Posts Tagged “Assad”

Why the presidential elections in Lebanon are deadlocked?

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Why the presidential elections in Lebanon are deadlocked?

Why the presidential elections in Lebanon are deadlocked? By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz Washington DC, August 1, 2014 Lebanon has been without a state president for four months, since the six-year term of the outgoing president expired. According to a 1943 National Pact, the president of the state has to be a Christian, the prime minister…

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President Obama must stand up to the stale narrative in the Middle East

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President Obama must stand up to the stale narrative in the Middle East

President Obama must stand up to the stale narrative in the Middle East By Ali Rizk During a recent meeting held in Beirut, the ambassador of a European country to Lebanon spoke of an alliance between the Assad government in Syria and Daish – (otherwise known as ISIL, and more recently as the Islamic State)….

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Obituary: Assad Shorrosh, 1929, Nazareth, Palestine – Houston, Texas 2014

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Obituary: Assad Shorrosh, 1929, Nazareth, Palestine – Houston, Texas 2014

Obituary: Assad Shorrosh, 1929, Nazareth, Palestine – Houston, Texas 2014 ASSAD SHORROSH, age 85, of Spring,Texas. Beloved son of the late Augustine and Olga Shorrosh, Nazareth, Palestine. Dear sibling of brothers Anis and Samuel, and his late sister Kamleh. Assad is survived by his lifelong love and wife, Lilian, and by his children, David, Edward,…

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Jordan grabs headlines with fight videos, again, and the provocation is Syria

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Jordan grabs headlines with fight videos, again, and the provocation is Syria

Jordan grabs headlines with fight videos, again, and the provocation is Syria By Ray Hanania The fun times never seem to end in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, which gets very little respect from the Western News media and from the Western nations that own its politics. Whenever two Jordanians get together and fight, if…

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Syrian Fight Against Tyranny Replaced Due to Many Differing Interests Among Rebel Groups

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Syrian Fight Against Tyranny Replaced Due to Many Differing Interests Among Rebel Groups

Syrian Fight Against Tyranny Replaced Due to Many Differing Interests Among Rebel Groups By Salma Nawlo   When an image of an obviously very hurt and possibly bloody fellow human is presented, our natural reaction is to express sadness, disapproval and possible anger.  Depending on how familiar one is with the circumstance, the state of this person’s condition is what causes…

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Lebanon’s fate lies in Syria’s future

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Lebanon’s fate lies in Syria’s future

Lebanon’s fate lies in Syria’s future By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz It took ten months for Lebanon to form a new government.  This lengthy delay is symptomatic of rising national tension. At the center of debate is the military participation of Lebanon’s Hezbollah and rival, Jihadi groups in Syria’s war. The Lebanese share power in peculiar…

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