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Apr 21

 Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Saudi Arabia's KSRelief distributes assistance to Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSRelief) distributed humanitarian aid including birth kits, personal bags and baby blankets to Syrian female refugees staying in Osman Hospital and Central Hospital in Kattermaya, Kharoub province of Lebanon on Friday.

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Apr 21

 Lebanon Seeking $4 Billion at Brussels Conference to Face Refugee Crisis

Lebanon Seeking $4 Billion at Brussels Conference to Face Refugee Crisis

Lebanon is preparing to participate in the Brussels 2 conference, which will be held on April 24 to rally support for countries hosting Syrian refugees.

Prime Minister Saad Hariri is heading an official delegation to the conference, which is hosted by the European Union and"...

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Apr 21

Tehran’s Syria-Lebanon project is collapsing the Rial

Tehran’s Syria-Lebanon project is collapsing the Rial

“Leave Syria, think about us!” and “No to Yemen! No to Lebanon and Hezbollah! Our lives for Iran!” are among graffiti sentiments scrawled across Tehran. The campaign is being led by students, unemployed workers, and other detractors of Iran’s Wali al Fique"...

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Apr 21

 Report: Generator Owners ‘Pressure Group in Parliament’ Hindering Solution

Report: Generator Owners ‘Pressure Group in Parliament’ Hindering Solution

Lebanon’s failure to find a solution for its chronic electricity crisis was attributed to “pressures exerted by owners of generators who control 50 percent of the Lebanese market and represent a pressure group within the parliament,” the pan-Arab al-Hayat reported on Friday.

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Apr 21

 Hamadeh, Bukhari broach educational cooperation

Hamadeh, Bukhari broach educational cooperation

National Education and Higher Education Minister, Marwan Hamadeh, welcomed on Friday at his ministerial office Saudi Minister Plenipotentiary Charge d'Affaires, Walid Bukhari, with talks between the pair reportedly touching on educational cooperation between the Kingdom and Lebanon....

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Apr 21

 Berri, interloctors tackle relevant affairs

Berri, interloctors tackle relevant affairs

House Speaker, Nabih Berri, met on Friday at his Mseileh residence with the President of the General Labor Confederation Bechara Asmar, with whom he discussed relevant syndical and labor unions' affairs.


On emerging, Al-Asmar hoped that the forthcoming parliamentary"...

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Apr 21

 Riachi arrives in Montreal to meet with Canadian officials

Riachi arrives in Montreal to meet with Canadian officials

Information Minister, Melhem Riachi, arrived on Friday at Montreal's Trudeau International Airport, commencing a several-day visit to Canada.


Minister Riachi will meet with several Canadian officials and Lebanese community partisan and spiritual dignitaries.
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Apr 21

 Army commander, US delegation discuss army needs

Army commander, US delegation discuss army needs

Army Commander, General Joseph Aoun, on Friday welcomed at his Yarze office the Commander of United States Central Command General Joseph Votel, on top of a military delegation, in the presence of US ambassador to Lebanon, Elizabeth Richard, and US Defense attaché Colonel Daniel"...

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Apr 21

China completes food aid project for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

China completes food aid project for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Chinese Ambassador to Lebanon Wang Kejian signed on Thursday a document with the World Food Program (WFP) to mark China's completion of its food aid project for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.

The document was"...

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Apr 21

 Positive step for refugee children in Lebanon

Positive step for refugee children in Lebanon

A new regulation allowing some Syrian teenagers to get temporary legal status in Lebanon more easily is a positive and long-awaited step, Human Rights Watch says. Lebanese authorities should ensure that all children can maintain legal status, a key factor in fulfilling their right to an"...

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