The UN-sponsored Special Tribunal for Lebanon began its trial of late Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri's alleged killers on Sunday in the Hague. The prosecutor has 60 days to request the transfer of the suspects from Lebanon.
All eyes in Lebanon will turn to The Hague on March 1st, when the Special Tribunal for Lebanon will begin its trial of late Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri's suspected killers. Many feel this trial is a step forward for the troubled country.
Lebanese authorities have released three out of the seven suspects named before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, set up to try suspects over the 2005 killing of former premier Rafik Hariri. Four Lebanese generals are still in custody.
Saturday morning a rocket fired from South Lebanon exploded near Maalot in Israel, wounding at least one Israeli woman. Six artillery shells were fired from Israel in retaliation. Hezbollah denies any responsibility for the attacks.
"Jasad," a new Arabic cultural quarterly that unabashedly talks about – and depicts – the body, has just been released in Lebanon. The founder-editor says the magazine seeks to break taboos. But is the Arab world ready for it?
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah said via public broadcast that his group has the right to possess anti-aircraft weapons, while neither confirming nor denying recent Israeli reports that Syria had delivered ground-to-air missiles to the Shia militia.
In this edition of our weekly show: the uncertain outcome of Israel's general election heralds weeks of wrangling; Iraq's security forces provide for peaceful elections; and the French give the Lebanese a lesson in road safety.
The end of the French navy’s mission off the coast of Lebanon on March 1 marks the end of an adventure for the crew of the frigate "De Grasse". On board, the sailors' minds are already set on France's Mediterranean port of Toulon.
A rocket attack was launched on northern Israel from the southern Lebanese border area of Habariyeh early Wednesday, prompting a swift response from Israeli artillery. Emergency services said no one was hurt by the rocket fire.
Mansour Rahbani, one of the Arab world's best known composers, died on Tuesday following a bout of pneumonia. A musician in his own right, Rahbani joined his brother Assi to write songs and poems for the latter's wife, Lebanese diva Fairuz.