Tag: Beirut

syrians-abroad-vote-for-a-return-to-stability
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May
2021

Syrians abroad vote for a return to stabilitySyrians abroad vote for a return to stability

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator https://www.mideastdiscourse.com/2021/05/22/syrians-abroad-vote-for-a-return-to-stability/ Syrians went to their embassy, or consulate, in dozens of countries abroad to vote for president on May 20, while the domestic vote will take place May 26. Some voiced their vote for President Bashar al-Assad was based on his ability to steer Syria out of a 10-year […]

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the-lebanese-crisis-is-directed-against-syrian-reconstruction:-says-dr.-jamal-wakim
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Mar
2021

The Lebanese crisis is directed against Syrian reconstruction: says Dr. Jamal WakimThe Lebanese crisis is directed against Syrian reconstruction: says Dr. Jamal Wakim

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Syrian investors have about $42 billion in Lebanese banks. The corrupt Lebanese banking system has frozen those accounts and prevented withdrawals.  The Syrian economic crisis is caused in large part by the Lebanese crisis. In the summer of 2019, the Lebanese crisis began with street protests. This was instigated […]

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false-accusations-used-again-against-president-assad-of-syria
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Jan
2021

False Accusations Used Again Against President Assad of SyriaFalse Accusations Used Again Against President Assad of Syria

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator New allegations have surfaced, accusing Syrian President Assad of some connection to the Beirut Port blast.  Allegations don’t need proof, and they are a tool used repeatedly by the US against nations and leaders who they deem as an enemy. Lebanese officials had for years known the dangerous chemicals were improperly stored […]

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syrian-refugees-flee-as-their-tents-are-torched-in-lebanon
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Dec
2020

Syrian refugees flee as their tents are torched in LebanonSyrian refugees flee as their tents are torched in Lebanon

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator On December 26, hundreds of Syrian refugees fled their refugee camp in the Miniyeh region near the coastal city of Tripoli in north Lebanon after their tents were burned when fighting broke out between local youths and camp residents.  At least three were injured in the incident said Khaled Kabarra, a […]

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“it’s-not-clear-if-beirut-port-explosion-was-accident-or-attack”:-esper-tells-fox
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Aug
2020

“It’s Not Clear If Beirut Port Explosion Was Accident Or Attack”: Esper Tells FOX“It’s Not Clear If Beirut Port Explosion Was Accident Or Attack”: Esper Tells FOX

No Title Last night on Judge Jeanine, Defense Secretary Esper called it “regrettable” that “some in the media” were trying to divide him and the president over the Beirut explosion by just pointing out that he said it was probably an accident while Trump said it looked like an attack. pic.twitter.com/F5IuZE21pw US Defense Secretary Mark […]

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beirut-emergency-appeal
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Aug
2020

Beirut Emergency AppealBeirut Emergency Appeal

Via The North Belfast Journal A View from Napoleons Nose by Fra Hughes… I have been asked by friends in Lebanon to highlight the following appeal. Civic society leaders in Beirut are calling for aid in the aftermath of the hugely destructive explosion in Beirut on August 4. Those in a ‘position to help, can […]

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