Category Archives: Lebanon

Syria refugees flee as camps buried in Lebanon snow storm

Evacuations are underway in the Syrian refugee camps across Lebanon after they were hit by snow storms and floods as part of Hurricane Norma.

UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) spokeswoman Lisa Abou Khaled said this week that the storm had completely flooded or collapsed 15 informal settlements out of at least 66 that were “heavily impacted”.

Shimon Peres was no peacemaker

by Robert Fisk

The Israeli politician has died at 93, two weeks after suffering a major stroke AP

When the world heard that Shimon Peres had died, it shouted “Peacemaker!” But when I heard that Peres was dead, I thought of blood and fire and slaughter.

Arab Left discusses struggle against US reactionism

Arab Left Forum (ALF) gathered in Beirut on the call of the Lebenese Communist Party.

ICP, 17th January 2016

Deadly suicide attack rocks southern Beirut

Lebanese health ministry says at least 41 dead and 200 injured in two blasts in the Burj al-Barajneh area.

Two suicide bombings in a predominantly Shia residential area of southern Beirut have killed at least 41 people and injured 200 others, according to the Lebanese health ministry.