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 …

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 …

U.N. experts urge Bahrain to halt “persecution of Shi’ites”

The Levant News — Bahrain is targeting its Shi’ite Muslim community through arrests and prosecutions of clerics, activists and entertainers, a group of United Nations-appointed independent experts said on Tuesday. In a statement, the experts urged Bahraini authorities to halt what they said were “arbitrary arrests” based on religion and release those detained for free …