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Lebanon PM Hariri asks UN to mediate end to “continuous violations” by Israel


PM Hariri, “I urge the UN secretary general to support efforts to secure, as soon as possible, a state of permanent ceasefire. This is long overdue and my government is committed to move this agenda forward.”



Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri asked the United Nations on Friday to help Lebanon and Israel move towards a permanent ceasefire and end what he called Israel’s “continuous violations” of Lebanese territory.

Israel and Lebanon’s Shi’ite Hezbollah group fought a month-long war in 2006 that concluded with a cessation of hostilities but without a formal peace deal.

From top to bottom: Snow capped Mt Herman, the Golan Heights, with Har Dov (center) and Shabba farms on its left (Underneath the snow capped mountain tops) with Kfar Ghjar village below.

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Past Lebanese PM: Hezbollah pulling us into ‘Syrian fire’

Lebanese Sunni leader and ex-PM Saad al-Hariri, responds to Nasrallah’s statement that Hezbollah would escalate its military support for Assad’s regime.

By Reuters

Lebanon’s leading Sunni Muslim politician Saad al-Hariri accused Hezbollah on Saturday of dragging the country deeper into Syria’s civil war after the Shi’ite militant group’s leader said he was ready to go to Syria himself to fight.

Hezbollah supporters cheer Nasrallah as he broadcasts his speech from a hidden underground bunker that protects him from Arab assassins & Israel. – Photo: AP

Hariri, a former prime minister, was responding to a speech by Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah who said that a car bomb in Shi’ite southern Beirut would only redouble the group’s military support for Syrian President Bashar Assad. Continue Reading »