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Oct 19

Lebanon parliament paves way for budget approval: media

Lebanon's parliament on Wednesday approved a law to allow the country's first state budget in 12 years to be passed before auditing previous years' accounts, Lebanese news outlets al-Jadeed and LBC said....

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Oct 19

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to Join Coalition Government with Hezbollah

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri to Join Coalition Government with Hezbollah

The Jerusalem Post reports: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri will join a coalition government with Hezbollah, conceding defeat and handing the terrorist organization more political power than it ever had before.

Hariri,"...

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Oct 19

Syrian SAM engages Israeli aircraft over Lebanon

A Syrian surface-to-air missile (SAM) system engaged Israeli aircraft in Lebanese airspace on 16 October, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).

“Earlier today, an anti-aircraft missile was launched"...

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Oct 19

Global support for JCPOA big victory for Iran against US: Lebanon president

Lebanese President Michel Aoun says the international community’s support for the Iran nuclear deal in the face of US President Donald Trump’s policies is a great political victory for Tehran and global diplomacy.

The"...

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Oct 19

Parliament Continues Debating State Budget for 2017

The Parliament convened for second day in a row to debate the country's first budget in 12 years with an earlier session on Tuesday that saw lawmakers tackle political issues instead of the country's budget.

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Oct 19

Hariri Holds Talks with Estonian Minister of Defense

Prime Minister Saad Hariri held talks Wednesday at the Center House with the Estonian Minister of Defense Jüri Luik.

Luik was accompanied by an official delegation and the meeting was held in the presence"...

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Oct 19

Caccia Leaves to Rome as Lebanon Mission Ends

Papal ambassador Gabriele Caccia left Beirut Wednesday morning returning to Rome after the end of his posting in Lebanon and his appointment as ambassador to the Vatican in the Philippines, the National News Agency reported.

The"...

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Oct 18

Instability set to follow Islamic State collapse

The Islamic State group, responsible for some of the worst atrocities perpetrated against civilians in recent history, appears on the verge of collapse.

After brutalizing residents living under its command for"...

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Oct 18

New Report Shows Hezbollah Used Prominent Bank in War-Ravaged DR Congo to Finance Key Terror Network

Hezbollah, the Iranian-backed Shia terrorist group in Lebanon, has been using a bank with close ties to the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo to launder money and maintain a terror-funding network under the control of a Hezbollah financier arrested by US authorities earlier"...

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Oct 18

Ambassador of China visits MP Hariri in Majdelyoun

MP Bahia Hariri received in Majdelyoun the Chinese ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kijian at the start of an official tour in Sidon.


During the meeting, the pair reviewed bilateral relations and the situation of the city of Sidon in terms of development and the progress it"...

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