Samaha’s trial postponed till December 10

November 26, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Military Court Head, Judge Tani Lattouf, on Thursday postponed MP Michael Samaha's trial till the 10th of December, 2015. The session will be strictly devoted to special interrogation of the accused after his attorney requested extra time to gain access to information data on the two cell phone numbers that the court is currently investigating. SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY…

Sakr accuses 26 persons of belonging to Daesh

November 25, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Government Commissioner to the Military Court, Judge Sakr Sakr, accused today (Wednesday) 26 persons of belonging to Daesh including 13 detainees who are the members of the network which carried out Bourj Al-Barajneh suicide blasts on November 12, 2015. Sakr referred the file to First Military Investigative Judge, Riad Abou Ghaida. SOURCE: NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY

9 persons prosecuted over belonging to Daesh

November 18, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Government Commissioner to the Military Court, Judge Sakr Sakr, prosecuted on Wednesday against nine persons for belonging to the terrorist organization "Daesh", National News Agency correspondent reported . The field reporter added that Judge Sakr prosecuted against the detained Mohammad Ibrahim El-Houjairy over the crime of belonging to the terrorist armed organization "Daesh" in order to carry out terrorist…

ROYAL HASHEMITE COURT OF JORDAN WINS KUWAITI AWARD

KUWAIT, Nov 16 (NNN-PETRA) - The Royal Hashemite Court (RHC), won Kuwait’s Sheikh Salem Al­ Ali Al­ Sabah Informatics Award, as the best user of social media in the Arab World. The RHC won the first prize for government bodies, followed by the Dubai Media Incorporated (DMI), while the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, came third in the culture category, deputy head of the Informatics Award organising committee, Bassam Al-Shammari…

Army: One wanted person arrested in Brital on charges of carrying out terrorist acts

October 28, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) An army unit arrested on Wednesday one wanted person, named Izzat Assaad Duqqu, in the locality of Brital, Baalbek, on charges of carrying out terrorist acts and taking part- along with others- in an earlier assault against an army patrol, army command said in a communique. A war rifle, a pistol and an amount of money were seized in…

Asswad calls Salameh to improve Lebanese Central Bank performance, take correct control measures

May 16, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Member of Parliament, Ziad Asswad, called upon the governor of Central Bank of Lebanon, Riad Salameh "to improve the performance and behavior of the Central Bank and take the correct supervision measures instead of being stricter in the suspicious, discretionary implementation of laws". Asswad's words came in a statement on Saturday, adding that "we are following up with great…

KUWAIT OPPOSITION LEADER HELD ‘FOR INSULTING JUDGES’

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, July 5 - Kuwait's public prosecutor ordered opposition leader, Mussallam al-Barrak, to be held in custody for 10 days after he was questioned for allegedly insulting the judiciary, his lawyer said. "The public prosecutor decided to detain Barrak for 10 days, pending further investigation," one of the ex-MP's lawyers, Thamer al-Jadaei, said. "We will file a petition against the decision, to demand that the detention period be…

beIN case against Tele Liban postponed till Friday

JUNE 30, 2014 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY - LEBANON) Judge Zalfa al-Hassan from the Beirut Court of Urgent Matters on Monday postponed a law suit filed by beIN sports against Tele Liban till Friday the 4th of July, at 11:00 a.m. In turn, the Chairman and CEO of Tele Liban, Talal Makdessi, pledged to continue defending the Lebanese citizens' rights by providing them with free T.V. access to…