Lebanon

Gaza, from the diaspora -- part two

Jehan Bseiso
Cairo
14 August 2014

Today in Jabaliya, Khan Younis, in Rafah and Shujaiya …

Druze youth refuses to serve in Israeli military

Anan Shaheen was unexpectedly given exemption from military service.

Syria war refugees allowed in Jordan, except if they're Palestinian

Jordanian official admits demographics are behind discriminatory practices targeting Palestinians fleeing Syria.

Israel is being defeated in Gaza as it was in Lebanon

Even though it is still mercilessly killing civilians in Gaza, Israel has, in political and strategic terms, already lost the “war” it launched on Gaza on the false pretext of stopping rockets.

Lebanon breaks promise not to deport Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria

Mutawalli Abou Nasser
Beirut
10 July 2014

Victims of war remain trapped in a Kafkaesque labyrinth.

G4S hires pro-Israel professor to whitewash war crimes

Both authors of a new “independent review” commissioned by the Danish-British firm are known for their pro-Israel views.

Maronite patriarch to meet Lebanese collaborators, defying Israel boycott

A key Lebanese religious leader is planning a controversial official visit to occupied Palestine.

Lebanon deports Palestinian refugees to Syria

Refugees forcibly returned to Syria at “grave risk,” Human Rights Watch warns.

The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel

Following criticism by The Electronic Intifada of how it handled Majd Kayyal’s case, The New York Times is forced to review its policies on observing Israeli gag orders censoring.

Israeli secret police holding journalist in cell with no bed or window

Despite the lifting of the gag order and the ban on meeting with lawyers, Kayyal has been ordered held until 22 April. Adalah has said it will file an appeal to seek his immediate release.

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