Lebanon is suffering hardly the consequences of the Syrian war. The flow of refugees and the violence threaten to destabilise the country.

The leader of the opposition Syrian National Coalition, Ahmed al-Jabra, has called for the creation of a unified rebel army that works under the command of the Free Syrian Army chief of staff general Salim Idriss. Speaking to Al Jazeera on Monday, al-Jabra described the current situation in eastern Syria, where rebel groups have taken control of big areas, as “chaotic”.

At least 100,191 people died in Syria as a result of the violence since the beginning of the conflict, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The organization, based in the UK,  has a net of volunteers on the ground collecting data and published the results in a statement saying that: has documented 100,191 casualties since […]

You have the power to enact a single law. What would it be? If I had the power to enact a single law I would try an international law that would banned all production and commerce with weapons to stop wars like the Syrian war, for instance. But I know this is more than naïf […]

Lebanon wounded and in risk by another foreign war. Again. The latest news talks about two assassination attempts against a pro-Hezbollah Lebanese leaders one of them in Sidon, at the Mediterranean coast, far away from the border with Syria. And there is news about clashes in the northern city of Tripoli between Al Assad regime supporters […]

Syrian opposition to boycott Geneva talks – Middle East – Al Jazeera English. Summary: Syria’s opposition will not participate in proposed international peace talks in Geneva next month, its leader has said. “The National Coalition will not take part in any international conference or any such efforts so long as the militias of Iran and […]

The war in Syria is penetrating more and more Lebanon after two rockets hit a district in the southern district of Beirut a stronghold of Hezbollah, which is backing the troops of Bashar Al Assad in Syria against the opposition fighting groups. This came after a televised speech in which Hassan Nasrallah, Hezbollah’s leader, affirmed his commitment to fighting […]