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In Lebanon, Salafists are on the move

By Rami G. Khouri The sudden escalation of fighting in the north Lebanese city of Tripoli is troubling on two fronts and noteworthy on a third. The troubling dimensions are the chronic nature of urban warfare in Lebanon’s streets and the direct lin...
by Iran Aware on May 28, 2013

The Islamist purge splurge

Islamists are increasingly turning to purges to gain or consolidate power by Hussein Ibish What’s a poor Islamist to do? All they ever wanted was to take over Arab states and impose their reactionary ideology on everybody else. For decades, the...
by Iran Aware on May 15, 2013

Lebanon’s Sidon’s Salafists eager for battle in Syria

A recent call by clerics in Sidon and Tripoli for “jihad” in Syria may bode ill for Lebanon’s security   Fadel Shaker was in a talkative mood when NOW found him standing outside Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir’s Bilal Bin Rabah mosque on Wednesday...
by Iran Aware on Apr 24, 2013

Al-Qaeda Seen Expanding Influence in Lebanon

Syrian refugee children and men gesture, as they hold flags and wear headbands during a protest marking two years since the start of the uprising in the Wadi Khaled area, northern Lebanon, March 15, 2013. The headbands and flags read, “There is...
by Iran Aware on Apr 6, 2013

Fuertes combates en Tripoli, en el Libano, Guerra Siria se extiende

TRIPOLI, Líbano: fuertes enfrentamientos se prolongaron entre partidarios y opositores del presidente sirio Bashar Assad en la segunda ciudad más grande del Líbano, Trípoli el sábado por la noche, rompiendo el alto el fuego del día anterior en...
by Noticias hoy on Mar 24, 2013

#myjihad محو منهجي لتراث الإسلام الثقافي

انها الحقيقة المحزنة أننا يمكن أن نتوقع معظم المسلمين إلى مواصلة التركيز على الرسوم وأشرطة فيديو يوتيوب حين تراث الإسلام الثقافي ومحو لل...
by Iran Aware on Mar 23, 2013

Lebanon’s government falls

NOW/Lebanon’s government fell on Friday evening after Prime Minister Najib Miqati resigned from his office, dropping a political bombshell on a country suffering a week of sectarian strife that saw intense clashes explode in Tripoli.   “Today, I...
by Iran Aware on Mar 23, 2013

Libya needs help to secure borders – foreign minister

PARIS: Libya's foreign minister called on Tuesday for Western and Arab allies to help seal his country's borders to stop defeated Islamist rebels coming in from Mali and further destabilising the strife-hit oil producer. Tripoli's government, already...
by CNews on Feb 12, 2013

And the biggest lie of 2012 is .. Benghazi

by Iran Aware on Dec 26, 2012

El Libano : luchas entre grupos pro y anti-Assad, han matado al menos a 17 personas.

TRIPOLI, Líbano: El Ejército libanés tiene la tarea de implementar un plan de seguridad a partir de hoy lunes para restaurar la ley y el orden en Trípoli, que ha sido sacudido por las luchas entre grupos pro y anti-Assad, que ha matado al menos a...
by Noticias hoy on Dec 10, 2012

The Rise of the Salafis in Lebanon

by Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah// The crisis in Syria has turned into a civil war where the two main contenders are fighting for supremacy: the Sunni majority is trying to gain back power from the Alawite minority that has ruled Syria since the la...
by Iran Aware on Dec 8, 2012

Sunni-Alawite clashes break out in Lebanon’s Tripoli

TRIPOLI: Clashes broke out in the Lebanese port city of Tripoli on Tuesday between gunmen loyal to opposing sides in neighboring Syria's civil war, wounding two people, residents said. Tensions had been building since the reported death of at least 1...
by CNews on Dec 4, 2012

Combates en Tripoli en el Libano : se extiende lo de Siria

La cifra de muertos por los enfrentamientos entre musulmanes sunitas y alauitas en Trípoli subió a por lo menos 10 dijeron fuentes médicas durante la noche, dijo el miércoles en enfrentamientos que los residentes de la ciudad se describe como ...
by Noticias hoy on Aug 22, 2012

Inter vs Asteras Tripoli en Vivo – Jueves 19 de Julio del 2012

Aqui te traemos los enlaces en donde podras seguir en vivo el resultado de uno de los encuentros mas interesantes de UEFA Europa League (Calificación) entre los equipos Inter vs Asteras Tripoli, el partido se disputara este Jueves 19 de Julio del 20...
by Sitios Total on Jul 19, 2012

3 Day Sale from Qatar Airway

A round trip from Kuala Lumpur to Paris is only RM2,396.00 or USD785 !! You hear it right. Qatar Airway is having a sale right now until 19th April 2012 that travelers can book and fly to many Qatar Airway destinations to experience its 5-Star servic...
by Travel Feeder on Apr 17, 2012

Interview: Harvey E. Goldberg

We recently caught up with Emeritus Professor Harvey E. Goldberg, who is the Sarah Allen Shaine Chair in Sociology and Anthropology at the Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus. In this interview, Prof Goldberg talks about his research interests and history,...
by Religion Compass Exchanges on Mar 19, 2012

Slow progress and fragmentation: Where now for Libya?

The eyes of the world have been drawn back to Libya today after it was announced that the eastern region of Cyrenaica, of which Benghazi is the capital, is forming its own regional council with the intention of gaining greater autonomy or even splitt...
by Politics On Toast on Mar 6, 2012

Governance Specialist Job at the UNDP in Libya

JOB TITLE: GOVERNANCE SPECIALIST Location : Tripoli - Libya Application Deadline : 21-Feb-12 Additional Category Democratic Governance Type of Contract : FTA Local Post Level : NO-C Languages Required : Arabic English Background Under the guidance an...
by New Jobs Corner on Feb 10, 2012

Libya Communications Associate Job at the UNDP in Tripoli

JOB TITLE: COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE Location : Tripoli, LIBYAN ARAB JAMAHIRIYA Application Deadline : 20-Feb-12 Additional Category Management Type of Contract : FTA Local Post Level : GS-7 Languages Required : Arabic English Background Under the gui...
by New Jobs Corner on Feb 10, 2012


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