Deputy Secretary-General's remarks at the launch of the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan (as prepared for delivery)
I am very happy to again be here in Lebanon. I am grateful to you, Mr. Prime Minister, for inviting me to join you at this launch of the Lebanon Crisis Response Plan.
Lebanon churches adopt town, family from Ecuador
Hugo Palacios buys a bag of candy wax bottles from Wayne Carey at Candy Rama as Barbara Charles took the family on a tour of the Lebanon Farmer's Market on Thursday.
The UK's £20m IS fight in Lebanon
How UK is helping Lebanon prevent Islamic State invasion
Leading Lebanese poet Saeed Akl dies at 102
BEIRUT (AP) ? Saeed Akl, Lebanon's leading poet whose fame spread throughout the Arab world, has died, state media and officials said Friday. He was 102.
Lebanon Names Superintendent
After serving for four months at Lebanon SAU 88 interim superintendent, Joanne Roberts, of Hanover, was hired permanently into the position by the board Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. Roberts stands for a portrait at the SAU 88 headquarters in the old Seminary Hill School Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.
Amid Strains, Syrian Refugees Are Facing Curfews In Lebanon
The fragile country now hosts some 1 million Syrian refugees. Some towns have set up civilian volunteers to enforce curfews on the refugees, leading to rising tensions and some cases of abuse.
Leading and controversial Lebanese poet Saeed Akl dies at 102
BEIRUT - Saeed Akl, Lebanon's leading poet whose fame spread throughout the Arab world, has died, state media and officials said Friday. He was 102.
Syrian refugees panic over UN food aid suspension
AL-FAOUR, Lebanon (AP) ? Syrian refugees in Lebanon panicked Tuesday over news that the United Nations suspended food aid to 1.7 million refugees due to lack of funds ? a decision officials said threatens to starve thousands of families and add pressure on the already strained countries hosting them.
Islamic State crisis: UK gives £20m to keep Lebanon safe
By Paul Wood BBC 1 December 2014 The Lebanese army?s Brig Gen Ali Mourad got a WhatsApp message from the Islamic State (IS). It was short and to the point. ?We are the heroes of Qalamoun,? it said, referring to the mountains on Syria?s border with Lebanon, ?and we?re going to kill you.? Gen Mourad [?]
Lebanon detains wife of Islamic State leader
By Laila Bassam and Sylvia Westall BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Lebanese army detained a wife and daughter of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as they crossed from Syria nine days ago, security officials said on Tuesday, in a move seen as likely to put pressure on the Islamist chief. The woman was identified as Saja al-Dulaimi, an Iraqi, by a Lebanese security official and a senior political ...