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News Lebanon » Government: Researchers Discover Spyware Campaigns Operating From A Government Building In Lebanon

News channel or source: https://wccftech.com/researchers-spyware-government-lebanon/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Something really interesting seems to be happening in Lebanon. According to a new research by the Lookout Security and the Electronic Frontier Foundation, there seems to be a string on spyware campaigns operating from a government building. The group ...

News Lebanon » Government: Kurdish reinforcements still moving through government lines to Afrin - AMN Al-Masdar News

News channel or source: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/kurdish-reinforcements-still-moving-government-lines-afrin/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Kurdish reinforcements still moving through government lines to AfrinAMN Al-Masdar NewsBEIRUT, LEBANON (5:40 P.M.) – According to residents from the government-held town of Al-Zahra'a in northern Aleppo, Kurdish reinforcements are still moving through government lines to reach the Afrin Canton. This latest claim by residents in Al-Zahra ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: 'The Post' Will Now Screen in Lebanon After Government Intervenes

News channel or source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/post-will-screen-lebanon-government-intervenes-1075259
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

The move is the first time a film's banning has been overturned in the country. Lebanese moviegoers will now get to see Steven Spielberg's critically acclaimed film The Post, after the country's prime minister stepped in to overrule a prospective ban.

News Lebanon » Government: Syrian opposition groups accuse government of using chemical weapons in East Ghouta - AMN Al-Masdar News

News channel or source: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/syrian-opposition-groups-accuse-government-using-chemical-weapons-east-ghouta/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Syrian opposition groups accuse government of using chemical weapons in East GhoutaAMN Al-Masdar NewsBEIRUT, LEBANON (5:30 P.M.) – The pro-opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights accused the Syrian government forces of using chemical weapons in the besieged East Ghouta region of Damascus on Monday. According to the SOHR report, the Syrian Army ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: Lebanon foils ISIS plans to attack places of worship, government buildings

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2018/01/19/Lebanon-foils-ISIS-plans-to-attack-places-of-worship-government-buildings.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Lebanon thwarted extremists’ plans to attack places of worship and government buildings over the holidays after gaining rare access to an ISIS operative, the interior minister said Friday. Nuhad Mashnuq said at a press conference that an elite unit in ...

News Lebanon » Government: Breaking: Syrian Army snatches another town from ISIS amid expanding operation in northeast Hama - AMN Al-Masdar News

News channel or source: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/breaking-syrian-army-snatches-another-town-isis-amid-expanding-operation-northeast-hama/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

AMN Al-Masdar NewsBreaking: Syrian Army snatches another town from ISIS amid expanding operation in northeast HamaAMN Al-Masdar NewsBEIRUT, LEBANON (2:03 P.M.) – Amid a rapidly expanding operation in the northeastern countryside of Hama province, the Syrian Arab Army and allied paramilitary groups have seized another town from Islamic State militants. Moments ago, military ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: Researchers have discovered a new kind of government spyware for hire

News channel or source: https://www.theverge.com/2018/1/18/16905464/spyware-lebanon-government-research-dark-caracal-gdgs
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

There’s a string of spyware campaigns operating out of a government building in Lebanon, according to new research from Lookout Security and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Dubbed “Dark Caracal,” the new group is linked to attacks on thousands of ...

News Lebanon » Government: Moody's affirms two banks' ratings; changes Lebanon's macro profile to 'very weak+' - CPI Financial

News channel or source: http://cpifinancial.net/news/post/44063/moodys-affirms-two-banks-ratings-changes-lebanons-macro-profile-to-very-weak
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Moody's affirms two banks' ratings; changes Lebanon's macro profile to 'very weak+'CPI FinancialMoody's affirmation of the two Lebanese banks' long-term deposit ratings at B3 and standalone BCAs at b3 reflects the resilience of their financial profiles to the Macro Profile change. Furthermore, banks' high direct exposure to the Lebanese ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: 500 Hacks From Beirut Show Any Government Can Spy On Google's Androids

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2018/01/18/lebanon-surveillance-hits-google-android-lookout-eff/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

The latter had previously been linked with sales to Lebanon, and has been criticized for selling ... The researchers couldn’t say for certain whether the Lebanese government had sponsored the attacks. But there were indications a nation state was behind ...

News Lebanon » Government: VA hospitals and clinics remain open despite government shutdown - PennLive.com

News channel or source: http://www.pennlive.com/news/2018/01/va_hospitals_and_clinics_remai.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

PennLive.comVA hospitals and clinics remain open despite government shutdownPennLive.comVeterans Health Administration hospitals and clinics remain open despite the government shutdown, says the Lebanon VA Medical Center. VA hospitals and clinics are open with normal business hours, and veterans should keep their appointments, said ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: Lebanon government considers proposal for developing Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport

News channel or source: https://centreforaviation.com/news/pcm--------------758739
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Lebanon's Government discussed (18-Jan-2018) the path of development for Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport at a meeting with consultant Dar Al-Hessadah, with a plan of action proposed to expand the airport to a capacity of 10 million passengers p/a ...

News Lebanon » Government: Malala and Apple launch partnership to get 100000 girls into school - SAMAA TV News Pakistan

News channel or source: https://www.samaa.tv/international/2018/01/malala-apple-partnership-girls-school/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

SAMAA TV News PakistanMalala and Apple launch partnership to get 100000 girls into schoolSAMAA TV News PakistanAccording to a report published by The Independent, the world's most famous CEO and perhaps the most famous – and definitely youngest – Nobel Peace Prize winner could be found on Saturday morning taking tea with a family in downtown Beirut. The reason ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: Who Is Selling Hacking Subscriptions to Governments?

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/01/lebanon-hacking-subscription/551009/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The building belongs to Lebanon’s General Directorate of General Security ... The researchers connected the group to at least six surveillance campaigns that targeted government officials, academics, journalists, and businesses around the world ...

News Lebanon » Government: Revelations uncover bitter truths about Hezbollah's dirty money - Al-Arabiya

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/views/news/middle-east/2018/01/22/Revelations-uncover-bitter-truths-about-Hezbollah-s-dirty-money.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Al-ArabiyaRevelations uncover bitter truths about Hezbollah's dirty moneyAl-ArabiyaThe Trump Administration and Democrats in the American Congress can't agree on much these days. We've got a government shutdown in Washington to prove it. But there is at least one area where both Democrats and the President have a meeting of the minds ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: Is Lebanon caught in a Saudi-Iran regional power play?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/lebanon-caught-saudi-iran-regional-power-play-171107075704436.html
Publication date: uesday 07 November 2017

[while] simultaneously attempting to shake Hezbollah's comfortable seat in Hariri's 'unity government'." Hariri's prime ministership lasted barely a year after a prolonged political deadlock left Lebanon without a president for more than two years and ...

News Lebanon » Government: Shutdown will not impact VA services - ABC27

News channel or source: http://abc27.com/2018/01/21/government-shutdown-will-not-impact-veterans-health-administration-services/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

ABC27Shutdown will not impact VA servicesABC27FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File). LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) — The Lebanon VA Medical Center says they have been inundated ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: Riyadh to treat Lebanese government as declaring war on Saudi Arabia

News channel or source: http://gulfnews.com/news/mena/lebanon/riyadh-to-treat-lebanese-government-as-declaring-war-on-saudi-arabia-1.2119972
Publication date: onday 06 November 2017

Manama: Riyadh will never accept to see Lebanon involved in a war on Saudi Arabia, the Saudi State Minister for Arabian Gulf Affairs has said. "We will treat the government of Lebanon as a government declaring war because of Hezbollah militias," Thamer Al ...

News Lebanon » Government: UNIFIL after Security Council Resolution 2373: Same Forces, More Reports - Canada Free Press

News channel or source: http://canadafreepress.com/article/unifil-after-security-council-resolution-2373-same-forces-more-reports1
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

UNIFIL after Security Council Resolution 2373: Same Forces, More ReportsCanada Free PressThe report refers to Israel's claims of Hezbollah patrols along the Blue Line and reports that UNIFIL received official confirmation from the Lebanese government of the proper accreditation of the environmental organization “Green Without Borders ...and more »

News Lebanon » Government: Paternity leave might get extended to three days in Lebanon - The961

News channel or source: https://www.the961.com/paternity-leave-three-days-lebanon/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The961Paternity leave might get extended to three days in LebanonThe961The government recently approved a three-day paid paternity leave. It still needs to go before the full parliament before it is enacted and considered an enforceable law. The extension of the paternity leave was initiated by the Ministry of Women's ...and more »