Sunday, 17 Feb 2019

Category: Politics

Pope Travels to UAE in Support of Tolerance, Interfaith Dialogue

VATICAN CITY, Pope Francis is seeking to turn a page in Christian-Muslim relations while also ministering to a unique, thriving island of Catholicism as he embarks on the first-ever papal trip to the Arabian Peninsula, the birthplace of Islam.While Fra…

Lebanon Agrees New Government, PM Vows Bold Reforms

BEIRUT, Lebanon formed a new national unity government on Thursday, ending nine months of wrangling, and Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said bold moves were needed without delay to address chronic problems facing the heavily indebted state.The governmen…

US Lawmakers Again Seek to End US Support for Saudis in Yemen

WASHINGTON, Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers will try again to pass a resolution ending U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, with a greater chance of success than when a similar measure passed the Senate last month.Republican Sena…

Iran’s Cyber Spies Looking to Get Personal

Iran appears to be broadening its presence in cyberspace, stealing information that would allow its cyber spies to monitor and track key political and business officials, including some in the United States.A new, U.S. intelligence report released Tues…

Sleiman after meeting Bukhari: To improve relations with Arabs

Former President Michel Sleiman reiterated during an encounter Saturday with Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Lebanon, Walid Bukhari, the necessity to improve Lebanon’s relations with Arabs and to dissociate Lebanon from conflicts. In turn, Bukhari disclos…

Bukhari meets Lebanese-Saudi youth delegation

Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Lebanon, Waleed Bukhari, met Tuesday with a Saudi youth delegation from the Cultural Exchange Program, accompanied by a group of Lebanese youth from various fields.During the meeting, the Ambassador heaped praise on the ac…