Hezbollah’s attack on an Israeli patrol in Lebanon’s occupied Shebaa Farms was expected to break into an all-out war on Lebanon, but sources told Al-Monitor that Israel was asked not to engage in such a war.
First domestic workers union
Migrant domestic workers of various nationalities attend the launch of the first domestic workers union, at the headquarters of the National Federation of Unions for Workers and Employees in Lebanon (FENASOL), Beirut, Jan. 25, 2015. There are an estimated 200,000 migrant workers in Lebanon, primarily from Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, the Philippines and Nepal. Many have their passports confiscated by their employers upon arrival in Lebanon and are locked up insides homes.