Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister


Lebanon’s new interior minister, Raya El Hassan, has become the first Arab (woman) as well as Lebanese woman to take on the charge of a number of government security agencies, ending a nine-month political deadlock. Hassan is one of the total four women elected to the cabinet – setting a new record for women politicalContinue reading “Lebanon becomes the first Arab country with a woman security minister”

Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels


Militant group Hezbollah’s leader has lent support of his powerful movement to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and vowed to help the government in securing a victory against the Syrian rebels. Hassan Nasrallah considers the Syrian rebels as proxy warriors for the West and Israel. The current Nasrallah’s comments are looked at asContinue reading “Hezbollah’s leader in support of Syrian government against rebels”

Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike


An air strike has been conducted by Israel in Syria. Israel has attacked a shipment of missiles in Syria that was headed towards Hezbollah guerrillas in Lebanon, an Israeli official said on Saturday. Israel has made it clear since long that it would not shy away from use of force to prevent advanced Syrian weaponsContinue reading “Israel destroys Hezbollah-bound missiles in airstrike”