Lebanon Watch- Mansour Calls For a 'United Stance to Confront Aggression against Syria' http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/97368-mansour-calls-for-a-united-stance-to-confront-aggression-against-syria
Caretaker Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour defended the Syrian regime on Monday and called on all Arab states to unite their stances and reject a U.S.-led military strike against Syria, the state-run National News Agency reported. “All Arab countries must take a unified stance to confront an aggression against Syria because the repercussions will reflect on the entire region,” NNA quoted Mansour as saying.
Assuring that Syria does not stand alone but has friends all over the world, Mansour added: “We cannot imagine how an Arab country could possibly support an aggression against another,” stressing that a “military strike against an Arab state cannot be overlooked whatever the latter's regime and policy are.” “We cannot say that the drums of war on Syria have stopped. We have to know what the American administration wants and whether they actually want to go to war,” said the minister. He concluded: “We should wait for the results of the investigation on the use of chemical weapons and not make wild accusations.” ------------------
Gathering in solidarity with Syria at embassy http://www.nna-leb.gov.lb/en/show-news/13701/Gathering-in-solidarity-with-Syria-at-embassy
The Lebanese national parties and personalities gathered Monday at the Syrian embassy in Lebanon in solidarity with Syria, pouring scorns on the US threats to attack the war-swept nation. In a word delivered on the occasion, Amal Movement lawmaker, Ghazi Zeaiter, hailed the Pope position opposing war on Syria, stressing that such a war will target the entire Arab east.
Israeli army maneuver causes fire in Shebaa Farms http://www.nna-leb.gov.lb/en/show-news/13681/Israeli-army-maneuver-causes-fire-in-Shebaa-Farms
Israeli enemy carried out today (Monday) at 10:00 a.m., a maneuver at
the west side of occupied Shebaa Farms which resulted in the eruption
of a huge fire at the area, National News Agency correspondent in
Hasbaya, Taher Abou Hamdan reported.
The report stated that the Israeli army used during the
maneuver artillery shells and heavy machine guns accompanied by flights
of helicopters and drones in the air-space of the region.
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