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Aug 19

Lebanon's Power Crisis Sees No Progress

Lebanon, a country plagued with power rationing, seems to find no solution for its longtime crisis in light of disagreements among political parties over the means to tackle the problem.

The government has canceled"...

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Aug 19

Hariri inaugurates Bahsas station: This is our plan to provide electricity 24/7

The President of the Council of Ministers Saad Hariri inaugurated this afternoon, representing President Michel Aoun, an electricity station in Bahsas-Tripoli.


Ministers Gebran Bassil, Mohammed Kabbara and Cesar Abu Khalil, MP Samir Jisr, former minister Raya Hassan,"...

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Aug 19

(Update) Berri calls for Parliament sessions next Tuesday, Wednesday

Speaker Nabih Berri called on Parliament members to convene in session on Tuesday and Wednesday, August 22 and 23.


On the other hand, Speaker Berri cabled his Spanish counterpart and Spain's Senate President expressing condolences on the victims who fell in the terrorist"...

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Aug 19

Syrian Army Imposes Control over Several Heights in Mountainous Region at Border with Lebanon

Syrian Army troops stormed ISIL's defense lines in Western Qalamoun mountainous region at the border with Lebanon and captured three key heights, a region and a village on Friday.

The army men engaged in"...

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Aug 19

Italian Bilateral Mission to Lebanon MIBIL: Lebanese Armed Forces training in civilmilitary cooperation

In a press release by the Italian Embassy in Beirut, it said: 'A series of CIMIC courses organized by the Italian Bilateral Military Mission in Lebanon (MIBIL) for the staff of the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) and the Forces of National security ended today with a closing ceremony for"...

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Aug 19

The official mission of the High Relief Commission arrives to Burkina Faso

The official mission of the High Relief Commission, assigned by Prime Minister Saad Hariri, arrived yesterday to the capital Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso yesterday, headed by the Secretary-General of the Commission, Major General Mohamed Kheir, where they were received at the airport by"...

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Aug 17

U.S. Policy in Lebanon Is Now Helping Hezbollah and Iran

The U.S. is deploying special forces on the ground in Lebanon to provide training for the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) for missions that partner with Hezbollah—Iran’s most valuable"...

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Aug 17

Aoun deems water dams' projects keystone for development of production sectors

President of the Republic, Michel Aoun, on Wednesday deemed the establishment of water dams in Lebanon as an essential keystone for the development of production sectors, notably the agricultural one.


'The plan for the establishment of water dams in Lebanon does"...

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Aug 17

Hajj Hassan, Zoayter arrive in Syria to partake in Damascus International Fair

Industry Minister, Hussein Hajj Hassan, and Agriculture Minister, Ghazi Zoayter, arrived a while ago in Syria to partake in the Damascus International Fair.


Upon arrival at Jdaidet Yabous crossing point, Minister Hajj Hassan said that they shall be meeting with several"...

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Aug 17

Kanaa: Salary scale on track, expenditures control must include waste

Parliamentary Finance Committee chairman, Ibrahim Kanaan, said on Wednesday that the parliament will hold weekly meetings to discuss draft laws related to the salary scale - projects around which there has been a consensus.


Kanaan said the salary scale will follow the"...

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