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Call to ban LGBTQ+ events in Lebanon sparks anger from rights groups

Despite being one of the most liberal countries in the Middle East, Lebanon's interior minister has cracked down on LGBTQ+ events during Pride month resulting in criticism from activists.

By REUTERS
30/06/2022

Iran trying to disrupt UNIFIL in Lebanon with cyberattacks - Gantz

Defense Minister Benny Gantz: "Israel knows the cyber systems and operational methods of its opponent."

IDF confirms identify of Hezbollah-linked Lebanese drugs, weapons smuggler

This is the latest in a long string of thwarted smugglings. The IDF has flagged the border area with Lebanon as vulnerable to enemy infiltration.

Israel to provide housing grants to South Lebanon Army veterans

Finance Minister Avigdor Liberman: “We will always remember the fighting of the SLA fighters side by side with the IDF fighters.”

First Lebanon War, 1982: A turning point for Israel

At this moment of birth, fraught as are all such moments, many of the core elements that form the current Israeli landscape, politically, militarily and societally, came into being.

Tales from the front of the First Lebanon War

A combat veteran from the First Lebanon War, recalls his treacherous military service in Beirut

By ARIEH O’SULLIVAN
24/06/2022

First Lebanon War still resonates in Israel 40 years later

While the war was not a military failure, it was a trauma: “This was the first time that a big part of the nation did not see the war as justified.”

24/06/2022

Lebanon's Mikati named PM, urges action to secure IMF deal

Mikati, who hails from the northern city of Tripoli, remains in charge of a caretaker cabinet until a new government is formed.

By REUTERS
23/06/2022

Lebanon reportedly drops claims on Karish gas field

The dispute between Israel and Lebanon over the border of their economic waters is moving towards a decisive point.

By DANNY ZAKEN/GLOBES/TNS
22/06/2022

Lebanese Maronite patriarch calls for 'final solution' for Palestinian refugees

The patriarch stressed that "everyone" has disavowed the Palestinian demand for a "right of return."

20/06/2022
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