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Steinitz meets American official over gas row with Lebanon

Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz (Likud) met on Sunday with a senior United States official seeking to defuse an escalating oil and gas dispute with Lebanon, his office said.

A statement from Steinitz’s spokesman"...

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 Tillerson to Urge Neutrality in Lebanon, Propose Offshore Gas Settlement

Tillerson to Urge Neutrality in Lebanon, Propose Offshore Gas Settlement

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will stress during his Thursday visit to Lebanon the need for the country to abide by a policy of neutrality towards regional conflicts in order to guarantee continued support from the international community for its security and sovereignty, a media report said.

As for the latest territorial and"...

 UN official: Syria refugees in Lebanon need more aid

UN official: Syria refugees in Lebanon need more aid

Some $1.68 billion was disbursed last year by UN and non-governmental organizations to help Syrian refugees in Lebanon, a UN official said Monday.

In a statement, however, Philippe Lazzarini, the deputy UN special coordinator for Lebanon, said the disbursements only covered roughly 45 per cent of refugees’ needs.

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Aoun: Syrian Refugee Burden is Exhausting Lebanon

Lebanese President Michel Aoun announced on Saturday that there was a “pressing” need to resolve the burden Syrian refugees are posing on his country.

“The numbers of refugees have reached nearly half of Lebanon’s population,” he told the Rotary Presidential Peacebuilding Conference 2018.

This has led to massive pressure on the country’s economy"...

Hezbollah says Lebanon must be firm in Israel energy dispute

Hezbollah on Friday urged Lebanon to stand firm in its offshore energy dispute with Israel and warned it could act against Israeli oil facilities if necessary, as the U.S. mediates between the two countries.

In a televised address, the leader of the heavily-armed, Iran-backed movement, Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah, described the issue as"...

Lebanese, Kuwaiti Ambassadors convene in Algeria

Kuwaiti Ambassador in Algeria, Mohamed Al Shabou, visited Saturday the Lebanese Embassy in Algeria, where he held talks with Lebanese Ambassador Mohamad Mahmoud Hassan on the development of Lebanese-Kuwaiti relations.


The Kuwaiti Ambassador said that his visit was to 'congratulate Ambassador Hassan on his new diplomatic mission in Algeria,' adding that they both stressed on continued"...

ArabNet Beirut signals continued growth of Silicon Lebanon

'We're very excited being selected as one of the top 10 startups in the ArabNet startup battle. This is an amazing opportunity for us to find potential investors, partners and expand our network,' Ibrahim Ezzeddine, CEO, and co-founder at tech startup, Cherpa, told Annahar.

'Looking forward to pitching at one of the"...