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  • Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri

    Lebanese PM resigns, saying his life in danger

    Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigns citing an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world.

  • Gaddafi son freed after Lebanon kidnap

    Late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's son Hannibal has been freed after being briefly kidnapped by an armed group in Lebanon, security sources say.

  • David Cameron hold talks with French President

    David Cameron is holding talks in Paris with French President Francois Hollande on co-operation in the fight against so-called Islamic State.


    There was an outcry on Facebook the past week about why the infectious social platform was blatantly discriminating between bloodshed in Beirut on Thursday and Paris the day after, both ISIS-orchestrated.

  • Widow of Beirut bomb attack hero proud of her husband

    The family of a man who has been hailed as a hero for tackling a suspected ISIS suicide bomber during an attack in Con Thursday at the at the cost of his own life, say they feel pride at his actions, reports CNN.

  • Over 4,500 migrants rescued off Libya in one day

    Twenty-one rescue operations pick up more than 4,500 people off the Libyan coast, according to the Italian coastguard, as calm seas sparked a flurry of attempts at the perilous Mediterranean boat crossing.