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Lebanon , Thursday 19 April 2018

News Lebanon » Religion: Election fever hits Lebanon, nine years since last legislative vote

News channel or source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1402528/election-fever-hits-lebanon-nine-years-since-last-legislative-vote
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Lebanon ‘needs change’ But the new electoral system ... Running on the Libaladi (For My Country) list, Haddad pledges to end religion’s influence on issues like marriage and inheritance. “With the civil status law, there will be more justice ...

News Lebanon » Religion: Lebanon protesters demand Islamist detainees be freed

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/lebanon-protesters-demand-islamist-detainees-freed-174648631.html
Publication date: Friday 06 April 2018

"The state should respect the rights of citizens whatever their political, religious or sectarian affiliations," she said. Lebanon is gearing up to hold its first general elections since 2009 in May, after the parliament extended its own mandate three times.

News Lebanon » Religion: Aoun hails Lebanon-Qatar ties

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/589261/Aoun-hails-Lebanon-Qatar-ties
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

President Aoun said that Lebanon is a country calling for rapprochement and dialogue, and has applied for its adoption as a country for the dialogue of civilizations and religions under the auspices of the United Nations, expressing the hope that the ...

News Lebanon » Religion: Lebanon’s rural wild awaits return of the rich Arab tourist

News channel or source: http://english.alarabiya.net/en/perspective/features/2018/04/15/Lebanon-s-wild-awaits-return-of-the-rich-Arab-tourist.html
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

From May to October it’s full” he adds. This period, he says, is important due to the music festivals in Lebanon, around 60 of them with over 400 activities in the villages, where he argues religious tourism could be promoted. Yet the mainstay of rural ...

News Lebanon » Religion: Lebanon FM: Chance of Israel-Hezbollah conflict decreasing

News channel or source: http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Lebanon-FM-Chance-of-Israel-Hezbollah-conflict-decreasing-549236
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

and the attempt to import regional conflicts into Lebanon, it is necessary to support Lebanon as a treasure of pluralism, coexistence and tolerance between religions."

News Lebanon » Religion: Will Lebanon squander its latest $11bn lifeline?

News channel or source: http://www.arabnews.com/node/1281286/middle-east
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

The Syrian war has added to the challenges facing Lebanon’s economy and social peace. Before that, the Palestinian question and its ramifications weighed heavily on the Lebanese communal peace, and today Iran, which is sowing ethnic and religious ...

News Lebanon » Religion: Lebanon Township resident thanks committee for passing individual rights resolution

News channel or source: http://www.newjerseyhills.com/hunterdon_review/news/lebanon-township-resident-thanks-committee-for-passing-individual-rights-resolution/article_1e20cf66-ad51-5893-98ea-2837004e650c.html
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

But, she said, there have been three bullying incidents at the school, two racist and one classified as “religious,” which she said was anti-Semitic. She said she was glad Lebanon Township passed a resolution supporting individual rights at its ...

News Lebanon » Religion: Hopeful signs for religious reform in the Arab world

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/hopeful-signs-for-religious-reform-in-the-arab-world/ar-AAvGgY8
Publication date: onday 09 April 2018

New York Times writer Thomas Friedman commented, “MbS. is definitely bold … no one else in the ruling family would have put in place the profound social, religious and economic reforms that he’s dared to do — and all at once.” The U.S. press has ...

News Lebanon » Religion: Iran reaffirms support for Lebanon's solidarity, stability

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/08/c_137096153.htm
Publication date: Sunday 08 April 2018

The article runs counter to Iran's positive approach in Lebanon over the past four decades, the spokesman noted. The peaceful coexistence of religions and ethnicities in Lebanon has turned the country into a model for other countries, Qasemi said ...

News Lebanon » Religion: Lebanon protesters demand detainees be freed

News channel or source: http://www.jordantimes.com/news/region/lebanon-protesters-demand-detainees-be-freed
Publication date: Saturday 07 April 2018

“The state should respect the rights of citizens whatever their political, religious or sectarian affiliations,” she said. Lebanon is gearing up to hold its first general elections since 2009 in May, after the parliament extended its own mandate three time