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Entries from December 2006

Revealed: Britain investigates international corruption and arms dealing at the heart of the Lebanese government

December 4th, 2006 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office has named Mohammed Safadi, a Hariri minister in Siniora’s dead-man-walking government, as being involved in a major international corruption scandal. The billionaire is thought to be the middle man between a British arms company and the Saudi government. The Serious Fraud Office is trying to get access to his Swiss bank […]

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SNAP SNAP: Lebanese police say 800,000 people are demonstrating

December 1st, 2006 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Lebanese Opposition has managed to get 800,000 people into central Beirut to call for Prime Minister Fouad Siniora to resign. That’s according to police. Police say up to one-million are on their way. Last week’s pro-government rally on the day of Pierre Gemayel’s funeral managed to get around 100,000. A camp is going to […]

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