Lebanon

Terrorism and humor: a satirical show severely criticizing Hezbollah was shown on Lebanese LBC-TV

It focused on Katyusha attacks and Hamas’s boasts concerning a “balance of deterrence” with Israel and “liberating” the Shebaa Farms. Lebanese Shi’ites rioted and the satirical show was quickly taken off the air.
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Katyusha rockets fired deep into the Galilee led to a day of exchange of heavy fire between the IDF and Hezbollah, the most significant since Israel withdrew from Lebanon (May 2000)

May 28th was a day of exchange of heavy fire between the IDF and Hezbollah, the most significant since Israel withdrew from Lebanon six years ago. It began with Katyusha fire deep into the Galilee, continued with Israeli Air Force attacks on two Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine – General Command (PFLP-CG) bases
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Katyusha rockets fired at Israeli settlements in the north, apparently provocation from the Palestinian terrorist organizations operating in Lebanon

The attack came from two sites in south Lebanon, one in the central sector and the other in the west: A number of rockets were fired at Kiriyat Shemonah from the central sector (the area around the village of Al-‘Addaisseh); there were two direct hits on two city buildings, causing property damage. Other rockets were
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The “Syrian order” in Lebanon (1975-2005): Lebanon as a Syrian satellite during the Hafez Assad régime and the weakening of Syria’s hegemony under Bashar Assad

The assassination of Rafik Hariri, the Lebanese Prime Minister who refused to toe the Syrian line, and the dramatic events following it placed the 30-year old Syrian intervention in Lebanon back on the Lebanese, Arab and international agendas. This article will both analyze Syrian interests in Lebanon and examine the main stages of Syria’s assumption
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A Tribute to Assassinated Lebanese Journalist Samir Qasir: A Brief Political Profile

On June 2, 2005 , Lebanese journalist Samir Qasir was killed 1 when a bomb exploded in his car. Qasir, who was born in 1960 and held dual Lebanese and French citizenship, had a doctorate in contemporary history of the Middle East from the Sorbonne, and had published many essays. He was one of the
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