lebanese women hail first female arab interior minister

Hassan has already held top jobs - including finance in 2009-2011 - her appointment to portfolio managing security was hailed as step forward for Lebanese politics... ... Much Lebanese law, including personal status matters such as marriage, divorce and inheritance, is applied according..

meet the women in lebanon’s government

The nominations of these women will change the perception of society toward women and their capacities, Claudine Aoun Roukoz, president of National Commission for Lebanese Women and of Lebanese President Michel Aoun, told Al-Monitor. . Carmen Geha, who conducts research on..

us urges new lebanese government to block hezbollah

Skip to main content US urges new Lebanese government to block Hezbollah . . . ... Palladino welcomed signals from Lebanese leaders that they would abide by UN Security Council Resolution 1701, which established a ceasefire in 2006 after Hezbollah attacks triggered a devastating Israeli..

lebanon: discriminatory nationality law

In the interim, Ministries of Labor, Health, and Education should adopt and publicize decisions treating spouses and children of Lebanese on par with Lebanese citizens, to ensure they are not denied basic rights and services.. ... On August, Progressive Socialist Party announced..

'lebanon troops in daesh captivity likely dead'

Lebanese soldiers were among 30 troops and police kidnapped by Daesh and terrorists linked to al-Nusra Front, affiliate of al-Qaeda, August 2014 when they briefly overran Lebanese of Arsal.. ... Lebanese army soldiers sit on top of August 21, 2017 The operation came after..

militants evacuate arsal after defeat by hezbollah

Earlier this month, Lebanese resistance movement said its fighters had regained control over all areas Arsal. ... Lebanese security official overseeing the arrangements, General Abbas Ibrahim, said on Friday that group of the refugees would go to the area of Assal al-Ward along Syrian-..

lebanese minister shot dead

Europe and even Syria, grave-faced Lebanese leaders took to the airwaves to encourage their people to stay calm -- and out of the streets. ... According to Lebanese law, if one more minister quits, dies or is otherwise unable to work, Cabinet would lose its right to govern. ..

lebanese leader pleads for war's end

And two Israeli soldiers were killed heavy fighting in Lebanese of Bint Jbail, the military said. It was one of the deadliest days for Lebanese in nearly four weeks of fighting, higher than on Friday, when at least 32 Lebanese civilians and two Lebanese army soldiers..

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