26 August 2019 — The Electronic Intifada
By Ali Abunimah
Israel is escalating its attacks across the region, with bombing and drone raids in recent days in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.
20 November 2017 — Global Research
Through its top official, Prince Mohammad bin Salman (MBS), Saudi Arabia continues a wave of internal arrests, having seized nearly $800 billion in assets and bank accounts. A few days later, MBS attempted to demonstrate his authority by summoning Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to Saudi Arabia, where he was forced to resign on Saudi state TV. Trump tweeted support for Bin Salman’s accusations against Iran and Hezbollah, and the future Saudi king even obtained Israel’s secret support. Iran, meanwhile, denies any involvement in Lebanon’s domestic affairs or involvement with the ballistic missile launched by Houthi rebels towards Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport a few days ago. Meanwhile, Trump, Putin and Xi met recently and seem to have decided the fate of the region in an exercise of realism and pragmatism.
12 December 2012 — PressTV
The Syrian government has issued an arrest warrant for the Lebanese lawmaker Saad Hariri on charges of sponsoring Syrian militants.
The First Attorney General in the Syrian capital city, Damascus, Mohammed Marwan al-Loji has issued arrest warrants for Hariri as well as another Lebanese lawmaker Uqab Saqr, Syria‘s official news agency SANA reported on Wednesday.
21 October, 2012 — Global Research
It was, starting at least in 2007, the goal of the US, Saudis, and Israelis to trigger a region wide sectarian war with which to overrun the governments of Lebanon, Syria, and Iran. This was documented in detail in Seymour Hersh’s 2007 New Yorker article, “The Redirection” which was covered in depth in, “Syrian War: The Prequel.
9 July 2011 — MRZine
To the final subject: the current situation. To the Lebanese people, I say to them the following: don’t worry about civil strife. Those who talk about civil strife in Lebanon actually want that to come about. There will be no Sunni-Shiite strife and no civil war in Lebanon. Everyone should be assured that we have a responsible and trustworthy government that will confront this situation effectively. So, to the Lebanese people, don’t worry. Everything is fine. Continue reading