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Le Pen holds talks with Aoun in Lebanon

France’s far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Monday met for the first time with a foreign head of state, holding talks in Beirut with Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun.

“We discussed the long and fruitful friendship between our two countries,” the National Front (FN) leader said after her 30-minute encounter...

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Lebanon president issues warning to Israel in spat over Hezbollah

Lebanon president issues warning to Israel in spat over Hezbollah

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Saturday warned that his country would meet any perceived threats by Israel with an “appropriate response,” after the Israeli ambassador to the UN complained about his statements regarding the Lebanon-based Hezbollah terror group.

“Any attempt to hurt Lebanese sovereignty or expose the Lebanese to danger will find the appropriate response,” Aoun"...

UN Warns Lebanon Against Arming Hezbollah

UN Warns Lebanon Against Arming Hezbollah

The United Nations warned Lebanese President Michel Aoun against arming Hezbollah, a day after Aoun said that the Iran-backed terrorist organization was essential to Lebanon’s security.

Sigrid Kaag, the UN Special Coordinator for Lebanon, tweeted Monday, “Recalling SCR 1701 vital 4 Lebanon’s stability-security. Resolution"......

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Reports: Nasrallah Advises Israel to 'Count to Million' before Thinking of New War on Lebanon

Hizbullah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah on Monday advised Israel anew against waging any war on Lebanon, warning that his group will not abide by any “red lines” in any future confrontation, media reports said.

“Israel must 'count to one million' before waging any war on Lebanon and we're prepared for any threat,”"...

Opening of the New Branch of Souq Planet in Ras Al Khaimah

Opening of the New Branch of Souq Planet in Ras Al Khaimah

The National Catering Company LLC opened a supermarket (Souq Planet) in Ras Al Khaimah, as part of the Company’s expansion strategy in several regions in the United Arab Emirates over the"......

EU Commission holds 'Info Soiree' for inspiring youth to network and exchange ideas

The EU Commission in Lebanon held on Monday an 'Info Soirée' at the Beirut Art Center to give the floor to inspiring Lebanese youth who have benefitted from EU-funded initiatives.


In a press release by the EU Commission, it said: 'The event aimed at raising awareness of these initiatives and their direct impact on the beneficiaries, and at providing the youth and civil society with a platform to network and exchange ideas.'


In her opening speech,...

Jumblat Says Wage Scale Must Be Linked to 'Reform' and 'Fixed' Revenues

Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblat stressed on Monday the need to secure “firm resources” for the longtime awaited wage scale file.

“Beware of chaos. The wage scale must be linked to reform and fixed resources and it should be part of the budget plan,” said Jumblat in a tweet on Monday.

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