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07-08-13
The French government decided to provide the Lebanese army with heavy weapons to boost its military performance, a local newspaper reported on Monday.

07-08-13
Popular Nasserite Organization chief ex-MP Osama Saad on Sunday said that the meeting held by the March 14 forces in Sidon earlier in the day was aimed at inciting against the military institution, saying March 14 had not criticized the practices of Sheikh Ahmed al-Asir in the past, prior to his ouster from the city through a military operation.

07-08-13
Caretaker Premier Najib Miqati is scheduled to meet on Monday with Energy Minister Jebran Bassil who warned last week that Israel's discovery of a new offshore gas field near Lebanese territorial waters means the Jewish state could siphon some of Lebanon's crude oil.

07-08-13
In a country where almost every family keeps a gun at home, there is an absence of debate around gun ownership. Whether these families choose to own weapons as a result of the violent and long Civil War, or the presently deteriorating security situation, the fact remains.

07-08-13
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai used his Sunday Mass to slam obstructionist behavior in the country that he said amounted to an attack on the Lebanese both as individuals and as a nation.

07-08-13
The Union Coordination Committee threatened Sunday to stage sit-ins, demonstrations and an open-ended strike if a parliamentary subcommittee failed to meet its demands when it begins studying a new salary scale for public employees and teachers.

07-08-13
Anyone who has ever fasted knows the discipline required for going without food or drink from sunup to sun down. And those with devoted Muslim friends and family members have seen up close what it takes to make the daily sacrifice for 30 days during the holy month of Ramadan.

07-08-13
Hezbollah MP Nawaf Musawi took aim Sunday at the Future Movement, accusing the political party of seeking to paralyze the country through a campaign against the Lebanese Army over recent clashes in the south of the country between the military and Islamist fighters.

07-08-13
Free Patriotic Movement leader Michel Aoun said over the weekend that his understanding with Hezbollah was still intact and defended the resistance group's intervention in Syria, saying it aimed at preventing a civil war in Lebanons Bekaa Valley.

07-08-13
The March 14 alliance stepped up Sunday its call for a probe into the June clashes in Abra, while slamming Hezbollahs arsenal as the main cause of violence across the country.

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