Rocket barrage launched from southern Lebanon towards northern Israel

A barrage of rockets was launched from southern Lebanon towards Galilee in northern Israel, an Israeli media outlet reported on Friday evening, Anadolu Agency reports. “Heavy missile fire was directed towards Galilee, along with several sirens sounding amid concerns of aircraft penetration into Israeli territory,” reported Israeli daily, Maariv. “Sirens were activated in[…]

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UN suspends services in Palestine refugee camp in Lebanon after fatal clashes

A United Nations Agency has suspended services at the largest Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon to protest against the presence of armed fighters around its schools and other facilities within the area, Reuters reports. Deadly clashes broke out at the Ain El-Hilweh camp last month after Islamist gunmen tried to assassinate Mahmoud Khalil, a leader of Palestinian political faction,[…]

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Israel shoots down drone from Lebanon, military says

Israel shot down a drone that had crossed over from Lebanon on Thursday, its military said in a statement, Reuters reports. “A short while ago, IDF (Israel Defence Forces) soldiers identified and downed a drone crossing from Lebanese territory into Israeli territory towards the town of Zar’it,” the military said. It did[…]

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The Beirut Port blast: Why has there been no accountability?

Lebanon’s top Public Prosecutor, on Wednesday, charged the judge investigating the 2020 Beirut Port explosion that killed at least 220 people, of stymieing his effort to hold members of the ruling elite accountable. Public Prosecutor, Ghassan Oweidat, who rejected Judge Tarek Bitar’s decision to resume the inquiry, also ordered the release of[…]

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Lebanon minister calls to end Israel’s siege on Gaza

Lebanese Minister of Culture, Judge Muhammad Wissam Al-Murtada, on Friday called to lift the Israeli siege imposed on the Gaza Strip, Quds Press reported. This came during a visit by a delegation of the Popular Conference for Palestinians Abroad (PCPA) to the Lebanese minister at his office in Beirut. According to Quds Press, PCPA’s delegation consisted of[…]

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Israel’s gunboats, jets, drone violate Lebanon regional waters, skies

The Lebanese army announced on Friday that three Israeli gunboats violated Lebanese regional waters, while jets and a drone violated Lebanese skies, a statement revealed. According to the statement, the Lebanese army confirmed that three Israeli occupation army gunboats violated regional waters opposite Ras Al-Naqoura. Meanwhile, the statement added that an[…]

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