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Lebanese factions discuss defense strategy

March 10, 2010 Leave a comment

Lebanon’s rival political factions agree on a national defense strategy in a new round of talks hosted by President Michel Sleiman. Nearly 20 party leaders and parliamentarians met at the presidential palace to hold the reconciliation talks established as part of a ceasefire deal that put to rest the 2008 clashes waged by some Sunni groups against the Hezbollah resistance movement.  Read more…


Israeal War against Iran ‘will ruin’ Mideast

July 24, 2009 Leave a comment

If Israel attack Iran, it will face a great problems. one of them is the response of Hizbolla of Lebanon the other is Hammas of Gaza. Also Iran has the possibility to attack Israel by its far reaching missiles. Here is What a member of Hizbolla says:

Senior Lebanese cleric Seyyed Mohammad Hussein Fadlallah rules out the possibility of a US and Israeli military strike against Iran.
“I don’t believe there is any aim to take military action against Iran by the United States or Israel because the current stage the world is going through doesn’t allow any military action against another country,” Reuters quoted the Shia cleric as saying on Monday.
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Lebanon: Nasrallah, Hariri meet to boost cooperation

June 26, 2009 Leave a comment

The leaders of Hezbollah and the rival al-Mustaqbal party have held a meeting in order to enhance political cooperation.  Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah and Saad Hariri conversed about the prospects of the next Lebanese cabinet during the Thursday night’s meeting.      Read more…

Iran: Tehran to name street after Mugniyeh

October 10, 2008 Leave a comment

(AKI) – Tehran’s City Council has voted unanimously for a proposal to dedicate a street in the Iranian capital to slain Lebanese militant Imad Mughniyeh. Imad Mughniyeh was the intelligence chief and commander of Hezbollah’s secretive military wing, the Islamic Resistance. He was killed in a bombing in Syrian capital Damascus on 13 February 2008. Read more…

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Middle East flags and presidents pictures

September 30, 2008 Leave a comment

Asia to become economic powerhouse by next decade

September 30, 2008 2 comments

Islamabad: Pakistan Economy Watch has said that only regional cooperation can provide relief to 50 crore poor living in South Asia. Political differences, if set aside, will spur new era of growth and Pakistan will reap dividends as Asia will be world’s centre of economic activity by next decade.

Pakistan will be world’s leader in textile and banking

Pakistan needs to avail this chance and initiate preparation as we have missed many opportunities in past, Dr. Murtaza Mughal, President, Pakistan Economy Watch said. “No doubt that Pakistan will be world’s leader in textiles and banking,” he added. He said 500 million people are living below poverty line in South Asia and their plight will only end if region can grow at a rate of eight per cent which is only possible in presence of enhanced regional trade. Read more…

Why Israeli settlers are lashing out

September 30, 2008 1 comment

When Yaron Ezrahi was a young political science professor in 1983, his star student was Emil Grunzweig, who had just completed his thesis on free speech. Two days later, Mr. Grunzweig was killed at a peace rally here, when a right-wing activist threw a hand grenade into a crowd of people demonstrating against Israel’s involvement in the war in Lebanon. Today, Dr. Ezrahi sees a resurgence of the same blend of violence and lawlessness that took the life of Read more…