• Pope Francis makes appeal for peace in Lebanon during new political crisis

    • Nov 19, 2017

    ROME— Pope Francis prayed for an end to the “painful poverty caused by war and conflict,” particularly in the Middle East, naming Lebanon in particular, after the political crisis sparked by the sudden resignation of the country’s prime minister, Saad Hariri, on a visit to Saudi Arabia. “Today, I would

  • Top Lebanese priest to head to Saudi Arabia amid crisis

    Top Lebanese priest to head to Saudi Arabia amid crisis

    • Nov 13, 2017

    Cardinal Bechara el-Rai, the head of Lebanon’s Maronite Church, is expected to meet with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri in Saudi Arabia. Hariri shocked the nation by announcing his resignation from Riyadh, and said on Sunday he’ll return to Lebanon “within days” to resolve issues with the militant group Hezbollah, his rivals in the coalition government.

  • Unique Lebanon shows why refugees need safe zones in Syria

    Unique Lebanon shows why refugees need safe zones in Syria

    • Oct 28, 2017

    Alexis Moukarzel is a Lebanese architect. He said the different religious and ethnic communities in Lebanon might have their own agenda, but “most of them want Lebanon to be stabilized. If it was not like that you would have the spread of the Syrian civil war inside Lebanon.”