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Unknown assailants attack Levant party leader Rodrigue Khoury in Tripoli

29-12-2013 Unknown assailants attacked on Saturday night the head of the Levant party Rodrigue Khoury and his friends in Tripoli’s al-Mina region. The assailants stabbed Khoury in his neck after intercepting his car.   The wounded were transported to a nearby hospital to receive medical treatment.   Two weeks ago, the Levant party staged a sit-in near the Turkish embassy ... Read More »

The eastern byzantines Now Have a Party to Represent Them!

  More on the Party of the Levant The Rum Now Have a Party to Represent Them! The leader of the Orthodox Party of the Levant, Rodrigue Khoury, explained the party to Lebanon Debate as “a new party with youth leadership, whose discourse is Christian and whose goals are to work to ensure a better future for the Christians of ... Read More »

Lebanese Christians protest against Fetih 1453

Lebanese Christians protest against Fetih 1453 Turkish film due out on September 27, but still not released   Will censorship again strike in Lebanon? Lebanese censors are examining Turkish film Fetih 1453 (lit. “Conquest 1453”), reports Lebanese daily L’Orient le jour. Directed by Faruk Aksoy, Fetih 1453 depicts the Ottoman conquest of Constantinople in 1453 during the Byzantine era. The historical episode is a source of ... Read More »

Lebanon bans ‘Fetih 1453’ from theaters

    BEIRUT: Turkish director Faruk Aksoy’s “Fetih 1453” has been banned from Lebanon’s theaters because it is offensive to Orthodox Christians.   “Fetih 1453” tells the story of Mehmet II, who ascends to the Ottoman throne after the deaths of his father Murat II and brother Osman Erciyes. More powerful than ever, he inherits the throne with the conquest ... Read More »

Rodrigue Khoury Speaks to an-Nahar: The Party of the Levant is Byzantine Orthodox

  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012 An-Nahar Interviews Rodrigue Khoury Rodrigue Khoury Speaks to an-Nahar:  The Party of the Levant is Byzantine Orthodox, Not Nazi An attractive rhetorical tone, teetering between enthusiasm and clarity inflames listeners with an intense impulse. A regular gesture rises and threatens, striking the podium and giving the impression of power. A radical tone mimics instincts and ... Read More »

The Hellenes of Lebanon

 Jul 7, 2012,  by Antonia Patsidou             Interview, Founder and President of Orthodox party in Lebanon,     Rodrigue (Dimitri) El Khoury   with Antonia Patsidou   1)  The Hellenic Orthodox community in Lebanon, lists on the 3,000 Hellenes- Greeks. The Hellenic speaking regions of the country are mainly concentrated in the capital Beirut, and in Tripoli, at North Lebanon. ... Read More »

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