Dar Al-Handasah Consultants Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee

Beirut- Dar Al-Handasah Consultants (Shair & Partners) has reached a momentous milestone,celebrating 60 years of ongoing success, innovation, and leadership in planning, design, project management and consultancy. To mark this achievement, a press conference, followed by a luncheon, was held on November 16, at Phoenicia Hotel- Beirut, Lebanon, in the effective presence of the Board …

Clinton’s charity confirms Qatar’s $1 million gift while she was at State Dept

By Jonathan Allen  for Reuters| NEW YORK — The Clinton Foundation has confirmed it accepted a $1 million gift from Qatar while Hillary Clinton was U.S. secretary of state without informing the State Department, even though she had promised to let the agency review new or significantly increased support from foreign governments. Qatari officials pledged the …

Have the Syrian armed factions changed their loyalties?

The Levant News Exclusive — By Dr. Haytham Mouzahem* — While the alliances of the Syrian regime seem clear and public, opposition and jihadi armed factions are working hard to keep their ties with regional and international parties vague and covert. Until 2014, the regional and international alignments of these factions were not clear.During the …

Hillary Clinton Calls On Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait To Stop Funding Terrorism

By Tim Hains — Hillary Clinton says that it is “long past time” for the leaders of countries like Qatar and Saudi Arabia to make sure that their citizens are not allowed to provide money and support to terrorist groups. HILLARY CLINTON: The third area that demands attention is preventing radicalization and countering efforts by …

Qatar summons US ambassador over joking soldiers

The Levant News — The emergence of an online video of two US soldiers joking near a Qatari flag is causing tensions between Qatar and the United States. US Ambassador Dana Shell Smith, summoned over the incident, apologized to the Qatari Foreign Ministry and on Twitter to the people of Qatar. “Rest assured that these …