Injuries have been reported during an anti-Hezbollah protest outside the Iranian Embassy in Beirut amid claims of a shooting, writes Naharnet. Violence broke out as thousands protested the involvement of the Islamist group in Syria.
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#LEBANON (June 9 #Beirut 1314) @samya_kullab (Daily Star): #Iran.ian embassy security shoot at protesters outside Iranian Embassy/Bir Hasan.
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#LEBANON (June9 #Beirut 1308) 1 person wounded near #Iran embassy in shooting targeting protest rejecting [...]
IG: ‘Security Vulnerabilities’ at U.S. Embassy Beirut ‘Place Employees at Risk’
A report released today by the office of the inspector general for the State Department says security vulnerabilities at the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, put Americans working there at risk, and concludes that building a new embassy compound would “substantially improve” security.
“Physical security vulnerabilities at mission facilities, which include office buildings and residences, place employees at risk,” says the [...]
@LBCI_News_EN: BREAKING: One #Hezbollah fighter killed, 4 wounded and 14 #FSA soldiers killed in overnight clashes in #Lebanon rural region of #Baalbeck
Syrian rockets hit northeast Lebanon
BEIRUT: Three Syrian rockets hit the Bekaa Valley city of Hermel Sunday morning, leaving no casualties, a security source told The Daily Star, a day after over a dozen projectiles from Syria struck the east of the country.
Note that this happens regularly:
Earlier on Sunday, Israeli [...]
#BreakingNews: Two rockets hit Hezbollah-controlled district in southern Beirut: Reuters
Rockets hit south Beirut after Hezbollah vows Syria victory
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Two rockets hit Hezbollah-held district in Beirut: residents
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DETAILS: Two explosions hit Lebanon’s capital near a car dealership
Two explosions in the southern part of the Lebanese capital have injured at least five people, state news reported. The attack on the Hezbollah-controlled district comes hours after the movement’s chief pledged [...]
Syrian rebels declare Damascus International Airport a military target; warn civilians and airlines not to approach it
BEIRUT, Lebanon — As fighting raged in the Damascus suburbs, rebels seeking the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad were reported on Friday to have declared the capital’s main airport a “fair target,” warning travelers that they used it at their peril.
A spokesman for an insurgent military group attacking the airport south of Damascus, Nabil [...]
BEIRUT, Lebanon—Missiles fired by Syrian warplanes hit Lebanese territory Monday in one of the most serious cross-border violations since Syria’s crisis began 18 months ago, security officials in Beirut and Lebanese state media said.
The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with regulations, said four missiles fired by two Syrian jets hit a rugged and remote area on the edge of the Lebanese border town of Arsal. There were [...]
BREAKING & CONFIRMED: regime forces are now committing a massacre in central Damascus thousands of protesters taking cover from assault
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Hundreds of Damascus residents fled from clashes and army shelling of several districts of the embattled Syrian capital Thursday, a rights watchdog reported, as the military gave them two days to get out.
The military said residents have 48 hours to leave areas where clashes are taking place between security [...]
BEIRUT: Lebanon’s Cabinet decided Monday to deploy the country’s armed forces along the northern border with Syria, days after shelling from the Syrian side of the frontier claimed the lives of two people and wounded scores more.
The Cabinet session, which convened in the afternoon under President Michel Sleiman at Baabda Palace, comes against the backdrop of major security developments, both within and along the porous border with Syria.
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Speaking to journalists today, Israeli Brigadier General Hertzi Halevy predictedanother Israeli invasion of Lebanon would come soon, likely following in the wake of the collapse of the Assad regime in Syria.
Israelis promising another invasion of Lebanon is hardly news, of course, and the real meat of the interview comes when Halevy promised bloody attacks on dense populated areas, adding that “the damage will be enormous.”
It’s 1982 all over again
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The USA foreign policy and USA domestic politics are so afraid of appearing to favor Israel that the USA has tolerated many attacks from Moslem Countries. In addition to those listed below there have been 20 aircraft bombings and at least 40 aircraft hijackings; holocausts in Somalia, Sudan, Zimbabwe, the Kurds in Iraq, the Albanians in Turkey, and the Christens Nigeria. The Saudi Arabians nationalized the USA built oil fields [...]