There is no incongruity in seeking to enforce laws restricting contact with an enemy power, said Samah Idriss, a founding member of the Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Israel in Lebanon, which promotes the laws banning contact with Israelis.
Lebanon and Israel remain at war after a 2006 conflict which lasted a month and killed hundreds of Israeli soldiers and fighters for the Shiite militant group Hezbollah.
The film, starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, tells the story of the Washington Post's efforts to publish the Pentagon Papers, classified documents that revealed the failures of the USA war in Vietnam. Jungle, starring Daniel Radcliffe, was also banned a year ago, two weeks after its release, due to the social-media buzz surrounding the survival thriller, which features an Israeli protagonist.
The commercially successful Wonderwoman was banned because it starred Gal Gadot, who served the Israeli military.
The spokesman noted that, following "Schindler's List", other Spielberg movies have been regularly released in Lebanon.
The Hollywood giant was blacklisted by the Cairo-based pan-Arab body after he donated $1 million to Israel during the 2006 war between the Jewish state and Lebanon.
The film will be released on January 18th in Lebanon. "We think that notwithstanding the fame and the importance of Steven Spielberg, for the sake of our martyrs and for the sake of Lebanon, our national dignity is more important than any creative elements connected to this film". It seems that anything remotely connected to Israel can get banned in Lebanon.
The description of "The Post" on IMDb read, "A cover-up that spanned four U.S. Presidents pushed the country's first female newspaper publisher and a hard-driving editor to join an unprecedented battle between journalist and government".
Lebanon also banned a movie by French-Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri in 2013, named The Attack, for using the shooting location of Tel Aviv and employing Israeli actors in the main roles. ". This is a great day for freedom of expression in Lebanon".
Most of the almost two dozen officials are serving in an acting capacity and have not yet been confirmed by the state Senate. Oliver will head the state's Department of Community Affairs will serve as acting governor whenever Murphy is out of state.
The Volvo XC60 won North American Utility Vehicle of the Year - a category that was won by the Chrysler Pacifica last year. Honda beat out the also-redesigned 2018 Toyota Camry and the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger in the awards.
A four-time Gold Glove Award-winner, his defense also suffered, as he posted a minus-5.6 UZR/150 and minus-two DRS. Now healthy, Gonzalez figures to compete in spring training with Smith for the starting first base job.
Bencic broke Williams' serve in the final game of the match, winning the last four points. "I just have to give her credit". Bhambri is yet to win a round in the main draw of a Grand Slam and the Australian Open is the only Major he has played.
The Pyeongchang Olympic Games are less than a month away, and American athletes are getting ready to go for the gold. Yarnold, who has struggled this season, has been given a top-eight target for 2018 along with team-mate Laura Deas.
Prices at the pump in the state of Georgia sit at around $2.36 a gallon, more than 10 cents higher than this time previous year . The range in prices in the latest AAA survey for unleaded regular is 48 cents, from a low of $2.31 to a high of $2.79.
Funding for the program would come in part from a new 2-cent per milligram tax on active opioid ingredients in prescription drugs. He called on our "compassionate society" to care for the homeless and, discussing criminal justice reform, invoked the late Dr.
This convenient schedule will allow connections to and from over 40 African destinations through Kenya Airways hub in Nairobi. It will be the fastest connection from East Africa to NY , with 15 hours duration eastbound and 14 hours westbound.
Oliver also will head of the state's Community Affairs Department and will become acting governor whenever murphy is out of state. Kennedy, will sign an executive order that promotes equal pay for women, the Associated Press reported.
Officials say anybody who was in the airport last Wednesday between 6:30 a.m. and one 1 p.m. local time may have been exposed. Local health departments say they are working to notify IL residents who may have been exposed on the ill person's flights.
The company also will provide full-time hourly workers with 10 weeks of paid maternity leave and six weeks of paternal leave. Parental leave has been another area in which retailers including Target and Ikea have been trying to offer better benefits.
Umpire Keothavong in firing line at Australian Open
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Chevrolet completely redesigns full-size truck for 2019
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Ryan Giggs to be named Wales manager
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Uber Reportedly Had System to Stymie Police Raids
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Mueller conveys interest in questioning Trump
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MI couple wanted in death of 4-year-old arrested in Georgia
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visit south London
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I'll Sign Any Immigration Bill Congress Sends Me
Lindsey Graham of SC urged President Trump Tuesday to back his efforts to pass comprehensive immigration reform. And we are going to build the wall", the president said Monday at an event in Knoxville, Tennessee.