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New Lebanese army chief warns against ‘Israeli schemes’

New Lebanese army chief warns against ‘Israeli schemes’

Joseph Aoun, Lebanon’s newly-appointed military chief, said Friday that the Lebanese army must remain on guard against “Israeli ambitions and schemes” in the region. Addressing army officers in Beirut, Aoun cited perceived threats to Southern Lebanon. “I have full confidence that you will… be prepared to protect our southern border from the Israeli enemy’s sabotage,” […]

Israel threatens to attack Lebanon in response to Nasrallah statements

Israel threatens to attack Lebanon in response to Nasrallah statements

Israel’s minister of intelligence has threatened to “hit all of Lebanon” in the event that Hezbollah acts on its threats to bomb the Zionist state. “If Nasrallah dares to fire at the Israel homefront or at its national infrastructure, all of Lebanon will be hit,” warned Yisrael Katz. The minister’s comments were made in response […]

The longest presidential deadlock in recent history is over; Lebanon finally elects a president

The longest presidential deadlock in recent history is over; Lebanon finally elects a president

After a two-and-a-half year vacancy, the position of Lebanese head of state was finally filled Monday when veteran politician and former general Michel Aoun was elected president by parliament. An octogenarian former general, Aoun has long eyed the presidency, a position that must be filled by a Maronite Christian under Lebanon’s confessional political system. With […]

Privinvest Comments on Mozambique Maritime Contracts

Privinvest Comments on Mozambique Maritime Contracts

Privinvest has noted recent inaccurate comments in the media with regards to maritime programs executed by Privinvest for entities owned by the Government of Mozambique. These programs were deemed by Mozambique as necessary to build a local industry to contribute to the economic development of the country and in order to establish sovereignty over its […]

Islamic Finance And It’s Rapid Expansion

Islamic Finance And It’s Rapid Expansion

Islamic finance has undergone a rapid expansion reflecting its ability to meet the changing demands of consumers and businesses, and fostering higher and more inclusive growth. Once a very esoteric industry, the market for Islamic financial products is becoming more global. According to recent estimates, worldwide Islamic finance industry assets exceed $1.87 trillion—a quantum leap […]

Samir Kantar, Longest-serving Lebanese prisoner in Israel killed in Syria

Samir Kantar, Longest-serving Lebanese prisoner in Israel killed in Syria

Samir Kantar, a Lebanese who was convicted of carrying out one of the most notorious attacks in Israeli history and spent nearly three decades in an Israeli prison, has been killed by an Israeli airstrike near the Syrian capital, the Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group said Sunday. Hezbollah said Kantar, known in Lebanon as “The Dean […]

Lebanon Arrests Three People For Spying For Israel

Lebanon Arrests Three People For Spying For Israel

Authorities in Lebanon have arrested three people for spying on Lebanon’s military and security bodies and individuals for the Israeli regime. Lebanon’s security service said in a statement on Sunday a Lebanese man plus a Syrian man and his Lebanese wife had been detained over espionage activities. “In the framework of pursuing operations to combat […]

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the threat, it’s poised to make it worse. The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the […]

Islamic State frees 37 elderly Assyrian Christians: monitors

Islamic State frees 37 elderly Assyrian Christians: monitors

Islamic State has released 37 elderly Assyrian Christians who were among about 200 seized by the militants in February in northeastern Syria, two human rights monitoring groups said on Saturday. Elders from Arab tribes had mediated with the jihadists for their release, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Assyrian Human Rights Network […]

German ISIS Rapper Who Publicly Threatened President Barack Obama Killed In US Air Strike In Syria

German ISIS Rapper Who Publicly Threatened President Barack Obama Killed In US Air Strike In Syria

A German rapper who joined the Islamic State group and publicly threatened President Barack Obama was killed in a US air strike in Syria, a defense official said. Denis Cuspert, also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, used to rap in Berlin and was one of the most famous Western fighters for the IS […]

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