Lebanon strips beauty queen of title after learning she visited Israel

Lebanon strips beauty queen of title after learning she visited Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 The winner of the 2017 Miss Lebanon Emigrant competition has been stripped of her title after pageant officials discovered she had visited Israel. Amanda Hanna, who is Swedish and Lebanese, won the contest for women of Lebanese ancestry earlier this month. When organizers of the competition discovered from Hanna’s […]

Syria, Hizbullah agree to allow ISIS to withdraw from Syria-Lebanon border

Syria, Hizbullah agree to allow ISIS to withdraw from Syria-Lebanon border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2017 Islamic State (ISIS) asked and was allowed to withdraw from the Syrian-Lebanon border area in the Qalamoun region, an official in Syrian President Bashar Assad’s military alliance said. “Islamic State asked for negotiations and a withdrawal, and the Syrian side and Hizbullah agreed,” the official said. ISIS was permitted […]

Hizbullah pushes Lebanon toward Assad regime, away from neutrality

Hizbullah pushes Lebanon toward Assad regime, away from neutrality

by WorldTribune Staff, August 14, 2017 Iran-backed terror group Hizbullah is attempting to sway Lebanon’s government to abandon its official policy of neutrality on Syria and full support the Bashar Assad regime, reports say. Hizbullah, an ally of Assad, is pushing for closer ties with the Syrian government, including on refugee returns and military operations […]

Lebanon takes strategic high ground from ISIS along Syrian border

Lebanon takes strategic high ground from ISIS along Syrian border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2017 Lebanon’s army on Aug. 7 said it had captured several strategic hilltops from Islamic State (ISIS) at the border with Syria. In taking several hills between the frontier towns of Ras Baalbek and Arsal, the army destroyed ISIS fortifications and killed several jihadists, Lebanon’s National News Agency reported. Hassan […]

Trump slams Iran, Hizbullah for human ‘catastrophe’ in Syria

Trump slams Iran, Hizbullah for human ‘catastrophe’ in Syria

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Iran and the Hizbullah militia that it backs in Syria and Lebanon, blaming them for creating a “humanitarian catastrophe” and threatening peace throughout the region. “Hizbullah is a menace to the Lebanese state, the Lebanese people, and the entire region,” Trump […]

Wonder Woman premier set for Lebanon as Beirut plans ban over Israeli lead actress

Wonder Woman premier set for Lebanon as Beirut plans ban over Israeli lead actress

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2017 Wonder Woman’s invisible jet isn’t in the first installment of the action hero film series, but she may need it to fly over Lebanon. The country, that is officially at war with Israel and has a law banning Israeli products, is seeking to ban Wonder Woman from its movie […]

Would-be suicide bomber, who attempted to enter Beirut cafe, says he is with ISIL

Would-be suicide bomber, who attempted to enter Beirut cafe, says he is with ISIL

by WorldTribune Staff, January 23, 2017 A terror suspect wearing an explosives vest who was captured before he could enter a busy Beirut cafe confessed to being an Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) jihadist. The suspect, a Lebanese national from Sidon, attempted to enter a cafe in Beirut’s Hamra district on Jan. 21 […]

Israel charges Iran shipped arms to Hizbullah on commercial flights

Israel charges Iran shipped arms to Hizbullah on commercial flights

by WorldTribune Staff, November 24, 2016 In a letter to the UN Security Council on Nov. 22, Israeli Ambassador Danny Danon cited newly-released intelligence showing Iran’s use of civilian flights to Lebanon to send arms and ammunition to Hizbullah. Iran rejected as “baseless” the report by Israel’s ambassador to the UN that the Islamic Revolutionary […]

Lebanon’s new president pledges loyalty to Iran, threatens Israel

Lebanon’s new president pledges loyalty to Iran, threatens Israel

by WorldTribune Staff, November 2, 2016 In his first act as Lebanon’s new president, Michael Aoun declared his loyalty to Iran and issued a chilling threat to Israel. In his inaugural speech on Oct. 31, Aoun said that “in the conflict with Israel, we will not spare any effort or resistance to liberate what remains […]

Anti-Semitism at Olympics by Muslim nations keeps age-old animosities alive

Anti-Semitism at Olympics by Muslim nations keeps age-old animosities alive

by WorldTribune Staff, August 11, 2016 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reprimanded the Saudi and Lebanese Olympic delegations for their open “hostility” toward Israeli athletes at the Rio Olympic Games. The treatment of Israel’s athletes is “shocking but not surprisingly,” Roz Rothstein, CEO of the pro-Israel group Stand With Us, said in a statement […]

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