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Lebanon

Lebanese Legislators Approve New Cabinet
29 Dec 2016 07:30

Lebanese Legislators Approve New Cabinet

Islam Times - Lebanon's Parliament has approved Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s Cabinet on Wednesday, with 87 out of 92 MPs giving vote of confidence to the country's national unity lineup.

 
Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, the secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement, delivers a speech via a video link from the Lebanese capital city of Beirut on December 23, 2016.
24 Dec 2016 05:10

Takfiri terrorism does not belong to Islam: Hezbollah chief

Islam Times - The secretary general of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement says Takfiri militants perpetrating heinous crimes across the Middle East and North Africa have no connection to Islam and the religion's most revered figure Prophet Muhmamd (PBUH).

 
Lebanon’s New Cabinet, Hezbollah Achievements
20 Dec 2016 09:56

Lebanon’s New Cabinet, Hezbollah Achievements

Islam Times - The Lebanese Prime Minister has formed a national accord government after the election of a president in October with both events termed as achievements of country’s Hezbollah resistance movement.

 
Lebanese President Michel Aoun and PM Saad Hariri
20 Dec 2016 05:34

Lebanon Forms New Government

Islam Times - Lebanese new Prime Minister has selected its new cabinet that should be approved by the national parliament.

 
The image shows a fake map of Lebanon that the Israeli military tweeted earlier to show what it said were military positions held by Hezbollah. Israel later had to admit that it was fake.
11 Dec 2016 06:41

Israel admits tweeting fake Lebanon map marked with Hezbollah positions

Islam Times - The Israeli army has acknowledged that a “declassified map” it had released earlier this week to show the alleged military positions of resistance movement Hezbollah in Lebanon was fake.

 
Lebanon 2016 Round-up
10 Dec 2016 08:56

Lebanon 2016 Round-up

Islam Times - Lebanon may be just a small Mediterranean country, but these 10,452 km² of land bordering Syria and occupied Palestine have always been a hot spot in the region. Politicians and analysts have repeatedly said that stability in Lebanon should not be underestimated for the lack of it can ...

 
Israeli Regime Panics as Regional Power Balance Favors Hezbollah
10 Dec 2016 08:55

Israeli Regime Panics as Regional Power Balance Favors Hezbollah

Islam Times - Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement is one of the major players in the complex conflict in Syria and this has triggered panic within the Israeli regime.

 
Lebanese army soldiers from the special forces unit patrol in Qaa village near the Syrian border on June 28, 2016.
5 Dec 2016 11:58

Lebanese army raids northern town after deadly attack

Islam Times - The Lebanese army has launched a search operation in the northern parts of the country to find the gunmen who killed two soldiers a night before.

 
What Hurdles Block Hariri’s Government Formation?
27 Nov 2016 10:57

What Hurdles Block Hariri’s Government Formation?

Islam Times - Earlier this month, Michel Aoun, the newly-picked president of Lebanon, accepted resignation of the Prime Minister Tammam Salam and commissioned Saad Hariri, the leader of the Future Movement, to form new government.

 
Lebanese Forces Arrest Top ISIS Commander
26 Nov 2016 12:50

Lebanese Forces Arrest Top ISIS Commander

Islam Times - Lebanese forces have dismantled a major ISIS terrorist group cell in the country and arrested a top commander of the extremist Takfiri group.

 
Wildires rage across occupied Palestine.
26 Nov 2016 12:26

Israeli Wildfires Raise Questions over Future War with Hezbollah

Islam Times - Lebanese daily al-Akhbar has published a report in which it tackles the Israeli regime’s weakness in the face of security challenges against the backdrop of the recent wildfires.

 
Haaretz says Hezbollah leader does not make empty threats on Galilee.
19 Nov 2016 07:44

Haaretz: Israeli Military Alters Strategies to Keep up with Hezbollah Advancements

Islam Times - Israeli newspaper Haaretz pointed out on Friday that the Israeli military has been gradually changing its tactics as a result of its failed confrontations with Hezbollah.

 
Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri gestures at the presidential palace near Beirut, Lebanon, on November 3, 2016.
10 Nov 2016 06:00

Lebanon’s Berri urges swift govt. formation, anti-graft fight

Islam Times - Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri has called for the prompt establishment of a new government and an ensuing anti-corruption fight in the Middle Eastern country.

 
Newly-Elected Lebanese President Vows War on Corruption
9 Nov 2016 08:57

Newly-Elected Lebanese President Vows War on Corruption

Islam Times - The newly elected Lebanese president says he will embark on a fight against corruption in the country.

 
Lebanese President Michel Aoun delivers a speech during a rally celebrating his election at the presidential palace in Beirut, Lebanon, November 6, 2016.
7 Nov 2016 06:13

Lebanon's president pledges to root out corruption

Islam Times - Lebanon’s newly-elected President Michel Aoun has vowed to eliminate corruption and spare no effort to build a strong nation of united citizens.

 
Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah
5 Nov 2016 11:50

Hezbollah Calls on All Lebanese Parties to Help Form “All-Inclusive” Government

Islam Times - The Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement welcomed the election of Michel Aoun as president and called on all parties to help form an “all-inclusive” government.

 
Saudi Regime Compelled to Accept Hezbollah’s Choice in Lebanon
5 Nov 2016 09:46

Saudi Regime Compelled to Accept Hezbollah’s Choice in Lebanon

Islam Times - Lebanon's parliament on Monday elected a Hezbollah ally, Michel Aoun, as president effectively ending a more than two-and-a-half-year leadership vacuum with the Saudi regime having no option but to accept the turn of events.

 
UNSC Calls on Lebanon Newly-Elected President form Unity Govt
5 Nov 2016 06:00

UNSC Calls on Lebanon Newly-Elected President form Unity Govt

Islam Times - The United Nations Security Council calls on the newly elected Lebanese president to form a unity government on Tuesday.

 
Without Resistance We Couldn’t Pick President: Lebanese MPs
5 Nov 2016 05:48

Without Resistance We Couldn’t Pick President: Lebanese MPs

Islam Times - The Lebanese parliament elected Michel Aoun president to terminate a political limbo that lasted for almost two and a half years.

 
Aoun Elected When Region Faced with Threats of Takfirism and Zionism: Iran President
1 Nov 2016 06:52

Aoun Elected When Region Faced with Threats of Takfirism and Zionism: Iran President

Islam Times - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has phoned the newly elected Lebanon's President Michel Aoun and reiterated the Islamic Republic's continued support to the Arab state.