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Lebanon releases woman who was jailed for collaborating with Israel

Lebanon releases woman who was jailed for collaborating with Israel

Lebanon releases social media activist on bail after her appealed against three-year sentence for "collaborating" with Israel.Elad Benari, 17/03/2021 05:19
The Lebanonization of America

The Lebanonization of America

Comparing trends in the USA to the story of Lebanon may serve to show Americans the cost of not correcting their country’s course.Op-ed.Rafael Castro, 28/02/2021 21:00
Watch: Lebanon protesters burn tires, tear down fence

Watch: Lebanon protesters burn tires, tear down fence

Ruptly reports on violent protests across Lebanon as civilians brought up on charges of terrorism in Libya.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/02/2021 17:19
Syria claims Israel attacked in southern part of the country

Syria claims Israel attacked in southern part of the country

Alleged Israeli attack comes hours after anti-aircraft missile was fired at Israeli UAV over Lebanon.Elad Benari, 04/02/2021 00:31
Gantz: There are homes in Lebanon that have guest rooms and missile rooms

Gantz: There are homes in Lebanon that have guest rooms and missile rooms

Defense Minister gives first-ever interview by Israeli minister to Alghad TV which broadcasts from Cairo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2021 23:20
IDF arrests shepherd who infiltrated from Lebanon

IDF arrests shepherd who infiltrated from Lebanon

According to army, the shepherd who was arrested is a member of a group which assists Hezbollah in reconnaissance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/01/2021 18:48
IDF identifies several suspects near Lebanon-Israel border

IDF identifies several suspects near Lebanon-Israel border

IDF soldiers fire in the air and drive away a number of suspects who crossed the Blue Line between Lebanon and Israel.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 01/01/2021 21:11
US 'regrets' stalemate in Israel-Lebanon border talks

US 'regrets' stalemate in Israel-Lebanon border talks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo comments on failure to make progress on maritime border talks between Israel and Lebanon.AFP, 22/12/2020 16:21
Lebanon jails activist for 'collaborating' with Israel

Lebanon jails activist for 'collaborating' with Israel

Young activist who criticized Hezbollah sentenced to 3 years in prison and 'hard labor.'AFP, 14/12/2020 20:13
Lebanese PM charged over Beirut port blast

Lebanese PM charged over Beirut port blast

Judge investigating August explosion charges caretaker PM Hassan Diab and three former ministers with negligence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/12/2020 06:45
Mob seizes UN peacekeepers' equipment in Lebanon

Mob seizes UN peacekeepers' equipment in Lebanon

UNIFIL convoy's route blocked and equipment stolen as it passes through village in south Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/12/2020 06:08
Next round of Israel-Lebanon border talks postponed

Next round of Israel-Lebanon border talks postponed

As border negotiations stall between Israel and Lebanon, US pushes for separate meeting with Lebanese leaders to find 'common ground'.AFP, 30/11/2020 13:45
Lebanese singer: Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy

Lebanese singer: Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy

Lebanese singer Elissa says she supports peace with any country and Israel is not really Lebanon's enemy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/11/2020 06:49
Israeli minister invites Lebanon's Aoun to direct border talks

Israeli minister invites Lebanon's Aoun to direct border talks

Likud minister reaches out in Arabic and Hebrew tweets to Lebanon's president, inviting him to join direct talks to define maritime border.AFP, 23/11/2020 12:54
Israel warns Lebanon talks may be headed for a 'dead end'

Israel warns Lebanon talks may be headed for a 'dead end'

'Lebanon has changed its demands seven times.' Israel accuses Lebanon of constantly changing its position in maritime border talks.AFP, 20/11/2020 14:30
Nasrallah satisfied with Trump's 'humiliating' defeat

Nasrallah satisfied with Trump's 'humiliating' defeat

Hezbollah leader: The Trump administration was one of the worst.Elad Benari, 12/11/2020 03:38
Campaign ribbons for soldiers who served in Lebanon approved

Campaign ribbons for soldiers who served in Lebanon approved

Defense Minister Gantz approves plan to award ribbons commemorating service during war to soldiers who served in Lebanon from 1982-2000.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/11/2020 18:11
Lebanon, Israel end third round of sea border talks

Lebanon, Israel end third round of sea border talks

US-UN statement said the talks had been "productive." Both sides reportedly to reconvene December 2.AFP, 11/11/2020 16:59
Lebanon and Israel enter third round of maritime border talks

Lebanon and Israel enter third round of maritime border talks

'War of the maps.' Lebanon demands Israel cede 1,4300 square kilometers of sea area, including part of the Karish gas field.AFP, 11/11/2020 13:45
Lebanese PM's brother: Time for peace with Israel

Lebanese PM's brother: Time for peace with Israel

Bahaa Hariri, brother of current Lebanese PM and son of assassinated PM, says he hopes current maritime talks will lead to peace,Gary Willig, 10/11/2020 16:10
Lebanese President demands proof of former FM's corruption

Lebanese President demands proof of former FM's corruption

Lebanon's President, Michel Aoun, responds to US announcement of sanctions against his son-in-law and ex-cabinet minister Gebran Bassil.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/11/2020 06:49
US sanctions former Lebanese minister over ties with Hezbollah

US sanctions former Lebanese minister over ties with Hezbollah

US sanctions Gebran Bassil, leader of Lebanon’s biggest Christian political bloc. Hezbollah condemns the move.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/11/2020 22:11
Israel, Lebanon hold second round of maritime negotiations

Israel, Lebanon hold second round of maritime negotiations

Lebanon expands area it claims under its maritime borders in latest round of talks.Gary Willig, 28/10/2020 19:09
What's next? Peace with Lebanon?!

What's next? Peace with Lebanon?!

Public figure and daughter of Lebanese President says peace with Israel a possibility...on 3 conditions.ILTV, 28/10/2020 17:20
Daughter of Lebanese President open to peace with Israel

Daughter of Lebanese President open to peace with Israel

Daughter of Lebanon's President Michel Aoun says she's open to peace treaty with Israel but the country must first solve economic problems.Elad Benari, 27/10/2020 05:30
'Nasrallah will not disengage from Iran'

'Nasrallah will not disengage from Iran'

Arab commentator Shimrit Meir on Lebanon talks: 'Interest is to set border, look for oil, get out of sanctions, and promote economy.'Mordechai Sones, 26/10/2020 15:48
Hariri again tasked with forming government in Lebanon

Hariri again tasked with forming government in Lebanon

Amid continued economic troubles, former PM Saad Hariri tasked with forming a new government - his fourth in the last decade.Ben Ariel, 23/10/2020 05:13
'We look forward to more states recognizing Israel'

'We look forward to more states recognizing Israel'

US Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs affirms US is committed to Israel's qualitative military edge in the Middle East.Nitsan Keidar, 22/10/2020 23:26
Israel-Lebanon talks: 'Expectations should be realistic'

Israel-Lebanon talks: 'Expectations should be realistic'

Reuters says Lebanon-Israel talks, launched last Wednesday over countries' disputed maritime border, are expected to continue in 2 weeks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/10/2020 20:52
Official talks commence between Lebanon & Israel to establish maritime border

Official talks commence between Lebanon & Israel to establish maritime border

Three years of preparatory work went into the talks despite the limited goal.Nitzan Keidar, 14/10/2020 09:49
'I'd choose Iran over Saudi Arabia'

'I'd choose Iran over Saudi Arabia'

While 'unfair' to force her to choose between Sunni and Shia, nevertheless she'd choose Iran because people there enjoy 'greater freedom'.Mordechai Sones, 14/10/2020 09:15
Hezbollah criticizes make-up of delegation for talks with Israel

Hezbollah criticizes make-up of delegation for talks with Israel

Hours before start of Israel-Lebanon maritime border talks, Hezbollah expresses opposition to composition of Lebanese delegation.Elad Benari, 14/10/2020 03:14
Is there any hope for Lebanon?

Is there any hope for Lebanon?

The economic situation in Lebanon and the international sanctions placed on it have not affected Hezbollah’s capabilities in Lebanon. Op-ed.(Res.) Lt. Col.Sarit Zehavi, 12/10/2020 14:00
Watch: Lebanon wildfires latest disaster to hit crippled nation

Watch: Lebanon wildfires latest disaster to hit crippled nation

The Guardian reported that Lebanese firefighters are battling fierce wildfires along the country's border with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/10/2020 19:46
Former Lebanese PM a candidate to head new government

Former Lebanese PM a candidate to head new government

Lebanon's former prime minister Saad Hariri says he is a possible candidate to head a new government.Ben Ariel, 09/10/2020 06:34
Hezbollah: Negotiations with Israel not 'normalization'

Hezbollah: Negotiations with Israel not 'normalization'

Terrorist group says maritime negotiations between Israel and Lebanon have 'absolutely nothing to do with reconciliation' with Israel.AFP, 08/10/2020 18:39
A time-bomb in the Warehouse

A time-bomb in the Warehouse

Exposure of Hezbollah missile depot in Beirut should raise widespread awareness of the dangers of terrorists among civilians. Opinion.Colonel (res.) Tal Braun, 07/10/2020 20:08
'Time to abandon self-destructive ideology of resistance against Israel'

'Time to abandon self-destructive ideology of resistance against Israel'

Syrian writer Dr. Kamal Al-Labwani: 'It is time to do away with this lie.'Mordechai Sones, 07/10/2020 12:18
Lebanon’s economic woes may get the better of Hezbollah

Lebanon’s economic woes may get the better of Hezbollah

Hezbollah, once wielding considerable power in the Lebanese government, is now under pressure as Lebanon's economy faces collapse. Op-ed.Eyal Zisser, 05/10/2020 10:48
Lebanon seeks arrest of Russian ship captain and owner over Beirut explosion

Lebanon seeks arrest of Russian ship captain and owner over Beirut explosion

Lebanon asks Interpol to issue arrest warrants for Russian captain and owner of ship that brought material that detonated at Beirut port.Elad Benari, 02/10/2020 04:35
US praises 'historic' Israel-Lebanon agreement to seek mediation

US praises 'historic' Israel-Lebanon agreement to seek mediation

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says agreement between Israel, Lebanon to seek US mediation on their maritime dispute opens new doors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 16:35
Israel, Lebanon announce talks on maritime border

Israel, Lebanon announce talks on maritime border

Both nations want US to act as mediator to resolve maritime dispute over borders, natural resources.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2020 15:27
Nasrallah: Netanyahu is lying

Nasrallah: Netanyahu is lying

Hezbollah leader says Netanyahu was lying when he said Hezbollah is storing missiles near the Beirut airport.Elad Benari, 30/09/2020 01:08
IDF: Hezbollah manufacturing Precision Guided Missile in Beirut

IDF: Hezbollah manufacturing Precision Guided Missile in Beirut

More information revealed about Hezbollah missile depot near Beirut Airport.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2020 20:33
Israel and Lebanon nearing maritime border deal

Israel and Lebanon nearing maritime border deal

Arab media outlets report that US expected to announce in October date for deal brokered by Trump administration between Israel and Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2020 07:33
Two Lebanese soldiers killed by terrorists, army says

Two Lebanese soldiers killed by terrorists, army says

Two Lebanese soldiers killed by terrorists in Arman-Minyeh in the north of the country.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/09/2020 20:20
Explosion at Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon

Explosion at Hezbollah stronghold in Lebanon

Country's media report wounded in explosion at Hezbollah site in southern Lebanon.Mordechai Sones, 22/09/2020 17:01
US sanctions Lebanon-based companies with ties to Hezbollah

US sanctions Lebanon-based companies with ties to Hezbollah

US Treasury imposes sanctions on two Lebanon-based companies and man described as official with ties to Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 18/09/2020 05:37
90 south Lebanon UN peacekeepers test positive for COVID-19

90 south Lebanon UN peacekeepers test positive for COVID-19

Spokesman for UNIFIL says positive coronavirus tests will not affect the force's operations.Ben Ariel, 14/09/2020 06:21
IDF drone falls in Lebanese territory

IDF drone falls in Lebanese territory

Lebanese army says it shot down Israeli drone 200 meters from the blue line.Ben Ariel, 11/09/2020 04:37
Hezbollah allies denounce US sanctions

Hezbollah allies denounce US sanctions

Political group allied with Hezbollah denounces US sanctions imposed against one of its senior members.Elad Benari, 10/09/2020 06:06
US sanctions 2 Lebanese politicians who are allied with Hezbollah

US sanctions 2 Lebanese politicians who are allied with Hezbollah

US Treasury sanctions two former Lebanese Cabinet ministers for providing material support to Hezbollah.Elad Benari, 09/09/2020 05:31
Report: Lebanon, Israel closer to negotiating border disputes

Report: Lebanon, Israel closer to negotiating border disputes

US official says progress has been made in efforts to negotiate maritime borders between Israel and Lebanon.Gary Willig, 08/09/2020 22:41
US aid to Lebanon helps Hezbollah

US aid to Lebanon helps Hezbollah

As Mideast faces mounting challenges, now is the time for the international community to end one of the greatest threats to stability. Op-edJames Sinkinson, 07/09/2020 14:56
Hamas head Ismail Haniyeh honored on visit to 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Lebanon

Hamas head Ismail Haniyeh honored on visit to 'Palestinian refugee camp' in Lebanon

'Palestinians' in Lebanon carry Haniyeh on shoulders at his reception in Ain al-Hilweh.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/09/2020 14:36
Lebanon's President designates ambassador Mustapha Adib as Prime Minister

Lebanon's President designates ambassador Mustapha Adib as Prime Minister

Lebanese Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib has called for the formation of a new government and immediate reforms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/09/2020 08:28
Lebanon’s ambassador to Germany to be designated as PM

Lebanon’s ambassador to Germany to be designated as PM

Mustapha Adib to be designated Lebanese Prime Minister after winning support of major parties to form a new government.Elad Benari, 31/08/2020 04:34