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News Lebanon » History: Life imitates art as an Oscar entry exposes Lebanon’s buried history

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180117-lebanon-film-oscars-insult-history-life-art
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

“The Insult,” Lebanon’s official entry for this year’s Oscars, reveals how the past can turn a minor spat into a major political confrontation – for the characters and the film-makers. But an active policy of ignoring history in order to get on ...

News Lebanon » History: Lebanese Friday Prayer Leaders hail Iran's support for Palestine - Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)

News channel or source: http://en.abna24.com/news/middle-east/lebanese-friday-prayer-leaders-hail-irans-support-for-palestine_878488.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Ahlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)Lebanese Friday Prayer Leaders hail Iran's support for PalestineAhlul Bayt News Agency: Providing Shia News (press release)This is what has never been forgotten throughout the history of Palestine. The Palestinian nation is in urgent need of practical solutions and support from other groups or countries. They don't need fruitless conferences or decisions." Sheikh Khatib ...and more »

News Lebanon » History: Lebanon bans Spielberg film and Israeli adventurer biopic

News channel or source: http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/world/2018/01/16/lebanon-bans-spielberg-film-and-israeli-adventurer-biopic/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Lebanese blasted the movie because it was not filmed in Lebanon and does not feature local actors. “Hollywood is re-writing history and is exploiting Lebanon’s past without any Lebanese insight… We are calling for a complete ban of the movie (on ...

News Lebanon » History: Israel defense minister accuses Hamas of gaining foothold in Lebanon - Xinhua

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/19/c_136909124.htm
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

XinhuaIsrael defense minister accuses Hamas of gaining foothold in LebanonXinhuaJERUSALEM, Jan. 19 (Xinhua) -- Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Friday accused the Palestinian Hamas of trying to establish a foothold in southern Lebanon to launch attacks against Israel. "Hamas, which finds it harder to carry out ...and more »

News Lebanon » History: Notebook: Looking back on a classic Cedar Crest-Lebanon encounter

News channel or source: http://www.ldnews.com/story/sports/high-school/2018/01/13/notebook-looking-back-classic-cedar-crest-lebanon-encounter/1031276001/
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

Scott hit for 22 points and Aquino-Rios was right behind with 21 points. Those performances only added to what was one of the most exciting games in the long and storied history between Cedar Crest and Lebanon.

News Lebanon » History: Lebanese spies 'left thousands of hacked text messages on open internet' - Telegraph.co.uk

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/01/18/lebanese-spies-left-thousands-hacked-text-messages-open-internet/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Telegraph.co.ukLebanese spies 'left thousands of hacked text messages on open internet'Telegraph.co.ukA major hacking operation to snoop on government and military officials in 21 countries has been traced back to Lebanon's security headquarters after bungling spies accidentally uploaded the files to the internet and left them online. The surveillance ...and more »

News Lebanon » History: Israel defense minister accuses Hamas of gaining foothold in Lebanon

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-01/19/c_136909081.htm
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

first of all in southern Lebanon to threaten the State of Israel," Liberman told journalists. The hawkish minister has a history of furious statements against Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist organization that runs the Gaza Strip. "We will not allow two ...

News Lebanon » History: Lebanon Democrat: The Hermitage receives famous statuette - Lebanon Democrat

News channel or source: http://www.lebanondemocrat.com/History/2018/01/16/The-Hermitage-receives-famous-statuette.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Lebanon DemocratLebanon Democrat: The Hermitage receives famous statuetteLebanon DemocratNASHVILLE – Andrew Jackson's Hermitage recently acquired a limited-edition 19th-century zinc statuette modeled from Clark Mills' famed Andrew Jackson equestrian statue.and more »

News Lebanon » History: The Insult, Lebanon’s Oscar Candidate, Is an Evenhanded Exploration of Racial Animus

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/insult-lebanon-oscar-candidate-evenhanded-165757039.html
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

(That history is schematic, too — but fun.) Some knowledge of Lebanon’s last 40 years (which include a civil war) is helpful to understanding The Insult’s crosscurrents, particularly when Tony complains of too-reflexive sympathy for Palestinians and ...

News Lebanon » History: Life imitates art as an Oscar entry exposes Lebanon's buried history - FRANCE 24

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20180117-lebanon-film-oscars-insult-history-life-art
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

FRANCE 24Life imitates art as an Oscar entry exposes Lebanon's buried historyFRANCE 24The script -- which Doueiri co-wrote with his ex-wife, Joelle Touma -- is a fictional tale, but given Lebanon's history, not an entirely improbable one. The 15-year civil war only came to an end with the signing of the 1989 Taif Agreement and a ...

News Lebanon » History: When History Goes Hip: How The UK's Country House Hotel Scene Is Being Reinvented

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/angelinavillaclarke/2018/01/16/when-history-goes-hip-how-the-uks-country-house-hotel-scene-is-being-reinvented/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The property is set within 500 acres of idyllic Buckinghamshire countryside with landscaped gardens designed by ‘Capability’ Brown in the 18th century, featuring an imposing Lebanon Cedar ... of nods to the estate’s history. The restored Grade ...

News Lebanon » History: Lebanon: "Make food not war!" - Qantara.de

News channel or source: https://en.qantara.de/content/lebanon-make-food-not-war
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Qantara.deLebanon: "Make food not war!"Qantara.deApples and peace: Kamal Mouzawak has had enough of his country′s civil war history. The tall 48-year-old son of a farmer is something of a never-tiring peace activist. He helped found the international slow food movement and has opened a very special ...

News Lebanon » History: Lebanon Township Committee remains stable for first time since 2009

News channel or source: http://www.newjerseyhills.com/hunterdon_review/news/lebanon-township-committee-remains-stable-for-first-time-since/article_830ddfe1-ff64-5402-8b3c-959fc3e59214.html
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

of Lebanon Township, to Congress,” he added. Re-elected committeeman Marc Laul were sworn in by State Senator Michael Doherty, R-Hunterdon. Doherty, who took Lance’s senate seat when he was elected to Congress, noted he doesn’t have the history Lance ...

News Lebanon » History: Lebanon bans 'The Post' and Israeli adventurer biopic - Pakistan Today

News channel or source: https://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2018/01/16/lebanon-bans-the-post-and-israeli-adventurer-biopic/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Lebanon bans 'The Post' and Israeli adventurer biopicPakistan TodayYet another controversy was brewing Monday over American film Beirut, about a CIA operative kidnapped in the Lebanese capital at the height of the civil war in 1982. The fictional movie is to hit US theatres on April 13, the anniversary of the outbreak ...and more »

News Lebanon » History: The Immigration Debate We Must Not Lose | By James Zogby

News channel or source: http://rinf.com/alt-news/newswire/the-immigration-debate-we-must-not-lose-by-james-zogby/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

It’s about my family’s history and the hardships they faced coming to America ... In the waning days of the Ottoman Empire, my father’s family, like many others in the mountains of Lebanon, facing economic hardship, sent their oldest son, Habib ...

News Lebanon » History: In 'The Insult,' All Politics Is A Local Neighborhood Squabble - NPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS

News channel or source: http://nprillinois.org/post/insult-all-politics-local-neighborhood-squabble
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

NPR Illinois | 91.9 UISIn 'The Insult,' All Politics Is A Local Neighborhood SquabbleNPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS"The theme that Ziad is taking on, which is this whole idea that the war ended abruptly without any national conciliation — you know, we need to address what happened and take it head-on — it's something that a lot of Lebanese filmmakers and artists ...and more »

News Lebanon » History: Speaker to discuss being Muslim in Minnesota Thursday at history center

News channel or source: http://www.southernminn.com/owatonna_peoples_press/news/article_3dfe9e88-aa5a-530c-a51b-d3f5a72225f8.html
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

So individuals from Lebanon are “very conscious of rhetoric,” said Chehabeddine ... “but we are looking at what in the present day will define Steele County history,” said Stephanie Kibler, meetings and special events manager at the history ...

News Lebanon » History: 'The Insult' review: Lebanon's Ziad Doueiri presents a compelling courtroom drama that's steeped in metaphor - amNY

News channel or source: https://www.amny.com/entertainment/the-insult-review-1.16125008
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

amNY'The Insult' review: Lebanon's Ziad Doueiri presents a compelling courtroom drama that's steeped in metaphoramNYThe complex history of Lebanon is distilled into a single sensational court battle in “The Insult,” a movie from the country's Ziad Doueiri that's steeped in metaphor. It's a fascinating sociological document disguised as narrative cinema, wherein the ...and more »

News Lebanon » History: U.S. Cuts Contribution to UNRWA in Half, Following Its History of Corruption, Terror Support

News channel or source: http://www.thetower.org/5847-u-s-cuts-contribution-to-unrwa-in-half-following-its-history-of-corruption-terror-support/
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

With their actions, the organization has directly facilitated terrorism. The organization’s staff in Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Syria has also been embroiled in incitement of terrorism and antisemitism. In February 2017, UNRWA launched a global ...

News Lebanon » History: Lebanon's Oscar contender 'The Insult' wages an absorbing but overblown war of words - Los Angeles Times

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-the-insult-review-20180111-story.html
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

Los Angeles TimesLebanon's Oscar contender 'The Insult' wages an absorbing but overblown war of wordsLos Angeles TimesBut the achievement of the picture, which proceeds through a skillful if mechanical gantlet of temper tantrums and courtroom histrionics, is the light it sheds on an under-examined historical trauma. Doueiri's 1998 debut feature, “West Beirut,” was a ...and more »