"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
A Syrian town earmarked as a potential “safe zone” has been captured by ISIL militants. US and Turkish authorities had been discussing for weeks a
The leader of Hezbollah has strongly denounced ISIL’s beheading of the Egyptian Christian hostages and called on regional governments to work
Israel’s Prime Minister has accused Iran of being behind Hezbollah’s deadly attack on Israeli troops near the Lebanese border on Wednesday. The
Israel and Hezbollah have reportedly signalled a possible scaling down of fighting in their rare flare-up across the Lebanese border. Israel says it
Tensions are on the rise in the Middle East following one of the most violent clashes between Israel and Hezbollah since the 2006 war. Two Israeli
Israel struck at Syrian army artillery positions on Wednesday near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The military said it was in retaliation for at
Israel confirms the death of two of its troops near the Lebanon border as its forces come under fire from Hezbollah. A UN peacekeeper has also been killed.
A Spanish UN peacekeeper in Lebanon has been killed amid clashes between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters. “We are looking into the
Exchanges of fire have been reported between Israeli forces and Hezbollah fighters near the Lebanese border. Israeli media say an army vehicle was
Thousands of Hezbollah supporters have turned out for the funeral of a prominent fighter killed in a suspected Israeli helicopter strike in Syria’s
An air strike on Hezbollah positions close to the Golan heights in Syria has killed several fighters. Lebanese military sources say one of the dead
The Sunni city of Deraa in southern Syria is where the protests began in March 2011 against the father-to-son tightly-held rule of the Alawite Shia
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has been sworn in for a third term in office, at a ceremony in his palace in Damascus.
It follows an election
President al-Assad’s forces and soldiers from the Lebanese Hezbollah are closing in on the border town of Yabroud in their attempt to drive out Sunni
Lebanese security forces announced on Friday the arrest of a top suspect behind Wednesday’s twin suicide bombings near the Iranian cultural centre in
Lebanon announced its new government on Saturday, bringing to an end a ten month political deadlock.
Prime Minister Tammam Salam had been unable to
Lebanese officials announced they have formed a new government after ten months of political crisis.
Beirut has been without a government since
At least two people have been killed and six others wounded after a suicide car bomb exploded in a Hezbollah stronghold on Lebanon’s northern border
An explosion rocked Beirut’s southern suburbs on Tuesday, witnesses and local media have said, hitting a Hezbollah stronghold that has been the
A car bomb is reported to have exploded in the Lebanese town of Hermel near to offices of the Shia militant group, Hezbollah.
According to reports