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News Lebanon » Politics: In Lebanon’s Long-Delayed Election, Hopes for Fresh Faces

News channel or source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/in-lebanons-long-delayed-election-hopes-for-fresh-faces-1516271401
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

BEIRUT—After years of delays, Lebanon is gearing up for its first national election since 2009—a vote that will test the strength of traditional leaders who have represented the country’s fractious communities for decades. Nobody expects the ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanese push for more participation of women in politics - New Jersey Herald

News channel or source: http://www.njherald.com/article/20180121/AP/301219922
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

New Jersey HeraldLebanese push for more participation of women in politicsNew Jersey HeraldThis Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 photo, Victoria El-Khoury Zwein, a potential woman candidate in Lebanon's upcoming parliamentary elections, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at Kempinski Summerland Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. Lebanon is ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon reverses move to ban Spielberg's 'The Post'

News channel or source: https://townhall.com/news/politics-elections/2018/01/17/lebanon-reverses-move-to-ban-spielbergs-the-post-n2435723
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Isaac Fahed, sales and distribution manager of the Grand Cinemas chain, one of Lebanon's largest, said the film will open in theaters on Thursday after "mediation" between the distributor and the Interior Ministry. He declined to elaborate. Lebanese ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon is on a mission to get more women into politics - Emirates Woman

News channel or source: http://emirateswoman.com/why-lebanon-wants-to-get-more-women-into-politics/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Emirates WomanLebanon is on a mission to get more women into politicsEmirates Woman“Keeping women from public life is not only a loss for women. It is a loss for the parliament.” In Lebanon, the current roster of MPs is 96.9 per cent male—but that's something the nation hopes to change in 2018. In fact, Middle Eastern country is on ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon's PM urges political parties to stay clear of regional conflicts

News channel or source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/lebanons-pm-urges-political-parties-stay-clear-regional-211604305.html
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Beirut, Jan 16 (IANS) Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Monday called on Lebanese political parties to stay clear of regional conflicts. "I reiterate the necessity of committing to the policy of dissociation and the necessity of maintaining our ...

News Lebanon » Politics: In 'The Insult,' All Politics Is A Local Neighborhood Squabble - WYSO

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

WYSOIn 'The Insult,' All Politics Is A Local Neighborhood SquabbleWYSO"That idea that there has been what they call a historical amnesia that has happened in Lebanon where everybody thinks, 'Let's look forward and not look back,' and how problematic that is because all the problems that led to the war have not been dealt ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Three fire departments put out Lebanon blaze

News channel or source: http://www.whio.com/news/local-govt--politics/three-fire-departments-put-out-lebanon-blaze/4rm5CgUnedOJJ5C63mA4OK/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

LEBANON — Firefighters put out a fire on Tuesday afternoon in the home at 1138 Algonquin Dr. in Lebanon. No one was injured in the fire, reported as “heavy smoke showing” at 12:49 p.m. Crews from Deerfield and Union township aided the Lebanon Fire ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Time for politicians to express their horror of Hezbollah - Jewish News (blog)

News channel or source: http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/time-for-politicians-to-express-their-horror-of-hezbollah/
Publication date: onday 15 January 2018

Jewish News (blog)Time for politicians to express their horror of HezbollahJewish News (blog)Hezbollah plays a legitimate political role in Lebanon. Really? What legitimate role does it play in Lebanon when its high command takes orders from Tehran? What legitimate role does its private army play in Lebanon? And what legitimate role did it ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Political transitions in Lebanon

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/43/1180/287863/Year-End-Issue/World/Political-transitions-in-Lebanon.aspx
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

As 2017 came to a close, there was much political upheaval in Lebanon. For many years, Lebanese politics have been based on divisions between two key coalitions, the 14 March Coalition led by the Future Current and 8 March Coalition led by the Shia group ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanon's energy promise could be regional game changer - Al-Monitor

News channel or source: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/01/lebanon-energy-exploration-gas-sea-regional-game-changer.html
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Al-MonitorLebanon's energy promise could be regional game changerAl-MonitorThe next parliament, with a term that expires once the energy exploration concludes in 2022, will have to debate and vote on establishing a sovereign fund to preserve and invest the surplus revenues of oil and gas production. The exploration process ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Caritas Lebanon: The refugee crisis is increasing, citizens increasingly poor

News channel or source: http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Caritas-Lebanon:-The-refugee-crisis-is-increasing,-citizens-increasingly-poor-42830.html
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

The priest who is also director of Caritas Lebanon, has been at the forefront of welcoming Syrian families fleeing the war for more than six years, and he is now warning of the danger of a "serious economic, political and social crisis" for the country.

News Lebanon » Politics: The complex Middle Eastern politics behind Gal Gadot's red carpet gown - Yahoo News

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/complex-middle-eastern-politics-behind-gal-gadots-red-carpet-gown-205324233.html
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Yahoo NewsThe complex Middle Eastern politics behind Gal Gadot's red carpet gownYahoo NewsGadot's choice to wear the Saab gown would have been unremarkable, especially considering the kind of opulent embroidery common for a Saab garment. Yet, the azure-colored, one-shoulder dress with a side cutout sparked ire for one reason: Saab is ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Iran to support Lebanon against any Israeli aggression

News channel or source: https://en.mehrnews.com/news/131358/Iran-to-support-Lebanon-against-any-Israeli-aggression
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

Rouhani stressed the need for developing economic, commercial, political, regional, and international relations between Beirut and Tehran, adding that the Iranian government and nation have always been and will be there for Lebanon against the Zionist ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Hariri Keen on Distancing Lebanon from Saudi-Iranian Rivalry, Hails Hizbullah for De-escalating Rhetoric - Naharnet

News channel or source: http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/240778-hariri-keen-on-distancing-lebanon-from-saudi-iranian-rivalry-hails-hizbullah-for-de-escalating-rhetoric
Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

NaharnetHariri Keen on Distancing Lebanon from Saudi-Iranian Rivalry, Hails Hizbullah for De-escalating RhetoricNaharnetPrime Minister Saad Hariri, in an interview with The Wall Street Journal, called for Lebanon to be distanced from the Iranian-Saudi conflict and hailed Hizbullah for de-escalating political rhetoric and propaganda against Saudi Arabia and other Gulf ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Iran to Support Lebanon in Case of an Israeli Aggression

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=23490&SEO=iran-to-support-lebanon-in-case-of-an-israeli-aggression
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

According to Rohani, the development of economic, commercial, political, regional and international relations between Beirut and Tehran is a necessity, adding that the Iranian government and nation have always been and will be there for Lebanon against ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Environmentalists Warn Of Mediterranean Pollution From Lebanon Land Reclamation - WUNC

News channel or source: http://wunc.org/post/environmentalists-warn-mediterranean-pollution-lebanon-land-reclamation
Publication date: hursday 11 January 2018

WUNCEnvironmentalists Warn Of Mediterranean Pollution From Lebanon Land ReclamationWUNCThat sparked massive protests against the government. Last year, as temporary landfills bulged, politicians feared protests would erupt again. So they pushed for the land reclamation project, calling it a stop-gap solution. Plans by the developer ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Hezbollah in Talks with All Political, Religious Groups in Lebanon: Official

News channel or source: https://www.tasnimnews.com/en/news/2018/01/13/1626861/hezbollah-in-talks-with-all-political-religious-groups-in-lebanon-official
Publication date: Saturday 13 January 2018

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior member of the central council of Lebanese Hezbollah Resistance Movement highlighted the movement’s major role in reducing tensions in the Arab country and said Hezbollah has entered negotiations with all political and ...

News Lebanon » Politics: Lebanese Court Drama “The Insult” Is a Reminder That Sometimes It's Good to Be Totally on the Nose - Village Voice

News channel or source: https://www.villagevoice.com/2018/01/10/lebanese-court-drama-the-insult-is-a-reminder-that-sometimes-its-good-to-be-totally-on-the-nose/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Village VoiceLebanese Court Drama “The Insult” Is a Reminder That Sometimes It's Good to Be Totally on the NoseVillage VoiceIs the most wearying on-the-nose movie about clashes involving religion and race and politics ever as on the nose as such clashes in our real world? I admit to rolling my eyes a time or two as Ziad Doueiri's Lebanese legal thriller The Insult puffed up ...and more »

News Lebanon » Politics: Political transitions in Lebanon - Ahram Online

News channel or source: http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/43/1180/287863/Year-End-Issue/World/Political-transitions-in-Lebanon.aspx
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Political transitions in LebanonAhram OnlineAs 2017 came to a close, there was much political upheaval in Lebanon. For many years, Lebanese politics have been based on divisions between two key coalitions, the 14 March Coalition led by the Future Current and 8 March Coalition led by the Shia ...and more »