May 19, 2019
Salem-News.com (Aug-17-2013 02:29)
Targeting Hezbollah in BeirutDr. Franklin Lamb Salem-News.com
Israel and Al Qaeda Top Suspects List in Second Bombing Attack in Five Weeks
(Makfouz Rouweiss store, Dahiyeh) -
This observer was sitting with my friend Zuhair on my balcony in south Beirut, when at 6:20 pm on 8/15/13 erupted a huge blast that seemed to shake our 12 story concrete building even more so than the one just down the street did on July 9.
Salem-News.com (Aug-16-2013 20:59)
Lebanon Offers Palestinians Syria Ramadan GreetingsDr. Franklin Lamb Salem-News.com
'Eid Mubarak, Dear brothers and sisters! Yalla! Go back where you came from!'
( MASNAA, Syria/Lebanon border) -
On 8/5/13 this observer decided, quite on the spur of the moment, to take a three day break from Damascus the next morning and make a quick trip to Beirut to do some errands because offices would be closed starting at dawn for Eid al Fitr celebrations (a day later for Shia Muslims).
Salem-News.com (Aug-10-2013 10:22)
Seven of Syria`s Thirteen Palestinian Camps Now Controlled by Salafi- JihadistsDr. Franklin Lamb Notes From Damascus Salem-News.com
“Syria’s Palestinian camps have become theaters of war,” - UNWRA Commissioner Filippo Grandi.
(HOMS Palestinian Refugee Camp, Syria) -
Jihadists are entering Syria at an accelerating pace, according to Syrian, UNWRA, and Palestinian officials as well as residents in the refugee camps here.
Salem-News.com (Jul-23-2013 12:12)
Caving to White House Pressure... Livni Squeals, Kerry Deals and the EU Picks Up the TabDr. Franklin Lamb Salem-News.com
One of Livni’s demands was the EU doing what it did and targeting with the ‘terrorist’ label Hezbollah’s military wing.
It was reportedly a hectic and intense past weekend in Washington and London according to an emailed report from a Capitol Hill source.
Salem-News.com (Jul-12-2013 11:01)
`Let`s Cut `Em Off at the Knees and Let Allah Sort It Out!`Dr. Franklin Lamb Notes From Damascus Salem-News.com
AIPAC & OFAC Ratchet-Up US Sanctions Targeting Syria and Iran’s Populations.
The US Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Assets Control, since March of 2012, is directed by Mr. Adam J. Szubin who more than once has boasted on the sidelines of a Congressional Hearing on Iran and Syria and at last March’s AIPAC’s national conference, that he fancies himself a modern day Inspector Javert.
Salem-News.com (Jun-24-2013 18:59)
Hezbollah`s Palestinian Problem... and Vice VersaDr. Franklin Lamb Salem-News.com
Syrian government forces claim that Hamas has even trained Syrian rebels in the manufacture and use of home-made rockets.
Many Lebanese and Syrian supporters of the region's Resistance culture, increasingly led by Hezbollah, are chastising, for a number of reasons, their former Islamist ally Hamas.
Salem-News.com (Jun-14-2013 15:40)
The End of Syria as We Know It?Dr. Franklin Lamb Salem-News.com
Why Obama is Declaring War on Syria...
The short answer is Iran and Hezbollah according to Congressional sources. “The Syrian army’s victory at al-Qusayr was more than the administration could accept given that town’s strategic position in the region. Its capture by the Assad forces has essentially added Syria to Iran’s list of victories starting with Afghanistan, Lebanon, Iraq, as well as its growing influence in the Gulf.”
Salem-News.com (Jun-08-2013 18:17)
Return Palestine... US and Israel Lobby Reel from Hezbollah al-Qusayr VictoryDr. Franklin Lamb Notes From Damascus Salem-News.com
Perhaps less appreciated here in Beirut are al-Qusayr’s effects on the Zionist occupiers of Palestine and their currently traumatized US lobby.
Although al-Qusayr may not be the decisive battle for Syria, it is irrefutably an important turning point in the crisis which has given the regime much sought military momentum.
Salem-News.com (May-24-2013 16:28)
UK Trying to `Nobble` Nasrallah
Stuart Littlewood Salem-News.com