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A judicial source told AFP that the military court handed Kinda al-Khatib a three year prison sentence with hard labour.

A military court in Lebanon has indicted political activist Kinda Khatib on charges of spying for Israel.

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

The New Arab Staff

Lebanese activist, cleric face charges of ‘contact with Israel’

Amnesty have condemned the military prosecution of an activist charged with spying for Israel, as a Shia cleric opposed to Hezbollah was charged over a photo taken with a rabbi.

The murder case haunting Lebanon's pop queen Nancy Ajram

Florence Dixon

The murder case haunting Lebanon's pop queen Nancy Ajram

Feature: How the killing of a Syrian refugee in alleged 'self-defence' at a celebrity couple's home brought Lebanon’s most burning issues to the ...

Lebanon's inquisitors invoke 'blasphemy' against gay-fronted band Mashrou' Leila

Kareem Chehayeb

Lebanon's inquisitors invoke 'blasphemy' against gay-fronted band Mashrou' Leila

Analysis: The crackdown on Lebanese indie band Mashrou' Leila over their pro LGBT+ rights stance and lyrics deemed 'offensive' to Christianity ...

The New Arab

Lebanese actor jailed for harshly criticising Aoun, Nasrallah released

Patrick Mubarak was released after being examined by a forensic doctor who confirmed the actor seemed to be suffering from an unspecific mental illness, state news agency NNA reported.

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanese actor Ziad Itani ‘summoned for interrogation’ over tweet

Ziad Itani, a prominent Lebanese writer and actor who was previously detained over false accusations of collaborating with ...

Kareem Chehayeb

Therapy through theatre: Meeting Ziad Itani

The New Arab Meets: Prominent writer and actor Ziad Itani to talk more about his latest play, inspired by his own real life ...

The New Arab

Exonerated Lebanese actor reveals torture details

Ziad Itani, a Lebanese actor exonerated over charges of collaborating with Israel, has detailed the torture he faced while in ...

Lebanon releases actor accused of 'collaborating' with Israel

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanon releases actor accused of 'collaborating' with Israel

Lebanese authorities have released a stage actor who was indicted on charges of collaborating with Israel and drug possession

The New Arab

Former Lebanese security official arrested for allegedly framing actor

A former Lebanese security official allegedly took revenge on the man who got her sacked, by alleging the actor and writer was passing on ...

Gal Gadot: BDS wants Justice League banned in Lebanon

Karim Traboulsi

Gal Gadot: BDS wants Justice League banned in Lebanon

Lebanese supporters of boycotting Israel are calling on the government to ban the screening of superhero film Justice League saying the presence ...

Lebanese actor <em>Ziad</em> <em>Itani</em> arrested over 'collaboration' with Israel

The New Arab & agencies

Lebanese actor Ziad Itani arrested over 'collaboration' with Israel

Lebanese authorities have arrested and accused a prominent actor of monitoring political figures on behalf of Israel.

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