabrei Ansari, a senior assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, has held talks with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil in Beirut. During the Monday talks, Jaberi Ansari said the Islamic Republic of Iran believes the success of its joint efforts with signatories to the JCPOA in order to preserve this multilateral international […]

Saudi Arabia Had Held Lebanese PM Captive Last Nov., Macron Says 29 May 2018

Saudi Arabia Had Held Lebanese PM Captive Last Nov., Macron Says

French President Emmanuel Macron has claimed credit for solving a political crisis in Lebanon last year and stated publicly that Saudi Arabia had held Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri for several weeks. Lebanon was plunged into crisis in November when Hariri resigned as prime minister while in Saudi Arabia, saying he feared assassination. Lebanese officials accused […]

Palestinian Alliance Slam Arab League Move against Lebanese Hezbollah 14 Jan 2018

Palestinian Alliance Slam Arab League Move against Lebanese Hezbollah

TEHRAN – The Alliance of Palestinian Resistance Forces condemned the Arab League foreign ministers’ statement which accused the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement of terrorism. The Alliance of Palestinian Forces which is composed of several Palestinian political factions underlined that describing Hezbollah as terrorist by the Arab League serves the interests of the Zionist regime of […]

UN Chief: Lebanese Conflict Could Have Devastating Consequences 12 Nov 2017

UN Chief: Lebanese Conflict Could Have Devastating Consequences

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he has serious concerns over escalating tensions between Saudi Arabia and Lebanon, and that it is essential to avert new conflict in the region. Hundreds of Persian Gulf states citizens are leaving Beirut as quickly as they can, fearing the worst, Euro News reported. “It is a matter of great […]

Top Lebanese Figures Call for PM Hariri’s Return 11 Nov 2017

Top Lebanese Figures Call for PM Hariri’s Return

TEHRAN – Top Lebanese figures have called for the country’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s release from Saudi Arabia and his return to Beirut following his unusual resignation. Lebanese leaders have stepped up demands for the return of Saad Hariri, insisting his resignation as prime minister in Riyadh last week was made under duress and that […]

Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia Holding Lebanese PM Hariri Hostage 11 Nov 2017

Nasrallah: Saudi Arabia Holding Lebanese PM Hariri Hostage

TEHRAN – Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement Seyed Hassan Nasrallah on Friday warned about new Saudi-Israeli plot in the region, and said the country’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri is now a hostage in Saudi Arabia. “Hariri is a prisoner in Saudi Arabia, and cannot return to his own country. Saudi Arabia is […]

Lebanese President Says PM Hariri Phoned to Resign From Riyadh 05 Nov 2017

Lebanese President Says PM Hariri Phoned to Resign From Riyadh

Lebanese President Michel Aoun’s office said on Saturday that Saad al-Hariri had phoned him “from outside Lebanon” to resign as the country’s prime minister and that Aoun awaited Hariri’s return to hear the “circumstances of the resignation”. Saad Hariri resigned from his post Saturday during a trip to Saudi Arabia in a surprise move that […]

Recent victories reveal adequacy of Lebanese govt 04 Nov 2017

Recent victories reveal adequacy of Lebanese govt

In the course of his visit to Lebanon, Leader’s Aide in International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Friday. At a joint meeting which lasted for about an hour, both sides discussed ways to expand bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on developments in the region, including the ones in Syria. […]