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Laila Bassam

Laila Bassam

    Saudi Arabia to give Lebanese army $3bn
    Saudi Arabia to give Lebanese army $3bn
    Saudi Arabia is giving the Lebanese army $3-billion in aid, Lebanon's President Michel Suleiman
    Lebanon forms unity govt with Hezbollah
    Lebanon forms unity govt with Hezbollah
    Lebanon ended weeks of wrangling on Friday and formed a unity government in which Hezbollah and its allies hold effective veto power, as agreed...
    Lebanon's Suleiman set to become president
    Lebanon's Suleiman set to become president
    Lebanon's Parliament is set to elect army chief General Michel Suleiman as the country's president on Sunday, filling a post left vacant for six...
    Hezbollah says US warship threatens regional stability
    Hezbollah says US warship threatens regional stability
    The pro-Iranian Hezbollah group accused the United States on Friday of endangering regional stability by deploying a warship off Lebanon and vowed...
    Hezbollah commander killed in Syria blast
    Hezbollah commander killed in Syria blast
    Hezbollah military commander Imad Moughniyah was killed by a car bomb in Damascus on Tuesday, the Lebanese group said, announcing the death of the...
    Syria threatens to close border with Lebanon
    Syria threatens to close border with Lebanon
    Syria said on Wednesday it would close its border with Lebanon if the United Nations stationed troops along it as part of its mission to enforce a...
    Lebanese soldiers die clearing Israeli shells
    Lebanese soldiers die clearing Israeli shells
    Three Lebanese soldiers were killed on Wednesday while clearing unexploded Israeli shells in southern Lebanon, underscoring the dangers of a region...