"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)

Lübnan Marunîleri / Yasin Atlıoğlu


Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lebanese Senior Official Says FM Bassil May Not Attend Arab League Meeting- Asharq Al-Awsat

Lebanon’s foreign minister may not attend an Arab League meeting in Cairo on Sunday and a final decision will be taken in the morning, a senior Lebanese official told Reuters on Saturday.

Reuters cited the official as saying that Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil wanted to avoid an upfront confrontation at the meeting with Saudi Arabia and its Arab allies over the regional role the Iran-aligned Lebanese group Hezbollah is playing.

Saudi Arabia is seeking to counter Hezbollah's effect carrying out Tehran's expansionist agenda.