There are currently 42,000 Palestinian refugees from Syria who have been forced into Lebanon as a result of the crisis in Syria. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees expect 80,000 Palestinians by the end of the year. Others estimate the December 2013 number will exceed 100,000.
The Sabra-Shatila Massacre: it seems like a dozen weeks, not 30 years ago. This year American citizens received messages to stay away from Beirut and the annual commemoration of the Israeli facilitated Massacre at Sabra-Shatila from their State Department and Beirut Embassy
by Dr. Franklin Lamb
It’s a very beautiful fall day here in Beirut today. Twenty-five years ago this week since the massacre at the Palestinian refugee camps at Sabra-Shatilla.Read more
Dr. Franklin Lamb
On a clear day you can see Akka, Palestine from my favorite Lebanese
village, Maron al Ras, where more than a few analysts here conjecture that
the next and 6th aggression by Israel against Lebanon will begin.