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Hariri named Lebanon’s PM designat , wants unity government fast

Saad al-Hariri was designated as Lebanon’s next prime minister on Thursday and said all parties agreed that a national unity government must be formed as quickly as possible due to economic risks at home and growing dangers in the region.

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 Lebanon’s minister warns over slow formation of government

Lebanon’s minister warns over slow formation of government

Finance Minister Ali Hassan Khalil said on Tuesday that Lebanon was not forming a new government fast enough and he had not seen serious headway made on the matter.
Political leaders and foreign donors have said Lebanon, which held a parliamentary election on May 6, needs to establish a government quickly to maintain confidence in the country and get to work on reforms to help an ailing economy.
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10 coastal regions you must visit in Lebanon!

10 coastal regions you must visit in Lebanon!

It’s time to visit the coast and enjoy the weather! Anfeh Anfeh is Lebanon’s version of Santorini! It is famous for the small white and blue houses on the coast! Batroun Batroun is one of the oldest cities in the world. The Phoenicians built a wall in the sea to protect themselves from tidal waves. Byblos Byblos, or Jbeil, is the first city of Phoenicia, an ancient civilization. It is one of the 20 oldest cities in the world. The city has been continuously inhabited ever since it has been established in 5,000 B.C. The first inscription in the Phoenician alphabet was found on the sarcophagus of Ahiram who was the Phoenician king of Byblos! Chekka Chekka is a popular getaway destination! You have all you......

European Commission Agrees to Include Western Sahara in EU-Morocco Agriculture Deal

European Commission Agrees to Include Western Sahara in EU-Morocco Agriculture Deal

The European Commission announced today that the College of Commissioners adopted the proposal which includes Western Sahara in the Morocco-European Union agricultural agreement. An unidentified European source told Maghreb Arab Press (MAP) that this forms an “important step that has been taken since the beginning of negotiations for the adaptation of the agriculture agreement to the decision of the EU Court of Justice.” The source confirmed that products from Western Sahara will be included in the agreement without any hindrance. The source, quoted by MAP, said that the consultations between the concerned parties resulted in an agreement to include products from Western Sahara in the EU-Morocco deal, due to the socio-economic benefits to the region’s population and economy. At the end of the College of Commissioners meeting, the European......

 Lebanese American University honours JOHUD director

Lebanese American University honours JOHUD director

The Lebanese American University has awarded the Executive Director of the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD) Farah Daghestani an honourary doctorate in humanities.

The recognition comes in appreciation for Daghestani's role in leading the fund to achieving social and human development in the local community"...