Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology - Lebanon

Academic journal article The Middle East Journal

Chronology - Lebanon

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See also Arab-Israeli Conflict, Libya

Oct. 23: A delegation from the Lebanese Foreign Affairs Ministry traveled to Libya to re-open the case of the 1978 disappearance of the influential Lebanese Shi'a Imam Musa al-Sadr. Lebanon officially recognized the National Transitional Council (NTC) in August; both sides vowed to cooperate in resolving the case and improving bilateral ties. Hizbullah, in a statement released on October 21, lauded the efforts of the new Libyan government to locate Sadr and his companions. [DS, 10/24]

Nov. 22: Hizbullah lawmaker Hassan Fadlalah announced that Hizbullah identified and captured several people accused of being CIA spies and informants; American officials speaking on condition of anonymity confirmed the incident. The spies were all Lebanese nationals and some were purportedly recruited at the American Embassy in Beirut. [NYT, 11/22]

Dec. 2: Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Miqati announced the transfer of Lebanon's share of funding to the UN-backed Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL). The move came despite the wishes of many within the Lebanese cabinet, who considered the tribunal a violation of Lebanese sovereignty. …

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