Sat 20 Sep 2014 | 10:57 | Beirut
Siniora for demonstrating selfrestraint
Sat 20 Sep 2014 at 10:21

Siniora for demonstrating selfrestraint

NNA - Future Parliamentary Bloc Head, former Prime Minister Fouad Siniora, warned Saturday against "the charged atmosphere which only leads to discord," and called for "patience and self-restraint aga

Car explosion at Hezbollah checkpoint between Ham and Khraibeh
Sat 20 Sep 2014 at 10:25

Car explosion at Hezbollah checkpoint between Ham and Khraibeh

NNA - A car bomb explosion was heard a while ago at a Hezbollah checkpoint between the areas of Khraibeh and Ham along Lebanon's Eastern Mountain Series, NNA field correspondent in Zahle reported

Weather forecast: cloudy, stable temperature
Sat 20 Sep 2014 at 11:12

Weather forecast: cloudy, stable temperature

NNA - Sunday weather in Lebanon is partly cloudy with slight change in temperature, as forecasted by Beirut Airport -based Meteorology. Weather report: General status: Regular seasonal weather domi

Salameh sponsors conference on regional banking system, says bdl foreign assets 'the highest in history'
Thu 18 Sep 2014 at 04:10

Salameh sponsors conference on regional banking system, says bdl foreign assets 'the highest in history'

NNA - Lebanese Central Bank governor, Riad Salameh, on Thursday patronized a conference on the current trends and future of the region's banking system, in collaboration with Al Bank Wal Mustathme

Law

Status conference in contempt case against Ibrahim Al Amin and Al Akhbar scheduled for 12 September
Tue 09 Sep 2014 at 02:42

Status conference in contempt case against Ibrahim Al Amin and Al Akhbar scheduled for 12 September

NNA - The Contempt Judge Nicola Lettieri issued an order scheduling a status conference in the case against Akhbar Beirut S.A.L. and Ibrahim Mohamed Ali Al Amin for Friday 12 September 2014. In his o

Bou Saab, Hale discuss educational aid for refugees
Thu 18 Sep 2014 at 02:24

Bou Saab, Hale discuss educational aid for refugees

NNA - Minister of Education and Higher Learning, Elias Bou Saab, on Thursday welcomed US Ambassador to Lebanon, David Hale, with whom he discussed his looming visit to New York to partake in the proc

Qatar Prince meets FIFA President in Zurich
Fri 19 Sep 2014 at 10:24

Qatar Prince meets FIFA President in Zurich

NNA - The Prince of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani visited FIFA President Sepp Blatter at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. The Emir and Blatter discussed relations between Qatar and FIFA, means of

Turkish PKK fights off ISIL
Sat 20 Sep 2014 at 04:30

Turkish PKK fights off ISIL

NNA - Heeding calls for help from their Syrian brethren, an estimated force of 300 Turkish PKK fighters have entered Syria to fight off advancing ISIL militias poised to take key Syrian Kurdish towns

France carries out first air strikes in Iraq: Hollande
Fri 19 Sep 2014 at 12:57

France carries out first air strikes in Iraq: Hollande

NNA - French jets carried out their first air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq Friday, successfully destroying their target, President Francois Hollande announced, vowing that more oper