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Female Political Activist Arrested for her Facebook Posts

Developing story – Beirut, August 11, 2017: Hanady Elias Gerges (27), was summoned to interrogation on Friday August 11 by the Cybercrime and Intellectual Property Office of the Internal Security Forces (ISF), to answer questions about Facebook posts in which she criticized the Lebanese President, his son in law and the Prime Minister. 481 more words

Lebanon

Lebanese Prime Minister Meets With Anti-Islam President

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived in Washington on Tuesday seeking additional U.S. aid to help deal with the flood of Syrian refugees to his home country. 73 more words

Middle East

GroupMed mulls selling shares in IPO. Khawaja completes acquisition of 42.2 percent stake

GroupMed Holding, the owner of Bankmed, is considering launching an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of its shares in the near future, said Alaa Al Khawaja, a new shareholder in the company. 10 more words

The Aoun-Hariri rivalry on WikiLeaks

This is the 20th post in a series of monthly posts covering (forgotten/ignored) WikiLeaks cables about Lebanon.

Because spoiling political agreements between the Zuamas by sharing Wikileaks cables of them talking behind each others’ backs has become a tradition on this blog (see… 953 more words

Politics