Detailed LCCC English News Bulletin For December 25/16


Detailed LCCC English News Bulletin For December 25/16

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Titles For Latest LCCC Bulletin analysis & editorials from miscellaneous sources published on December 24-25/16
Prayers & Wishes On The Christmas Holy /Elias Bejjani/December 25/16
Hariri cabinet capitulates to Hezbollah demand/Joseph A. Kechichian/Gulf News/December 24/16
Thousands of faithful celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem/ Ynetnews/AP/AFP/December 25/16
Palestinians: The Nightmare of Christians/Khaled Abu Toameh/Gatestone Institute/December 24/16
Fighting over the mind of Donald Trump/Abdulrahman al-Rashed/Al Arabiya/December 24/16
Good riddance to a calamitous year/Hisham Melhem/Al Arabiya/December 24/16
Terrorism has no face/Abdullah Hamidaddin/Al Arabiya/December 24/16

Titles For Latest Lebanese Related News published on on December 24-25/16
Prayers & Wishes On The Christmas Holy Day
Jesus Christ. Jesus is them and me too I am them.
Hariri cabinet capitulates to Hezbollah demand
Iranian Official in Beirut to Inform Leaders about Russian-Turkish-Iranian Meeting
Rahi in Christmas Message Calls on New Presidential Term to Face Existing ‘Challenges’
Cabinet Approves Policy Statement Amid LF Reservations on ‘Resistance’ Clause
Berri Calls Parliament to Convene Next Week to Discuss Policy Statement
Bou Assi Says LF Has Restrictions on ‘Resistance’ Clause, Stresses Adherence to Hybrid Law
Report: LF Rejects ‘Resistance’ Clause Ahead of Cabinet Meeting to Discuss Policy Statement
Pharaon calls for agreement on defense strategy
Bassil lauds proper representation of Christians in Cabinet
LF denies rumors of endorsing 60’s law
Assassination of Fateh official in Ain alHilweh, clashes renew
Abu Arab: Killing of Abu Nemr an accident and not planned
Syrian arrested in Bziza for terrorist links

Titles For Latest LCCC Bulletin For Miscellaneous Reports And News published on on December 24-25/16
Thousands of faithful celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem
Damascus water supply cut after rebels pollute it
Turkey-backed rebels kill 68 ISIS fighters near Syria’s al-Bab
Iran, world powers make restricted nuke deal documents public
Yemen forces recapture Nihm district in Sanaa
Revealed: Libyan hijackers used fake weapons
Americans warned against Egypt and Jordan travel
Tunisia arrests nephew of Berlin attack suspect
Human Rights Watch urges protection for Libya civilians
Israel rejects UN settler vote, lashes out at Obama
Israel on Defensive after Landmark UN Vote
Ukraine Govt Troops, Rebels Claims Cease-Fire Violations
FBI warns of possible ISIS-inspired attacks in US
Maryam Rajavi’s Christmas and New Year’s Greetings
Iran Regime’s Fear of the UN Commissioning Investigation of War Crimes in Syria
Iran: Foreign Minister Must Admit His Mistakes on JCPOA in Front of the Cameras

Links From Jihad Watch Site for on on December 24-25/16
Australia: Islamic Centre in Melbourne linked to Christmas jihad terror plot
Hugh Fitzgerald: Al-Beavis and Al-Butthead, Or, A Plane Is Not a Comedy Club
Heightened security for Midnight Mass at the Vatican due to Islamic State threats
Philippines: Muslims throw grenade at church during Christmas eve mass, injure 16
Austria: Police arrest two Muslim migrants brandishing knives outside synagogue
Man dresses as jihadi with fake gun and Islamic State flag, walks easily through German border controls
Trump team seeks names of officials working to counter “violent extremism”
Putin: “I would prefer Islam not to be mentioned in vain alongside terrorism”
Sympathy for the devil: AP says “troubled” Berlin jihad killer came to Europe “in hopes of a better life”
High security in cities all over Europe and North America as jihad killers target Christmas
Berlin jihadi’s family says he shouldn’t have been killed as his nephew is arrested as part of jihad cell
Turkish police: “Our path is the path of Allah. And our army is the army of the Prophet.”
Denmark: Imam convicted of violating racism laws for calling Jews “children of apes and pigs”
Daniel Greenfield Moment: Do Only Muslim Lives Matter?
Phoenix: Muslim arrested, plotted jihad massacre at midnight Mass
Trump: Berlin terrorist issued a “purely religious threat”

Links From Christian Today Site for on on on December 24-25/16
Iraqi Christians Celebrate First Christmas Since ISIS Driven Out Of Ancient Towns
Iraqi Clergy: Prince Charles Understands Us – Now Politicians Need To
ISIS Lists U.S. Churches Targeted for Terrorist Attacks This Christmas, Vows to Turn Holiday into ‘Bloody Horror Movie’
Iraqi Christians Driven Out By ISIS Return To Worship In Desecrated Church
How Satan tries to destroy your Christmas?
It Was A Miracle’: The Incredible Story Of Hope In Thailand’s Refugee Camps
Poll: UK Belief In God Slumps To New Low
Laos Christians Exiled And Beaten For Their Faith
How The Christmas Story Is Probably Different To What You Think
US lets UN denounce Israeli settlements

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Prayers & Wishes On The Christmas Holy Day

Elias Bejjani/December 25/16
Thinking of the great fatherhood love that Almighty God carries for us helps in appreciating and understanding the actual meanings of Christmas.
God for the sake of our salvation and freedom from the original sin, He sent His only son, Jesus Christ, to be incarnated, live on earth like each one of us, endure all kinds of torture, pain, humiliation and to be crucified.
Jesus made us His own and called us to carry His holy message and preach it.
Hand in hand with all those who believe in righteousness and in the ultimate prevalence of good over evil, let us ask Jesus Christ, the incarnated God, to grant peace and stability to the whole world, and to shower all the oppressed with the graces of faith, perseverance, patience, and to bestow them the power of endurance to face the hardships inflicted on them by Evil of Axis, the Syrian-Iranian occupation..
As far as oppressed Lebanon, and despite all the sufferings, the majority of our faithful and patriotic people will always hold on to the hope of Lebanon’s resurrection and to its eventual mere liberation from occupation, traitors and all evil.
History always repeats itself, and victory shall inevitably be for those Lebanese who courageously and faithfully carry Lebanon’s torch of freedom, dignity, and human rights, as has always been for the past 7,000 years.
All wishes to everyone of you, in occupied Lebanon, and in the Diaspora, to enjoy with your beloved ones a holy and glorious Christmas, and a very Happy New year.
Our great happiness as patriotic Lebanese will reach its prime when, and only when, our beloved Lebanon, home and land of our great fathers and ancestors reclaims its confiscated independence, redeems its marginalized sovereignty, restores its oppressed freedoms, and regains its hijacked free decision-making process.
Our joy and happiness in celebrating Christmas will be at peak the day:
When hundreds of our country’s arbitrarily held detainees are released from the fascist Syrian jails and horrible detention centers, where they have been deprived for many years of all their basic human rights.
When our free and patriotic comrades, individuals, leaders and dignitaries are no longer prisoners of conscience inside Lebanon, and not exposed to intimidation, fear, terrorism and assassinations
When our exiled people from South Lebanon who are taking refugee in Israel are welcomed back in Lebanon, officially and publicly with open arms.
When Lebanon’s fertile fields are again green, ploughed, sowed, guarded and harvested by our men and women.
When our factories are re-opened, productive, and run only by Lebanese hands.
When our borders are patrolled solely by the Lebanese army and security forces,
When all militias, Lebanese and non-Lebanese, are disarmed and dismantled,
When the law of the land and the legitimate authority of a sovereign Lebanese people are fully and independently applied and enforced on all Lebanon’s soil.
When conscientious and patriotic Members of Parliament (MPs) are elected freely by the people who deserve MPs who, in turn, understand that they have the obligation and the privilege to represent the people’s hopes, aspirations and wishes.
When Lebanon’s markets are open for the country’s products with no foreign hegemony or unfair and arbitrary competition.
When Lebanon’s judiciary is fair, unbiased and non-politicized, and when the judiciary and judges fully respect the constitution and abide by the law of the land and the Charter of Human Rights.
When Lebanese identity is honored and hailed by all the Lebanese communities, and is placed above all other political, regional, ethnic and religious affiliations.
Then, and only then, we can rest our case for the struggle.
Let us all pray that the birth of Our Lord Jesus will coincide this year with the re-birth of a new Lebanon that is free, independent and sovereign.
On the Holy Christmas Day, Let us pray for Peace, tranquility, Love, Forgiveness and prosperity all over the world .
Best wishes for A Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year.