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Nov 10

Lebanon’s mufti calls for forming emergency government

Lebanon’s mufti calls for forming emergency government

Lebanon’s grand mufti on Saturday called for the formation of an emergency government of experts amid protests rocking the Arab country, reported by Anadolu Agency.

“It is time for reforms to start"...

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Nov 04

Report: Lebanon to Have 24-Minister 'Techno-Political Govt.'

Report: Lebanon to Have 24-Minister 'Techno-Political Govt.'

President Michel Aoun is expected to set the date of the binding parliamentary consultations to form a new government within 24 hours, sources said.

“The government is expected to be comprised of 24 ministers"...

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Oct 31

Lebanon president asks Saad Hariri to head caretaker cabinet

Lebanon president asks Saad Hariri to head caretaker cabinet

Lebanon's president on Wednesday acknowledged the government's resignation following almost two weeks of unprecedented protests but asked it to stay on until a new cabinet is formed.

Michel Aoun 'asked"...

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Oct 22

Lebanon’s Hariri proposes economic initiative before deadline

Lebanon’s Hariri proposes economic initiative before deadline

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has proposed an initiative that could lead to a way forward for the country’s economic crisis, Qatar’s Al-Shorouq newspaper reported on Sunday. The announcement came before the end of the 72-hour deadline that he gave to his government partners.

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Oct 22

Lebanon cabinet approves reforms and 2020 budget, says PM

Lebanon cabinet approves reforms and 2020 budget, says PM

Lebanon's cabinet Monday approved a raft of economic reforms and agreed on the 2020 budget, Prime Minister Saad Hariri said, after growing protests fuelled calls for his government's resignation.

Speaking"...

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Oct 17

Gemayel calls for investigation committee following wildfires

Gemayel calls for investigation committee following wildfires

NNA - MP Sami Gemayel on Wednesday upped calls to form a parliamentary investigation committee to determine responsibilities following a series of wildfires that had been engulfing Lebanon for the past days.

'Today"...

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Oct 16

Abu Faour says industrialists, merchants to contribute to helping devastated towns after wildfire

Abu Faour says industrialists, merchants to contribute to helping devastated towns after wildfire

NNA - Minister of Industry, Wael Abu Faour, indicated Wednesday that Lebanon's industrialists and merchants are mulling means of coordination with municipalities to contribute to helping the regions damaged due to multiple wildfires nationwide.

'We"...

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Oct 15

Setback in Budget Discussions as Ministers Bicker over Syria

Setback in Budget Discussions as Ministers Bicker over Syria

The government's discussions on the 2020 state budget suffered a setback on Monday as Foreign Minister Jebran Bassil’s plans to visit Syria sparked controversy.

'The financial and economic situation"...

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Oct 13

Head of Brazil's Commerce, Services and Tourism Chambers Union: Minister Mrad's participation in the Mercosur meeting is important -Lebanon

Head of Brazil's Commerce, Services and Tourism Chambers Union: Minister Mrad's participation in the Mercosur meeting is important -Lebanon

NNA - The President of the Federation of Chambers of Commerce, Services and Tourism in Brazil, Joseph Tadros, who heads the 2nd Mercosur Conference, welcomed Saturday the Minister of State for Foreign Trade, Hassan Mrad's visit to Rio de Janeiro to attend the meeting of the Federation"...

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