Lebanon

By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 14th, 2013
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The United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 1701 in August 2006, which brought about an end to the 34-day war between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon. The resolution called on the Lebanese government to “secure its borders and other entry points to prevent the entry in Lebanon without its ...
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Mar 19th, 2013
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Commentary By Abera Mamo Dear filmon Kansay and to all other who may have prejudice to the whole development of Ethiopian Muslim protest , let me give you important and real concrete base on the issue. 1. The right of Ethiopian Muslim is being on the rise and some how been partially addresed by EPRDF...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 2nd, 2013
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press release On-going armed conflicts and insurgency make Syria and Somalia the world’s most dangerous places for journalists, according to the annual figures on journalist deaths compiled by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA). Sixty-eight journalists and other ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Feb 1st, 2013
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The presumed Israeli airstrike within Syrian territory on Wednesday has elicited threats of retaliation from both Syria and Iran. Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdul-Karim Ali, quoted at al-Ahd, a Hezbollah-run news website, contended that his nation could make “a surprise decision to respond to t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 16th, 2012
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By economist POSTERS plaster Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone. With an election on November 17th, candidates are vying for votes. President Ernest Bai Koroma is bidding for re-election with snappy slogans such as “When Music is Nice We Play it Twice” and “De Pa Dae Woke”, which means “The Father...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
Oct 22nd, 2012
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by FaridGhadry   A car bomb exploded in Beirut today killing a key intelligence figure who was investigating the terror of Assad and Hezbollah in Lebanon. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan died in the blast with eight other people. Some eighty innocent bystanders, some still in their nightgown, were hurt as well...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 1st, 2012
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On 25 January, 2010, 5 minutes after taking off from Beirut, Ethiopian Airlines flight 409 crashed into the Mediterranean Sea. On board were 82 passengers and 8 crew members en route to the capitol city of Ethiopia Addis Ababa; no survivors were found. Shortly afterwards, Lebanese Civil Aviations ope...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 6th, 2012
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By: New Civilisation By Reza Pankhurst The Egyptian government, led by President Mohammad Morsi, is currently preparing for war. While a few (naïve) analysts may have assumed that the first war declared would be against Israel, given the Muslim Brotherhood’s apparent support for its offshoot Hamas an...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 5th, 2012
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y Ramzy Baroud The official position of Arab nations is unambiguous: solidarity with Palestine is paramount. But facts on the ground point to a disturbingly different reality, one in which Palestinians are mistreated beyond any rational justification in various Arab countries. The worst-fated among t...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jul 29th, 2012
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Africans do not like to listen to their own or pay them either. Were what well educated, capable, passionate and gifted Africans have to offer come from some ‘lighter’ skin fraudsters in the color of an European, Indian, Lebanese, Pakistani, Israeli, South Africa [the other side], they wi...